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Recently Updated: Bitfinex stopping user signups and referral program
Last update 13 Jan 2017: Bitfinex reopened user signups on January 12, 2018 and added a minimum equity requirement for new accounts.

Recently Updated: Chrisj (bitfinex) on the tether hack and bitfinex transparency
Last update 17 Dec 2017: A shortened transcript with the most important info from the session with timestamps to relevant parts of the footage

Recently Updated: Bitfinex added fiat deposits and withdrawals for individual and corporate accounts.
Last update 17 Dec 2017: Yay. Oh yeah, and also EUR trading.

Recently Updated: Back to basics: how to buy altcoins
Last update 21 Dec 2017: They say you need bitcoin to get altcoins but the fiat to alt markets are slowly appearing on previously bitcoin-only exchanges. For the gambling trading you need the liquidity of Alt/BTC pairs though.

Recently Updated: Best altcoin exchanges, tried and true
Last update 18 Oct 2017: Where to trade altcoins? Which exchanges are liquid, which have issues and which look like exit scam? Updated for 2017/2018


Blog  16 Jan 2018
Terms of Service - Comparison of popular crypto exchanges
Kraken, Bitfinex, Bitstamp, Binance and Kucoin compared.
Blog  24 Dec 2017
CEX.IO Not Accepting New Users for the Time Being
Last update 24 Dec 2017: 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
Last update 13 Jan 2017: 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
Last update 15 Dec 2017: It is still happening soon™ guys!
Blog  03 Dec 2017
ChrisJ (Bitfinex) on the Tether hack and Bitfinex transparency
Last update 17 Dec 2017: A shortened transcript with the most important info from the session with timestamps to relevant parts of the footage
Red Flag  03 Dec 2017
Something rotten: Strange actions from Bittrex
Last update 03 Dec 2017: Bittrex representatives reached out to the admins of the innoficial r/bittrex subreddit to threaten with legal action.
Blog  22 Nov 2017
Bitfinex added fiat deposits and withdrawals for individual and corporate accounts.
Last update 17 Dec 2017: Yay. Oh yeah, and also EUR trading.
Satire  10 Oct 2017
Customer Support Zen
Last update 10 Oct 2017: Poor things, they are so busy.
UserGenerated  05 Sep 2017
Bitfinex not affected by PBOC
Last update 05 Sep 2017: The BusinessInsider article was a prime example of FUD anyway.
PSA  31 Aug 2017
Don't send ETH from Bitstamp to Bfx
Last update 31 Aug 2017: Your money will be lost.
Blog  16 Aug 2017
Bitstamp launches Ethereum trading tomorrow
Last update 16 Aug 2017: And there will be free trading until October
News  04 Jun 2017
Bitfinex is adding IOTA trading
Last update 04 Jun 2017: Bitfinex just issued a statement they will be adding IOTA pairs. IOTA is the blockchain for the internet of things.
Blog  31 May 2017
OkCoin Intl is adding ETH on June 1st 2017
Last update 31 May 2017: OKCoin.com, the "happy trading environment for everyone", is adding ETH trading - that's spot trading, don't forget the futures have moved to OKEx.com
Blog  27 May 2017
Huobi is adding ETH on May 31st
Last update 27 May 2017: Huobi announced an announcement this morning, many had high hopes for the withdrawal situation update -- but it's "just" ETH trading.
Opinion  22 May 2017
Ripple vs Stellar
Last update 29 Dec 2017: Ripple's end of 2017 epic bull run is closely followed by Stellar price action. How do Ripple vs Stellar compare?
Opinion  01 Mar 2017
Kraken acquires Cryptowatch, lead dev will work for them
Last update 01 Mar 2017: Not so long after the last of many shitstorms about Kraken's crappy trading engine there is finally some good news from the exchange.
21 Feb 2017
Don't miss out if you're into Ripple
Last update 21 Feb 2017: If you are a fan of Ripple you still have time to get verified on Bitstamp and on Cryptofacilities - Bitstamp offers fee discount.
User Guide  28 Jan 2017
Back to Basics: How to buy altcoins
Last update 21 Dec 2017: They say you need bitcoin to get altcoins but the fiat to alt markets are slowly appearing on previously bitcoin-only exchanges. For the gambling trading you need the liquidity of Alt/BTC pairs though.
02 Jan 2017
Kraken opens Monero trading
Last update 03 Jan 2017: Monero trading on Kraken opened on 2nd of January 2017
UserGenerated  06 Aug 2016
The Finexening - Bitfinex hack
Last update 17 Oct 2017: 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.
User Guide  29 Feb 2016
Best Altcoin Exchanges, Tried and True
Last update 18 Oct 2017: Where to trade altcoins? Which exchanges are liquid, which have issues and which look like exit scam? Updated for 2017/2018