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BitMEX freezes as XBTUSD crashes 10% below Bitcoin spot price [UPDATED]

BitMEX freezes as XBTUSD crashes 10% below Bitcoin spot price [UPDATED]

The price of Bitcoin dived $400 below the BTC spot price on BitMEX’s Bitcoin perpetual swap contract as the platform reportedly halted trading on account of “system instability.” Traders widely reported experiencing a system crash on BitMEX between 02:16 and 03:00 UTC Friday morning, as XBTUSD crashed to $3,600, $400 below the Bitcoin spot price.

Funds on CME Bitcoin futures market have turned aggressively bearish, data shows

Funds on CME Bitcoin futures market have turned aggressively bearish, data shows

Large speculators on the CME Bitcoin futures market appeared to be positioned overwhelmingly short weeks in advance of Bitcoin’s supposed coronavirus panic-selling correction.  Data from the CTFC Commitment of Traders report reveals that, in late January, leveraged funds began to turn aggressively bearish on the CME cash-settled Bitcoin futures market.

Handshake mainnet goes live allowing anyone to own top-level domains and earn in decentralized fashion

Handshake mainnet goes live allowing anyone to own top-level domains and earn in decentralized fashion

Handshake, a Proof-of-Work DNS protocol spearheaded by the co-creator of Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, has launched its mainnet in its bid to decentralize trusted Certificate Authorities and replace authoritative bodies like ICANN that govern top-level domains (TLDs) like “ dot com” and “.org.” The project has maintained a low profile since debuting in August 2018, when news broke […]