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Binance.US Could Go Public in 3 Years, CEO Zhao Says: Report

Binance.US Could Go Public in 3 Years, CEO Zhao Says: Report

A listing would be a boon for the embattled Binance brand. Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, CEO of one of the world’s largest exchanges, Binance, says its U.S. affiliate is eyeing an initial public offering within three years. According to a report by The Information on Wednesday, Zhao said “Binance.US is just going to do what Coinbase did” by […]

Binance CEO ‘CZ’ Responds to Global Regulatory Pressure, Calling Compliance a ‘Journey’

Binance CEO ‘CZ’ Responds to Global Regulatory Pressure, Calling Compliance a ‘Journey’

“We are seeing wider adoption of cryptocurrencies globally and the need for clearer regulatory frameworks in different countries,” said CZ. Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao has likened the recent pressures by regulators against his exchange business to that of the initial development of the car. In an open letter on Wednesday, CZ said the adoption and development […]

DOJ, IRS Investigating Crypto Exchange Binance: Report

DOJ, IRS Investigating Crypto Exchange Binance: Report

The world’s largest crypto exchange by volume is the subject of a U.S. money-laundering investigation, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Binance Holdings Ltd. is facing a federal investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Internal Revenue Service, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Officials specializing in tax and money-laundering investigations are probing the world’s largest crypto exchange, according to the […]

Buying Your First Crypto? 10 Things You Should Know

Buying Your First Crypto? 10 Things You Should Know

Between dogecoin’s cameos on U.S. television and bitcoin’s growing acceptance on Wall Street, cryptocurrency is reaching a wider audience than ever before. Skyrocketing prices are surely tempting to newcomers, but they should be aware of the risks before jumping in. If you just started paying attention to cryptocurrency and are wondering whether to invest, here are 10 things you need to […]

Coinbase Misses Out on Dogecoin Listing as Meme Token Rallies 6,000%+ on Binance

Coinbase Misses Out on Dogecoin Listing as Meme Token Rallies 6,000%+ on Binance

Coinbase is known for its expensive trading fees yet it’s still not listing doge, one of the most traded tokens. Coinbase, the U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange that went public this week with a direct listing of its shares on Nasdaq, is missing out on the latest frenzy whipping up gasps and chortles in digital asset markets: […]

If the US Voted With Blockchain, We’d Already Know the Election Winner

If the US Voted With Blockchain, We’d Already Know the Election Winner

Major commentators in the crypto space reminded that the U.S. election would have already been done and dusted if the country had used blockchain technology to count votes. Blockchain Voting: Quick and Secure Elections Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao pointed out that the election results would not only be tamper-proof but nearly instantaneous as well. Ethereum co-founder Vitalik […]

Bitcoin Futures OI sinks on BitMEX: and it’s a good sign

Bitcoin Futures OI sinks on BitMEX: and it’s a good sign

The recent losses were the aftermath of the US commodities and Futures Trading Commission [CFTC] coming down hard of BitMEX along with the expiry of futures contracts in the stock market. While Bitcoin was the only major currency to face the brunt of the news directly, altcoins soon followed given the correlation factor. However, as the Bitcoin and altcoin […]

CoinMarketCap Metric Overhaul Keeps Owner Binance at the Top

CoinMarketCap Metric Overhaul Keeps Owner Binance at the Top

CoinMarketCap came under fire last month after its new web traffic-based ranking system gave Binance – which acquired the aggregator for a rumored $400 million in April – a perfect score. “Six weeks in and Binance’s acquisition of CoinMarketCap [is] already being abused to manipulate the rankings,” tweeted an irate Mati Greenspan at the time. Well, the price site […]

Binance Now Lets Users Borrow Against Crypto Holdings to Fund Futures Trades

Binance Now Lets Users Borrow Against Crypto Holdings to Fund Futures Trades

Malta-based Binance, one of the world’s top cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume, now allows users put up their crypto holdings as collateral to fund futures trading. Launched soon before press time, the new “Cross Collateral” feature means users can trade futures contracts using assets stored in their Binance exchange wallet as collateral, without the need […]

Binance Will Soon Reward Market Makers for Providing Futures Liquidity

Binance Will Soon Reward Market Makers for Providing Futures Liquidity

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is adjusting its fee structure to get market makers to add liquidity on its futures platform. Under the revised Binance Futures Market Maker Program, market makers will receive a negative fee for selected trading pairs, according to an official announcement on Monday. A “market maker” is a user who adds liquidity, or buying and selling […]