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Safety Reminder / Phishing Scams [0.09]

Posted on June 10, 2017, 10:13 p.m. by TradeBlock @ [source]

TradeBlock will never ask its users to download executable files.

Please make sure to manually enter the URL in your browser and to verify the domain in you browser’s address bar every time you visit TradeBlock.

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XBX Update: Removing Bitfinex, Adding Kraken [0.09]

Posted on May 3, 2017, 11 p.m. by TradeBlock @ [source]

Starting this Wednesday, May 3rd at 20:00 EDT, TradeBlock’s XBX index will include trade data from Kraken and no longer include Bitfinex.

On April 13th, 2017 Bitfinex announced that its outbound USD wire transfers were experiencing significant delays.

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TradeBlock is pleased to announce the public launch of the ECX Index and a set of associated tools to track its performance. The ECX Index is an institutional-grade reference rate for the USD-denominated price of Ethereum Classic and will be used as the reference rate for the Grayscale Ethereum (ETC) Investment Trust.

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XBX Index Update: Removing OKCoin [0.10]

Posted on Feb. 17, 2017, 7:09 p.m. by TradeBlock @ [source]

Starting this Saturday, February 18, 2017 (00:00:00 UTC) OKCoin will no longer be included as a constituent of the TradeBlock XBX index. Notably, the algorithm underlying the index already automatically reduced the weighting of OKCoin to near-zero based on recent market anomalies, minimizing the impact of OKCoin’s removal on any trading based on XBX.

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Announcing ECX: TradeBlock’s Ethereum Classic Index [0.11]

Posted on Feb. 1, 2017, 12:09 a.m. by TradeBlock @ [source]

TradeBlock is pleased to announce the launch of the ECX Index, an institutional-quality reference rate for the USD-denominated price of Ethereum Classic.

TradeBlock’s ECX index is designed to provide a robust reference for Ethereum Classic by applying many methodologies similar to TradeBlock’s XBX Index, which has been widely adopted by institutional bitcoin markets.

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The TradeBlock Professional platform now includes execution tools and automated data management for the Gemini exchange. Subscribers of the platform can execute various order types to Gemini from the standard exchange management interface (login required), as well as view their account balances and trade history.

 

SolidX Selects XBX Index for Proposed Bitcoin ETF [0.13]

Posted on July 12, 2016, 1:40 p.m. by TradeBlock @ [source]

SolidX Partners has selected TradeBlock’s XBX Index as the reference rate for the SolidX Bitcoin Trust, a proposed exchange traded fund (ETF) based on the price of bitcoin.

The SolidX Bitcoin Trust will utilize the XBX Index price to determine the daily net asset value (NAV), providing all stakeholders with an accurate and reliable benchmark for the price of bitcoin.

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May 23, 2016 (New York) – TradeBlock now serves as the order management system and execution tool set for Cumberland Mining, an affiliate of principal trading firm DRW. Cumberland is a leading provider of liquidity in bitcoin and ether digital currency markets.

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The TradeBlock Professional platform now includes execution tools and automated data management for the itBit bitcoin exchange. Subscribers of the platform can execute various order types to itBit from the standard exchange management interface (login required), as well as view their account balances and trade history.

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Axoni Launched to Provide Permissioned Ledger Technology [0.17]

Posted on March 15, 2016, 11:58 a.m. by TradeBlock @ [source]

TradeBlock is excited to support the launch of Axoni, a new company focused exclusively on the permissioned ledger space. Created by the founders of TradeBlock, Axoni has been working diligently with some of the world’s largest financial institutions and service providers, many for as long as eighteen months, in an effort to bring blockchain technology to global capital markets.

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In August 2015, we published an analysis that highlighted the correlation between the price of bitcoin and various other financial markets. Notably, we found a strong inverse relationship between bitcoin and gold prices.

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Chainalysis has become the most recent adopter of TradeBlock’s XBX Index as the USD reference rate for the price of bitcoin. The XBX index will supplement Chainalysis’ compliance tools and services, including real-time analysis to recognize patterns in the dollar value of bitcoin transactions.

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TradeBlock Now Powering itBit OTC Trading Operations [0.13]

Posted on Dec. 1, 2015, 2:14 p.m. by TradeBlock @ [source]

TradeBlock now serves as the order management system and execution tool set for itBit’s over-the-counter (OTC) middle and back office bitcoin trading operations. With recent monthly trading volumes in excess of 40,000 XBT, itBit has quickly emerged as one of the prominent OTC trading desks in the bitcoin space.

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Beginning this week, TradeBlock’s XBX Index will serve as the official reference rate for LibertyX, which boasts the largest US retail cash-to-bitcoin footprint. The XBX Index provides LibertyX with a stable and accurate benchmark for the price of bitcoin, allowing the company to offer competitive rates while protecting its customers from market anomalies.

 

TradeBlock XBX Index Page Update [0.15]

Posted on Oct. 28, 2015, 2:38 p.m. by TradeBlock @ [source]

TradeBlock has launched an updated XBX Index page that features an improved layout and faster charting, along with an explanation of the key elements involved in calculating XBX prices.

Also worth noting, you can now also view current and historical weightings of the component exchanges within the index.

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