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Six of the Best Cryptocurrency Calendars

Six of the Best Cryptocurrency CalendarsThe world of cryptocurrency is a hectic and jam-packed one, with nary a day passing when there isn’t a major event of some kind going down. From conferences to seminars and coin burns to airdrops, crypto events large and small must be factored into the investment strategy and travel itinerary of cryptocurrency traders. We’ve rounded […]

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Six New and Improved Cryptocurrency Analysis Tools

Six New and Improved Cryptocurrency Analysis ToolsBlockchain explorers and cryptocurrency analysis sites just keep getting better. While Coinmarketcap (CMC) still dominates, these days it’s got stiff competition to contend with. Moreover, many of these platforms aren’t simply aspiring to be CMC knock-offs: they’re providing fresh tools for grasping the complexities of the ever-evolving cryptoconomy. Also read: 8 Alternatives to Coinmarketcap Cryptocurrency Tracker […]

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The Altcoin Correction Index Gives an Alternative View of Crypto Assets

The Altcoin Correction Index Gives an Alternative View of Crypto AssetsAnalysts are always seeking new ways to assess cryptocurrencies. Different metrics provide insights that can be used to gauge various trends, such as estimating when a particular asset has bottomed out and is due to rise. The Altcoin Correction Index provides an unvarnished snapshot of this year’s worst performing cryptos. Also read: Blockchain, Reloaded: How the […]

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Transaction Fee Mining Exchanges: Highly Popular, Highly Controversial

Transaction Fee Mining Exchanges: Highly Popular, Highly ControversialYou might not have traded on Fcoin or Bitforex, but you’ve probably heard their names mentioned in crypto trading circles. These exchanges are at the forefront of a relatively new business model known as transaction fee – or trans-fee – mining. While innovative, the token model deployed by these platforms is not without its controversies. […]

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Transaction Fee Mining Exchanges: Highly Popular, Highly Controversial

Transaction Fee Mining Exchanges: Highly Popular, Highly ControversialYou might not have traded on Fcoin or Bitforex, but you’ve probably heard their names mentioned in crypto trading circles. These exchanges are at the forefront of a relatively new business model known as transaction fee – or trans-fee – mining. While innovative, the token model deployed by these platforms is not without its controversies. […]

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Researchers Find Discrepancies With Top Exchange Volumes

Researchers Find Discrepancies With Top Exchange VolumesThis month the Blockchain Transparency Institute (BTI) published a research report that claims quite a few of the top cryptocurrency exchanges are overstating their trade volumes or participating in wash trades. BTI explains that out of 130 of the top cryptocurrency trading platforms researched, the organization estimates that every 24-hours over $6B worth of digital […]

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Coinmarketcap Launches Professional API and Adds Derivatives Markets

Coinmarketcap Launches Professional API and Adds Derivatives MarketsCoinmarketcap (CMC), the popular cryptocurrency markets tracker portal, has launched a professional-grade API for aggregated market data and added support for derivatives markets as part of a major quarterly overhaul of its operations. Also Read: 90% of Corporate “Blockchain” Pilots Will Never Materialize, Researchers Say CMC Professional API The professional API is meant to offer […]

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Coinmarketcap Responds to Accusations of Aiding Wash Trading

Coinmarketcap Responds to Accusations of Aiding Wash TradingCoinmarketcap (CMC), the web’s most popular cryptocurrency tracker website, has responded to accusations that it is implicit in supporting wash trading. This week, a platform called Crypto Exchange Ranks published detailed allegations of how CMC incentivizes exchanges to report fake volume. In a new blog post, Coinmarketcap has detailed its determination to support “transparency and […]

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How Coinmarketcap Incentivizes Exchanges to Report Fake Volume

How Coinmarketcap Incentivizes Exchanges to Report Fake VolumeBitforex, a cryptocurrency exchange that scarcely scraped the top 100 by trading volume until recently, has been accused of generating false trades on a mammoth scale. Crypto Exchange Ranks, which pulls in open source data from exchange APIs, has published a report in which it accuses Bitforex of creating fake volume and Coinmarketcap (CMC) of […]

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80% of the Top Cryptocurrency Exchanges From 2016 Have Been Replaced

80% of the Top Cryptocurrency Exchanges From 2016 Have Been ReplacedIn the fast-paced world of cryptocurrency, 2016 feels like a lifetime ago. For many of the top cryptocurrency exchanges at the time it effectively was; several have fallen by the wayside and eight out of the top ten platforms by trading volume have lost their spot. It’s not just vintage altcoins that time has been […]

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