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Coinbase Pro Relaunches Margin Trading For US-Based Users And Institutions

When it comes to investments, especially in cryptocurrencies, the United States authorities are very strict in protecting investors from risks and losses. For this reason, crypto companies often exclude US residents from their offerings due to strict regulatory policies  Although no laws are banning Americans from using margin trading, the regulations remain unclear. Thus, to...
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4 Best Wallets For Staking Cryptocurrencies In 2020

Coin staking is becoming very popular among cryptocurrency investors. One of the reasons for that is because it allows holders to earn passively. Amid stacking pools and wallets, more and more exchanges are jumping on the staking bandwagon as well. The increased interest was recently exemplified in a recent Binance Research report, showing that the...
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Coinbase Hires A Former Google Executive As Chief Product Officer

The U.S. based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has hired a former Google executive as a new Chief Product Officer (CPO). After over a month since the previous CPO left the company, the popular exchange has replaced him with Surojit Chatterjee. Coinbase Hires A New CPO In December last year, Jeremy Henrickson left his position at the...
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Report: Only 23 Million Entities Hold Bitcoin, Which Is 0.3% Of The World’s Population

The number of active entities holding Bitcoin is continuously growing over the years to the current number of over 23 million, according to a recent report. Cryptocurrency exchanges control 13% of all bitcoins, and Coinbase is the leader with the most considerable stash. The popular blockchain monitoring resource, Glassnode, recently published its new paper regarding...
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Coinbase Boss Thinks This Will Happen to Crypto in 2020s

Crypto is entering its second decade, after 10 years of highly dynamic development. Brian Armstrong, CEO, and co-founder of Coinbase revealed his expectations for the coming decade. User Base to Expand to 1 Billion for One Scalable Blockchain Predicting what comes for crypto assets will also in a way outline and affect their future, commented...
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Metamask Returns to Google After 1 Week Ban

After ending 2019 with bad news of being banned on Google Play, Ethereum crypto wallet and dApp platform, MetaMask, managed to make a comeback on January 1st, 2020. Google Reverses Decision The Ethereum ecosystem saw a small setback in the last week of 2019 after Google decided to ban the Android client of MetaMask from...
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Coinbase Wallet Removing Mobile Dapp Browser to Comply With Apple

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for bad news in crypto, with Youtube’s removal of hundreds of videos, Google Play’s removal of Metamask, and now Coinbase mobile wallet users facing an announcement their app is losing its dapp browser, reportedly due to restrictive policy requirements from Apple. Some are calling the announcement “the last...
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New Bitcoin Tech Under Development By Coinbase Exchange

If you are a hodler who appreciates their earnings in crypto, it may be a time you decide to spend some money and shop with crypto at some of the most popular online destinations. The truth is, most of the traders out there don’t know where to turn and use their cryptocurrency to buy goods....
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Getting In and Out of the Cryptocurrency Economy Can Be Costly

Since bitcoin and digital currencies have become popular, fiat on and off-ramps have sprung up that allow investors to enter and exit the cryptoconomy. However, many of the entryways into cryptocurrency markets have a hefty fee between 1-4% of the overall purchase and in order to obtain fiat for crypto the fees are just as...
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Coinbase Closes Earn.com One Year After $100M Acquisition

Coinbase is shutting down the startup Earn.com which it acquired for an estimated $100 million last year. The email service allowed senders to pay users in digital currency for replying to commercial messages or completing tasks. Also Read: Coinbase Acquires Earn.com for an Estimated $100 Million Coinbase Says Goodbye to Earn.com San Francisco-based cryptocurrency trading...
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Coinbase’s Armstrong Wins Patent That Allows Sending Bitcoin As Email

Today’s Bitcoin and altcoin news show that there are a lot of spikes on the market and most of the cryptocurrencies are in the green, mostly because of the latest spike by BTC which led the cryptocurrency above $7,000 once again. According to analysts, Bitcoin may have just short-term bottomed with the recent fall to...
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Helping You Manage, Grow, and Stay Informed About Your Crypto Holdings

By Scott Shapiro, Group Product Manager Introducing: Refreshed Home screen — your front page of the cryptoeconomy Updated Portfolio tab — delivers more personalized insights about your investment performance Expanded market insights — dynamic updates based on overall market and individual crypto price movements New Coinbase app Home on iOS Millions of people turn to...
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Best Bitcoin Debit Cards: The Ultimate Guide

The search for mainstream adoption remains a central theme in the cryptocurrency space, and crypto debit cards have been seen as a great way to bridge the gap between traditional finance and digital currencies. Bitcoin debit cards allow both cryptos and fiat currencies to integrate in a usable way and cards holders can transfer funds...
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Coinbase partners with DustAid to facilitate Crypto Donations to the NSPCC and others this…

By Zeeshan Feroz, CEO, Coinbase UK Creating an open financial system takes its shape in many different ways, and in turn benefits people differently, too. That’s why this December we’re partnering with DustAid to enable our customers to donate crypto to three brilliant charities this Christmas. DustAid is an organisation that facilitates crypto donations to...
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Introducing Portfolios on Coinbase Pro

By Maggie Henry, product manager, Coinbase Pro. Customers can now trade out of multiple sub-accounts on Coinbase Pro. Portfolios allows traders to segregate trading strategies or operate multiple managed client accounts (if a fund of funds or asset manager). Volume-based pricing is calculated at the account level, so all your trading contributes to your 30-day...
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Coinbase Becomes The Largest Tezos (XTZ) Validator

