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BitMEX Operator Gives $400K Sponsorship to Cybersecurity Nonprofit

HDR Global Trading, the operator of crypto exchange BitMEX, is giving a $400,000 grant to the cybersecurity nonprofit Shadowserver Foundation. In an April 6 statement on the company’s blog, HDR Global Trading announced that it would offer $400,000 to the organization over the next four years. The BitMEX operator will be acting as a member …

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Top Crypto Firms Including Binance, Civic, Tron Targeted in Flood of Lawsuits

A flood of class-action lawsuits were filed in New York Friday, taking aim at a number of major cryptocurrency projects. First reported by Offshore Alert, at least 10 complaints were filed in the Southern District of New York on April 3, alleging that the firms had sold crypto tokens to U.S. investors that were in …

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ICO Crackdown: 11 Class-Action Lawsuits Filed Against Cryptocurrency Companies

</header> <strong>A number of class-action lawsuits have been filed against various digital asset firms and exchanges on Friday. The U.S.-based “litigation boutique,” Roche Cyrulnik Freedman, filed the lawsuit for three plaintiffs in the Southern District of New York. All three lawsuits claim that organizations like the Tron Foundation, Bitmex, Binance, Bibox and Block.one allegedly sold …

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Bitcoin and Ether Prices Stagnate as Traders Take Wait-and-See Approach

After staging a recovery earlier this week, cryptocurrencies were stuck in a holding pattern Friday afternoon. Bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH) appeared to be in a period of consolidation where prices bounce around within a tight range, showing indecisiveness among traders.  Bitcoin and ether had both climbed by less than a percent. Notable performers on …

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Bitcoin Bumps Up, but for How Long?

As traditional markets continue to struggle with the coronavirus crisis, cryptocurrencies are seeing an upswing in both price and volume. Now crypto traders are wondering how long this new rally will last.   Bitcoin (BTC) is up 1 percent in the past 24 hours of trading, currently changing hands at $6,224 as of 19:00 UTC. The …

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Traders Finding More Arbitrage Opportunities in Bitcoin

As bitcoin (BTC) experiences vertigo-inducing gains, cryptocurrencies are breaking out of a period where they followed or even lagged behind traditional markets. In fact, prices in the crypto market are seeing such a steep upward trend that arbitrage traders are able to trade between Bitfinex and other exchanges to easily capture profit.  Bitcoin is up …

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Coronavirus Financial Crash Is Bitcoin’s Biggest Test, BitMEX Says

BitMEX, the world’s second largest crypto exchange by daily trading volume as of press time, believes that amid the ongoing global coronavirus crash, Bitcoin faces its biggest challenge and the opportunity to prove its potential during the global financial crisis. The 2020 coronavirus financial crash could be the biggest opportunity Bitcoin has ever seen On …

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6 Cryptocurrency Exchanges That Don’t Require KYC

</header> <strong>These days, it’s taken as a given that KYC must be endured to trade cryptos on centralized exchanges. In fact, there are still dozens of exchanges you can access without having to risk your personal documents and identity. The following guide examines six such platforms, and considers precautions you should take when using KYC-less …

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Retail Investors Are Buying the Bitcoin Institutions Are Selling, Traders Say

As institutions unload bitcoin (BTC) along with stocks as part of the coronavirus-driven global sell-off, cryptocurrency’s traditional base – retail investors – is doing most of the buying, market participants said. And while pricing screens may still be flashing red, business is brisk at many trading platforms. “We’ve already done more volume in March than …

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Does Crypto Need Circuit Breakers? Last Week’s Price Crash Ignites a Debate

Traders in cryptocurrencies have long extolled the virtues of their market’s 24/7/365 nature.  Now, after a brutal week of sell-offs and flash crashes, some players are calling for what would have been unmentionable, if not unthinkable, even during the cryptocurrency market’s near-collapse in 2018 – “circuit breakers.” These are automatic stoppages put in place should …

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