Bitcoin hitting all-time high prices on various exchanges

Today is an interesting day, as Bitcoin has started hitting all time highs on different exchanges across the market. However, after peaking just under $20K, the price has corrected slightly down to the lower part of $19K. This marks a special day in Bitcoin history, with the only challenge left is to officially break over $20K. …

$17K: Bitcoin hits new high for the year, still has room for growth

The price of Bitcoin is booming, with it just hitting $17K on all major Bitcoin exchanges, with the highest being $17,299.43 on Asian exchange LakeBTC. But is there still room for growth? In 2017, Bitcoin peaked at just under $20K, and then had a massive correction. With that in mind, with BTC hitting $17K although …

U.S. Justice Department launches probe into Bitcoin exchanges and price manipulation

The United States Justice Department has opened a criminal probe that looks to investigate whether Bitcoin traders are manipulating the prices of Bitcoin and other digital currencies. According to sources familiar with the matter who asked not to be named, they said the investigation is focused on illegal practices that can influence prices such as spoofing …

13 Bitcoin related exchanges are named in New York Attorney General’s probe

In an interesting turn of events, the State of New York Attorney’s General has named 13 Bitcoin related exchanges that they will be investigating in a probe to attempt to “improve transparency and accountability of major cryptocurrency trading platforms.” The letter sent from Attorney General Schneiderman names the following exchanges: (1) Coinbase, Inc. (GDAX) (2) …

Total Bitcoin exchange trading volume is reaching all time highs this year

Bitcoin is on a massive bull run and exchange trading volume shows it reaching epic heights this year. The price of Bitcoin has gone parabolic, hitting all time highs this week briefly touching $2400 on some exchanges such as OKCoin, before settling back down in the $2200 range. OKCoin touches $2400 briefly before dropping back …

Total Bitcoin exchange trading volume blows past $200 million during record highs

Bitcoin is breaking all sorts of records this week. Not only did the price move quickly beyond $1400 (which is now sitting over $1600) and reach $24 billion in market capitalization (which is now over $25 billion), but it just blew right past $200 million in Bitcoin exchange trading volume today. Pictured above is the total Bitcoin …

Bitcoin exchange Gemini processed almost $30 million in trades yesterday

During the height of the price rally yesterday, Bitcoin exchange Gemini which is managed by the Winklevoss twins, saw nearly $30 million in trading volume. At their peak yesterday, Gemini processed a total of $28.19 million USD in bitcoin buys and sells. Total BTC transacted was 21,110.90 (which at the time market value was $1334.40 …