Tag: Coinbase

January 13, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Coinbase acquires derivatives exchange FairX

Coinbase confirmed its plans to offer crypto derivatives and make the derivatives market more approachable for its retail customers. The official announcement said: Through this acquisition, we plan to bring regulated crypto derivatives to market, initially through FairX’s existing partner ecosystem. Following its announcement, Coinbase explained in a tweet that adding derivatives trading to its…

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December 15, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

eToro and Coinbase under fire for misleading crypto ads

Coinbase’s ad appeared on Facebook on 27 July 2021 and stated “£5 in #Bitcoin in 2010 would be worth over £100,000 in January 2021. Don’t miss out on the next decade – get started on Coinbase today”. The firm also went on to label its competitors “unregulated. The British advertising regulator said that both ads…

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Forex Weekly Look Back
July 02, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Forex Weekly Look Back: IG completes $1billion deal with tastytrade, Robinhood files for IPO

BlackBull Markets has revealed a partnership with affiliate marketing network Commission Junction. The New Zealand-based fintech firm pointed out that the Commission Junction was selected as a referral partner due to its broad network of collaborators and reputation for complementing the organic growth that companies experience. BlackBull Markets will start drawing on Commission Junction’s solutions…

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BaFin warns about the paradigm shift following Brexit
June 29, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Coinbase receives crypto license from German regulator BaFin

Coinbase also discussed in its press release the already thriving scene surrounding blockchain and noted that Germany is, in fact, the second-ranking country after the US when measuring the amount of Bitcoin nodes being processed. The announcement revealed that Coinbase Germany GmbH is due to be launched in the next few weeks, intending to serve…

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April 16, 2021 BY PureContent

Coinbase IPO goes live

Technically speaking, direct listings such as these are not IPOs in the traditional sense, but they are commonly referred to as such due to the fact that the result of becoming publicly owned, as opposed to privately owned, is ultimately the same. This particular listing has gained attention as Coinbase's valuation has recently been set…

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CFTC fine
March 22, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Coinbase to pay $6.5 million settlement ordered by CFTC

Reporting firms, including Crypto Facilities Ltd and CoinMarketCap OpCo, LLC, gained access to Coinbase’s transactional information through its Application Programming Interface. At the same time, the NYSE Bitcoin Index received it directly in transmissions from Coinbase. The order found that this may have resulted in a misleading, inaccurate, or false perceived volume and liquidity level…

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February 19, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Tesla’s bitcoin purchase brokered by Coinbase

Not only has Coinbase facilitated major purchases from Tesla, but its agency OTC desk also acted as the primary execution partner for a multi-billion bitcoin investment throughout last year for business intelligence service, MicroStrategy. Instead of executing client trades on an exchange, the OTC agency unit earns its commission by completing client deals directly between…

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