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Mining Pools’ Activity Suggests They’re Preparing for a Bitcoin Price Surge Following the Halving

The halving is almost here. On or around May 11, Bitcoin’s built-in supply control will kick in once again, and…

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Introducing Chainalysis Crypto Crime Intelligence Briefs

We’re excited to announce our new series of Crypto Crime Intelligence Briefs! Chainalysis blockchain investigators are constantly identifying new groups…

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Covid-19 is Changing the Relationship Between Bitcoin Price and Bitcoin Spending

Bitcoin, along with the stock market and other traditional asset classes, saw its value plummet the week of March 9…

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WTF Is Going On in the Bitcoin Market?

Executive summary: The story so far Source: XKCD Cryptocurrency exchanges experienced their largest ever bitcoin inflows. Since March 9, exchanges received…

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Cryptocurrency Typologies Guide: Who’s Who on the Blockchains?

Cryptocurrencies represent an opportunity to expand the way people transact globally. Since Bitcoin’s launch in 2009, cryptocurrency has created new…

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PlusToken Scammers Didn’t Just Steal $2+ Billion Worth of Cryptocurrency. They May Also Be Driving Down the Price of Bitcoin. [UPDATED 3/12/2020]

This blog is an excerpt from the Chainalysis 2020 Crypto Crime Report. Click here to download the full document! Scams…

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Survey: Financial Institutions See Cryptocurrency’s Growth Potential But Worry About Compliance

Is cryptocurrency set to go mainstream? Adoption rises every year and exchanges are offering more investment products than ever before.…

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All Eyes on Binance Stolen Funds: Can the Thieves Cash Out $40MM USD?

On May 7, cryptocurrency exchange Binance discovered a large scale security breach enabling attackers to withdraw more than 7,000 BTC…

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Investigations and Compliance in a Multi-Currency World

Read more about our latest multi-currency updates in our press release Starting today, Chainalysis customers can perform real-time transaction monitoring…

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Beyond Bitcoin: Tracking the Flow of Funds Across Ether, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Tether, and Other Top Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin is not the only game in town Demand for cryptocurrencies beyond Bitcoin is growing rapidly. Ether, Litecoin, Tether, and…

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Bitcoin Addresses in This Week’s OFAC Announcement

What happened: On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced action against two…

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Chainalysis Partners with Binance to Tackle Global Cryptocurrency Money Laundering

World’s largest cryptocurrency exchange better equipped to expand in new markets and user segments

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The Not-So-Killer Whales of Bitcoin

New data shows that bitcoin’s largest holders are a diverse group that may be stabilizing, rather than destabilizing, the market.

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Bitcoin Investors and Speculators Hold Their Positions over the Summer

The cryptocurrency monetary aggregates have been updated for the summer months and show that the market continues to stabilize, in spite of price declines.

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Tether: The First Experiment in Cryptocurrency Banking

As one of the first major stable cryptocurrencies to emerge, Tether saw explosive growth in trading volume over the past…