A Big Four Audit Firm Lost $1 Million In Bitcoin. Victims Are Losing Patience

The Takeaway: QuadrigaCX’s former users are running out of patience with Miller Thomson and EY, the court-appointed companies tasked with recovering their missing funds. The users want more transparency into EY’s investigation of Quadriga’s missing funds, as well as a better understanding of how the audit firm accidentally lost 103 bitcoin earlier this year. Some […]

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SBI Holdings’ Crypto Exchange Adopts New Tech to Help Meet FATF Standards

VC Trade, the Japan-based crypto exchange launched by SBI Holdings last year, is integrating new technology to help it comply with international customer verification standards issued by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in June. The solution is provided by blockchain security company CoolBitX, which has developed a wallet product based on its know-your-customer (KYC) and […]

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Golden Cross Provides Glimmer of Hope for Bitcoin Price Revival

View Bitcoin’s three-day chart is reporting a golden cross, a long-term bull market indicator, for the first time since February 2016. A similar crossover seen six months ahead of the August 2016 mining reward halving paved way for a mega bull run. History may repeat itself with mining reward halving due in less than 12 […]

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Bitcoin Faces Sub-$9K Price Move as Bear Trend Strengthens

View Bitcoin dipped to $9,111 over the weekend, forming a bearish candle, despite a quick bounce back above $9,600. For the sixth day in a row, prices continue to trend below the 50-period moving average – an indication the bears firmly control the short-term trend. The daily and weekly RSI and the “awesome” oscillator are […]

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Crypto Exchanges Are Benefiting from Algorithmic Trading: Here’s How

Matthew Trudeau is chief strategy officer at crypto asset exchange ErisX. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a free newsletter for institutional investors interested in crypto assets. Sign up here. Recently CoinDesk published an article titled, ‘High Frequency Trading is Newest Battle Ground in Crypto […]

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Bull Case for Bitcoin Weakest Since February, Price Indicator Says

View Bitcoin’s bullish momentum has weakened to five month lows, according to Chaikin Money Flow indicator. That, coupled with the bearish lower highs pattern on short duration chart indicates BTC could fall back to the recent low of $9,049 and may even break lower. BTC may bounce back to $10,300 if sellers again fail to […]

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Hacked BITpoint Exchange to Refund 50,000 Affected Users in Crypto

Cryptocurrency exchange BITPoint Japan has said that the roughly 50,000 users who lost funds in its recent hack will be reimbursed in cryptocurrency. The company told reporters in Tokyo on July 16 that customers will receive refunds of crypto on a 1:1 basis, The Asahi Shimbun reports Wednesday. The company’s latest estimate of losses from the […]

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Litecoin Outperforms Top-10 Cryptos Ahead of August Reward Halving

With the supply of new coins to be halved in less than five weeks, litecoin is outpacing its peers. The fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization is currently trading at $123, representing 5 percent gains on a seven-day basis, according to data source CoinMarketCap. Meanwhile, bitcoin, the top cryptocurrency by market value, is currently reporting a meager […]

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Bitcoin’s ‘Kimchi Premium’ Returns With $1K Price Spreads on Crypto Exchanges

Bitcoin may be back over $10,000, but the price increase is bringing with it similar market inconsistencies as seen in the cryptocurrency’s meteoric 2017 ascent. At press time, bitcoin prices in South Korea are once again trading at a notable premium to Western exchanges. The spread, popularly known as the “Kimchi Premium” after a Korean […]

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