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Bitcoin

Bitcoin drops by $2,000. $185 million in longs go ‘rekt’

Bitcoin fell by nearly $2,000 this morning, ‘liquidating’ $200 million worth of futures positions in the past 12 hours and bringing down much of the crypto market alongside. Liquidations, for the uninitiated, occur when leveraged positions are automatically closed out by exchanges/brokerages as a “safety mechanism.” Futures and margin traders—who borrow capital from exchanges (usually […]Read More

Bitcoin

200,000 crypto traders ‘rekt’ as market sees $1 billion in

Bitcoin dipped to over $28,000 yesterday, sending other altcoins in a downward spiral and chalking up one of the biggest crypto ‘liquidation’ days in a few weeks. Several large-cap cryptos like Solana, XRP, and Polkadot saw double-digit percentage declines. Their corresponding futures products did, too, see falling prices, causing a long line of liquidations in […]Read More

Cryptocurrency

$2.38 billion ‘rekt’ in crypto markets as Bitcoin drops to

Over $2.38 billion worth of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were liquidated in the past 24 hours as the market fell by double-digit percentages, data from multiple sources showed. Money gone ‘Liquidations,’ for the uninitiated, occur when leveraged positions are automatically closed out by exchanges/brokerages as a “safety mechanism.”  Futures and margin traders—who borrow capital from […]Read More