Liquidity

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TradFi Liquidity Stress Indicator Surges. What Does It Mean for BTC?
The secured overnight financing rate surged Monday, a sign of liquidity stress in the U.S. banking system.
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Higher liquidity in meme coins isn't being reflected in risk assessments. (ataribravo99/Pixabay)
Meme Coin Liquidity Hits Record High Even as Bid-Ask Spread Spotlights Risk
Generally, increased liquidity leads to a tighter bid-ask spread, but that's not the case with meme coins.
Higher liquidity in meme coins isn't being reflected in risk assessments. (ataribravo99/Pixabay)

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Berachain's Crypto Trade Aggregator Ooga Booga Raises $1M
Berachain mainnet isn't even live yet; no traders are trading, or exchanges exchanging, on crypto's latest layer-1. But that isn't dissuading Ooga Booga from fundraising to su...
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Subway
Why Prime Brokers Could Be a Source of Crypto Contagion
Prime brokers are a new source of liquidity in this cycle, which could be good and bad in the long-run, says Phillip Moran, CEO of the Digital Opportunities Group.
Subway

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Bitcoin Rally May Slow as Order-Book Imbalance Hints at Profit Taking
The gap between liquidity on the ask and bid sides of the order book within 2% of the market price has widened to nearly five times is usual value, according to data tracked b...
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OTC volumes in 2023. (Wintermute)
Crypto OTC Volumes on Wintermute Soared 400% in 2023
The market maker said the uptick in over-the-counter trading was due to volumes moving off-exchange.
OTC volumes in 2023. (Wintermute)

Arthur Hayes (CoinDesk)
Arthur Hayes Foresees 30% Bitcoin Crash Amid 'Vicious Washout.' Here's Why
Markets may relive last year's U.S. banking crisis as a crucial funding program is set to expire, Hayes said.
Arthur Hayes (CoinDesk)

Stablecoin market cap (Coin Metrics)
Fresh Money Flows to Crypto as Stablecoin Market Expands After 18-Month Downtrend
Tether's USDT added $7 billion to its market cap since September, a sign of capital entering the crypto market, Matrixport noted.
Stablecoin market cap (Coin Metrics)

Waterfall
Trading Crypto on Binance Becomes Challenging as Order Book Liquidity Tanks 25%
Order book liquidity refers to the capacity to trade quickly at quoted prices.
Waterfall

Sam Bankman-Fried (CoinDesk, modified)
Bitcoin Is Up 70% a Year After FTX Debacle, but 'Alameda Gap' in Liquidity Persists
The 'Alameda gap' refers to the worsening of order-book liquidity following the collapse of the FTX group a year ago.
Sam Bankman-Fried (CoinDesk, modified)