The price of bitcoin slumped again today after Bitfinex closed its order book, citing issues with its post-trade processing.
Bitcoin's price crashed over the New Year weekend, losing $51 over two days. Why?
Bitcoin margin trading comes under scrutiny as BitVC takes 46% of traders' profits to cover a 3,000 BTC loss.
CoinDesk speaks to Bitfinex, OKCoin and others about margin trading and its impact on the overall bitcoin economy.
Some market observers believe Thursday's price drop may have been caused by the actions of bitcoin traders.
Quoine, a new Japan-based exchange, is designed by financial industry professionals and will target the wealth centers of Asia.
Chinese exchange Huobi introduces margin trading and interest-bearing accounts with its new internationally focused brands BitVC and Yubibao.
OKCoin is reintroducing its peer-to-peer margin trading service by opening the platform to foreign users.
A new trading platform, BTC.sx, is offering investors the chance to take short and long positions on future bitcoin price movements against the…