Exchange News: Huobi Trials EOS Exchange, Sharespost Enables Security Token Trade

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In recent cryptocurrency exchange news, Huobi’s EOS exchange has entered trial operations, Sharespost has facilitated a secondary trade of the BCAP security token, and Bithumb has obtained South Korean Information Security Management System certification. Also Read: Bisq DEX Launches DAO on Testnet as Developers Seek to Decentralize Governance  Huobi Launches Trial of EOS Exchange In the…

Coinbase Makes ‘Record’ Transfers of BTC, ETH, and LTC to Cold Storage

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Coinbase, one of the most-used cryptocurrency exchanges, moved approximately $5 billion in cryptocurrency, claiming the title of “largest crypto migration on record.” The transfer included 5 percent of all BTC, 8 percent of all ETH, and 25 percent of all LTC in circulation. According to a blog post on Dec. 19th, Coinbase announced that it…

Coinbase Ventures Backs $3 Million Round for Trading Data Startup Nomics

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Nomics has raised $3 million from Coinbase Ventures, DCG and more for its plan to index 95% of all crypto trading data points.

Japan’s Monex Group Launching Crypto Exchange in the US

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Monex Group, a major Japanese financial services company and the parent company of cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, has unveiled its plan to launch a crypto exchange in the U.S. next quarter. The company has also shared its expansion plans for Coincheck in Japan. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations U.S. Expansion…

Bitcoin Shorts Reach ATH, is a Short Squeeze Incoming?

Bitcoin Shorts Reach ATH, is a Short Squeeze Incoming?

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Bitcoin has continued to plunge since January 2018, with no respite in sight. Bitcoin shorts reached all-time highs on BitMex and other exchanges which offer derivatives. That said, a phenomenon called a ‘short-squeeze’ could score a savvy trader a tidy profit. An oft-ignored, yet blaring feature of the cryptocurrency markets is the trading action on…

Sentiment Analysis Service Predicoin Launches for Cryptocurrency Traders

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Keeping abreast of cryptocurrencies means frequently browsing and interpreting vast amounts of content from various online sources. As the crypto markets expands and matures, information overload becomes a problem. Astute traders are increasingly seeking crypto-specific tools that can distill the noisy input data into quality insights. Predicoin is one such potential solution. Also read: Meet…

OKEx Launches New Bitcoin Derivative: Cryptocurrency Perpetual Swaps

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Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx launched a cryptocurrency-focused Bitcoin Perpetual Swap product on December 3, 2018, during a press conference attended by CryptoSlate. The virtual derivative product is a peer-to-peer offering that aims to empower traders with the ability to speculate the price direction of digital assets like Bitcoin and Ether to ensure exposure to the risky, yet…

Bitcoin Trading Flourishes on Whatsapp Following African Exchange Closures

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Governments in Africa simply cannot stop an idea whose time has come. In Zimbabwe, financial regulators banned cryptocurrency trading, and shut down two exchanges, thinking to have killed the ecosystem, only for Bitcoin to find a new life on Whatsapp. Kenyan authorities have sounded tough on virtual currency, warning banks and individuals against trading such,…

Bank of Korea: Infamous ‘Kimchi Premium’ May Reappear in Bitcoin Markets

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The Bank of Korea has warned that significant price differences between South Korean exchanges and those abroad, or the “Kimchi Premium,” may emerge in the coming years. Kimchi May Strike Back According to local outlet No Cut News, South Korea’s central bank cautioned officials of another “Kimchi Premium”-like situation if regulations and crypto trading frameworks…