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Huobi acquires Latin America exchange Bitex

Huobi acquires Latin America exchange Bitex

advertisement Huobi Global announced today that it has purchased Latin America-based exchange Bitex in a deal with confidential terms.  Bitex, founded in 2014, operates in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. The company will join Huobi Global’s platform but keep its own branding and management, according to a May 26 press release.  The Bitex website shows …

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North America may be emerging as the hodling hub of the world

North America may be emerging as the hodling hub of the world

For most investors, the crypto-market is no longer uncharted territory. Thanks to increasing regulatory clarity and mainstream adoption, institutional investors are now flocking in. With the industry maturing over the past decade, it would seem that North America has emerged to become a very important market, something evidenced by the fact that it has more …

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Corporate America Knows the Bailout Is Baked In

Corporate America Knows the Bailout Is Baked In

CoinDesk columnist Nic Carter is partner at Castle Island Ventures, a public blockchain-focused venture fund based in Cambridge, Mass. He is also the cofounder of Coin Metrics, a blockchain analytics startup. In the year 1730, the Irish-French economist Richard Cantillon described the uneven effect of newly issued money as it enters society. He made two common-sense observations: that …

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