Coinbase Calls Japan’s Cryptocurrency Crackdown ‘good for us’


Major U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase said Japan’s tighter scrutiny of the industry will give it an advantage, signaling the company’s confidence in securing regulatory approval to enter a market rocked by hacking scandals. Japan has been considered a cryptocurrency haven for its large pool of retail investors and light-touch government policies, but regulatory oversight has […]

20% of Coinbase Trades are Made by the Cryptocurrency Exchange Itself


When trading on a cryptocurrency exchange, investors have little-to-no information about the person trading against them, that is, the person on the other side of their buy and sell orders. Subject to the geographic restrictions of the exchange, that could be someone who lives in your neighborhood, or it could be someone who lives on […]