Tag: Bitfinex

Bitfinex Hack

Bitfinex Hack: What Happened, Who Did it and What’s the Latest?

Ah 2016: seems like a long time ago, doesn’t it? After the trauma and turmoil of the last few months, it’s easy to forget that the world started going crazy long before Covid-19 pitched up. In some future rundown of...

/ August 21, 2020
What is Tether USDT

What is Tether (USDT)? Overview of the Controversial Stablecoin

There’s a certain irony in Tether… It’s a stable coin that, at any moment, could snap. Cryptocurrency traders need stability. Hell, everyone needs a bit of stability — especially those of us in all things Bitcoin and blockchain. Traditionally we...

/ February 27, 2019
What is the USDC

What is the USDC? Complete Beginners Guide to the USD Stablecoin

There has been quite a bit of press recently around the launch of the USD Coin which is a stablecoin that is a collaberation between Circle and Coinbase. The stablecoin market is one of the most interesting ecosystems in the...

/ December 13, 2018
Cryptocurrency Spoofing

Cryptocurrency Spoofing: How Bitcoin Whales Fool Markets

Cryptocurrency spoofing has now come into the spotlight. What was once an underground tactic that was used by large whales and algorithms to manipulate the market has now gained the attention of the CFTC and US regulators. It has also...

/ June 23, 2018
Kraken Exchange Updates

Kraken Updates Platform & Introduces New Pairs: Turning the Corner?

Kraken Exchange used to be one of the foremost cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. However, this image has taken quite a knock recently as the platform has struggled to meet demand and user experience suffered. There was also the fallout earlier...

/ February 28, 2018
Tether Printing ETHfinex

Printing on Tether Moves to ETH in Anticipation of EthFinex

Since the announcement that US regulators were looking into Tether and Bitfinex, we have seen a drop in the amount of USDT been printed as the large machine has remained quite silent. However, in anticipation of the roll-out of the...

/ February 15, 2018
Tether Auditors Pull Out

The Tether and Bitfinex Drama Continues: Auditor Pulls Out?

Throughout 2017, there were three potentially massive concerns facing the cryptoverse: 1) government crackdowns on cryptocurrency users, 2) the fallout of Bitconnect collapsing, and the popping of Tether if the project really is fraudulent. Image via Currency Echo For those...

/ January 25, 2018
Bitfinex Suspends Trading of CST

Bitfinex to Suspend Trading in Chain Splits Tokens

Today, Bitfinex has announced that they would suspend the trading of all Bitcoin Chain Split Tokens (CSTs). Below is the tweet that made it clear: We will be suspending trading in all Chain Split Token (CSTs) at 23:30:00 UTC as...

/ December 31, 2017
Picasso Trading Bot Coinbase

Could a Trading Bot be Behind the Coinbase Pricing Discrepancies?

This was a really interesting week in the wild west of the cryptocurrency markets. One of the most interesting developments was the release of Bitcoin Cash on Coinbase and the ensuing market rally that led to numerous allegations. Many people...

/ December 24, 2017
DDOS Attacks hit Bitfinex

Bitfinex Suffers from “Massive” DDOS Attacks

It has been quite a tough past few weeks for Bitfinex. The exchange has suffered a lot of negative press around its involvement with Tether. This came on the heels of Bitfinex officially exiting the US market because of the...

/ December 14, 2017