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Fundstrat: Bitfinex $1B IEO Raise Could Pressure Bitcoin (BTC) Lower

On Saturday, reports revealed that Bitfinex, one of the largest crypto exchanges in existence, unveiled official plans to sell $1 billion worth of an asset called LEO. While this seems innocuous, a leading analyst warns that it could be a detriment…
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Technical Indicator Suggests Tether Trouble Has Put an End to Bitcoin Rally

This week, a scandal involving Bitfinex and Tether parent company iFinex being accused by the New York Attorney General’s office of misappropriating funds has shaken up the cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have rallied…
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Bitfinex and Tether Exodus Leads to 7th Most Confirmed Bitcoin Transactions in a Day

Yesterday’s news of Bitfinex being accused by the New York Attorney General’s office of potentially covering up the loss of $850 million using Tether reserves has caused Bitcoin and the crypto market to plummet and investors to panic, not…
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Tether Turmoil Twist: Stolen Reserves Proves Crypto Stablecoin Was Once Backed

The crypto community is in an uproar following the New York State’s Attorney General’s office accusation that prominent crypto exchange Bitfinex – tied closely to the controversial stablecoin Tether – had hidden a $850 million loss at…
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Hacked Bitcoin Moves: 300 of Bitfinex Users’ BTC Moves for the First Time

Around 300 of the Bitcoin that were never recovered following a hack of the crypto exchange Bitfinex have moved today. The hack in the summer of 2016 cost the company $73 million at the time. The coins appear to have been moved to a total of…
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Bitfinex Gives Tether Competition, Adds Four of Market’s Top Stablecoins

Cryptocurrency exchanges Bitfinex and Ethfinex now support trading for all six of the market’s major stablecoins. Adding to its support for MakerDao’s Dai and Tether’s USDT, the sister platforms recently listed USD Coin (USDC), TrueUSD…
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DoJ Bitcoin Manipulation Probe Homes in on Tether and Bitfinex

Tether Burns Half a Billion USDT Coins in an Act of RedemptionAn ongoing criminal probe into potential Bitcoin price manipulation conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice has begun to take a closer look at how Tether and crypto exchange Bitfinex…
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Bitfinex Premium on Bitcoin Hit $1,000 Today, Can It Affect the SEC’s Decision?

Bitfinex’s $1,000 premium on Bitcoin, which sent its price shooting upwards of $7,500, and Tether’s 6% drop on Monday, has created a lot of commotion in the crypto-sphere. The currency’s wild price swing, which was observed only on…
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What’s Causing 2% Bitcoin Premium on Bitfinex? Possibility of Arbitrage

On Bitfinex, a leading cryptocurrency exchange, Bitcoin is being traded with a 2 percent premium based on the current price of $6,285. As BitMEX Research revealed, the premium of Bitcoin on Bitfinex continued to increase throughout the past…
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Crypto Exchanges Resort to Unorthodox Methods Amid Bear Market

A side effect of plummeting cryptocurrency prices is that crypto exchanges such as Binance, Bitfinex, OKEx, and many others are seeing trading volumes drop considerably, and with it, the revenue these companies derive from the trading fees associated…