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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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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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That AlphaPoint $5.6M Funding Round? It’s a Loan

The recent $5.6 million injection of capital into New York-based AlphaPoint came from bridge financing, a short-term business loan, the company confirmed to CoinDesk. But AlphaPoint would not say who made the loan or its terms. Bridge financing is often used to cover financial shortfalls. “We can say that it was led by a new …

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Data Shows $25 Billion Worth of Bitcoin and Ether Held by Seven Crypto Exchanges

</header> <strong>On January 3, 2020, a small group of crypto enthusiasts celebrated the second annual Proof-of-Keys day with hopes to get people to withdraw funds from centralized digital currency exchanges. However, exchanges holding massive amounts of <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> only saw their reserves grow larger and data shows that Coinbase now holds …

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Silvergate Bank and Bitstamp Launch Bitcoin Collateralized Loans

</header> <strong>U.S.-based Silvergate Bank has launched a bitcoin collateralized loan product with Bitstamp as its launch partner. The crypto exchange will act as the bank’s agent to manage and provide custody for bitcoin collateral. The product utilizes Silvergate Bank’s Exchange Network to fund loans and process repayments in real time.</strong> Also read: Regulatory Roundup: EU-Wide …

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Bitstamp Crypto Exchange to Pilot Leverage Trading via Bank Partnership

The twelfth-largest cryptocurrency exchange, Bitstamp, partnered with cryptocurrency-friendly Silvergate Bank to pilot Bitcoin (BTC) leveraged trading. According to an announcement on Jan. 14, the exchange will serve as the launch partner for the bank’s Silvergate Exchange Network (SEN) Leverage service. During the pilot stage, the exchange will only offer leveraged trading to select institutional customers. …

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Getting In and Out of the Cryptocurrency Economy Can Be Costly

</header> <strong>Since bitcoin and digital currencies have become popular, fiat on and off-ramps have sprung up that allow investors to enter and exit the cryptoconomy. However, many of the entryways into cryptocurrency markets have a hefty fee between 1-4% of the overall purchase and in order to obtain fiat for crypto the fees are just …

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Crypto Exchange Bitstamp Taps BitGo for Custodial Services

BitGo has been tapped to provide custodial services for Europe’s largest exchange by trading volume. Announced Wednesday, Bitstamp will begin to transfer its assets under management to BitGo’s wallets on Oct. 10. Both firms declined to disclose the total amount and which types of assets will be managed. BitGo uses Class III bank-grade vaults for …

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BitGo to Provide Custody for Crypto Assets Under Bitstamp Management

Digital asset financial services firm BitGo will provide secure storage for crypto assets under management at major cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp. $100 million insurance policy In a press release on Oct. 9, the Luxembourg-based cryptocurrency exchange announced that BitGo will offer custodianship of its digital assets. The Bitcoin (BTC) exchange will start transferring assets to BitGo’s …

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