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Drop, splash, water (qimono/Pixabay)
Poor Bitcoin Market Liquidity Keeps Crypto Whales at Bay
Low liquidity means large buy and sell orders can significantly affect bitcoin's price.
Drop, splash, water (qimono/Pixabay)

Stock charts during a live trading session (Nicholas Cappello/Unsplash)
Crypto Market May See Renewed Volatility as Whales Begin to Accumulate Bitcoin
Calm waters do not last long in bitcoin, so be prepared for a sharp move here shortly, one observer said, referring to the cryptocurrency's ultra-low historical or realized price volatility.
Stock charts during a live trading session (Nicholas Cappello/Unsplash)

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Chainlink Whale ‘Oldwhite’ Used More Than 150 Wallets to Avoid Staking Limits
The crypto wallet labeled “Oldwhite” on OpenSea is connected to over 1 million staked LINK tokens, blockchain data shows, even though Chainlink officials tried to get "greater inclusion" from a broad base of participants by limiting each wallet to 7,000 LINK tokens.
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Solend passes governance proposal (Arnaud Jaegers/Unsplash)
DeFi Protocol Solend Passes Governance Vote to Reverse ‘Emergency Powers’
An emergency governance vote has been passed as Solend plans to take less drastic measures on the liquidation of a large Solana borrower.
Solend passes governance proposal (Arnaud Jaegers/Unsplash)

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Solend’s Whale Liquidation Crisis Prompts Second Vote to Reverse ‘Emergency Powers’
The Solana-based borrowing and lending service is going back to the ballot box.
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The Solana Hacker House in Miami, April 2022. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Solana DeFi Platform Votes to Control Whale Account in Bid to Avoid Liquidation 'Chaos'
Solend users voted to "grant emergency power to Solend Labs to temporarily take over the whale's account."
The Solana Hacker House in Miami, April 2022. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

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Crypto News Roundup for May 18, 2022
With bitcoin sliding back below $30,000 in sync with U.S. stocks, plus a look at the early fallout from the collapse of UST, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup.
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Silver Freshwater Minnows
First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Minnows Are Resilient as Long-Term Whales Capitulate to Pressure
How long these smaller-scale investors remain committed to their crypto assets will be an interesting trend to observe; bitcoin and ether drop.
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Whales have boosted their ADA stash by more than 40% this year. (Pixabay)
Whale Holdings in Cardano's ADA Token Hit Record High
Large investors have boosted their coin stash by more than 40% this year.
Whales have boosted their ADA stash by more than 40% this year. (Pixabay)