Pump and dump alert: Bitcoin 2 surged 5500% today
After a quit launch last year, Bitcoin 2, a 'cleverly-named', Bitcoin fork, cracked its way into the top 25 with a loud, short bang, leading the cryptocurrency market with more than 5500% gain on the day.
Binance CZ on Bitcoin pump: 'Money ready to jump in, all in FOMO mode'
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao has commented on the recent Bitcoin pump, stating that there is plenty of money ready to jump in. Bitcoin surpassed the $5000 mark on Bitmex today and is now trading between $4600 and $4800 on most exchanges.
Is XRP a Pump and Dump Coordinated by Ripple? The President of Intellyx Believes So
Ripple is going through some controversy, at least for the last few days. After its XRP token was listed on Coinbase, numerous tweets and comments emerged in the community, questioning the company’s actions.
Pump-and-Dump Groups Become ‘Widespread’ as Market Remains Largely Unregulated
The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) recently published research studying the phenomenon of pump-and-dump groups within the crypto community.
Study: Pump and Dump Schemes Account for $7 Million of Monthly Trade Volume
A recent study has found that pump and dump schemes account for about $7 million worth of trading volume per month, MIT Technology Review reported Dec. 4. The analysis was performed by researchers Jiahua Xu and Benjamin Livshits at Imperial College London.
BitcoinDark spikes by 394% in 7 days: A classic pump and dump?
BitcoinDark recently surged by 294% in the past 7 days, according to the data presented by CoinMarketCap. The coin has witnessed a surge of more than 270% in the past 24 hours and the maximum trading volume is from Poloniex, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchange platform.
WSJ: ‘Pump Groups’ Using Telegram and Discord for Manipulation of Crypto Markets
According to the most recent analysis by Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published in a report on 5 August 2018, dozens of "pump groups" on messaging apps such as Telegram are manipulating crypto prices on several major digital asset exchanges, generating over $825 million in trading activity in the first half of 2018.
Bitcoin growth possibly recur on June 6
The analysis of BTC/USD trend from the beginning of the year, suggests there is a correlation between the price and 6th day of the month.