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Market data in the crypto market is going to continue to be free

Market data in the crypto market is going to continue to be free

Market data is the lifeblood of Wall Street.  Any market structure wonk can tell you that the topic of market data is an issue which frequently divides financial services firms (despite how boring that conversation can be). On one side, there are brokers who want to pay less for access to proprietary exchange data. On …

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Cardano's traders should expect this if the market falls again

Cardano’s traders should expect this if the market falls again

Disclaimer: The findings of the following analysis are the sole opinions of the writer and should not be taken as investment advice While Cardano’s market was building up towards an ascending triangle breakout last week, its market structure took a bearish turn soon after. Losses over the last three days piled up to 10% as ADA …

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Exploring Hydra, the post-Soviet black market that is dominating the global darknet trade

Exploring Hydra, the post-Soviet black market that is dominating the global darknet trade

Quick Take Recent attention on Russia-based cyberattacks has brought the country’s ecosystem of online crime into the spotlight. Operating throughout the former Soviet Union, Hydra Market has become the largest darknet market in the world.  The Block explored Hydra and interviewed a range of expert investigators to find out what keeps this digital marketplace bustling.  …

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What these Ethereum, Chainlink, Binance Coin market players are up to

What these Ethereum, Chainlink, Binance Coin market players are up to

The cryptocurrency market is evidently going through yet another free-fall period. In fact, the price of a major asset like Bitcoin has dropped below $35,000. With Ethereum, the situation was a little worse as its valuation dropped below $2,150 for the 1st time since 24 May. However, while price action screamed bearish on the charts, …

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If Bitcoin dumping happens again, it can come from these market players

If Bitcoin dumping happens again, it can come from these market players

Bitcoin has understandably had a rough couple of weeks lately. Amid the death-cross narrative doing the rounds, the crypto’s price was on the verge of settling below the $30k range on 8 June. However, the coin managed to hold on to the $31k level. Post that, Bitcoin did witness a decent rebound. Opining on the …

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Crypto quant hedge fund CIO explains the impact of Elon Musk's tweets on the bitcoin market

Crypto quant hedge fund CIO explains the impact of Elon Musk’s tweets on the bitcoin market

Episode 28 of Season 3 of The Scoop was recorded remotely with The Block’s Frank Chaparro and Cambrian Asset Management’s Martin Green.  Listen below, and subscribe to The Scoop on Apple, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher or wherever you listen to podcasts. Email feedback and revision requests to [email protected] This episode is brought to you by our sponsors Bakkt, Kraken, and Exodus Bakkt® unlocks …

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Industry leader on Bitcoin price target: I know that sounds crazy from your normal market standpoint

‘Bitcoin is going to double over the next five or six months, And I know that sounds crazy from your normal market standpoint.’ These were the bullish sentiments of Pantera Capital CEO Dan Morehead in a recent interview. The same exec had previously predicted BTC’s price level to hit $115k by August 2021. Considering the …

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Ether price hits new highs above $2,560, market cap nearing $300 billion

Ether price hits new highs above $2,560, market cap nearing $300 billion

Ethereum’s price has hit new all-time-highs over $2,560 on Coinbase Pro. The price of the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization jumped above the $2,500 level for the first time around 10:30 UTC on Thursday. The price growth continued to above $2,560 and is changing hands around $2,540 as of press time, which represents a 13% …

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Bitcoin transaction values and fees grew in 2020’s third quarter

The U.S. government auctions off 0.7501 BTC for $9,000 above market price

The United States General Services Administration (GSA) auctioned off 0.7501 Bitcoin at just over $9,000 above market price on Wednesday.  There were 31 total bidders, and the highest bid was for $53,104 — about $9,000 above the current market price of roughly $44,000 that 0.7501 BTC is currently priced. The GSA auction took place in …

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FalconX says $50M raise will help it woo billion-dollar hedge funds to the bitcoin market

FalconX says $50M raise will help it woo billion-dollar hedge funds to the bitcoin market

After raising $50 million at a valuation near $700 million, crypto brokerage and trading startup FalconX is preparing to expand its customer base of deep-pocketed hedge funds. According to chief executive Raghu Yarlagadda, who previously worked as a lead product manager for Google, the fresh capital will allow the company to expand its sales and …

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