Bitcarnage

Exchange Invest is the daily bulletin of the bourse business and this newsletter “Bitcarnage” is our crypto spin out - a brief bulletin of what’s happening in the world of bitcoin and related market infrastructure analysed through the lens of a tech savvy, highly experienced team of exchange experts.
May
17

245 Exchange Invest Weekly Podcast May 18th, 2024

This week in the parish of bourses and market structure: CFTC All Politics No Markets, Yield Curve Connect Improves, Oz Parl collates Feedback On The ASX “CHESS Mess” LSEG Reckons Its IPO Pipeline Is Growing, As the US country club duopoly look unstoppable for IPO flow.
13 min read
May
17

Binance Cures A Scam

Binance has a cure for a hack - interesting times as always in the world of crypto market structure.
2 min read
May
16

Crime & Punishment

Ryan Salame approaches his date with judicial destiny - where will his stretch fall on the CZ-SBF scale?
1 min read
May
15

Degraded Performance

Not a good day for Coinbase as it suffers systems maladies…
3 min read
May
14

Malodorous Hacking

From Pyongyang with purpose but no love comes a new threat, North Korean hackers deploy ‘Durian’ malware, targeting crypto firms.
1 min read
May
13

Rice Trading Off Blockchain

SBF finds himself still in pure play guilt denial (well technically he was raised to deny guilt exists so clearly he inherited a philosophical quandary from his parents) and is busy trading rice in jail.
3 min read
May
10

“Just Say No!”

In a bygone era it was the White House phrase to curb drug usage. In the age of fentanyl afflicted addicts on almost every street corner, it now appears to be the Biden admin’s catchphrase against crypto: “Just say no!”
2 min read
May
10

244 Exchange Invest Weekly Podcast May 11th, 2024

This week in the parish of bourses and market structure: All Weather Excellence Says Leading Exchanges Grow More Than 20% In Q1, There’s A Dash of Spring MOU Madness In The Air, While Europe’s Leading Financial Industry Bodies Warn The Flywheel Needs To Turn
11 min read
May
09

Crypto Caveat Emptor

Perhaps more than any other part of the tech industry, crypto relies on storytelling. This is because the underlying technology, as it exists today, doesn’t have much to offer the average person in their day-to-day life.
3 min read
May
08

Barbies, Roasts & Bad DD

“Oh no it doesn’t!” The pantomime of childish crypto kiddies continues to argue they ought to be allowed to do what they want and old fuddy stuff like the law and regulation be damned.
4 min read
May
07

Carpet Bombing?

Given the crypto industry continues to spend considerable amounts of money itself seeking to carpet bomb the US regulatory bloc, one might perceive a certain kettle / pot black hypocrisy?
2 min read
May
06

COIN Soars

There is a sense of shock about the CZ sentence after all the talk of at least 18 months from various quarters...
3 min read
May
03

Poetic Justice?

A frequent complaint in Bitcarnage has been the lack of self awareness of those involved in the crypto V1.0 economy.
2 min read
May
02

4 - Month: FUD!

In the end, CZ is a very very lucky man to get away with 4 months incarceration where his former foe SBF has decades in jail ahead of him.
2 min read
May
01

The Mega Spread

There’s lots of talk about how crypto helps create liquidity. Not that this is apparent amongst the legal shenanigans as Do Kwon / Terraform seek to low ball the US Gov fine with probably the most egregiously wide spread we’ve ever seen!
2 min read