Robinhood Says 9.5M Customers Traded Crypto in Q1, Up From 1.7M in Q4

The company also said its crypto team has more than tripled in number this year, with more to come.

News  ·  8 April 2021

BlackRock Has Begun Trading Bitcoin Futures

BlackRock held $6.5 million in CME bitcoin futures earlier this year with an appreciation of $360,000, new SEC filings show.

Business  ·  31 March 2021

Ember Fund Raises $5.3M to Build Out Trading App

Ember’s AI and machine-learning algos look to protect retail investors from getting rekt.

Business  ·  31 March 2021

Listed Merchant Banking Firm Plans to Trade Shares Using Blockchain Tech From Amazon

The BlackStar Digital Trading Platform is expected to be completed in the next 90 days.

Business  ·  23 March 2021

Prime Trust, tZERO Partner on Digital Asset Custody, Trading

The integration will enable Prime Trust to manage the custody of digital securities and cryptocurrencies for its customers using tZERO for trading.

Business  ·  28 January 2021

Wall Street, Big Tech Clamp Down on GameStop-Style Pumps; Biden Admin ‘Monitoring’ Situation

Market chaos fueled by a large group of Reddit traders faces strong opposition from Wall Street as the Biden administration looks on.

Markets  ·  27 January 2021

Trading Bitcoin in Africa Is a Way for Some to Escape Poverty

Learning to trade bitcoin has become a valuable skill set for Africans looking to boost their income.

Tech  ·  21 January 2021

Bitcoin Becomes Most-Crowded Trade After Passing ‘Long Tech’: Bank of America Survey

Bank of America's January survey of fund managers indicated bitcoin is now seeing the most capital inflow.

Markets  ·  19 January 2021

South Korea’s Dunamu Launches Bitcoin ‘Fear and Greed’ Index to Guide Traders

The tool is aimed at helpi traders make better decisions based on market sentiment.

News  ·  19 January 2021

Coinbase Apologizes to UK and EU Customers Hit by Regulatory Lockouts

The mea culpa was mum on Coinbase's broader troubles in keeping global trading running smoothly.

News  ·  13 January 2021

Institutions Use This Strategy to Hide Their Bitcoin Orders

Having smaller orders in essence fools the market into thinking there is not much interest at those price levels when in fact there is.

Markets  ·  11 January 2021

ShapeShift Is Going Full DeFi to Lose KYC Rules

Erik Voorhees’ ShapeShift is morphing into a decentralized exchange (DEX). It's losing the KYC restrictions at the same time.

Business  ·  6 January 2021

OKEx Launches Real-Time Settlement for Derivatives Trading

OKEx launches real-time settlement for the trading of derivatives on its platform, allowing users to make withdrawals at any time.

Markets  ·  29 December 2020

OKCoin to Suspend XRP Trading and Deposits on Jan. 4

OKCoin became the latest exchange to suspend XRP trading and deposits as of early next year.

Policy & regulation  ·  28 December 2020

NIFTEX Raises $500K to Build Out NFT Trading Platform

NIFTEX, the platform that allows for the fractional trading of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), announced a $500,000 funding round led by 1kx.

Business  ·  3 November 2020