Tag: crash

Top 3 Financial Crashes Caused by High-frequency Trading Algorithms

In the financial world, high-frequency trading has become the new norm. By using trading algorithms and dedicated tools, stock market players can execute trades in milliseconds. The ultimate goal is to increase profits in a near-automated way. However, there have been some notable issued with high-frequency trading in the past, all of which have caused significant financial losses in the process. 3. 2010 Flash Crash Although flash crashes are nothing …
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Bitcoin Price Crashes $70 as Traders Take Profits

Welcome to the world of Bitcoin, where the markets trade like tsunamis. In an unexpected turn of events Bitcoin’s price has crashed over $70. The crash came amid a correction of the market as traders took profits. It seemed that the price has been rising with no end, but the inevitable has come.  Bitcoin’s price has been on the rise since the beginning of the year, only experiencing one mid-sized …
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How the People’s Bank of China Denied Bitcoin’s ATH

The latest Bitcoin rally which started in August of 2016 has been single-handedly crushed by a government backed financial institution, what a surprise right? After the 6 month rally Bitcoin approached its ATH which is currently $1163 (Bitstamp). The price peaked at $1139, just $24 shy from breaking the record when the PBOC decided to issue a “warning” regarding the cryptocurrency. The warning was issued in Chinese, but here are …
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Bitcoin Price Analysis/Speculation – 08/8/2015

Bitcoin prices have fallen once again with the weekly figures standing at a 4% loss of value. Whilst this may not look like much the markets have fallen into a downward spiral as the fairly strong barrier of $275 was broken leaving way for prices to fall much further to current levels as there is simply no support for values below this label. As seen below the prices of bitcoin …
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