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Polkadot Flips XRP to Become the Fourth-Ranked Crypto After Price Spikes 100% in Less Than a Week

Polkadot Flips XRP to Become the Fourth-Ranked Crypto After Price Spikes 100% in Less Than a Week

Dot, the native token of the Polkadot network, has flipped XRP to become the fourth-ranked token after its price rallied by more than 40% in just 24 hours. Since January 11, the token has now gone up by more than 100% to set a new all-time high (ATH) of $18.06 on January 16. With its […]

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Kraken Halts XRP Trading For US Users Following The SEC Charges

Kraken Halts XRP Trading For US Users Following The SEC Charges

The San Francisco-based veteran crypto exchange Kraken is the latest platform announcing plans to halt Ripple (XRP) trading starting at the end of January. The decision will affect only US-based citizens, while all services will remain operating as intended for customers located outside of the country. Starting on January 29th at 5 pm PT (or […]

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This month’s crypto exchange volume has already broken December’s record

This month’s crypto exchange volume has already broken December’s record

Trade volume on the world’s major crypto exchanges this month has already exceeded last month’s total, according to data compiled by The Block.  January’s high is $468.7 billion as of publication — up $89.4 billion (23.6%) compared to the previous month. Binance currently holds 54.7% of January’s trade share, with Coinbase (14.1%) and Kraken (6.4%) in […]

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Anchorage Obtains Federal License to Operate as Crypto Bank From the OCC

Anchorage Obtains Federal License to Operate as Crypto Bank From the OCC

The U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has granted conditional approval to crypto custodian Anchorage to launch the first federally chartered digital asset bank in the country. In a statement on Jan. 13, 2021, the OCC said the company received the national trust banking charter, which allows it to create Anchorage Digital […]

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Traders Complain About Exchange Issues and Downtime During Bitcoin’s Volatile Price Swings

Traders Complain About Exchange Issues and Downtime During Bitcoin’s Volatile Price Swings

As bitcoin and a number of digital assets saw deep losses on Monday, a few crypto-asset exchanges had difficulties. Traders have been complaining about issues with exchanges like Coinbase, Kraken, and other trading platforms during the volatile price swings. Bitcoin (BTC) and many other cryptocurrencies have suffered a dip in value during the course of […]

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Web traffic to crypto exchanges soared in December 

Web traffic to crypto exchanges soared in December 

Web traffic to cryptocurrency exchanges grew to the highest level The Block has ever recorded in December, reaching 196.17 million visits.  Traffic to exchanges in December was 23.5% greater than in November. Leading the way was Binance, which grew from 44.74 million to 56.3 million visits — a 25.84% increase relative to November’s numbers. During […]

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Massive Exodus of Bitcoin Continues to Leave Exchanges, Over 87,900 BTC Withdrawn in 30 Days

Massive Exodus of Bitcoin Continues to Leave Exchanges, Over 87,900 BTC Withdrawn in 30 Days

Despite the bitcoin price high, there continues to be a massive exodus of bitcoin leaving exchanges. Onchain data shows exchanges are being drained like a sieve and during the last 30 days, 87,954 bitcoin was withdrawn from the top crypto trading platforms. Back in December 2019, it was reported that the San Francisco-based exchange Coinbase […]

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