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Stellar Decentralized Exchange partners with SharesPost and Lightyear.io

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Stellar Decentralized Exchange partners with SharesPost and Lightyear.io to make a more efficient trading system
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On 31st July, SharesPost announced that it has partnered up with Lightyear.io, a technology company that contributes to the Stellar ecosystem. With this tie-up, Stellar Exchange will be added to SharePost’s initiative, the Global Liquidity and Settlement System [GLASS], as an exchange location. This partnership will also allow tokens listed on the Stellar Decentralized Exchange to be traded efficiently in the global trade markets.

Greg Brogger, Founder, and CEO of SharesPost, said:

“Lightyear and Stellar will be key partners for SharesPost as we gear up for the launch of GLASS. With   their support and expertise, we will add high-quality assets to the GLASS network and be one step closer to a global system for trading security tokens and tokenized assets.”

GLASS functions with the main objective to enable cryptocurrency exchanges to settle compliant trades in any jurisdiction. The network’s objective is to connect exchanges with registered entities [e.g., broker-dealer, Alternative Trading System, etc.] able to settle secondary transactions in digital securities.

When a member exchange matches a buyer resident in a foreign jurisdiction in a digital securities trade, the exchange will submit the trade for settlement to GLASS. GLASS would then route the trade to the regulated entity in that jurisdiction to determine if it complies with local laws and regulations. With this partnership, the companies aim to target a larger user base and affiliated digital assets. This will enable the growth of assets like private growth equity assets and upcoming security products.

Stellar lumens has been seeing a lot of positive developments over the past few weeks with listings being announced and the token enjoying a surge on the cryptocurrency charts. Reports have shown that XLM ranked first in growth percentage among the top twenty cryptocurrencies last week prior to which the platform had also announced a partnership with Huobi. Stellar Lumens also enjoyed a good run over the previous weeks with reports showing that XLM might be listed on Coinbase.

Boris Reznikov, Director of Partnerships at Lightyear.io, said:

“We believe security tokens will play a key role in shaping what the global financial markets will look like in the next couple of years. We’re excited to be partnering with SharesPost on GLASS to play a key role in the development of this new paradigm.

SharesPost, the company that has taken the initiative for the partnership is an organization that provides “liquidity” to billion dollar valuation companies. The company also offers information feed and information for research purposes.



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Bitcoin [BTC/USD] Technical Analysis: Cryptocurrency fails to climb on the bull after price stays locked down

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Bitcoin [BTC/USD] Technical Analysis: Cryptocurrency fails to climb the bull after price stay locked down
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The cryptocurrency market’s bearish woes do not seem to have waned with several popular coins seeing a continuous price downturn. Bitcoin [BTC], XRP, and Ethereum [ETH] have only enjoyed sporadic bullish spikes with a definite control being exerted by the bear.

1-hour

The one-hour BTC chart shows the gradual drop in prices. The support has been holding at $3214.17 while the resistance is maintained at $4160.21. The recent downtrend took the prices down from $3558.58 to $3367.97.

The Relative Strength Index shows a slight spike towards the overbought zone. This means that the buying pressure is increasing slightly more than the selling pressure.

The Bollinger band shows a clear divergence with the upper band and the lower band indicating an imminent sideways price movement.

The Parabolic SAR has been predominantly bearish with the markers staying above the markers. At the time, the SAR indicators were below the price candles which is a bullish sign.

1-day

The one-day chart for Bitcoin does not paint a better picture for the cryptocurrency with no uptrends in sight. The long-term support has been holding at3346.6 while the recent downtrend saw the price fall from $6262.97 to $3408.

The MACD indicator shows the MACD line and the signal line moving as a conjoined pair. Other than the bearish dip, the MACD histogram has been undergoing a lull.

The Chaikin Money Flow indicator is just below the zero line, which is a sign of the money flowing out of the market being more than the money coming into the market.

Conclusion

The above-mentioned indicators all point to an extended bear run with the prices still being clamped below the $4000 mark. With the year coming to a close, the predicted bull run does not seem to be occurring anytime soon.

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Binance Coin [BNB] takes off by 11.31%; ERC20 uniswap bug affecting BNB users, but CZ says funds are SAFU

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Binance Coin [BNB] takes off by 11.31%; ERC20 uniswap bug affecting BNB users, but CZ says funds are SAFU
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Binance Coin [BNB], in the 24-hour time frame, has spiked by a massive 11.31% leaving other Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH], XRP, and other cryptocurrencies to eat dust amid the doom-December.

In the 24-hour time frame, the BNB coin started trading at $4.63 with a market cap of $605 million on December 11, 16:30 UTC. The price dipped to $4.59 within a couple of hours but didn’t stay there for long as the prices saw four significant spikes.

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The first spike propelled the price to $4.90 while market cap increased by $34 million, this was followed by a correction of prices to $4.83.

The prices couldn’t reach the $5 mark as the prices exhausted at $4.97. The third spike which was followed after the correction also lost the strength and ended up at $4.97.

The most significant rise was the one that took place on December 12, 16:10 UTC which propelled the prices beyond the $5 mark as it reached $5.15. The market cap also took a huge bump and reached $675 million.

The price fluctuation could be attributed to two reasons, the first being the launch of Binance DEX, which will swap the ERC20 token, BNB from Ethereum platform to Binance blockchain, which was announced by Binance and CZ.

It could also be due to a bug that was tweeted out by a Twitter user Uniswap.

The tweet stated:

“1/ WARNING: BNB providers

Due to a bug in the binance BNB contract it’s possible to add liquidity to the Uniswap BNB<>ETH liquidity pool but not remove it.

This bug is a variation on the “missing return value” ERC20 bug which affects several tokens.”

CZ replied to this tweet:

“Nothing new here. If you send token to a contract address, you won’t get it back. Just like if you send tokens to an address you don’t control for no reason, or a (valid formatted) address no one controls, you won’t have a way to get it back.”

CZ eventually being the humble person he is, tweeted out saying that people who had lost tokens due to this would recieve BNB from Binance.

CZ replied in subsequent tweets about this bug.

“Protecting users is not just talk. It requires action. Stay #SAFU!”

“One guy actually made quite a bit of profit out of his honest mistake. He sent it when it was cheap, and got it back when it was a big multiple.”

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