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Bank of America Becomes the Latest Credit Card-Issuer to Ban Bitcoin

Bank of America Becomes the Latest Credit Card-Issuer to Ban BitcoinU.S. banks really aren’t big on bitcoin. That’s the inference to be drawn from a widespread crypto crackdown led by major financial institutions. Bank of America, the country’s second largest bank, is the latest player to give bitcoin the thumbs down, joining JP Morgan Chase and Citigroup in seeking to distance itself from cryptocurrency purchases […]

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Trading Tip `The Wall´ – Wall Street Price Manipulation? Go Long

Trading Tip `The Wall´ - Wall Street Price Manipulation? Go LongTrading is arrogant, be it on Wall Street or across crypto exchanges. In order to trade rather than hodl, you must fundamentally believe you’re smarter, more disciplined or better informed than the other half of the market. Time will tell. But as long as you’re trading, we’ve established that you’re at least more arrogant than […]

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Tether Printing Press In High Gear, Issuing $400 Million in Four Days

Tether Printing Press In High Gear, Issuing $400 Million in Four DaysBitcoin has had a rocky week to say the least. At its lowest point, the cryptocurrency dipped to $9,200 before a rising green candle sent it scurrying back into the safety of five figures. That candle was sparked by the release of $100m worth of tethers – surrogate US dollars – and was followed by […]

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Kraken Exchange Returns After Longest Downtime Since 2013

Kraken Exchange Returns After Longest Downtime Since 2013Earlier this week the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken scheduled some downtime to upgrade the trading platform’s system. The upgrade for one of the world’s largest digital asset exchanges was supposed to last for only two hours, but the website remained down for well over 24 hours. Kraken is now back online and plans to […]

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This Week in Bitcoin: Kraken, Korea and a Whole Lotta Crazy

This Week in Bitcoin: Kraken, Korea and a Whole Lotta CrazyThis week in bitcoin was all about Korea, although every week in bitcoin is all about Korea. Markets dropping? Blame Korea. Markets soaring? Credit Korea. Zero fee trading sends a pointless altcoin pumping? You bet it comes from Korea. While real news, fake news, and news whose legitimacy is a matter of dispute emanated from […]

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Exchange Problems Mount at Kraken and Coinbase but Bitfinex Reopens Registrations for 10k+ Deposits

Exchange Problems Mount at Kraken and Coinbase but Bitfinex Reopens Registrations for 10k+ DepositsExchanges are regarded by many in the cryptocurrency world as a necessary evil. They provide liquidity and an on-ramp from fiat currency, but many other aspects of their service leaves a lot to desired. From onerous KYC requests to sudden withdrawal of service, nary a week goes by without major exchanges leaving customers seething. This […]

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Several Bitcoin Exchanges Are Closing Their Doors to New Traders

Bitcoin Exchanges Are Closing Their Doors to New TradersA massive influx of new clients begging you to take their money is the best kind of problem any business could dream of having. Nevertheless, bitcoin exchanges are now having to cope with such a situation by finding ways to reduce the load. As a result new traders are left with fewer options as, one […]

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After Dramatic Price Swings, Coinbase Issues Plea to Investors

After Dramatic Price Swings, Coinbase Issues Plea to InvestorsIn the wake of recent commotion and frenzy, Coinbase has issued a blog post plea. As nutty a year as bitcoin is having, one could make an argument the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange is having an even crazier one: crashes, IRS threats, tens of thousands of new user requests a day, entering the top 500 […]

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Bitcoin for Beginners: Which Cryptocurrency Exchange Should I Use?

Bitcoin for Beginners: Which Cryptocurrency Exchange Should I Use?It’s a question which surfaces daily on Telegram, Twitter, and Reddit: “Which exchange should I join?” The cheapest and most reliable means of purchasing cryptocurrency is generally through an exchange which will take your fiat currency and swap it for crypto. But with dozens of exchanges to choose from, each offering different features and currencies, […]

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