What Death Spiral? Bitcoin’s Hashrate is Still Climbing

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Contradicting bearish predictions, bitcoin’s hashrate is once again climbing. | Source: Shutterstock Following a period of sustained bearish sentiment in the Bitcoin mining market accompanied by three notable hashrate reductions in the final third of 2018, the flagship cryptocurrency’s network appears to be back on its way to optimum health. Bitcoin Reverses Hashrate Decline In […]

Ethereum Postponed its Hard Fork, But Some Miners Didn’t Listen

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Ethereum’s developers tried to postpone Constantinople at the last minute, but a sizable number of miners didn’t pay attention. | Source: Shutterstock On January 15, Ethereum’s developers put out a security alert that they were postponing the scheduled Constantinople upgrade. Not everyone made the appropriate changes, however, and there is a currently a parallel universe […]

Morgan Stanley Shares Plunge on Earnings Woes, Bank Blames Bonds

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Morgan Stanley missed analyst earnings estimates by more than 10 percent. | Source: Shutterstock Morgan Stanley’s fixed-income division posted its worst quarterly results in three years, sending the stock plummeting. According to Bloomberg, the Wall Street firm recorded a drop of 30% in bond-trading revenue from $808 million a year ago to $564 million. This […]

Is DX.Exchange a Sham? Crypto Platform For US Stock Trading Linked to Shady SpotOption

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DX.Exchange, the new kid on the crypto trading block that offers tokenized versions of Nasdaq-listed US stocks (powered by Nasdaq’s Matching Engine Technology), has some questionable, even sketchy ties with a shuttered binary options trading platform based in Israel. Limor Patarkazishvili owns the much-applauded crypto platform DX.Exchange, CCN has learned. Who is Patarkazishvili? She previously […]