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Seed CX Slashes Rates as Crypto Trading Fee War Looms

| David Pan

Cryptocurrency exchange Seed CX has cut fees as competition piles into the profitable crypto trading space.

SEC Chair Clayton: Bitcoin Needs ‘Better Regulation’ Before Major Exchange Listing

| William Foxley

Better regulation is needed around bitcoin markets before they can be traded on major exchanges, the head of the SEC said on Thursday.

Bitcoin Price Dips to $9.6K as Bear Cross Looms

| Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin slipped to an 18-day low today, as a key indicator threatens to turn bearish for the first time in a year.

New York Among 13 States Excluded as Binance.US Opens for Registrations

| Daniel Palmer

The U.S. arm of cryptocurrency exchange Binance is opening for registration and deposits on Wednesday.

Ether, XRP Rise to 1-Month Highs While Bitcoin Falls

| Sebastian Sinclair

Ether, XRP rise to 1-Month highs despite bitcoin's poor performance in recent weeks.

Binance Makes Strategic Investment in Chinese Crypto Media Firm

| Daniel Palmer

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has made an undisclosed investment in Chinese media and data source Mars Finance.

OKEX Korea Drops 5 Privacy Cryptocurrencies Citing FATF Rules

| Daniel Palmer

The Korean arm of the exchange has dropped support for privacy-enhancing cryptocurrencies including monero, zcash and dash.

What Bitcoin’s Valuation Says About Its Volatility

| Noelle Acheson

Noelle Acheson argues that bitcoin’s volatility is intrinsic and is unlikely to diminish with increased liquidity – and that’s not a bad thing.

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CME Files to Double Monthly Bitcoin Futures Open Position Limit to 10K BTC

| Nikhilesh De

CME Group wants to double the maximum number of bitcoin futures contracts traders can buy for each month.

Huobi Plans Backdoor IPO Attempt in Hong Kong, Document Suggests

| David Pan

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi appears to be inching towards a reverse initial public offering, according to a filing with Hong Kong Stock Exchange.