Poloniex Eliminates USDC Trading Fees to Boost Volume

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn In case you missed it, Poloniex, one of the major altcoin exchanges, was acquired by Circle in February. Previously, Circle was focused primarily on the major coins versus fiat pairings, but since its acquisition of Poloniex it has had the opportunity to dive into more tokens, and in September it launched its …

AARP Tells Retirees that Bitcoin is Mainly Used by ‘Bunch of Criminals’

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) has ascribed a bizarre definition to bitcoin in a caustically worded article on its website published on Wednesday, Oct. 10. In the slideshow post titled “Improve Your Financial Literacy With This Glossary,” a heavy dose of contempt is specifically reserved for the description of bitcoin and blockchain in …

Goldman-Backed Circle Acquires Crypto Exchange Poloniex

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Former bitcoin startup Circle has acquired US-based cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex. Circle, one of the earliest and the best-funded startups in the bitcoin industry has announced its acquisition of Poloniex, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges. In an announcement, Circle co-founders Sean …

These Firms Are Milking the Cryptocurrency Markets for Astronomical Profits — And You’ve Probably Never Heard of Them

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. What US cryptocurrency-related company makes the highest amount of legal revenue per employee? No, it’s not Coinbase, and — unless you’re particularly tuned into the financial markets — you’ve probably never heard of it. That’s according to Tim Swanson, founder of tech …

Goldman Sachs Isn’t Launching a Bitcoin Trading Desk (Because It Already Owns One)

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Recently, Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein shot down longstanding rumors that the investment bank was launching a cryptocurrency trading desk. Now, we know the reason why: the bank already owns one. Goldman Sachs ‘Not’ Launching Bitcoin Trading Desk As early as …