Ethfinex Hopes to Break Stalemate by Offering In-Platform ICOs and Token Sales

Ethfinex plans to host token sales and ICOs within its platform. The company has developed what they believe to be a more equitable method for involving investors in ICOs. Will Decentralized ICOs Level the Playing Field? Ethfinex will soon offer users the opportunity to participate in token sales and ICOs provided directly through the exchange […]

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Bitfinex Attempts To Prove Solvency, Denies Exposure To Noble Bank Woes

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex denied what it called “rumors” and “allegations” about its alleged insolvency on October 7, revealing cold wallet balances in an attempt to prove its financial stability. ‘Bitfinex Is Not Insolvent’ In a blog post, executives hit back at “watchful ‘investigators’” who it says were “eagerly anticipating and predicting the industry’s collapse.” “Bitfinex […]

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Crypto Exchanges Turn to Dubious Tactics to Offset 80% Volume Plunge

With trading volumes a whopping 80% lower than their January peak, some of the biggest trading exchanges are implementing controversial practices to stay profitable.  Exchange Listing Fees:  Pay to Play From the ‘stick’ of listing fees to encouraging ‘carrots’, the crypto exchanges are finding ways to get their money. Exchanges such as Binance (the world’s largest […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Picking Up the Pieces

Let’s be honest, unless you’re short, yesterday was catastrophic. Bitcoin was just shy of breaking $7,500 and taking the rally up another leg then unexpectedly plunged 13% and now we’re below $7k, again… Bitcoin Price Market Overview Prior to the dump, Bitcoin price BTC/USD 00 was experiencing continued rejections as it approached $7,400 but who […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bull Breakout or Bearish Reversal?

Bitcoin is working hard to overtake the $7,300 mark. However, the holding aspect that has proven problematic. Bitcoin Price Market Overview Bitcoin continues to reject at $7,300 even though it has staged a few inspiring pops above the $7,300 resistance. After a nearly 27% gain over the past two weeks, cooling off and consolidation isare […]

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Abnormal Tether Price Moves on Kraken Leave Analysts Puzzled

Massive trade orders on Kraken fail to sway the price of Tether any further than modest ones, leaving researchers and analysts puzzled. Unlikely Coincidences “USD-backed” Tether (USDT) is making headlines yet again for the dubious activity surrounding the token. A report from Bloomberg today details evidence that Tether markets on the US-based Kraken exchange are […]

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‘Precursor of Price Going Up’: Tether Grants Another $250M in USDT Tokens

Controversial stablecoin Tether (USDT) has issued $250 million dollars worth of tokens — which Litecoin creator Charlie Lee sees as a bullish sign.   ‘Precursor of Price Going Up’ Tether has issued 250 million tokens (worth US$250) on June 25, according to Omni explorer. This follows its previous grant issued on May 18 of another $250 […]

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‘Really Un-Tethered?’ Bitcoin Price Manipulation Returns With New Research

Wilma Woo · June 13, 2018 · 1:00 pm Days after Tether (USDT) gained a higher market cap than Monero and Dash, new research has reignited suspicions that the altcoin “manipulated” Bitcoin prices.  Cryptocurrency Highs Fuelled By Tether The product of two researchers at the University of Texas, the paper — titled Is Bitcoin Really Un-Tethered? […]

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EOS Moves Major Amounts of Ether to Bitfinex, Sparking Market Concerns

Georgi Georgiev · June 2, 2018 · 6:00 am Ethereum’s public blockchain has provided definitive evidence that EOS recently sent 200,000 ether (ETH) to Bitfinex. This leaves the EOS crowdsale’s smart contract with just over $1 million worth of ETH.  Big Money Movement EOS — a blockchain-powered infrastructure for decentralized applications (DApps) — has gained substantial […]

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