Startup Crypto Exchange Blade to Launch Zero-Fee Trading in February

Crypto perpetuals exchange Blade will be introducing zero-fee trading next month in a bid to gain market share from rivals.  The Coinbase-backed exchange, which began operations in September, will also drop the $10 subscription fee it had planned to collect from traders on a monthly basis. Though based in San Francisco, Blade prohibits U.S. residents from…

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BitMEX Chaos, Cold Wallet Calamity, Germany Hates Crypto: Hodler’s Digest, Oct. 28–Nov. 3

Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week BitMEX investigating “extent of impact” after mass email leak Think…

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The Changing Face of Cryptocurrency Trading in 2019

The cryptocurrency exchange landscape has evolved significantly in 2019. The number, quality and diversity of exchanges has multiplied, giving traders an unprecedented number of venues to choose from. This smorgasbord of options risks leaving traders overwhelmed, however, as exchanges jockey for supremacy, launching new features and products designed to woo the competition and cement their…

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Roubini: BitMEX in Violation of Securities Laws, Crypto a Metastasized Cancer

Economist and anti-cryptocurrency pundit Nouriel Roubini has recently declared that there is “overwhelming evidence of rampant fraud and abuse” in the crypto space.  Roubini, a professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business, also took aim specifically at the compliance policies of crypto exchange BitMEX in an essay entitled “The Great Crypto Heist.” The essay was…

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Roubini Ratchets Up Rhetoric, Accuses BitMEX of Profiting from Terrorism

Following a heated debate against Arthur Hayes held on July 3 at the Asia Blockchain Summit, economist Nouriel Roubini wrote an article sharply criticizing not only crypto but Hayes’ business scheme. While some of Roubini’s concerns are legitimate, his over-emotionality seems to cloud his arguments in some cases. Crypto shitcoin-land is full of clueless, dumb…

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