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Bitcoin Whales are Stabilizing the Market, Not Crashing it: Research

New data from Chainalysis has revealed that bitcoin whales are a surprisingly heterogeneous group of coin holders who might be doing more good than harm to the market. Read more…

The 6 Costliest Mistakes People Make When Trading Bitcoin OTC

99% of people who want to buy or sell cryptocurrency can do it directly on an exchange but placing an extremely large order on an exchange can be a costly enterprise. Read more…

Reports Show Over the Counter (OTC) Bitcoin Trading Volumes Dwarf Public Exchanges

An international research created an analytical report which highlighted that the over-the-counter market for Bitcoin actually surpasses the volume of the global bitcoin exchange market. Read more…

Bitcoin Over the Counter Trades (OTC): How the Whales Purchase Cryptocurrency

Big cryptocurrency players, called whales, rely on over-the-counter (OTC) markets to book their big buys. Let’s call a whale an individual or entity who plans to move $250,000 in fiat currency at one time. At some OTC providers, a minimum of $75,000 must be on the table before discussions can even begin.. Read more…

Why Did Bitcoin Whales Sell $100M of Crypto?

The cryptocurrency world is both anonymous and highly transparent, as blockchains account for all transactions in an open, decentralized and public ledger. When a price shift takes place, analysts are able to look back through transaction histories to determine potential causes for those fluctuations. Read more…

Uncharted Bitcoin OTC Markets Gear Up For Institutional Inflows

As the entrance of institutional players into the crypto space continues to draw nigh, the market for a murky off-exchange form of trading known as over-the-counter is becoming an increasingly critical lynchpin to the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Read more…

Coinbase Quietly Opened Its OTC Crypto Trading Desk This Month

U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase opened its over-the-counter (OTC) crypto trading desk earlier this month. In an OTC transaction, a trade takes place between two parties directly, unlike on an exchange where orders are matched between third-party buyers and sellers.. Read more…

Bitcoin Whale Alert: 2048 BTC transferred to Bitfinex for selling

Bitcoin Whales are preparing for the bear run as more and more sellers are entering the markets to lower their losses. Recently 2048 BTC were transferred from 2 unknown wallets to Bitfinex Exchange probably for selling from unknown wallets.  Read more…