カテゴリー: BitStamp

Moon Missions and Custom Wallets: Bitcoin Community Celebrates Pizza Day

Moon Missions and Custom Wallets: Bitcoin Community Celebrates Pizza DayOn May 22, the bitcoin community celebrated the second most important date in its calendar. No other date, save for January 3, 2009 when Satoshi mined the genesis block, is more symbolic. It was on May 22, 2010 that Laszlo Hanyecz purchased two pizzas for 10,000 BTC. Eight years on, the occasion has become part […]

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Ethereum Futures in US One Step Closer as CME Deal is Struck

Ethereum Futures in US One Step Closer as CME Deal is StruckChicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade (CME Group Inc) announced a partnership with Crypto Facilities Ltd to list the price of ether in real-time dollars. Information from major cryptocurrency exchanges Bitstamp and Kraken will be used to determine the CME CF reference rate. This could be a hint of things to come for […]

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Ethereum Futures in US One Step Closer as CME Deal is Struck

Ethereum Futures in US One Step Closer as CME Deal is StruckChicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade (CME Group Inc) announced a partnership with Crypto Facilities Ltd to list the price of ether in real-time dollars. Information from major cryptocurrency exchanges Bitstamp and Kraken will be used to determine the CME CF reference rate. This could be a hint of things to come for […]

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$350 Million Bitstamp Acquisition Negotiations Denied by Nexon CEO

$350 Million Bitstamp Acquisition Negotiations Denied by Nexon CEOThe bitcoin exchange industry is widely considered to be in a process of transition, with big players stepping in and acquisitions leading to greater consolidation. As such it is not surprising to hear that Bitstamp is on the shelf, although a rumored buyer now denies it.   Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Wednesday: Crypto Leakers, […]

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Bitcoin’s Latest ”Crash” Is Nothing New

Bitcoin’s Latest Crash is Nothing NewThe first quarter of 2018 is on record as the worst in bitcoin’s price history. Just shy of 115 billion USD in market capitalization has been erased. Nearly half of its price from the start of this year is gone. For those relatively new to the ecosystem, it might seem like the time to panic […]

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Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Prices See Some Slight Recovery

Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Prices See Some Slight RecoveryThe price of bitcoin and a slew of other cryptocurrencies have started to see some slight recovery on Tuesday, April 3rd’s morning (EDT) trading sessions. The entire economy of over 1,500 different cryptocurrencies has increased in value surpassing a $278 billion market capitalization with 5-20 percent gains. Also read: Huobi’s Sentiment Index Shows Cryptocurrency Investors Still […]

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Monex Shares Jump Following News of Coincheck Acquisition

Monex Shares Jump Following News of Coincheck AcquisitionMonex Group, a Tokyo-based financial services group, is considering buying Coincheck. Shares in Monex jumped 23% off news that the retail investor was eyeing the Japanese exchange that was notoriously hacked this year. The move would benefit both parties, giving Monex an entry into the burgeoning crypto markets and granting Coincheck’s owners a way out. […]

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Markets Update: Crypto Assets Spike But Traders Are Skeptical

Markets Update: Crypto Assets Spike But Traders Are SkepticalMost of the top crypto assets are seeing gains today as many cryptocurrencies suffered losses over the past week. BTC/USD markets reached a weighted average of $9,892 across global exchanges during the overnight trading sessions. This rise follows BTC/USD prices touching a low of $8,366 on March 9 and many other digital assets reaching lows […]

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ICOs and Exchange Sign-Ups Create Boom for Automated Compliance Industry

ICOs and Exchange Sign-Ups Create Boom for Automated Compliance IndustryMany of the major cryptocurrency exchanges have announced that a massive influx of new traders in late 2017 caused them to be overwhelmed, leading to degraded services or forcing them to close their doors to new clients. Much of the problem was the need to ensure compliance with complex KYC/AML regulations, which the companies struggled […]

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Markets Update: Volume Is Weaker as BTC Prices Push Past $10,000

Markets Update: Volume Is Weaker as BTC Prices Push Past $10,000Over the past two days, BTC/USD markets dipped below the $10K price region to a low of $9,260 on February 25. The following day the price per BTC has since bounced back on Monday morning, jumping over $700 in value and touching a high of $10,400. Also Read: China Censors Cryptocurrency Ads on Search Engines and […]

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