Bitcoins worth $10 million dollars have been transferred to the cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp from an unknown wallet address. Will BTC dump again? Just two days after Bitcoin’s biggest crash in over 10 months, falling from a value of around $7200 per BTC to under $5500 where it currently resides, a huge transfer of the cryptocurrency has taken place today. According to whale-alert.io’s Twitter update: 2,000 BTC were transferred from an unknown address to the cryptocurrency […]
The recent market sell-off may not affect only stocks and Bitcoin (BTC). Apparently, XRP whales are also looking for a fiat position, as one wallet moves 24.95 million tokens to a crypto exchange. Who is this Whale? A recent “whale” transaction reveals a tranche of 25 million XRP coins was sent to Bitstamp today. The coins moved just a day after Bitcoin experienced a massive sell-off which sent it plunging under $8,000. 24,999,995 #XRP (5,217,224 […]
US federal judge allowed the IRS to demand information about users’ assets from Bitstamp crypto exchange, although the agency was also ordered to reduce the number of requests. The IRS’s involvement with the cryptocurrency industry continues to increase. This, in turn, has irked quite some crypto users. One resident of Washington even sent a request to the Washington County District Court, asking for a court order that would stop the IRS from receiving information about Bitstamp
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The Bitcoin network once again carried a stunning amount of value in a single transaction. Recent tracking showed the movement of more than 107,848 BTC, worth nearly $900 million at the time of tracking. The Whale Turns Out to Be Bitstamp The transaction follows a previous unknown whale that moved more than $1 billion and a more recent transfer of 13,850 BTC. Such transactions are usually found to belong to exchanges. This time, the transaction
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Most of the centralized bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchanges saw a decline in activity during the last 30 days, according to TokenAnalyst data. Bitstamp is the only exchange to experience increased flow. Bitstamp is Amongst Best Performers in Terms of Net Flow Major crypto exchanges like Binance and Bitfinex saw their inflows and outflows dropping over the month, suggesting a decrease in activity. On the other side, Bitstamp noted an increase in the outflow of bitcoin.
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A 5,000 BTC dump on Bitstamp likely caused the bitcoin price flash crash that occurred during the early hours (UTC) of Friday (May 17, 2019). Bitcoin plunged to as low as $6,100 on the exchange but has since recovered over $7,000 over the past few hours. Whale Dump, ‘Fat Finger Error,’ or Bot Glitch A trader on the Bitstamp exchange reportedly put up a sell order of 5,000 BTC at an oddly low price of
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An equity battle involving a South Korean gaming giant could end up with Walt Disney Co. owning two major cryptocurrency exchanges. Happy Ending For Disney And Crypto? As local news outlet JoongAng Ilbo reported quoted by Korea Herald April 17, Disney is currently one of the major bidders for a 98.6 percent stake in Nexon, South Korea’s largest game developer and the second-largest online games publisher in the world. Nexon is 47 percent owned by
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Bitstamp now can officially offer cryptocurrency trading services in the state of New York after the state’s Department of Financial Services granted the exchange a BitLicense. Obtaining a BitLicense is undoubtedly good news for the traditionally European-focused Bitstamp, which will now find it easier to make inroads into the United States cryptocurrency trading ecosystem and expand its presence in the large North American market. Stated the Luxembourg-based exchange in an official announcement: Bitstamp has always
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On September 24th, Lamassu announced the introduction of their new line of cryptocurrency ATMs to the public. Lamassu calls its new line of ATMs, “Sintra.” The ATMs herald a new line of ATMs as another crucial step in crypto’s march towards widespread consumer use and accessibility. Growing Industry According to CoinATMrader.com, there are currently roughly 3,750 crypto ATMs installed worldwide. Lamassu has been producing cryptocurrency ATMs since 2013 when they produced their first, which was called
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Four cryptocurrency exchanges, including Gemini – the one founded by the Winklevoss brothers, is purportedly setting up a working group to bring new industry standards. Virtual Commodity Association Working Group (VCAWG) The Winklevoss twins’ cryptocurrency exchange Gemini is teaming up with three other exchanges to form a new self-regulatory organization (SRO) dubbed the Virtual Commodity Association Working Group. The exchanges in the newly formed organization, besides Gemini, are Bittrex, bitFlyer USA, and Bitstamp. Bittrex is
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U.S. government officials have ordered multiple cryptocurrency exchanges to fork over comprehensive trading data in order to aid in their investigation of whether or not cryptocurrency markets are being manipulated. ‘Required to Share Information’ Four major bitcoin exchanges have been ordered to turn over comprehensive trading information to U.S. government investigators, following fears of bitcoin futures-driven market manipulation. The report comes from The Wall Street Journal, which spoke to individuals close to the matter. The
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Revolut, the London-based fintech firm, has added Bitcoin Cash and Ripple to its catalog of supported cryptocurrencies. Thus, customers will be able to buy the two added cryptos from the Revolut mobile app. This move signals the company’s desire to establish itself in the emerging cryptocurrency fintech market. Bitcoin Cash Added to the Mix Revolut was founded in London in 2015 as a fintech firm with a core focus on providing alternative digital banking solutions.
Despite experiencing one of the worst heists in the cryptocurrency market’s history, Coincheck has still managed to turn a significant profit. Can’t Nobody Hold Coincheck Down As reported by Reuters, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck Inc. has recorded a writedown of roughly $432.56 million for the financial year ending in March. The information comes directly from the exchange’s parent company, Monex Group Inc. Earlier this year, Coincheck notoriously suffered a hack which saw the exchange lose
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Bitstamp — a popular Luxembourg-based bitcoin exchange and the oldest bitcoin exchange still standing — is apparently close to finalizing a deal for the sale of the company to a South Korean gaming company. A Major Acquisition The information comes from three unnamed individuals with insider knowledge of the matter, two of which informed Business Insider that Nexon is the probable purchaser. The individuals also claimed the two companies are in the process of solidifying the
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The Slovenian city of Kranj has installed a giant circular Bitcoin logo near the city center, making it the first official monument dedicated to the world’s first decentralized cryptocurrency. Slovenian City Erects Bitcoin Monument Slovenia has been known as a hot spot for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency-related activities for several years now. It was the original home of the Bitstamp exchange, one of the most popular cryptocurrency trading platforms in the world. Now, a giant installation
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