14Mar/20

$100M+ in Margin Calls: Crypto Lenders Demand Collateral as Market Buckles

The budding market for cryptocurrency-backed loans met its first big stress test this week as bitcoin (BTC) dropped 40 percent and lenders demanded additional collateral from borrowers. In the last day, GenesisRead More…

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09Mar/20

You Call That Volatility? Bitcoin Traders Scoff at Wall Street’s Gyrations

It was just another Monday in the notoriously volatile cryptocurrency markets, which stay open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Traders in the 11-year-old digital-asset industry described few changes inRead More…

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25Apr/19

Blockfi Launches High-Interest Crypto Lending Program in India

US-based Blockfi has expanded into India, offering a high rate on its interest-bearing account for two cryptocurrencies. News.Bitcoin.com talked to Blockfi and a local Indian crypto exchange offering a similar program toRead More…

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08Mar/19

Universal Protocol Alliance Launches Interest-Paying Stablecoin UPUSD

A consortium of blockchain companies including Bittrex International, Brave, Cred, and Bitgo is launching a new stablecoin. Universal Protocol Alliance’s Universal Dollar (UPUSD) is a dollar-pegged token whose holders will earn interest,Read More…

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