Bitcoin (BTC) closed the week slightly above $7,500 up 1.56% ($115), which marks the first positive week since the close of the first week of August. Today Bitcoin touched a high at $7,660 following and a low at $7,370 with most of the price action taking place in the second half of the day. The
Binance, the second-biggest cryptocurrency exchange by daily trading volume at press time, now supports Bitcoin (BTC) futures trading on its new iOS app. After Binance initially launched its two futures testnet platforms on Sept. 2, the exchange now allows its users to trade Bitcoin and Ether (ETH) futures contracts via its newly released iOS application,
“Options is a unique instrument that enable traders to manage, price and hedge the volatility of crypto assets with a combination of option contracts,” OKEx CEO Jay Hao said. “As the crypto market evolves, we aim to build a complete derivatives product suite, delivering solutions to optimize users’ trading strategies. OKEx Options is a major
Edge, a San Diego-based startup originally found in 2013 as Airbitz, has partnered with the incumbent Israeli exchange Bits of Gold, the lightning-friendly brokerage Moonpay and several other startups. From the users’ perspective, they may not even need to create an exchange account or enter personal information for small purchases, depending on the jurisdiction. Puey
The attack would only be feasible for a few MKR whales if they wanted to act quickly. Zoltu said that 40,000 MKR would be enough if the attack had some sophistication. As of this writing, 48,400 MKR, based on the staking approach of the Maker voting system, could do it right away.
The company said in a notice that it would shut down trading services on Dec. 15, 2019. Customers have until Jan. 31, 2020 to withdraw all of their assets. Any customers who have insufficient balances to meet the minimum withdrawal requirements “are encouraged” to convert their assets into another crypto or fiat to see if
The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)’s digital asset platform Bakkt has launched the first regulated Bitcoin (BTC) options and cash-settled futures in the United States. According to an announcement on Dec. 9, Bakkt is now using its physically settled Bitcoin contracts as a benchmark to build complementary products. Bakkt’s monthly futures contract will be a benchmark for
China is at last planning to conduct the first real-world test of its central bank digital currency (CBDC), fresh reports claim. According to local news outlet Caijing on Dec. 9, the initial pilot for the CBDC is set for the city of Shenzhen before the end of 2019, and may possibly include the city of
Dow Jones is up 20% in 2019 but billionaire investors are not convinced. Buffett, Gartman, and high profile investors are focusing on building cash-focused portfolio. Other major markets are at risk of imminent recession, placing more pressure on global economy. The Dow Jones is up 500 points in the past five days and retail investors
An act of paternalism or a case of generic Bitcoin (BTC) distrust? It is hard to make out the exact reasons for Nordea Bank’s ban on its 31,500 employees trading in Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies — even on their own time — a prohibition that was upheld on Dec. 2 by a Danish court. In
Tyson Fury is just the latest boxer to tease a potential UFC crossover. But unlike most, Fury is willing to leave the boxing ring to test his skills in the UFC’s Octagon. There’s a lot of evidence out there that this is more than just Fury chasing headlines. Before Conor McGregor came along, the idea
The New York Digital Investment Group LLC (NYDIG) has received approval from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to offer its shares to institutional investors, including registered investment advisers, their clients and other eligible investors. The fund aims to invest in cash-settled BTC futures traded on exchanges that are registered with the U.S.
Following the successful Ethereum Istanbul hard fork update, several popular exchanges have announced their official support for the network upgrade. Yesterday, on Dec. 7, the Ethereum’s network saw ample collaboration between node operators and miners to update the software to support the Istanbul hard fork. Some crypto exchanges even sounded their willingness to update a
As the Bitcoin price (BTC) begins to slowly ascend, the question on everyone’s minds is whether the latest bottom is in, or whether there is more pain ahead. In this article, I will aim to provide some insight as to what one can expect based on the information from the charts. Daily crypto market performance.
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