Tag Archives: exchanges

Coinbase and the Awkwardness of Growing Up

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and member of CoinDesk’s product team. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a newsletter for the institutional market, with news and views on crypto infrastructure delivered every Tuesday. Sign up here. Coinbase’s recent announcement that it was considering another 31 tokens for listing was greeted with a potent mix of… Read More »

Waves Surges into Top 20 Coins as Wider Crypto Market Stumbles

Advertisement Since the end of November, the Waves coin (WAVES) has bucked a market trend and risen in price by over 150%. The cryptocurrency has not only risen to a price, at the time of writing, of $2.49 per coin but as bitcoin price falls, WAVES value against bitcoin (BTC) is also growing. The Waves cryptocurrency today, for… Read More »

DDEX To Fork the Ox Protocol, Remove ZRX and Name their New Protocol Hydro

After much deliberation, the team at the DDEX decentralized exchange has decided to fork the Ox protocol that is the backbone of the exchange. Tian Li, CEO of DDEX, made the announcement two days ago via a Medium post. Mr. Li praised the efforts of the Ox team in delivering a high quality, useful code with smart contracts… Read More »

BTI Report: Only Binance and Bitfinex Exchanges Are Not Falsifying Trade Volume Data

The Blockchain Transparency Institute (BTI), has released its December 2018 Exchange Volumes Report. The report goes on to state taht only two out of twenty five top cryptocurrency exchanges are actually reporting accurate trade volume. These two exchanges are Bitfinex and Binance. The rest of the exchanges are involved in wash trading that inflates their trade volume figures thus… Read More »

Romanian Bitcoin Exchange CEO Helped Launder Stolen Funds: Report

Advertisement According to a Cluj, Romania-based newspaper, the case of bitcoin exchange executive Vlad Nistor is much deeper than the simple illegal operation of a cryptocurrency firm. Their most recent report on the case speaks to some much more serious allegations as to the behavior of Vlad Nistor. More Details Emerge in Bitcoin Exchange CoinFlux CEO’s Arrest The… Read More »

SeedCX Exchange Is Barring Employees from Crypto Trading

Having traded cryptocurrency with his own money since 2014, software engineer Alex Wachli made a difficult choice when he joined the institutional crypto startup Seed CX. He had to give up trading. Seed CX forbids cryptocurrency trading by its roughly 40 employees. So Walchli effectively locked up his crypto holdings by handing the compliance team a list of all… Read More »

Coinbase Introduces Free Cash Withdrawals to PayPal for its U.S Customers

On the 5th day of the 12 Days of Coinbase event, the team at the exchange has announced that its customers in the United States can now withdraw cash balances to PayPal at zero cost. This new feature is available immediately and is aimed at providing users with faster access to their funds through the time tested PayPal… Read More »

Binance Continues to BUIDL as the Platform’s Mobile Trading App Now Has Price Alerts

The CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, has always encouraged crypto enthusiasts and developers to continue building on the blockchain rather than concentrating on the price of Bitcoin (BTC). His words have become more relevant especially with the current bear market that has seen the crypto markets continue to decline with many crypto traders wondering when the infamous BTC… Read More »

Binance Adds USDC Trading Pairs – Stellar and Ripple Represented

Advertisement Binance announced Friday that it would be adding a few new USD Coin pairs and moving its two existing USDC pairs into the combined stablecoin market called USDⓈ. Both ripple (XRP) and stellar (XLM) will have USD Coin pairs, in addition to their existing stablecoin pairs. The move involves the cancelling of any trades that exist in… Read More »

Stablecoin Project of Basis Confirms that it Is Shutting Down Due to Regulatory Hurdles

Just yesterday, the crypto and investor communities woke up to news that the highly anticipated stablecoin project of Basis was ceasing operations and returning a majority of its funds to investors. Backed by Bain Capital Ventures, GV, Andreessen Horowitz, Lightspeed Ventures, Stanley Druckenmiller, Polychain Capital and more, Basis was meant to utilize its one of a kind algorithm to bring… Read More »