Quadriga CX CEO Spent User Funds on Margin Trades

The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia has revealed that users’ cryptocurrency funds were not maintained exclusively in Quadriga CX’s cold and hot wallets, but also on other exchanges and platforms. The now deceased CEO, Gerald Cotton, also used these funds to margin trade in his accounts, as per a court filing, June 19, 2019.  New […]

How a Crypto Exchange CEO Lost $80m by Margin Trading User Funds

Almost half a year after the collapse of Canadian exchange, QuadrigaCX, shocking details of its operational practices continue to emerge. The case has drawn widespread condemnation, as people struggle to take in the catalog of shady goings-on that characterized the conduct of this exchange. The latest report from independent monitors, Ernest & Young (E&Y), brings […]

Yahoo Japan-Backed Exchange Launches Crypto-Yen Markets and Margin Trading

Back in April 2018, it was revealed that Yahoo Japan was planning to launch a cryptocurrency exchange licensed by Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA). Now, a year later, Yahoo Japan’s trading platform Taotao is open offering BTC and ETH trading while also providing users with margin trading available in litecoin (LTC), ripple (XRP) and bitcoin […]

Crypto Alt Season Expected, But Has Margin Trading and IEOs Captured Retail Money?

It’s been a common thread throughout 2019 thus far: alt season. Crypto traders and analysts have been calling for a prolonged period where Bitcoin’s altcoin cousins significantly outperform the leading crypto asset, which helped propel the emerging asset class into the limelight at the end of 2017. However, some crypto analysts speculate that the lack […]

Price Crash on Poloniex Causes 1800 BTC Margin Loss

A sudden crash in the Poloniex margin lending market for CLAM has resulted in the loss of 1800 BTC worth of loan principal. Lenders will see the extent of their loss when they log in, borrowers who have defaulted will have their accounts frozen until they can repay their sustained default. Overall principal reduced by […]

Margin Lenders on Poloniex Lost $13.5 Million Due to Flash Crash

Margin lenders on American cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex have lost around $13.5 million due to a flash crash. Poloniex announced about the incident in a blog post published on June 6. Poloniex revealed that on May 26 a severe price crash in the clams (CLAM) market led to margin loans losses amounting to roughly 1,800 bitcoin […]

Margin Lenders Lost $13.5 Million in May to Poloniex Crypto Crash

Crypto exchange Poloniex revealed in a post Thursday that lenders in its bitcoin margin lending pool suffered a loss of 1800 BTC — roughly $13.5 million at current market prices — due to a flash crash in the Clams (CLAM) market on May 26. Poloniex’s peer-to-peer margin system includes both lenders and borrowers, the lenders […]

Binance Coin (BNB) Slide 6.1% but Margin Trading Could Spur Demand

Binance Coin (BNB) falls 6.1 percent If the rumor is true, Binance is close to activating Margin Trading After six months of stellar performance, Binance coin (BNB) is correcting. Even so, if Binance enables margin trading, the demand for BNB will increase, buoying bulls aiming at $43. Binance Price Analysis Fundamentals They may be centralized […]

Crypto Giant Coinbase Hints at First-Ever U.S. Bitcoin Margin Trading

 By CCN: For years, the global bitcoin margin trading market has been dominated by BitMEX, which at one point reached a daily volume of $10 billion on May 12, a new record high for the company. Now, Coinbase and Binance are looking to enter the market. New record for BitMEX trading volume. Praise be to […]

Will Bitcoin Margin Trading Help Binance and Coinbase Survive Big Banks Entering Crypto?

There’s a shift beginning across the crypto market: institutions are finally entering, and it’s already having a powerful impact on the price of Bitcoin. This also means that the crypto mainstays of the last bull run – such as Binance and Coinbase – are in danger of being decimated by established traditional financial firms with […]