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News for cryptocurrency traders - all timely posts here. Also on Telegram (altcointrading_net) and Facebook (Altcoin Trading Chatroom).


Blog  14 Jun 2018
SEC - Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum are not securities; market rebounds
UPDATE 26 Jun 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Quick debrief on some other topics that emerged as the SEC ruled BTC and ETH not a security.
Blog  29 May 2018
The Stability of Stablecoins
UPDATE 26 Jun 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Isn't it just NuBits all over again? The utility of stablecoins at the current stage of crypto might be misunderstood.
Blog  23 May 2018
Traceto.io CEO: We expect the nexus between KYC and credit risk in the blockchain industry
UPDATE 25 May 2018  Article by tradingfanbois
Chye Kit in an interview explains how blockchain KYC relates to credit risk and why regulatory compliance is one of the sectors that actually gets more efficient when decentralized.
Blog  23 Apr 2018
Monero Forks Recap in April 2018
UPDATE 26 Jun 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Checking back on the bunch of 'real Monero' projects from April '18', plus all you need to know about the MoneroV fork that is coming up.
Blog  10 Apr 2018
Token Marketing #2: Agencies are more than happy about the bans
UPDATE 22 May 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
It only looks like big digital business turned anti-crypto.
Blog  08 Apr 2018  · Guest post by CryptoDisrupt
Token Marketing #1: Twitter's Crypto Ban
UPDATE 20 Apr 2018  Article by CryptoDisrupt
An intro to the seemingly anti-crypto shitstorm that hit all social media at the start of April 2018.
Blog  05 Apr 2018  · Guest post by Cameron
4 Reasons to Be Bullish on Ripple
UPDATE 20 Apr 2018  Article by Cameron
The main scoop of the week is the result of Ripple's partnership with Western Union, but there's more.
Blog  01 Apr 2018
DEX Series, Episode 2: Copy trading
UPDATE 22 May 2018  Article by tradingfanbois
Legacy houses are capitalizing big on crypto followers. Can decentralized exchanges offer better experience in managed trading or is the space too crowded?
Blog  23 Mar 2018
DEX Series, Episode 1: Trade Execution Management
UPDATE 22 May 2018  Article by tradingfanbois
On non-custodial trade execution - what has been done, what is being done and how trade buffering and zero-knowledge API keys can make decentralized exchanges fast, cheap and usable even for algo trading.
Blog  26 Feb 2018
Circle acquired Poloniex Exchange and issues USDC (USD Coin based on CENTRE)
UPDATE 22 May 2018  Article by tradingfanbois
Circle is acquiring Poloniex to strenghten Circle's position in the blockchain space.
Blog  26 Feb 2018
Thomas Lee on how millennials probably will make the cryptocurrency market
UPDATE 26 Feb 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Millennials are such a big segment that they should be able to move even the housing market up, not even to speak about cryptocurrencies.
Blog  01 Feb 2018
Dai - Stablecoin alternative to Tether
UPDATE 22 May 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
While crypto circles are speculating about the fate of Tether, there are other stablecoin alternatives out there already.
Blog  31 Jan 2018
Bloomberg publishes two months old Tether subpoena
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Meanwhile, crypto traders panic and social_bfx on Reddit keeps posting the subpoena was related to the Tether hack.
Blog  24 Jan 2018
Weiss rating of cryptocurrencies is due today at 8AM UTC
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Updated with some commentary on the whole event.
Blog  19 Jan 2018
First ever iOS wallet for Monero
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by GenericShill
Coinomi integration will be available soon but Cakewallet is already hitting the AppStore.
Blog  18 Jan 2018
First version of Bitcoin Lightning Network is on the mainnet
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by GenericShill
LN Micro-transaction protocol on the bitcoin blockchain is currently powering the Blockstream e-shop, and is buggy.
Blog  16 Jan 2018
Terms of Service - Comparison of popular crypto exchanges
UPDATE 04 Apr 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Kraken, Bitfinex, Bitstamp, Binance and Kucoin compared.
Blog  28 Dec 2017
How is it with arbitrage opportunities in South Korea
UPDATE 04 Apr 2018  Article by tradingfanbois
To summarize what is known as everyone seems to be interested in that at the moment.
Blog  24 Dec 2017
CEX.IO Not Accepting New Users for the Time Being
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
The cryptocurrency exchange CEX.IO just sent out an email they are temporarily not accepting new users to the platform.
Blog  20 Dec 2017
Bitfinex stopping user signups and referral program
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Bitfinex reopened user signups on January 12, 2018 and added a minimum equity requirement for new accounts.
Blog  15 Dec 2017
Kraken's long awaited upgrade postponed
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
It is still happening soon™ guys!
