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Oct 30, 2020 2:00:21 PM
1 Russia’s Gazprombank gets green light for crypto custody in Switzerland
https://cointelegraph.com/news/russia-s-gazprombank-gets-green-light-for-crypto-custody-in-switzerland

Russian banks tap Bitcoin services abroad while the government at home sees no future for private cryptos.


Oct 30, 2020 12:55:30 PM
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2 Audius, the ‘Decentralized Spotify,’ Is Moving Part of Its Service to Solana Blockchain
https://www.coindesk.com/audius-solana-ethereum

Decentralized music-sharing platform Audius is moving certain hosting functions onto the Solana network, though staking remains on Ethereum.
Oct 29, 2020 5:08:28 PM
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3 UK Police Find no Crime in Alleged $3M Crypto ‘Staking’ Scam
https://www.coindesk.com/uk-police-find-no-crime-in-alleged-3m-crypto-staking-scam

Investors who say they lost hundreds of thousands of pounds in an alleged cryptocurrency fraud have had no luck persuading the police that there was in fact a crime committed.
Oct 30, 2020 9:30:26 AM
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4 First Mover: Bitcoin Heads for 24% October Gain as US Election Countdown Begins
https://www.coindesk.com/first-mover-bitcoin-heads-for-24-october-gain-as-u-s-election-countdown-begins

Pantera's Dan Morehead looks at negative images of GDP charts and counts words in Satoshi Nakamoto's white paper to chronicle bitcoin's "movement."
Oct 30, 2020 1:05:29 PM
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5 Uniswap’s $40M Governance Vote Closes on Halloween and Some UNI Holders Fear for Price
https://www.coindesk.com/uniswap-dharma-governance-vote-uni-airdrop

Should users who interacted with Uniswap through a third-party interface be entitled to the free UNI tokens other users received on Sept. 17?
Oct 29, 2020 10:19:50 PM
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6 Bitcoin Traders Can Now Bet on $40K Price With New Deribit Options
https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-traders-can-now-bet-on-40k-price-with-new-deribit-options

Options at a $40,000 strike price expiring in March 2021 and June 2021 went live on Deribit early on Friday
Oct 30, 2020 10:02:09 AM
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7 Report: Governance remains highly centralized on many DeFi projects
https://cointelegraph.com/news/report-governance-remains-highly-centralized-on-many-defi-projects

Top holders control vast amounts of supply.


Oct 30, 2020 1:54:54 PM
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8 Swiss Arm of Russia’s Gazprombank Launches Institutional Bitcoin Offerings
https://www.coindesk.com/swiss-arm-of-russias-gazprombank-launches-institutional-bitcoin-offerings

Gazprombank (Switzerland) has been authorized by FINMA to launch institutional cryptocurrency services in Switzerland.
Oct 30, 2020 1:13:45 PM
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9 Blockchain could become a part of the US military’s strategic weaponry
https://cointelegraph.com/news/blockchain-could-become-a-part-of-the-us-military-s-strategic-weaponry

SIMBA Chain beat competitors such as Boeing by using blockchain to underpin a war games solution for the U.S. Department of Defense.


Oct 30, 2020 9:53:26 AM
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10 Nearly 24% of Ether held on exchanges — Three times the percentage of Bitcoin
https://cointelegraph.com/news/nearly-24-of-ether-held-on-exchanges-three-times-the-percentage-of-bitcoin

Only 8.1% of Bitcoin is held on exchanges compared to Ether, one-quarter of which sits on exchanges.


Oct 30, 2020 7:21:47 AM
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11 Huawei’s Mate 40 Phone to Ship With Digital Yuan Wallet
https://www.coindesk.com/huaweis-mate-40-phone-to-ship-with-digital-yuan-wallet

The upcoming Mate 40 line of devices will feature a built-in hardware wallet for China's central bank digital currency.
Oct 30, 2020 10:36:13 AM
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12 ‘Flash Loans’ Have Made Their Way to Manipulating Protocol Elections
https://www.coindesk.com/flash-loans-manipulate-defi-protocol-elections

BProtocol used a flash loan to speed up election results on MakerDAO. The DeFi platform is now weighing changes to its voting process.
Oct 29, 2020 5:45:56 PM
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13 Wrapped Bitcoin is now Ethereum's 6th Largest Token
https://cointelegraph.com/news/wrapped-bitcoin-is-now-ethereum-s-6th-largest-token

With a market cap now over $1.5 billion, Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) makes up 80% of the total BTC held on Ethereum.


