Nasdaq-traded Marathon Patent, which last month became the largest customer of Bitmain, the world’s largest supplier of bitcoin miners, announced it has bought $150 million worth of bitcoin. The company says that the purchase makes its stock more of a bitcoin “pure play.”
Cryptocurrency trading platform Kraken is mixing things up, adding 13 new coins each for Australian dollar and British pound customers today and delisting Ripple (XRP) for U.S. traders at the end of the month.
Stablecoin issuer Tether is back in a New York court today as it defends against claims that it helped Bitfinex cover up an $850 million loss. In the meantime, market demand led to creation of $2 billion Tether last week.
Bakkt, Intercontinental Exchange’s bitcoin warehouse and loyalty points platform, is to merge with a special purpose acquisition company that trades on Nasdaq. Bakkt is the delivery location for ICE’s bitcoin futures.
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