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Crypto hedge fund Tetras Capital known for shorting ETH is shutting down – report

Crypto hedge fund Tetras Capital known for shorting ETH is shutting down – report

Tetras Capital, a crypto hedge fund known for shorting ether (ETH), is reportedly shutting down. A CoinDesk report, citing “a person with direct knowledge of the matter,” said Tetras Capital suffered a loss of about 75% since its launch in 2017 and is returning money to investors. Tetras Capital was launched to make trades in …

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German Regulator Had Just 1 Person Checking Wirecard’s $3.1B Books: Report

German Regulator Had Just 1 Person Checking Wirecard’s $3.1B Books: Report

Germany’s accounting watchdog reportedly had only one person checking Wirecard’s books in the months before the company admitted to the massive accounting irregularities that led to its insolvency. Disclosure The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. …

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Leaked documents detail how Coinsquare used automated tools to inflate exchange volume: report

Leaked documents detail how Coinsquare used automated tools to inflate exchange volume: report

Vice’s Motherboard published an article Friday that outlined how Canadian cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare has allegedly used automated trading software to inflate its trading volumes. According to the report, Motherboard obtained leaked emails, Slack messages and other files. Based on the materials gathered, Coinsquare appeared buying and selling cryptocurrencies between accounts it controlled, an activity known …

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Genesis CEO Details 'Black Thursday' Chaos in Q1 Lending Report

Genesis CEO Details ‘Black Thursday’ Chaos in Q1 Lending Report

Genesis, a trading firm that also lends to institutional cryptocurrency investors, has provided a behind-the-scenes look at how staffers scrambled to meet client demands as the spread of coronavirus sent bitcoin prices swooning last month.  As described in its latest quarterly lending report on Thursday, the peak of the drama came on March 12, when …

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Bitcoin payments on dark markets most impacted by coronavirus pandemic: Chainalysis report

Bitcoin payments on dark markets most impacted by coronavirus pandemic: Chainalysis report

A report from blockchain analysis Chainalysis this week indicates that the correlation between bitcoin spending and the digital asset’s price went through dramatic changes amid the recent market volatility. The report published on March 30 broke down the impact of the coronavirus on the consumer end of bitcoin. Although purchases related to merchant services, gambling services, the …

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