Oct 30, 2020 4:52:42 AM
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14 ETH Gobbles Up Larger Share of Genesis Loan Book as Trading Firms Feast on DeFi Summer
https://www.coindesk.com/eth-gobbles-up-larger-share-of-genesis-loan-book-as-trading-firms-feast-on-defi-summer

Genesis Trading saw the share of bitcoin in its loan portfolio drop – mainly due to demand for liquidity mining on DeFi protocols.
Oct 30, 2020 1:00:58 PM
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15 Harvest Finance Boosts Bounty to $1M for Information Leading to Return of Exploited Funds
https://www.coindesk.com/harvest-finance-boosts-bounty-to-1m-for-information-leading-to-return-of-exploited-funds

Harvest Finance is offering $1 million for information leading to the return of funds from Monday's $24 million exploit.
Oct 29, 2020 7:06:18 PM
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16 Bitcoin suddenly slides 4% as BofA predicts a 20% stock market crash
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-suddenly-slides-4-as-bofa-predicts-a-20-stock-market-crash

The price of Bitcoin abruptly dropped 4% from the day’s peak as the uncertainty in the stock market intensified.


Oct 30, 2020 9:00:00 AM
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17 JPM Coin debut marks start of blockchain’s value-driven adoption cycle
https://cointelegraph.com/news/jpm-coin-debut-marks-start-of-blockchain-s-value-driven-adoption-cycle

Despite its centralized design, JPM Coin’s real life utilization represents a step toward the mainstream adoption of blockchain technology.


Oct 30, 2020 1:43:46 PM
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18 Mirage Recovery: What ‘Record’ GDP Growth Tells Us About the Economy
https://www.coindesk.com/mirage-recovery-record-gdp-growth-economy

The Department of Commerce’s new report shows 33.1% annualized GDP growth in Q3, but does this really tell us much about the state of the economy?
Oct 29, 2020 7:00:57 PM
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19 Maker community scrambles to fix long-standing vulnerability to flash loans
https://cointelegraph.com/news/maker-community-scrambles-to-fix-long-standing-vulnerability-to-flash-loans

A relatively benign attack highlighted the potential threat of flash loans.


Oct 29, 2020 5:46:58 PM
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20 Blockchain Bites: Coinbase’s Card, Avanti’s Approval, FTX’s Fractional Stocks
https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-bites-coinbases-card-avantis-approval-ftxs-fractional-stocks

Meanwhile, The Graph's $12 million raise is one in a line of many public token sales this year.
Oct 29, 2020 4:27:40 PM
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21 Chinese city seeks to power urban governance and more using blockchain tech
https://cointelegraph.com/news/chinese-city-seeks-to-power-urban-governance-and-more-using-blockchain-tech

30 new blockchain adoption applications will be considered as part of the city's two-year plan.


Oct 29, 2020 9:47:50 PM
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22 Ripple Keeps Pumping Funds Into MoneyGram
https://www.coindesk.com/ripple-funds-moneygram-xrp

All in, Ripple has funded the money sender to the tune of over $52 million for providing liquidity to one of its payments products.
Oct 30, 2020 7:56:29 AM
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23 Up or down? These Bitcoin price levels hint at the next move from $13K
https://cointelegraph.com/news/up-or-down-these-bitcoin-price-levels-hint-at-the-next-move-from-13k

Bitcoin price action has turned sideways amid fears of potential coronavirus lockdowns across Europe, establishing some clearly-defined support and resistance levels around $13,000.


Oct 29, 2020 2:07:57 PM
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24 Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hits $13.6K; 500K ETH Options Pile Up for December
https://www.coindesk.com/market-wrap-bitcoin-eth-options-december

Bitcoin’s price is turning bullish as ether options traders accumulate half a million of ETH options for December expiration.
Oct 29, 2020 8:38:41 PM
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25 Bitcoin just 4 days away from historically bullish $10K price record
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-just-4-days-away-from-historically-bullish-10k-price-record

If Bitcoin can stay above $10,000 by the day of the U.S. elections, history suggests that $100,000 is next.


