Top 5 Richest Bitcoin Addresses Belong to Exchanges

The richest Bitcoin addresses are owned by cryptocurrency exchanges. Collectively, these addresses hold less than 3.5 percent of all bitcoins. Richest Bitcoin Addresses Hold $3.1 Billion Not surprisingly, the top 5 wealthiest Bitcoin addresses belong to cryptocurrency exchanges. All of them hold a total of 592,943 BTC, which is currently worth around $3,150 billion. This […]

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‘We Are Against ICO’ – P2P Bitcoin Exchange Hodl Hodl Secures Funding [Interview]

Bitcoinist caught up with Max Keidun and Roman Snitko, CEO and CTO of HodlHodl, whose peer-to-peer bitcoin trading platform and exchange just secured a private funding round from some notable members of the Bitcoin community.  We’re …happy to be raising money from bitcoiners, and not VC funds – Hodl Hodl CEO Bitcoinist: Why did you decide to hold a […]

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Switzerland Approves First Bitcoin-Cryptocurrency ETF with Ticker $HODL

The Bitcoin ETF $HODL, offered by Amun Crypto, will begin trading on Switzerland’s Six Swiss Exchange beginning next week. The ETF’s earnings will be linked to five different cryptocurrencies. The ETF is being offered by Amun Crypto, a U.K. based fintech company. It will begin trading on Six Swiss Exchange next week. Six is Switzerland’s chief […]

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The Only Regulated Bitcoin Exchange in Germany Will Become A Bank in 2019

The operator of Germany’s only regulated cryptocurrency exchange has confirmed it will de facto become a bank after securing a 100 percent takeover of Tremmel Wertpapierhandelsbank. Bitcoin.de Buys Tremmel Wertpapierhandelsbank Bitcoin Group SE, which operates Bitcoin.de, will be able to offer a raft of services connected with cryptocurrency thanks to a banking license once the […]

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Earnings Season: Traders Shift From Cooling Crypto Market to Volatile Stocks

Cryptocurrency markets are seeing further stability this week amid Q4 earnings season. The continuing trend is now even making industry businesses adjust their focus to keep customers interest high. Crypto No Q4 Wild Card While some assets have shown more volatility than others, the picture from within the top ten cryptoassets by market cap remains […]

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Square, Boosted By Its Bitcoin Business, Posts First Ever Profit in Q3

Jack Dorsey’s financial services provider, Square, has reported its first quarterly profit of $20 million. The bitcoin-integrated payments company also beat Wall Street estimates for Q3 earnings and revenue. Square Finally Sees Profits Hotly following the news that Square had leapfrogged the market cap of  Twitter, the company released it’s Q3 2018 Results. The first ever quarterly […]

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Blockchain Wallet Announces $125M Stellar Lumens (XLM) Airdrop

Blockchain plans to distribute $125 million worth of Stellar Lumens (XLM) to its 28 million users who register for the historic airdrop. What a Stellar Idea! Cryptocurrency wallet provider Blockchain is planning to host what it calls the “largest crypto giveaway in history.” The company intends to disperse $125 million in Stellar Lumens (XLM) to […]

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Hodl Hodl Launches First Non-Custodial OTC Bitcoin Trading Desk

The world’s first non-custodial OTC trading desk for Bitcoin has been launched by P2P cryptocurrency exchange Hodl Hodl. First Non-Custodian OTC Bitcoin Trading Desk Hodl Hodl, the peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange that doesn’t hold users’ funds, has launched an OTC (over-the-counter) trading platform in partnership with a licensed European broker Tenbagger. The latter is an EU regulated platform […]

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Bithumb Launching US Securities Exchange with SeriesOne Partnership

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has joined the league of exchanges diversifying their international offerings by setting up a US securities trading platform.  Preempting ‘Global’ Blockchain Asset Tokenization Through a partnership with blockchain fundraising platform SeriesOne, Bithumb seeks to speed up its growth into a “global financial firm” by cornering the securities token market, local […]

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eToro Partnership Sees Binance Coin Exchangeable For Fiat For First Time

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance today saw its in-house token Binance Coin (BNB) become available to buy and sell with fiat currency for the first time. BNB Leaves The Crypto Realm In a partnership with UK-based trading platform eToro, the exchange will open up its token, which traders can use to pay fees, to direct exchange against […]

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