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Crypto Regulation: Prescription for Wider Adoption? (Part 1 of 2)

With the onset of rules and policies on digital assets, we ask whether regulation can in fact help crypto adoption, rather than threaten its development. In this first of two parts, we survey a few of the notable regulatory regimes to better answer that question. Cryptocurrencies are no longer the new kid on the block, […]

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Polygon (MATIC) Deep Dive: Towards Better Scalability, Interconnectivity

Nicknamed the “Internet of blockchains”, the Polygon network — along with MATIC, its governance token — is growing its reputation with its versatility and ability to boost scalability on the Ethereum network. The Ethereum blockchain continues to pick up more use cases as days go by, servicing games, decentralized applications, DeFi, and smart contracts. But […]

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Balancer (BAL) Deep Dive: DeFi Protocol Making Waves

The Balancer (BAL) token governs the Balancer Protocol, whose major draw among others is its index funds — serving as liquidity pools for traders, LPs and other participants looking for passive earning streams. BTSE welcomed BAL onto its platform in July. Balancer is a decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol that launched on the Ethereum blockchain in […]

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Blockchain Dilemma (Part 1 of 3): The Impossible Triangle

Many may know about the dilemma that blockchains face, but some may not know what to do with the information. So why does it matter? This article, the first in a three-part series, answers that question and more.  You’d be surprised by how much this dilemma dictates virtually every decision made by today’s companies trying […]

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How to Make Crypto Arbitrage Work for You

The volatile nature, or dynamism, of the cryptocurrency market makes it as attractive as it is risky for traders. Arbitrage is one way to overcome that and even to use it to one’s advantage. One word might well describe the crypto ecosystem: dynamism. True to the sector’s youthful nature too, change resulting in the volatility […]

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Cardano (ADA) Deep Dive: Strong Technicals, “Smart Money” Traction

We go behind the headlines to examine Cardano (ADA), its fundamentals and opportunities for traders. BTSE welcomed ADA onto its platform in June. Cardano’s ADA token has made impressive gains since the start of this year, even weathering through April’s cryptocurrency “flash crash” in fine form. In fact, the project with its token quickly made […]

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BTSE launches FRM Spot Market

We are pleased to announce that BTSE will list FRM spot market beginning today at 2 PM UTC. What is the Ferrum Network? Welcome to Ferrum Network, the first high-speed interoperability network for real-world financial applications. The Ferrum Network is building a DeFi ecosystem that interoperates across chains and removes barriers to mass adoption with […]

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Bitcoin Fractional Reserve: The Rehypothecation Risk

written by @thevladcostea Bitcoin is making its way into the mainstream, as it gradually becomes entrenched in the legacy financial system – but how does a fixed supply asset fare in a world of fractional reserve? As institutions begin allocating capital towards Bitcoin, more people who otherwise wouldn’t trust a historically volatile stateless currency will […]