Oct 30, 2020 10:00:00 AM
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26 US Charges Stanford Crypto Group Director With Defrauding His Former Employer – the Fed
https://www.coindesk.com/stanford-digital-currency-initiative-director-charged-wire-fraud

Lawrence Rufrano allegedly hid his work at Stanford and blockchain startup Factom from disability benefits regulators.
Oct 29, 2020 4:52:11 PM
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27 Here’s why Ethereum bulls don’t care about Friday’s $40M ETH options expiry
https://cointelegraph.com/news/here-s-why-ethereum-bulls-don-t-care-about-friday-s-40m-eth-options-expiry

Despite $40 million in Ethereum options expiring on Friday, multiple indicators favor bulls as ETH 2.0 approaches.


Oct 30, 2020 12:34:39 AM
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28 Bitcoin Transaction Fees Rise to 28-Month High as Hashrate Drops Amid Price Rally
https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-transaction-fees-hashrate

The cost of doing transactions on bitcoin is surging at a time the network is suffering its worst congestion in nearly three years.
Oct 29, 2020 4:34:42 PM
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29 Tax professional explains the most important thing for US crypto holders
https://cointelegraph.com/news/tax-professional-explains-the-most-important-thing-for-us-crypto-holders

Tax season is confusing, especially when it comes to crypto.


Oct 29, 2020 9:08:34 PM
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30 Willy Woo: Signs that BTC is decoupling supports its 'safe haven' status
https://cointelegraph.com/news/willy-woo-signs-that-btc-is-decoupling-supports-its-safe-haven-status

Bitcoin’s decoupling from stocks began within days of its NVT price hitting an all-time high, according to Willy Woo.


Oct 30, 2020 3:34:08 AM
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31 FTX Raises ‘TRUMP’ Futures Margins as Price Suggests Lower Expectations of Election Win
https://www.coindesk.com/ftx-raises-trump-futures-margins-as-price-suggests-lower-expectations-of-election-win

FTX said the price of one TRUMP contract roughly equals the president's expected chances of reelection.
Oct 30, 2020 11:11:24 AM
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32 Binance CEO denies allegations that the exchange’s US arm is a regulatory decoy
https://cointelegraph.com/news/binance-ceo-denies-allegations-that-the-exchange-s-us-arm-is-a-regulatory-decoy

“Binance has always operated within the boundaries of the law,” said CZ.


Oct 29, 2020 9:25:36 PM
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33 Bitcoin price spikes 5% to $13.5K shortly after ECB stimulus announcement
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-price-spikes-5-to-13-5k-shortly-after-ecb-stimulus-announcement

Bitcoin price rallied from $12,920 to $13,600 in the hours following the European Central Bank statement and optimistic job data from the U.S.


Oct 29, 2020 5:27:01 PM
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34 Declining DEX volumes reflect DeFi investors shift to Bitcoin, data shows
https://cointelegraph.com/news/declining-dex-volumes-reflect-defi-investors-shift-to-bitcoin-data-shows

Steadily declining DEX trading volumes and disintegrating DeFi token prices suggest investors have shifted their focus back to Bitcoin.


Oct 29, 2020 7:13:31 PM
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35 Advising the Advisers: ‘On Purpose’ Podcast Live Taping Party
https://www.coindesk.com/on-purpose-podcast-taping

As a financial adviser, you might feel pressured to know every answer to your clients’ portfolio needs. But you’ve got some burning questions about digital assets like bitcoin. Now’s your chance to ask: On Purpose podcast host and Onramp Invest CEO Tyrone Ross invites the public to CoinDesk’s first podcast live taping party and AMA […]
Oct 30, 2020 8:44:49 AM
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36 Bitcoin adoption could reach 90% by 2030, investment firm founder claims
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-adoption-could-reach-90-by-2030-investment-firm-founder-claims

Adoption started slow but has ramped up with the passage of time.


Oct 29, 2020 5:12:59 PM
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37 The Hoff claims to have invented Bitcoin in 12th anniversary video
https://cointelegraph.com/news/the-hoff-claims-to-have-invented-bitcoin-in-12th-anniversary-video

Nine celebrities have wished Bitcoin a happy twelfth birthday despite knowing very little about the cryptocurrency.


