Five On-Chain Indicators Investors Should Follow: Chainalysis

We talk to Philip Gradwell, chief economist at the blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis, to discuss the five indicators every crypto trader should track.

Markets  ·  23 October 2020

Traders Rotate to Bitcoin Expecting a Quiet Q4 for Altcoins

Some traders anticipate the leading cryptocurrency to significantly outperforming the entire crypto market for at least the next several months.

Markets  ·  29 September 2020

CFTC Charges Firm With Illegally Providing Leveraged Trading of Crypto, Gold

A Caribbean-based firm is in hot water with the CFTC for allegedly allowing U.S. retail investors to partake in leveraged trading of cryptocurrencies and precious metals.

Policy & regulation  ·  28 September 2020

Robinhood, Other Online Trading Platforms Having Login Issues

The reported outages affect Robinhood, Charles Schwab, TD Ameritrade and others.

Markets  ·  31 August 2020

Japanese Financial Giant SBI Holdings Launches Short-Term Crypto Derivatives

Already live on SBI's forex trading platform, the contracts for difference (CFDs) are available in bitcoin, ether and XRP flavors.

Markets  ·  28 August 2020

Binance’s Bitcoin ‘Bid-Ask Spreads’ Tighten as Cryptocurrency Markets Mature

The narrowing gap between bitcoin buy and sell orders on big exchanges like Binance shows an increasing depth to cryptocurrency markets.

Markets  ·  28 August 2020

Barstool’s Dave Portnoy Is Bad at Trading Cryptocurrency

The day trader now owns zero bitcoins after one week of trading.

Markets  ·  21 August 2020

Bequant, Now in Crowded Prime Brokerage Race, Adds Signature Bank Integration

In a newly crowded market, Bequant is still adding features to the suite of services it's been building for the past two years.

Business  ·  18 August 2020

Decentralized Exchange dYdX Debuts Ether Perpetual Swaps

Perpetual swaps that track the price of ether are coming to dYdX, the company announced Tuesday.

Business  ·  4 August 2020

Genesis’ Crypto Lending Rebounds in 2Q; Firm Acknowledges Unsecured Loans

Genesis’ crypto lending arm came back strong in 2Q after a rocky 1Q. Separately, executives acknowledged the firm makes some uncollateralized loans.

Business  ·  4 August 2020

Crypto Trading Firm B2C2 Eyes Prime Brokerage Space With $30M Stake Sale to SBI

B2C2 wants to use its new partnership with SBI Holdings as a route to becoming a crypto prime broker.

Business  ·  1 July 2020

To His Own Surprise, Crypto Volume Pumper’s Business Is Still Thriving

Remember that college student who spoke candidly about inflating crypto trading volumes? He’s still at it – and COVID-19 has kept his business brisk.

Markets  ·  30 June 2020

FTX Is Building Lots of Sophisticated Markets Few Traders Use

FTX has launched eight unique index futures and volatility markets in less than 12 months. But few traders use these markets.

Markets  ·  24 June 2020

Bitfinex Spin-Out Says Funds Are Lining Up for Its New Decentralized Exchange

DeversiFi says it has received interest in its DEX's privacy features from more 70 funds.

Markets  ·  5 June 2020

India’s Central Bank Removes Lingering Confusion Over Banking for Crypto Firms

India's commercial banks can indeed provide banking services to traders and firms dealing in cryptocurrencies, the RBI has clarified.

News  ·  26 May 2020