Global crypto exchange king Binance and the controversial Bitfinex are the only two exchanges in the top 25 not wash trading their Bitcoin trading volumes. This is according to a report by the Blockchain Transparency Institute. The report unearthed massive volume manipulation and misrepresentation on major exchanges including OKEx, CoinBene, HitBTC, Huobi and Bithumb.
The United States government has spent USD 5.7 million with blockchain analytics firms so far in 2018 and this spending is accelerating, according to a report by digital currency publication Diar. Blockchain analytics firms are paid to conduct blockchain espionage, for criminal prosecution, taxes, and to ensure cryptocurrency regulations are being
Goldman Sachs will launch a bitcoin trading desk, the investment banking behemoth confirmed on Wednesday. The New York Times reports that the banking firm, one of the largest financial institutions in the U.S, is preparing to begin using its own funds to sponsor a number of investment contracts tied to the bitcoin