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Anti-Woke: Kraken CEO Offers Severance to Intolerant Employees

Jesse Powell, CEO of crypto exchange Kraken, has taken to Twitter to defend Kraken’s recent culture statement that attempted to be inclusive of everyone’s beliefs but apparently offended woke-leaning employees. Powell said that during “heated debates” about 20 people out of 3200 were not on… Read More

Stablecoins: Tether (USDT), USD Coin (USDC), Dai (DAI) Margin Trading Pairs Now Supported by Kraken

Digital asset firm Kraken recently revealed that they now support new margin pairs for Tether (USDT), USD Coin (USDC) and Dai (DAI). Margin trading is now offered via Kraken for several new pairs. You may view the complete list of supported pairs here. As covered,… Read More

What Slowdown? Binance, Kraken are Still Hiring While Others Slash Employee Headcount

Multiple Fintechs have recently announced layoffs due to the faltering economy and rising interest rates. Most people are predicting a recession – one that could be long and hard. Due to the current economic malaise and forward expectations, companies like Coinbase, BlockFi, and others have… Read More

Crypto-Native Worlds Decentraland, The Sandbox Let Users Leverage NFTs to Express Digital Personalities: Report

The non-fungible token (NFT) boom of 2021 not only brought “mainstream attention” to digital art investment, it also “catalyzed increased development of the crypto metaverse,” according to an update from Kraken. The Metaverse — a previously “esoteric” term first used in the 1992 science fiction… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC), Other Digital Assets Slumped as US Inflation Reaches 40-Yr Highs: Report

Prices of digital assets crashed in early May 2020, when Bitcoin (BTC) fell almost 32% from $39,500 to $27,000 within only a week. The team at Kraken asks, “Could this be the beginning of a long crypto winter?” Or do the on-chain metrics “tell a… Read More

Digital Assets: Kraken Now Supports Trading with ACH, IDEX, REQ Tokens

The team at digital asset firm Kraken says they are pleased to announce that their crypto trading platform now supports Alchemy Pay (ACH), IDEX (IDEX) and Request (REQ). Funding is live, and trading will “begin on May 31 at approximately 14:30 UTC.” You may keep… Read More

Digital Assets: Kraken Adds Trading Support for CVC, RAD, SUPER Tokens

The team at Kraken is pleased to confirm that the crypto trading platform now supports Civic (CVC), Radicle (RAD) and SuperFarm (SUPER). As confirmed in the update, funding is live, and trading was scheduled to begin on May 19, 2022 “at approximately 14:30 UTC.” Kraken… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Kraken Announces Trading Support for BNC, FIDA and OGN Tokens for US, Canada

Following Kraken’s listings of Bifrost (BNC), Bonfida (FIDA), and Origin Protocol (OGN) for most countries, the digital asset firm is pleased to announce “the availability of these tokens for residents of the United States and Canada.” Funding and trading are now live. You may keep… Read More

Digital Assets: Kraken Now Supports Trading for Fetch.ai (FET), THORchain (RUNE)

The team at digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to confirm that their platform now supports crypto trading with Fetch.ai (FET) and THORchain (RUNE). As noted in an update from Kraken, funding is now live, and trading that started on May 6 at “approximately 14:30… Read More

Digital Assets: Kraken Now Supports Trading with Centrifuge (CFG)

The team at digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to confirm that their crypto trading platform now supports CFG. Funding and Trading You may now add CFG to your Kraken account “by navigating to Funding, selecting the asset, and hitting Deposit.” Trading will “begin April… Read More

CME Group, CF Benchmarks to Introduce New Cryptocurrency Reference Rates, Real-Time Indices

CME Group, the derivatives marketplace, and CF Benchmarks, the provider of cryptocurrency benchmark indices, announced plans to introduce 11 new virtual currency reference rates and real-time indices, which will be “calculated and published daily by CF Benchmarks, beginning April 25.” These reference rates and indices… Read More

Kraken Is Supporting Instant Lightning Network Bitcoin (BTC) Transfers

Digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to confirm its support for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, which is “now live for all clients.” Traders now have “an instant and inexpensive way to move Bitcoin on and off the platform.” Going on to explain why you may use… Read More

Kraken Now Supports Robonomics (XRT) Trading, Also Adds Other Major Digital Assets

The team at digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to confirm that their crypto trading platform now supports Robonomics (XRT). As noted in a blog post by Kraken, funding “is live, and trading will begin on March 24 at approximately 19:30 UTC.” You may “keep… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Kraken Appoints Carrie Dolan as Chief Financial Officer

The team at digital assets firm Kraken is pleased to welcome Carrie Dolan, who is a recognized financial services veteran ‘in high-growth consumer Fintechs and Fortune 500 companies, as Kraken’s newly appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO).” Carrie will be expected to serve a key role… Read More

Kraken Adds Staking, Trading for MINA Token for US, Canada, Australia Clients

Following digital asset firm Kraken’s listing and staking of MINA tokens for most nations, the firm is pleased to confirm the availability of Mina trading and staking “with up to 20% in yearly rewards for residents of the USA, Canada and Australia.” Funding and Trading… Read More

Kraken Announces Trading Support for Bancor (BNT), The Graph (GRT), Mirror Protocol (MIR), SUSHI, 1INCH Digital Tokens

Digital asset firm Kraken notes that following its listings of Bancor (BNT), The Graph (GRT), Livepeer (LPT), Loopring (LRC), Mirror Protocol (MIR), Sushi (SUSHI) and 1inch (1INCH) in most countries, the platform’s management is pleased to confirm that residents of the United States, Canada and… Read More

Binance States that it Follows Rules on Sanctions Against Russia: Crypto is “too traceable”

There has been a fair amount of discussion regarding Russia using crypto to evade sanctions. First, crypto as a market is simply too small to be an effective tool for the Russian government to utilize it to mitigate the full impact of the economic blockade…. Read More

Bitcoin Spent Output Profit Ratio Indicated Crypto Is Selling at Loss, Ethereum “Oversold” in Feb: Report

January 2022 was a “turbulent” month for the cryptocurrency sector as market participants saw “a broad sell-off,” the team at Kraken noted in an update. Kraken wrote in a blog post that the “continued uncertainty about the proposed U.S. Fed rate hikes in March and… Read More

Digital Asset Staking Could Become More Accessible to Consumers Who are Not Crypto or Tech-Savvy: Report

Digital asset firm Kraken notes that generating passive rewards on your money in traditional finance is not so rewarding these days. However, crypto provides participants “a novel opportunity to receive rewards through a process known as staking.” As participation in Proof-of-Stake networks increases and users… Read More

Digital Assets: Kraken Supports the Songbird (SGB) Airdrop for XRP Holders

Digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to confirm that they will be supporting the Songbird (SGB) token airdrop for XRP holders. The airdrop’s snapshot of XRP balances was reportedly “taken on December 12, 2020, at ~00:00 (UTC).” Customer accounts  (spot and margin) that held XRP… Read More

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