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$850 Million Bitfinex Bombshell Disproves Crazy Bitcoin Conspiracy

ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees made a valid observation on Twitter today, pointing out that there’s some degree of irony in the charges potentially facing embattled Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex: Tether had the cash reserves, despite wide speculation that the company had issued far more crypto tokens than it could settle. Continue reading $850 Million Bitfinex Bombshell Disproves Crazy Bitcoin Conspiracy

Bitfinex Adds USDT Margin Trading

Crypto trading platform Bitfinex has announced the opening of a margin trading service for the USDT/USD trading pair. According to the platform, the aim of the new service is to improve its stablecoin offering so as to remain consistent with market evolution and user demand. With immediate effect, traders will be able to carry out leveraged trades for the trading pair, which means that they will be able to borrow money from the platform to exchange USD and USDT. Continue reading Bitfinex Adds USDT Margin Trading

BTC/USD Rates – 04July2018

Exchange Last Bid Ask Volume Change % Currency Time
Bitfinex 6,504.4 6,504.2 6,504.3 17,963 -1.21% USD 07:05:58
Investing.com 6,511.6 0.0 0.0 135,519 -1.05% USD 07:06:10
ANX 6,406.2 6,471.0 6,485.1 32 -2.29% USD 07:05:32
Kraken 6,506.2 6,505.0 6,506.2 1,611 -1.13% USD 07:06:07
HitBTC 6,608.6 6,608.3 6,608.4 8,170 -0.67% USD 07:05:47
OKCoin 6,465.2 6,423.4 6,446.0 18 -0.65% USD 07:06:06
BitStamp 6,497.8 6,494.9 6,497.8 6,509 -1.33% USD 07:06:12
GDAX 6,499.6 6,499.6 6,499.6 5,949 -1.28% USD 07:05:45
Exmo 6,491.8 6,488.0 6,500.0 1,239 -0.83% USD 07:05:53
Bittrex 6,521.1 6,517.5 6,528.0 1,376 -0.96% USD 07:05:55
xBTCe 6,504.5 6,508.5 6,501.5 540 -1.38% USD 07:06:03
Binance 6,509.0 6,503.2 6,509.0 26,541 -0.96% USD 07:05:48
Poloniex 6,506.1 6,506.1 6,510.0 896 -1.04% USD 07:05:57
BTCC 7,300.0 7,289.0 7,350.0 14 +1.32% USD 02:30:20
Gemini 6,495.0 6,495.0 6,495.0 4,927 -1.38% USD 07:05:49
CEX.IO 6,510.2 6,510.2 6,519.4 262 -1.07% USD 07:05:53
Liqui 6,534.3 6,510.8 6,557.8 124 -1.05% USD 07:05:58
itBit 6,495.4 6,494.8 6,498.7 591 -1.31% USD 07:06:12
OKEx 6,507.8 6,504.6 6,507.8 22,018 -1.14% USD 07:05:35
bitFlyer 7,623.3 7,619.4 7,636.0 116 +1.66% USD 22:18:53
BitMEX 6,498.5 6,498.5 6,499.0 0 -1.26% USD 07:05:25
Gate.io 6,515.8 6,496.7 6,512.8 633 -0.61% USD 07:05:57
ZB.COM 6,508.0 6,507.1 6,508.4 10,221 -1.09% USD 07:05:58
EXX 6,411.7 6,412.0 7,000.0 0 -1.36% USD 11:56:08
Huobi 6,504.5 6,503.8 6,504.5 10,367 -1.15% USD 07:05:53
Cryptopia 6,532.0 6,532.0 6,549.0 27 -0.70% USD 07:04:48
QUOINE 6,522.2 6,492.5 6,509.0 89 -1.07% USD 07:05:56
Kucoin 6,512.3 6,499.9 6,512.3 138 -1.09% USD 07:05:55
BigONE 6,700.0 6,446.6 6,700.0 6 +0.93% USD 13:25:25
YoBit 6,656.0 6,635.9 6,656.0 41 -0.95% USD 07:05:49
Livecoin 6,620.0 6,600.0 6,620.0 1,628 -1.08% USD 07:03:54
CoinsBank 6,493.5 6,459.2 6,533.6 0 -1.26% USD 07:05:51
Tidex 6,509.4 6,509.4 6,571.8 0 -1.64% USD 07:03:49
WEX 6,665.5 6,710.0 6,665.5 336 -1.47% USD 07:05:40
LakeBTC 6,555.0 6,555.0 6,557.2 1,519 -3.26% USD 13:10:14
QuadrigaCX 6,575.0 6,463.0 6,598.5 1 -0.38% USD 07:06:03
GetBTC 6,562.9 6,473.2 6,566.5 520 -1.19% USD 07:05:54
BTC-Alpha 6,569.3 6,569.3 6,569.3 29 -1.21% USD 07:05:05
Gatecoin 6,455.0 6,489.0 6,516.0 0 -1.87% USD 07:04:45
Allcoin 6,108.9 5,888.9 6,888.9 1,236 -6.40% USD 07:05:11
Bibox 6,508.4 6,501.5 6,524.0 2,738 -1.09% USD 07:05:55
Upbit 6,522.2 6,522.2 6,522.2 539 -0.94% USD 07:05:14
Trade By Trade 6,699.0 6,699.0 6,699.0 0 +0.89% USD 04:08:15
Coinbene 6,527.5 6,521.9 6,529.0 8,205 -0.82% USD 07:04:34
Cobinhood 6,524.1 6,520.3 6,524.1 5 -0.96% USD 07:03:37
Tidebit 6,500.0 7,200.0 9,088.0 0 0.00% USD 04:25:23

Increased SegWit Adoption May have Finally Solved Bitcoin’s Fee Problem

A couple months after two of the largest cryptocurrency trading exchanges, Bitfinex and GDAX, finally adopted the bitcoin SegWit protocol, transaction fees for the currency are finally back to reasonable levels. Bitfinex, on February 20 2018, announced support for bitcoin deposit and withdrawals using P2SH Segregated Witness (SegWit) addresses while GDAX, on February 23, introduced a phased rollout for all its customers. By early March, both exchanges had successfully transitioned their entire infrastructure from legacy bitcoin addresses to SegWit compatible ones. Continue reading Increased SegWit Adoption May have Finally Solved Bitcoin’s Fee Problem