Blog  03 Dec 2017
ChrisJ (Bitfinex) on the Tether hack and Bitfinex transparency
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
A shortened transcript with the most important info from the session with timestamps to relevant parts of the footage
Blog  29 Nov 2017
Coinloop.io - New Tool for Crypto Traders
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by tradingfanbois
Coinloop, the crypto trader's dashboard, is a new no-ICO tool for crypto traders. It comes with a slick UI, signals from an AI script and it is for free.
Blog  22 Nov 2017
Bitfinex added fiat deposits and withdrawals for individual and corporate accounts.
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Yay. Oh yeah, and also EUR trading.
Blog  21 Nov 2017
Bitcoin Gold: Why is it getting dismissed so fast?
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Bitcoin Gold is one of the recent bitcoin forks. Ridden with controversy and skepticism - but relevant.
Blog  21 Nov 2017
Tether Emergency Notice
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
This is your captain speaking: There is absolutely no cause for alarm.
UserGenerated  12 Nov 2017
Reddit on the Bcash runup: BCH vs BTC
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by tradingfanbois
Reddit's opinions on why is this happening, Roger Ver sending 25k BTC to Bitfinex, Korean zero-fee volume.
Blog  07 Nov 2017
Hardware wallets and Bitcoin SegWit2x Fork: Ledger vs Trezor
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by tradingfanbois
Both of the top hardware wallet companies have published their stances on the upcoming Bitcoin fork and how they will deal with the missing replay protection.
Blog  18 Oct 2017
Crypto cards for non-EU residents
UPDATE 04 Apr 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Are there any though? It's all over for non-EU residents and what's miraculously left gets scam accusations left right and center. Stay with your LBC cash, folks. There's also LocalEthereum now, don't forget that.
Satire  10 Oct 2017
Customer Support Zen
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Poor things, they are so busy.
Blog  07 Oct 2017
Bitfinex released statement regarding 2X-coin distribution.
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
They are making it convenient to long BTC and short Altcoin/BTC ratios if you care to get as much SegWit2x-coin as you can.
Blog  05 Oct 2017
RefToken: Someone's making an ERC20 coin for affiliate business and ethtrader isn't hyping it at all
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by tradingfanbois
ICO in a country that won't sweat it in a niche that actually needs the product. You wouldn't expect to hear about it on Reddit, would you.
Blog  02 Oct 2017  · Guest post by atc2017
Sentiment: Altcoin Analytics Primer - NEO
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by atc2017
Maynard Keynes said in relation to some markets that 'we devote our intelligence to anticipating what average opinion expects the average opinion to be'.
Blog  15 Sep 2017
China bans Bitcoin show season 3
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Is China also trying to stop mining?
UserGenerated  05 Sep 2017
Bitfinex not affected by PBOC
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
The BusinessInsider article was a prime example of FUD anyway.
Blog  28 Aug 2017
Demand for cryptocurrency in Asia just got less mysterious
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
It might be inventing random reasons, but there is some general truth in people searching for uncorrelated assets.
Blog  17 Aug 2017
Trezor devices have serious security vulnerability
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
...even after yesterdays security update of the firmware.
Blog  16 Aug 2017
Bitstamp launches Ethereum trading tomorrow
UPDATE 04 Apr 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
And there will be free trading until October
Blog  06 Aug 2017
Bitfinex is not planning to resolve the banking issues for retail customers
UPDATE 04 Apr 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
News straight from the horse's mouth.
Blog  20 Jul 2017
Anonymous coins on the Apple App Store
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
DASH wallet was released just yesterday to the Apple App Store.
News  19 Jul 2017
ETH multisig hack
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Some ETH multisig wallets created with parity are being drained right now.
Blog  07 Jul 2017
Economics of Proof of Stake
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Proof of stake shows off the extraordinary ability of crypto news portals to write a 500 word article that says absolutely nothing, and the amazing regard of the ETH boss crew to Social Justice.
News  27 Jun 2017
Trezor might be getting Monero, too
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
It looks like Slush & Co. don't want to miss out after the Ledger people promised to implement on Monero, but...
Blog  18 Jun 2017
Gary Vee on Ethereum
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Video of gary Vee endorsing Ethereum when asked about it by a fan.
Blog  18 Jun 2017
Lending in the time of chain split
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Collecting the data on exchange policy in case of Bitcoin network split. If you lend out bitcoins, you need to read this.
Blog  15 Jun 2017
Tezos fundraiser scheduled 1 July
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Updated - Details about the funding ways, conditions set by Bitcoin Suisse and conversion rates from BTC
Blog  15 Jun 2017
Ledger CTO says Monero viable
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
The likelihood of Monero getting its first hardware wallet is growing - the CTO of Ledger wallet says the next step is providing ETA.
