Category: Paolo Ardoino

Bitfinex Executives Deny Allegations of Issuing USDT to Pump BTC –  “Tether Backed by Cash Assets and a Loan”

Bitfinex Executives Deny Allegations of Issuing USDT to Pump BTC – “Tether Backed by Cash Assets and a Loan”

Bitfinex general counsel Stuart Hoegner has dismissed the notion that only 74% of the tether stablecoin in circulation is fully backed. Hoegner insists the stablecoin is fully backed by assets that include cash, cash equivalents as well as bitcoin. However, both Hoegner and the company’s CTO Paolo Ardoino, are pushing back against the narrative that […]

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BTC Reaches a Whopping $40,000, Industry Exec Says ‘Bitcoin Rises in the Eye of a Perfect Storm’

BTC Reaches a Whopping $40,000, Industry Exec Says ‘Bitcoin Rises in the Eye of a Perfect Storm’

The price of bitcoin has astonished the masses once again surpassing $40,000 per coin across crypto exchanges worldwide. With well over $28 billion in global trade volume, the leading crypto asset’s overall market valuation is now a whopping $728 billion in value. This post has been updated at 1: 50 p.m. (EST) to reflect the […]

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Bitcoin’s Value Surpasses $23,700, Critics Claim Its a ‘Bubble,’ Onchain Analyst Says $100K Prices ‘Ridiculously Low’

Bitcoin’s Value Surpasses $23,700, Critics Claim Its a ‘Bubble,’ Onchain Analyst Says $100K Prices ‘Ridiculously Low’

The crypto economy has gained a massive amount of value during the last few days, as the aggregate market cap of all 7,500+ digital assets is a whopping $640 billion on Thursday. Meanwhile, the largest blockchain in terms of valuation, bitcoin has touched an all-time high of $23,777 rising more than 22% in 24 hours. […]

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Network Landmarks, Derivatives Records- 2020 Bitcoin Metrics See a Number of All-Time Highs

Network Landmarks, Derivatives Records- 2020 Bitcoin Metrics See a Number of All-Time Highs

While the price of bitcoin has spiked to levels not seen in three years a number of other factors show that the current run-up is similar to the 2017 bull run. Active bitcoin addresses have neared all-time record highs, while the network’s hashpower has remained high as well coasting along at 130 exahash. Moreover, bitcoin […]

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