As you probably know from the latest Coinbase news this year, the cryptocurrency exchange announced its Coinbase Pro platform earlier this year, along with Binance and the expansion with the American branch called Binance.US. This has put both of the platforms as direct rivals in the market – but is Binance US or Coinbase Pro...
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How Crypto is Evolving into a Trustless Banking System With DeFi and Dai

The primary pull of decentralized crypto assets is financial freedom from the flawed banking system. Bitcoin is one step but without greater adoption it is still just a speculative vehicle. DeFi and decentralized protocols based on banking are another and they’re gaining traction fast.Crypto Exchanges too CentralizedMany envisaged 2019 being the year of the DEX....
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Kraken Joins Coinbase And Binance To Allow XTZ Staking

One of the leading global cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume and users has recently announced the launch of its fiat gateway for Latin America. As we can see from the update, Binance exchange launches a new gateway and officially made the announcement during laBitConf, a major cryptocurrency event for Latin America which was held in...
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Orchid (OXT) is launching on Coinbase Pro

On Friday, December 13 after 10am PT, transfer OXT into your Coinbase Pro account ahead of trading. Support for OXT will be available in Coinbase’s supported jurisdictions, with the exception of New York State. Additional regions may be added at a later date. Per previous launches, transfers will open during business hours, Pacific time. On...
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Another Coinbase User Falls Victim to a SIM Swap Attack

Cryptocurrency users around the globe face many different threats. SIM Swaps are perhaps the worst type of attack, yet they continue to occur on a regular basis. Anyone keeping bitcoin or altcoins on an exchange would be better off using a hardware wallet of some sorts. Another SIM Swap Story Pops up Users who rely...
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Why Crypto Exchanges Should Lower Their Fees and Profit Margins

The crypto industry has yet to evolve from exchanges which are nothing more than digital banks in reality. A couple are taking bold moves to slash their fees but how many others will follow and how will it affect the wider crypto industry. Crypto Exchanges: Banks in Disguise True financial decentralization should consist of direct...
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Crypto Is Money: Dai Stablecoin Support Arrives on Coinbase Debit Card

If you can spend cryptocurrency in mainstream society, then crypto is money — at least so says the tech’s biggest proponents. Following that line of thought, the Dai — the Ethereum community’s darling stablecoin — definitely just took another decisive step toward “currency” status, insofar as U.S. crypto exchange giant Coinbase revealed on December 6th...
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Binance.US vs. Coinbase Pro: Which Is Better for American Investors?

Cryptocurrency investors in the United States have two notable exchanges to choose from — namely, Coinbase Pro and Binance.US. Though there are several other options as well, these exchanges are operated by two of the most recognizable crypto companies in the world, both of which have a major U.S. presence. In this review, we’ll break...
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Introducing DAI, the first stablecoin on Coinbase Card

By JD Millwood, Head of Growth Marketing Today, we launched full support for DAI — the first stablecoin available on Coinbase Card. Paying with a stablecoin brings something new to the Coinbase Card experience and using a cryptocurrency with stable purchasing power gives more opportunity and choice to customers. For customers wanting to spend crypto...
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Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Fighting to Escape Binance’s Shadow

It’s impossible to assess the cryptocurrency landscape without considering Binance. It looms large over the industry, dictating trends, soaking up liquidity, and compelling new exchanges to fight tooth and nail for market share. Most exchanges aren’t gunning to become the next Binance. But they must all exist in its shadow while striving to carve a...
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SoFi Gets Bitlicense Approval for Crypto Trading Service

US-based personal finance company Social Finance (SoFi) obtained the approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) for its BitLicense application. New Yorkers Can Trade Cryptos via SoFi Digital Assets The NYDFS has permitted Social Finance to provide crypto trading services to its New York customers via its subsidiary SoFi Digital Assets....
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Huge Responsibility: Coinbase Holds Almost 1 Million Bitcoins

The largest cryptocurrency exchange in the U.S., Coinbase, reportedly holds the biggest amount of bitcoins. It has 966k BTC, which is a substantial lead over the other exchanges, as per a recent report. BitMEX and Bitstamp are completing the top three, with 265K and 229K respectively. Coinbase Stores The Most Bitcoins The largest US-based cryptocurrency...
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Ethereum (ETH) 2.0 Upgrade May Revive Staking in 2020

Ethereum (ETH) may bring another round of staking enthusiasm if it moves forward to further replace mining in 2020. New Staking Projects Appeared in the Past Year Staking coins may come in fashion again, as passive income and slow growth replace previous highly speculative uses. Staking is nothing new in the crypto space, but this...
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Why is Tezos Going Parabolic While Crypto Markets Bleed?

Tezos (XTZ) seems to be immune to the recent crypto market slide, continuing its rally from the past weeks. XTZ was up to as high as $1.33, gaining momentum and potentially signaling a successful quarter. XTZ Carries Warning for Pump Behavior Tezos price moves have confused traders, as there is no significant underlying reason for...
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XRP Market Update: Ripple’s XRP Trend of Minor Losses

Current fundamentals show that the majority of crypto-currencies move widely in a range, extending their lateral trade, without showing any significant gain in the short term. The total market capitalization of cryptocurrency currently stands at about $ 238 billion, while Bitcoin accounts for about 65.8% of the total value and, in terms of market capitalization, ...
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