Category: Bitstamp

Traders Finding More Arbitrage Opportunities in Bitcoin

As bitcoin (BTC) experiences vertigo-inducing gains, cryptocurrencies are breaking out of a period where they followed or even lagged behind traditional markets. In fact, prices in the crypto market are seeing such a steep upward trend that arbitrage traders...

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Does Crypto Need Circuit Breakers? Last Week’s Price Crash Ignites a Debate

Traders in cryptocurrencies have long extolled the virtues of their market’s 24/7/365 nature.  Now, after a brutal week of sell-offs and flash crashes, some players are calling for what would have been unmentionable, if not unthinkable, even during the...

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That AlphaPoint $5.6M Funding Round? It’s a Loan

The recent $5.6 million injection of capital into New York-based AlphaPoint came from bridge financing, a short-term business loan, the company confirmed to CoinDesk. But AlphaPoint would not say who made the loan or its terms. Bridge financing is...

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