OKEx shared insights on trading, regulation, DeFi and more during recent Markets Pro AMA

Founded in 2017, OKEx is a centralized cryptocurrency exchange based in Seychelles. According to CoinGecko, OKEx is the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency brokerage, with nearly $12 billion in trading volume within the past 24 hours. The exchange lists 312 coins and 518 cryptocurrency trading pairs. It’s often difficult for new cryptocurrency enthusiasts to navigate the complex world of trading and finance. OKEx seeks to bring such sophisticated trading methods to everyday users’ disposal by building simple user interface. During an exclusive ask me anything, or AMA, session with Cointelegraph Markets Pro…

WonderFi Listed on FTX to Provide 24/7, Global Access to Trading

Vancouver, British Columbia–(November 24, 2021) – WonderFi Technologies Inc. (NEO: WNDR)(OTC:WONDF)(the “Company” or “WonderFi”) today announced the listing of tokenized shares of WonderFi Technologies Inc. (NEO: WNDR)(OTC:WONDF) on FTX, a leading global cryptocurrency exchange, founded by Sam Bankman-Fried. WonderFi Technologies Inc. (NEO: WNDR)(OTC:WONDF) is a strategic partner of FTX and we are extremely pleased to list WonderFi’s Technologies Inc. (NEO: WNDR)(OTC:WONDF) stock and provide the world with greater access to an emerging leader in the crypto and decentralized finance space”, commented FTX CEO, Sam Bankman-Fried. “In many countries, investors don’t have…

Hong Kong securities official proposes stricter oversight of crypto trading

A senior executive for Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission, or SFC, believes more needs to be done to tackle cryptocurrency fraud, offering clues about future guidance on digital asset trading in the special administrative region.  Deputy chief executive Liang Fengyi said the SFC is obligated to expand the scope of cryptocurrency supervision in the city-state, especially as it pertains to unlicensed trading, according to an English translation of an article published in local newspaper ETNet. She explained that, since crypto assets are not recognized as securities or payment methods,…

Traders know not to ‘go long’ when this classic trading pattern shows up

Buying an asset in a downtrend can be a risky maneuver because most investors struggle to spot reversals and as the trend deepens traders take on deep losses. In instances like these, being able to spot descending channel patterns can help traders avoid buying in a bearish trend. A “descending channel,” also known as a “bearish price channel” is formed by drawing two downward trendlines, parallel to each other, which confine the price action of the asset. Descending channel basics In a downtrend, the price action forms a series of…

Franklin Templeton seeks experts for Bitcoin trading and crypto research

Franklin Templeton is the latest investment company to go on a cryptocurrency hiring spree by posting fresh job applications seeking crypto professionals. The American asset manager is looking for two medium-senior level experts to lead its crypto trading and research efforts, according to LinkedIn job postings published on Sept. 1. Franklin Templeton’s newly opened crypto positions target professionals to work with the “largest, most liquid and tradable crypto assets,” including Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH). The company’s crypto research analyst will be responsible for creating and maintaining valuation models and keep…

Traders use this classic trading pattern to determine when to ‘buy the dip’

Traders use various technical analysis tools to identify emerging trends and profitably trade that direction. One popular trend-defining pattern that traders often rely on is called the price channel.  An ‘ascending channel’ or a “bullish price channel” is formed by drawing parallel lines between the perceived support and resistance levels that an asset trades between on candlestick charts. Ascending channel basics An ascending channel is formed when the price action can be contained within two upward sloping parallel lines. First, the main trendline is drawn by joining the two reaction…

PayPal reportedly looks to take on Robinhood with stock trading

American payment giant PayPal is reportedly exploring ways to offer stock trading after launching cryptocurrency trading services last year. PayPal is looking to buy or partner with a broker-dealer to introduce its own stock trading service to compete with rivals like crypto-friendly stock trading app Robinhood, CNBC reported on Aug. 30. Citing anonymous sources, the report notes that PayPal has conducted relevant discussions with potential industry players but is unlikely to launch the new investment service this year. According to CNBC, PayPal’s potential approval as a brokerage firm by the…

Trading altcoins at the edge of addiction – Cointelegraph Magazine

Whether working in visual innovation or merely acting as a reporter, I’ve made a career out of diving headfirst into ideas that I know nothing about. The fresher, more complex the puzzle to be solved, the more I dig into it, going from unknown to known. And if I’m lucky, I’m gifted a day-long adrenaline rush and some unusual dreams in return for my services. When I was starting out, I worked as a breaking news journalist — a job that had me writing up to six news stories a…

62% of Robinhood’s Q2 crypto revenue was from Dogecoin trading

Popular retail trading app, Robinhood, has revealed crypto trading surged in popularity on the platform and now represents 41% of its revenue. According to its second-quarter financial results published Aug. 18, the firm generated $233 million from crypto trading services for the quarter, up from $5 million for the entirety of 2020. More than 60% of funded Robinhood accounts traded digital assets during Q2 2021. With early 2021 witnessing the speculative dog-token trading frenzy, a whopping 62% of Robinhood’s crypto revenue was derived from Dogecoin trades. The earnings report is…