BitMEX CEO’s Call For Double-Digit Ethereum Comes True: ETH At $90

Arthur Hayes: Ethereum (ETH), A “Double Digit S*hitcoin” In late-August of this year, Arthur Hayes, the chief executive at BitMEX, the world’s foremost crypto mercantile exchange, took to his firm’s in-house blog to tout some controversial sentiment. In an extensive post, the former institutional trader began his Ethereum (ETH) bash by telling a personal story, […]

Meet The Man Who’s Building a Commission-Free ‘BitMEX’ [Interview]

Bitcoinist spoke with Adam Todd, CEO of Digitex Futures, a trading platform that aims to become a commission-free, non-custodial ‘BitMEX’ for cryptocurrencies built on Ethereum.  Bitcoinist: What is Digitex Futures? What are you doing that’s different/new? Can you give us your elevator pitch? Adam Todd: Digitex Futures is a commission-free, non-custodial futures exchange. Traders can speculate […]

Exchange News: Coincheck Resumes All Trading, Bitmex Insurance Fund Grows

Exchanges In recent crypto exchange news, Coincheck has successfully reinstated deposits and trading services for all cryptocurrencies that were live on the exchange before it was hacked in January. Bhex, an exchange founded by Huobi’s former chief technology officer, has announced that it will start operations at the end of the month, while 1,452.6 BTC […]

Why Crypto Traders Might Need to Embrace Shorting Bitcoin (BTC) and Other Cryptocurrencies

Sunday the 25th of November will go down in history as the date Bitcoin (BTC) fell to $3,500 and Ethereum (ETH) went sub $100 when it was valued at $98 only hours ago. These major coins are now valued at $3,866 and $111 as we look forward to the final week of November. In the […]

Bitcoin Cash ‘Hash War’ May Soon End As Losses Near $12M

The total cost of the ongoing ‘hash rate war’ affecting Bitcoin Cash has topped $11.8 million, data from Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency trading platform BitMEX shows. SV Bears Brunt Of Giant Losses Fresh research uploaded to social media November 21 reveals the true extent of the curious phenomenon, in which miners have opted to mine Bitcoin […]

Arthur Hayes’ $5,000 Bitcoin (BTC) Prediction Comes True

Bitcoin (BTC) Hits $5,000 After Sell-Off, BitMEX CEO’s Prophecy Fulfilled In July, as reported by Ethereum World News, Arthur Hayes, the famed chief executive at Hong Kong-based BitMEX, unexpectedly predicted that Bitcoin (BTC) didn’t bottom at $5,800, even while the crypto market’s leading analysts begged to differ. At the time, Hayes, a former Citibank and […]

Eight Ways to Profit in a Crypto Bear Market

Markets and Prices If the crypto winter has placed your altcoin trading on ice, you were never a trader to begin with. Any fool can make money in a bull market, but bear markets are where knowledge is gained and future profits are carved. Also read: Wendy McElroy: How Centralized Exchanges Intend to […]

Bitmex Research: New Data Points to Noble Being Tether’s Primary Reserve Bank

Regulation One of the biggest mysteries in the cryptocurrency world at the moment is the location of the vast USD reserves meant to be backing Tether. The stablecoin is used by many exchanges as a proxy for fiat in trading pairs which makes its solvency a critical issue at the heart of […]

Bitcoin’s Price Drops $1K in Sharp Break Below $10K

Bitcoin’s price fell sharply during mid-day trading on Wednesday, dropping more than $1,000 amid reports of exchange issues. CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) hit a low of $9,494.45 – representing a decline of more than $1,200 from the day’s opening price of $10,709.53. The sharp drop is notable, considering that the cryptocurrency’s price had risen […]