News  11 Jun 2017
Important - Jaxx Vulnerability
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Jaxx wallet has a serious vulnerability that is being worked on - but at the moment is there.
News  04 Jun 2017
Bitfinex is adding IOTA trading
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Bitfinex just issued a statement they will be adding IOTA pairs. IOTA is the blockchain for the internet of things.
Blog  31 May 2017
BAT/ETH trading is live
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by @tradingfanbois
Don't send them any more ETH folks, you didn't get in.
Blog  31 May 2017
OkCoin resumed BTC withdrawals
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
We've got news from @cnLedger
Blog  31 May 2017
OkCoin Intl is adding ETH on June 1st 2017
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
OKCoin.com, the --happy trading environment for everyone--, is adding ETH trading - that's spot ETH trading, don't forget the futures have moved to OKEx.com
Blog  27 May 2017
Huobi is adding ETH on May 31st
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Huobi announced an announcement this morning, many had high hopes for the withdrawal situation update -- it's just ETH trading.
Opinion  22 May 2017
Ripple vs Stellar
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Ripple's end of 2017 epic bull run is closely followed by Stellar price action. How do Ripple vs Stellar compare?
Blog  20 May 2017
How the legacy finance might be feeling about cryptocurrencies
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
This comes from a mainstream finance & investing newsletter.
News  18 May 2017
Monero mining malware
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
After WannaCry, UIWIX Ransomware and Monero-Mining Malware Follow Suit
Blog  11 May 2017
Peerplays crowdfund ends in 3 days
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Do you actually think this has future or did you just hear dividends?
Blog  09 May 2017
Is the end of ICOs approaching?
UPDATE 17 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
The very first ICO-ish thing was fined heavily. Will new regulations pop the ICO bubble?
Opinion  26 Apr 2017
Grayscale did it
UPDATE 14 Mar 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Look at the price of ETC yourself.
Opinion  25 Apr 2017
The Gnosis thing
UPDATE 14 Mar 2018  Article by @tradingfanbois
A prediction market, like Augur -- but this one made it to Forbes somehow.
Blog  13 Apr 2017
Opinion: Time in the market vs timing the market
UPDATE 26 Jun 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
They say that in the long run, time in the market beats timing the market. With the short term direction you cannot know for sure - even technical and fundamental analysis together with Reddit sentiment can only give you what's likely, not what's hundred percent sure.
Opinion  09 Apr 2017
Litecoin: This time it's different?
UPDATE 26 Jun 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
It's always different until it isn't and it's never different until it is.
Blog, OpEd, Opinion  25 Mar 2017
About the proposed Ethereum ETF
UPDATE 26 Jun 2018  Article by @tradingfanbois
The surveillance section of EtherIndex's rule change (which after the Winklevoss' BTC ETF seems to be the key part) proposes a strategy which might be more plausible.
Opinion  22 Mar 2017
Cryptosignal - ETH Hashrate vs Price Correlation
UPDATE 26 Jun 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
A data scientist created a free tool that lets you correlate the dollar price of ETH with hash rate, difficulty or daily number of transactions - that's a free altcoin trading signal.
Opinion  18 Mar 2017
Alphabay to adopt ETH for payments ahead of new privacy features
UPDATE 26 Jun 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
With ZCash on Ethereum (ZoE) a fundamental change in ETH is possibly ahead.
Opinion  10 Mar 2017
Bitcoin ETF rejected, Ethereum ETF is probably off the table too
UPDATE 26 Jun 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
The proposed BTC ETF was rejected by the SEC because of lack of regulations in crypto exchanges - a reason that holds true for Ethereum too
UserGenerated  06 Mar 2017
TradingView users on DASH: March 7th 2017
UPDATE 26 Jun 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Selection of ideas regarding the recent DASH price action.
Opinion  01 Mar 2017
Kraken acquires Cryptowatch, lead dev will work for them
UPDATE 26 Jun 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Not so long after the last of many shitstorms about Kraken's crappy trading engine there is finally some good news from the exchange.
Opinion  01 Feb 2017
Trezor (SatoshiLabs) added DASH wallet and ZCASH wallet
UPDATE 26 Jun 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Trezor now added native support for DASH and ZCASH - and explained what the altcoin needs to get supported (looking at you, Monero).
UserGenerated  06 Aug 2016
The Finexening - Bitfinex hack
UPDATE 31 Jan 2018  Article by KarlVonBahnhof
Bitfinex was hacked in August 2016. Read the basic info about the hack and the best of Reddit's response on the Bitfinex hack from back then.

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