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Centralized Exchange Tokens Are Super Hot Right Now

Exchange tokens have taken off in February thanks to a boom in trading volume and increased interest in DeFi products.

CryptoCompare Report Highlights Top Crypto Exchanges and Why They Stand Out

Cryptocurrency exchanges have over time kept on increasing their operational standards and transparency, to the point most trading platforms are now considered Top-Tier and improved security has led to fewer hacking incidents. According to CryptoCompare’s Exchange Benchmark report, Top-Tier exchanges, those graded AA-BB, have gained an additional 13% market share in the last four months, […]

BNB Hits $148, CZ Says Binance Smart Chain Has Flipped Ethereum on Daily Transactions

On Wednesday (February 10), Binance Coin (BNB) extended the rally that has taken it from around $27.80 (on November 10) to around $145.70, where it is currently (as of 10:55 UTC on February 10), as you can see from the three-month price chart below by TradingView. According to TradingView, at 09:03 UTC on February 10, […]

Cryptocurrency Trading Volumes Nearly Doubled to New Highs Last Month: Report

Cryptocurrency spot and derivatives trading volumes have surged last month as the price of bitcoin moved to a high near $42,000 and subsequently crashed to less than $30,000 before recovering. According to CryptoCompare’s January 2021 Exchange Review, spot trading volumes increased 97% in January to $2.34 trillion, while derivatives volumes increased 101% to $2.89 trillion. […]

Crypto Exchange FTX Pledges to Donate 1% of Fee Revenue to Charity

Popular cryptocurrency exchange FTX has pledged to donate 1% of its fee revenue to charity via the newly formed FTX Foundation. Per the exchange, users will be able to vote on the destination of the donations. In a blog post where FTX points out it has “grown tremendously” as its daily trading volume now averages […]

What are Differences in Technical Solutions Between Crypto Exchange and Traditional Exchange?

Written by: Dmytro Volkov, CTO of the international cryptocurrency exchange CEX.IO. A crypto exchanges technical infrastructure has much in common with traditional exchanges and trading firms. Trading stocks, commodity contracts, cryptocurrencies or any other financial instrument requires basically the same technical solutions and faces very similar problems. However, there are some notable differences. Hardware and […]

Crypto Exchange FTX Launches WallStreetBets Futures to Capitalize on Retail Trading Fervor

Popular cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform has launched a WallStreetBets (WSB) index quarterly futures contract to capitalize on the retail trading fervor that has been growing over the last few days. Earlier this month, traders from the popular WallStreetBets subreddit piled into GameStop after activist investor and Chewy Inc Ryan Cohen joined its board, and in a bid […]

KuCoin Trading Bot Review: Making Passive Income From Market Fluctuations

Being a successful trader isn’t easy, especially in the cryptocurrency space. According to Tradeciety, 80% of all day traders quit within their first two years, and active traders underperform market indices by 6.5% annually on average. Meanwhile, the average individual investor only underperforms a market index by 1.5% a year, which would mean that most […]

PayPal Sees Crypto Trading Volume Surge as Bitcoin Price Recovers

Payments firm PayPal has hit a new record in cryptocurrency transaction trading volumes as the price of bitcoin bounces back from a plunge that saw it drop from a near $42,000 all-time high to $30,500. On social media, Alex Saunders pointed out that PayPal doubled its previous crypto trading volume record yesterday, as first spotted […]

Bitcoin Whale Moves $500 Million Following BTC Price Surge to $40,000

A bitcoin whale transferred 12,598 BTC, worth roughly $500 million, in three anonymous transactions as the coin’s price surged above $40k.

A Beginners Guide to Cryptocurrency Triangular Arbitrage

Written by Evan Francis, CEO & co-founder of Coygo Inc. which provides tooling for professional cryptocurrency trading and insights. A cryptocurrency advocate since 2010, Evan has years of experience working as a software engineer in fintech before leaving his corporate job to pursue a full-time venture in the cryptocurrency and digital asset space. Most traders have heard […]

Crypto Derivatives Volumes Hit New $1.43 Trillion All-Time High in December: Report

Derivatives trading volumes in the cryptocurrency space hit a new all-time high of $1.43 trillion in December, after rising 8.6% when compared to the previous month. In December, it’s worth noting, the price of BTC surged to $29,000. According to CryptoCompare’s December 2020 Exchange Review, while derivatives trading volumes surge to a new all-time high […]

Crypto Exchange Uphold to Keep XRP Listed Until SEC’s Lawsuit Against Ripple Is Resolved

Cryptocurrency exchange Uphold has revealed it will maintain the XRP token listed on its platform until the U.S. Securities and Exchange commission’s (SEC) lawsuit against Ripple Labs is resolved. The lawsuit was filed on December 22,  one day before former SEC Chairman Jay Clayton resigned, and names Ripple’s two of its executives, who are also significant […]

XRP Up 5% Despite Binance US and Genesis Trading Planning to Suspend XRP Trading

Despite two more firms announcing that they are going to halt XRP trading in the near future, the XRP price has surged over 5% in the past 24-hour period. On December 22, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it had “filed an action against Ripple Labs Inc. and two of its executives, who are also […]

OKEx Announces Mainnet Launch of ‘High-Performance Trading Chain’ OKExChain

Popular bitcoin exchange OKEx has announced the mainnet launch of its “high-performance trading chain” OKExChain for January of next year, across four main stages that will ensure the network’s security and reliability. According to OKEx, OKExChain has been in development for “just under three years,” and went through three major phases on its journey to […]

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