Exchanges show initial support to Terra revival by listing new LUNA token

Crypto trading platforms show initial signs of support for the revival of the collapsed Terra network by listing Terra’s brand new token, also named LUNA. The HitBTC exchange took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce that Terra’s new chain token Luna will be available on its platform on May 27. The news comes amid Terraform Labs preparing to relaunch its protocol on May 27 and replace the old chain referred to as Terra Classic with the new chain called just Terra, or Terra 2.0. The new chain will not be…

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Do Kwon shares LUNA burn address but warns ‘LUNAtics’ against using it

The recent Terra revival plan announced by Do Kwon, the co-founder and CEO of Terraform Labs, received mixed reactions as many questioned the effectiveness of a hard fork in reviving the fallen prices of LUNA and UST tokens. Instead, the part of the community recommended burning LUNA tokens as the most plausible way to achieve a comeback. Kwon’s proposal to preserve the Terra ecosystem involves hard forking the existing Terra blockchain without the algorithmic stablecoin and redistributing a new version of the LUNA tokens to investors based on a historical…

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Court documents reveal Do Kwon dissolved Terraform Labs Korea days before LUNA crash

The dramatic story of the Terra (LUNA) crash — referred to by some as the Lehman Brothers of crypto — has taken yet another remarkable turn as legal documents reveal the liquidation of two South Korean offices and the dissolution of the Terraform Labs Korea corporation in the days preceding the dual currency collapse. Initially reported by South Korean news outlet Digital Today, the information obtained from the country’s Supreme Court Registry Office highlight that Do Kwon successfully instigated the liquidation of two branches and an entire company. Both the Busan headquarters…

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Novogratz says LUNA tattoo is a constant reminder investing ‘requires humility’

Mike Novogratz, the billionaire founder of crypto asset management firm Galaxy Digital, has told his followers that his LUNA-inspired tattoo will serve as a reminder to remain humble in the world of venture capital investing.  Following the fallout of the recent LUNA / UST meltdown, Novogratz penned an open letter on Wednesday, telling his followers that: ​​“My tattoo will be a constant reminder that venture investing requires humility.” It was on Jan. 5 tha Novogratz first showed off his wolf-themed tattoo to his 461,000 Twitter followers in an enthusiastic demonstration…

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Analysts assess the aftermath of the Terra (LUNA) collapse

Financial commentator Frances Coppola is convinced that algorithmic stablecoins such as TerraUSD (UST) will always be vulnerable to sudden collapses, no matter how much the technology improves.  “They can improve their game theory, they can improve their risk assessment, but I think there will still always be some states of the world that they won’t have thought of,” pointed out Coppola in a discussion with Mike McGlone, senior commodity strategist at Bloomberg. Terra’s UST stablecoin, which relied on an algorithm to maintain a peg to the U.S. dollar, collapsed last…

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Do Kwon summoned to parliamentary hearing following UST and LUNA crash

The dramatic fall of Terra (LUNA) along with the algorithmic stablecoin UST has been a major talking point among the crypto industry. And now South Korean conservative party has requested a parliamentary hearing on the matter. Korea’s conservative party requested to have a hearing about the Terra incident. The politician noted Korean exchanges each reacted differently to the crash. He wanted to invite both Do and the exchanges to learn more details. https://t.co/3ezNlTFzzP — Doo | StableNode @Permisionless (@DooWanNam) May 17, 2022 According to a local news report, Korean exchanges…

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Terra (LUNA) trading volume surge 200% as market adjusts to death spiral

It took just seven days for the Terra (LUNA) ecosystem to spiral down as prices came crashing from $85 on May 5 to nearly $0 on May 12. As the market slowly gained clarity on what transpired, the trading volume of LUNA saw a steep recovery of over 200% over the weekend. As a result of UST de-pegging, which crashed the LUNA market, LUNA investors mirrored the price dip as CoinGecko recorded the decline of trading volumes to $178.6 million recorded the fall down of trading volumes to $178.6 million…

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Crypto.com unblocks users, reverses glitched LUNA trades that made 30-40x

Crypto.com was one of the few crypto exchanges to keep LUNA trades open as Terra’s death spiral saw an unrecoverable price crash of LUNA and stablecoin UST. However, a technical glitch on Crypto.com’s mobile application allowed users to get away with a 30-40x profit on LUNA trades momentarily. On Friday, Crypto.com abruptly barred users from trading after an internal tool detected the system quoting incorrect prices for LUNA due to some error. Just when Crypto Twitter started raising concerns about trade reversals on the exchange, Kris Marszalek, CEO of Crypto.com,…

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Bitcoin stays under $30K as LUNA gains 600% during ‘insane volatility’

Bitcoin (BTC) failed to reclaim $30,000 into May 14 as traders looked forward to a relatively stable weekend. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitfinex longs gather strength Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC/USD as it lingered below the $30,000 mark, now rapidly becoming resistance. The pair had reached just shy of $31,000 before retracing, while the end of the traditional market trading week had been accompanied by fresh warnings of a new macro low still to come. #Bitcoin – Looks like we might get the…

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Failed exit? Traders complain Crypto.com reversed profitable LUNA transactions

Cryptocurrency exchange Crypto.com has halted the trading of Terra (LUNA) tokens after it determined that user transactions were quoted at an “incorrect price,” prompting severe backlash from the community. In a Friday news release, Crypto.com said that LUNA trades have been halted due to a pricing error between 12:40 and 13:39 UTC on May 12. “[U]sers who traded LUNA were quoted an incorrect price,” the exchange said. “Our systems quickly detected the error and trading was halted. Trading remains halted until further notice.” Market participants took this to mean that…

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