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dYdX raises margin requirements in some markets, bans “highly profitable trades”

Decentralized crypto exchange dYdX has disclosed new measures to mitigate trading-related risks after burning $9 million of its insurance fund on Nov. 17 to cover users’ losses.According to an announcement on X (formerly Twitter), the exchange increased margin requirements on several “less liquid markets,” affecting tokens such as Eos (EOS),

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First Bitcoin ETF trades $1.5B as GBTC ‘discount’ echoes $69K BTC price

Bitcoin (BTC) institutional investment vehicles are seeing a major volume boost as excitement over possible United States regulatory changes takes hold.Data from resources including Bloomberg showed Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and others nearing record weekly inflows.BITO, GBTC trade $2.5 billion Hints that the U.S. might soon allow a Bitcoin spot price-based

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Bitcoin’s (BTC) Surging Perpetual Funding Rates Make Arbitrage Trades Attractive

The difference, represented by funding rates (that is, the cost of holding long/short positions in perpetual futures, also called perp premium), has surged above an annualized 10% across major exchanges, including Binance, according to Velo Data. Positive funding rates mean buyers, or longs, pay shorts to keep their leveraged bullish

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Bitcoin price trades near key $31.7K pivot point — Can BTC bulls keep up the volume?

Bitcoin (BTC) price pushed above the $31,000 mark on Oct. 23, notching a near 4-month high last seen when BTC price traded at $31,800. The fresh upside push comes as analysts and investors express their excitement over new developments which could point to the impending launch of a spot Bitcoin ETF.

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Crypto firm claiming $1.4B in trades on CMC flashes reportedly fake license data

A number of cryptocurrency platforms reporting billions in daily trades on CoinMarketCap appear to have been misleading their customers about holding certain crypto licenses, an investigation by Cryptox has found.Bitspay, a crypto exchange that reports $1.4 billion daily trades on CoinMarketCap, claimed that it held a licence in and was

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