New data show how dominant Tether has become as a trading pair on crypto exchanges

Bitcoin used to be far and away the most popular trading pair at crypto exchanges. These days, the distinction belongs to Tether. Around 70% of the trading volume at exchanges is now denominated in Tether, while 15% is denominated in bitcoin and another 4% is in other stablecoins.   In the first quarter of 2017, bitcoin […]

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Fiat-backed crypto booming amid uncertainty By Cointelegraph

Stablecoins race ahead: Fiat-backed crypto booming amid uncertainty Despite this year’s uncertainty that has plagued the global economy, 2020 will go down as the year of the stablecoins due to the digital sector’s tremendous growth, with new developments emerging across the board. While some attribute this growth to the booming interest in decentralized finance among […]

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TOP 10 Altcoins We HODL!? Chico's Portfolio Revealed!

Chico reveals his Top 10 Altcoin HODLs as he breaks down which crypto coins are in his portfolio today! Since the last breakdown MAJOR changes have been made. Is Chainlink still our #1 cryptocurrency hodl or did Bitcoin retake that #1 spot? Plus some new alt coins have made their way into the top 10. […]

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Has Light Response to OKEx While Ether Options Traders Make Beacon Bets

Bitcoin rebounded from an OKEx-related drop; ether options traders may be beacon chain bearish.  Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $11,327 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Slipping 2% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $11,199-$11,623 BTC below its 10-day moving average but above the 50-day, a sideways signal for market technicians. Bitcoin trading […]

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UNI jumps 15% after OKEx suspends withdrawals due to police investigation

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has suspended withdrawals from its platform indefinitely, as one of its multisig key holders has been held in police custody. The news about hundreds of millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrencies being trapped on the exchange shaved off around 3 percent off of Bitcoin’s price but sent UNI, Uniswap’s native token, up […]

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