Oct 30, 2020 4:37:34 AM
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38 Leaked Docs Reveal How Binance Dealt With US Regulations: Report
https://www.coindesk.com/binance-regulatory-evasion-tai-chi

Crypto trading colossus Binance created a corporate plan for profiting from the U.S. market while avoiding regulatory scrutiny, Forbes reported Thursday, citing a 2018 document it obtained.
Oct 29, 2020 8:13:42 PM
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39 OKEx, Still Paralyzed by Founder’s Arrest, Details Plans for Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork
https://www.coindesk.com/okex-bitcoin-cash-hard-fork

While cryptocurrency withdrawals on OKEx remains suspended, the exchange is detailing its plans for the scheduled Bitcoin Cash fork in November.
Oct 29, 2020 9:01:41 PM
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40 Kraken Daily Market Report for October 29 2020
https://blog.kraken.com/post/6715/kraken-daily-market-report-for-october-29-2020/

Overview


  • Total spot trading volume at $274.1 million, the volume is slightly up from the weekly average of $245.8 million as Bitcoin went up and down 2% in the second half of the day.
  • Usually one of the least traded coins, REPV2 trading volume was up over 1872% against USD. Similarly, REP was up +158% in terms of trading volume. REPV2 closed the day with only 0.17% returns, while REP closed with a 10% return.

October 29, 2020 
 $274.1M traded across all markets today
 Crypto, EUR, USD, JPY, CAD, GBP, CHF, AUD 
XBT 
$13452. 
↑1.3% 
$172.3M
ETH 
$387.02 
↓0.5% 
$37.9M
USDT 
$1.0004 
↓0.01% 
$28.4M
LINK 
$11.276 
↓1.6% 
$9.45M
BCH 
$267.53 
↓0.3% 
$5.01M
DOT 
$4.0543 
↓7.0% 
$4.39M
XRP 
$0.2424 
↓1.3% 
$3.68M
USDC 
$0.9998 
↓0.03% 
$3.23M
LTC 
$54.885 
↓1.7% 
$2.88M
XMR 
$124.49 
↓1.7% 
$2.2M
ADA 
$0.0953 
↓3.6% 
$1.79M
FIL 
$32.572 
↓3.0% 
$1.52M
XTZ 
$1.9325 
↓3.5% 
$1.31M
REP 
$13.564 
↑10% 
$1.0M
ATOM 
$4.6354 
↓3.5% 
$908K
PAXG 
$1875.0 
↓0.9% 
$869K
TRX 
$0.0265 
↓1.3% 
$645K
XLM 
$0.0773 
↓1.2% 
$592K
ALGO 
$0.2572 
↓6.9% 
$582K
GNO 
$45.600 
↑12% 
$582K
MLN 
$20.173 
↓4.7% 
$564K
CRV 
$0.4434 
↓9.9% 
$474K
EOS 
$2.6388 
↓0.6% 
$448K
YFI 
$10776. 
↓14% 
$409K
OMG 
$2.8883 
↓5.9% 
$406K
COMP 
$96.937 
↓10% 
$405K
DAI 
$1.0083 
↓0.12% 
$394K
KAVA 
$1.4592 
↓7.4% 
$390K
ETC 
$5.4040 
↓1.9% 
$390K
REPV2 
$12.438 
↑0.17% 
$300K
OXT 
$0.2131 
↓6.4% 
$299K
ZEC 
$56.884 
↑0.06% 
$295K
DASH 
$67.069 
↓1.4% 
$286K
WAVES 
$3.0221 
↓0.8% 
$275K
BAT 
$0.1892 
↓3.1% 
$219K
ICX 
$0.3379 
↓0.27% 
$171K
UNI 
$2.5392 
↓5.0% 
$170K
STORJ 
$0.3382 
↑2.2% 
$122K
SNX 
$3.2352 
↓10% 
$117K
QTUM 
$2.0339 
↓2.4% 
$117K
SC 
$0.0025 
↑2.2% 
$95.6K
XDG 
$0.0025 
↓0.29% 
$86.4K
KSM 
$30.019 
↓4.7% 
$78.9K
NANO 
$0.7723 
↑1.3% 
$73.0K
LSK 
$1.0491 
↓1.6% 
$59.5K
KNC 
$0.8161 
↓4.8% 
$53.7K
BAL 
$10.380 
↓4.2% 
$28.7K

The post Kraken Daily Market Report for October 29 2020 appeared first on Kraken Blog.


Oct 30, 2020 3:51:55 AM
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