Markets News

First Mover: Trillions in Coronavirus Stimulus Bring Out the Bitcoin Bulls

It's a common refrain: The U.S. dollar will be debased by the trillions in coronavirus aid. That should strengthen the case for bitcoin... theoretically.

Markets  ·  6 April 2020

Bitcoin Falls Through Key Average as Traditional Markets Hit Record Highs

Bitcoin is at risk of another sell-off after its price fell beneath a key moving average on Nov. 15, while traditional markets hit record highs.

Markets  ·  15 November 2019

What the CFTC Chairman Actually Said About Ether Futures and Ethereum 2.0

Speaking at CoinDesk's Invest: NYC, Heath Tarbert addressed ethereum futures markets and the move to a proof-of-stake model with Ethereum 2.0.

Markets  ·  15 November 2019
Exchanges Grows Offerings With New Exchange and Fundraising Platform

The exchange, along with its existing wallet and debit card service, readies for rainy days and bull runs alike, CEO Kris Marszalek said.

Markets  ·  14 November 2019

ASX-Listed DigitalX Seeds New Fund With Half Its Bitcoin Holdings

The first ever cryptocurrency firm to be listed on a major stock exchange has launched a new bitcoin fund.

Markets  ·  13 November 2019

CME Says It Will Launch Bitcoin Options in January

Chicago exchange CME Group has announced it will launch options on its bitcoin futures contracts in mid-January.

Markets  ·  12 November 2019

Binance Exchange Is First Client for Paxos’ New Dollar Gateway

The regulated firm is opening up its stablecoin-to-USD swaps facility to third parties, starting with Binance.

Markets  ·  12 November 2019

HTC Will Support Binance Chain With Special Edition Smartphone

HTC's special edition EXODUS blockchain smartphone will allow users to directly access Binance's decentralized exchange and token.

Tech  ·  12 November 2019

Former Cumberland and Circle Traders Pool Money for Crypto Prop Trading

Bobby Cho, former trading head at Cumberland, has formed a crypto prop-trading firm with former two Circle execs.

Markets  ·  12 November 2019

Bittrex Will Release Frozen Crypto to Former Users in Sanctioned Regimes

Crypto exchange Bittrex is looking to return crypto holdings to customers in sanctioned nations, but there are conditions.

Markets  ·  11 November 2019

Tether Says Its Stablecoin Is ‘Fully Backed’ Again

Tether says its USDT stablecoin is "fully backed by reserves," after reporting in April its token was only 74% backed.

Markets  ·  8 November 2019

Binance to Advise Ukraine Government on Upcoming Crypto Regulation

Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange Binance has agreed to help Ukraine prepare rules for cryptocurrencies.

Policy & regulation  ·  6 November 2019

The ‘Bitcoin Rich List’ Has Grown 30% in the Last Year, But Why?

The number of bitcoin addresses holding more than 1,000 BTC has grown in the past 12 months, possibly reflecting an influx of wealthy investors.  

Markets  ·  5 November 2019

BitMEX Exchange Exposes User Base in Email Mishap

A general email update exposed addresses of possibly up to 22,000 users Friday morning.

Markets  ·  1 November 2019

Bitcoin Price Slides 2% After Deribit, Coinbase Flash Crash

Another flash crash has occurred for bitcoin (BTC), this time on the Coinbase Pro and Deribit exchanges.

Markets  ·  1 November 2019