Bitcoin Price Analysis: Wash Trading & Rising Volume

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Wash Trading & Rising Volume

In recent weeks there has been noticeably more volume on two of the major bitcoin exchanges: Bitstamp & OKcoin. The two charts below show the big increase in volume with very little price movement on both of these exchanges. After speaking with self proclaimed “degenerate gambler” and one of the most respected bitcoin traders of the space, BTCVIX, most of this volume appears to be wash trading. “And now we are even seeing some of this interest wane as I believe the ramping up volume washing bot activity is the Casino trying to keep the lights flashing and the sounds blasting so that we....


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