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Researchers at the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) teamed with Missouri University Science and Technology to examine whether the price of bitcoin is being manipulated by a few traders. Conspiracy theories abound, and new accusations arise regularly. A first in a series of papers on the world’s most...
Cryptocurrency markets are having a tough time during the third week of the new year as a vast majority of digital assets are down 20 percent or more. Currently, the BTC/USD global average is roughly $12,050 after touching a high of $14,300 just 24-hours prior. The sudden losses started taking...
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has launched a market simulation tool that allows newcomers to practice trading bitcoin futures without risking any capital. The free tool has been added to the company’s ‘CME Institute Suite’. Also Read: Thailand’s Year of Bitcoin Ends With Central Bank Education Push CME Tweeted About the New Simulator...
Exchanges overloaded. DDoS attacks. Huge price spikes, flash crashes, and order cancellations. Over 200k transactions queued, some for more than 24 hours, in the mempool – despite paying high fees. Just another crazy day in bitcoin, a land where every day seems to be wilder than the last, including...
Cryptocurrency exchanges have been overrun for months, as record demand has caused throttling or restriction of service altogether. With exchanges buckling under the strain, a number of platforms have been forced to temporarily shut their books. On Thursday, Bitstamp announced plans to recruit 100 new call center staff as...
Forget about technical analysis, charting, or market psychology. There’s a new way of predicting the fate of bitcoin that doesn’t involve busting out the bollinger bands or discerning cup-and-handle patterns. The name for this cutting-edge price predictor? Astrology. Also read: Swedish Pirate Rick Falkvinge Brings Humor and Profundity to Bitcoin Cash...
The price of bitcoin has seen some corrections over the years, but really there have only been a few deep cuts. With the bearish dips in price over the past five weeks it’s always good to look at the historical view of value drops and the long-term achievements of...
The price of bitcoin continues to rise after our previous price report yesterday afternoon. At the time bitcoin’s price smashed through the $10,000 region across global exchanges. The BTC rocket ship’s engines kept on going reaching an all-time high of $11,395 during the early morning hours of November 29. See...
Anyone still sitting on the fence and considering whether to jump on the runaway cryptocurrency train may wish to make a move, because another door just slammed shut, reducing the number of on-ramps. The popular Binance exchange is no longer accepting new traders. Also Read: Several Bitcoin Exchanges Are Closing...
This summer, over 50,000 trades on popular crypto exchange Kraken, concerning the very controversial alternative coin tether (USDT), were analyzed by journalists, an academic, and a former US Federal Reserve regulator. They describe activity monitored as highly unusual in that larger orders of tether failed “to sway prices much.”...