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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Stabilizes After China Crypto Ban Sell-Off; Volatility to Remain Elevated

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Stabilizes After China Crypto Ban Sell-Off; Volatility to Remain Elevated

Bitcoin is stabilizing above the $40,000 support level after China’s latest crypto ban triggered immediate selling. BTC is down about 11% over the past week, compared to a 15% decline in ether over the same period. Analysts expect volatility to remain elevated given the regulatory headwinds. Exchange tokens, especially those with a large share of …

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US officials now investigating Binance for potential insider trading, market manipulation: report

US officials now investigating Binance for potential insider trading, market manipulation: report

advertisement Bloomberg reported Friday that a broad U.S. government investigation into the operator of crypto exchange Binance has widened to include “whether Binance or its staff profited by taking advantage of its customers.” Citing anonymous sources, the outlet said that U.S. officials including the Commodity Futures Trading Commission are investigating the exchange operator for “possible …

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What is driving Dubai's cryptocurrency market to do "fantastically well"?

This is driving Dubai’s cryptocurrency market to do ‘fantastically well’

Dubai and the larger UAE have long been touted as rising tech and innovation hubs, providing entry points into Asia and Middle Eastern markets. With exponential developmental growth in the past decades, Dubai is now considered one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the world. It would then not be surprising for some to speculate …

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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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