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CEX.IO to Offer Instant Cryptocurrency-Backed Lending Service in 217 Countries and Territories

LONDON, the United Kingdom – CEX.IO, one of the largest international exchanges in the cryptocurrency market, is set to launch a digital asset-backed lending service in September. Available in 217 countries and territories – including Australia, the United Kingdom, the European Union, and most nations in Asia – CEX.IO LOAN will allow various cryptocurrency market […]

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September 9, 2020 0

Bitcoin Volumes in Venezuela Plummet During Nationwide Blackout

Bitcoin Volumes in Venezuela Plummet During Nationwide BlackoutVenezuelans are having a difficult time as the country’s power grid shut off on March 7, leaving the majority of Venezuelan states with no electricity for well over a week. According to reports on March 14, electricity has been restored throughout most states within the country. However, during the week-long blackout, bitcoin trades on the […]

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March 15, 2019 0

Crypto-Backed Lending Platform Blockfi Approved to Operate in California

Crypto-Backed Lending Platform Blockfi Approved to Operate in CaliforniaBack in July, news.Bitcoin.com reported on the cryptocurrency-backed USD lending platform, Blockfi, which raised $52.5m from investors in an investment round led by Michael Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital. On Monday, Blockfi announced the firm is now servicing residents from California and the latest expansion leads to the crypto-lending service being available in 44 states. Also Read: Novogratz’ […]

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August 28, 2018 0

UK Exchange Launches First FCA-Regulated Bitcoin Cash Futures Contracts

UK Exchange Launches First FCA-Regulated Bitcoin Cash Futures ContractsThe UK-based cryptocurrency futures exchange, Crypto Facilities, has announced the launch of the first Bitcoin Cash – Dollar (BCH/USD) futures. Crypto Facilities is regulated by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the new BCH futures products will join the firm’s other crypto-based contracts at 4 pm UK time on Friday, August 17th. Also read: Handcash […]

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August 17, 2018 0

Markets Update: Bears Claw Cryptocurrency Prices Down to New Lows

Markets Update: Bears Claw Cryptocurrency Prices Down to New LowsCryptocurrency markets are suffering from new lows on the first of February as nearly every digital asset is down 3-20 percent. Since the last week of December 2017, bitcoin core (BTC/USD) markets are seeing a continuous downward spiral not seen since 2014. At the moment BTC is desperately trying to climb above the $9K region […]

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February 1, 2018 0

Buying Bitcoin On a Margin: Winning Big or Losing Your Shirt

Buying Bitcoin On a Margin: Winning Big or Losing Your ShirtOn November 29 there were quite a few bitcoin market spikes, and so-called flash crashes on exchanges, according to traders on social media and forums. One particular group of traders that really felt the storm when markets got turbulent were margin traders on exchanges like Bitfinex. In fact, if one were to visit the Reddit forum […]

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December 2, 2017 0

Bitcoin Market Capitalization Approaches $100 Billion USD

The total market capitalization of bitcoin is approaching $100 billion USD, currently sitting at approximately $94 billion USD. The current market capitalization is comparable to that of numerous top 100 global companies. Also Read: Markets Update: Bitcoin’s Price Peaks Past $5800 Across Global Exchanges Bitcoin’s Market Capitalization Has Begun to Test the $100 Billion USD Area […]

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October 15, 2017 0