Only Binance and Bitfinex Do Not Fake Volume, New Report Finds

The Blockchain Transparency Institute has released its December Exchange Volumes Report, delving deeper than ever before into suspected wash trading. The conclusions paint a rather damning picture. Only 2 of CoinMarketCap’s top 25 BTC pairs aren’t massively inflating actual volume. It’ll Come Out In The Wash As part of the report, the Institute used its algorithm […]

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Tether Intentionally Obliterates 500 Million USDT

Yesterday Tether quietly took 500 million USDT out of circulation, then promptly destroyed them. Tether Supply Shrinks By $500 USDT Yesterday the stablecoin saga took a new twist as Tether Limited, the company responsible for minting and distributing the USD-pegged ‘stablecoin’ Tether (USDT) 00, removed 500 million USDT from circulation and destroyed them. Blockchain data […]

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Bitfinex Reopens Deposits But Stays Silent About Bank Arrangements

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex confirmed it has reopened fiat currency deposits for all users October 16th, while remaining secretive about changes in its banking relationships. ‘New, Improved And Increasingly Resilient’ In a blog post, the exchange, which on Thursday began restricting deposits for certain users, said it had finished implementing what it described as “a new, […]

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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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