was reminded of June 2011. Das Handelsvolumen der letzten 24 Stunden beträgt 40 Mrd. My personal biases make me inclined to believe that Bitfinex is not using Tether to manipulate the price of Bitcoin, said Jeremy Gardner, a managing partner at the investment firm Ausum Ventures.
This absolutely reeks of price manipulation, a security researcher and market analyst, Tony Arcieri, wrote on his blog in mid-January. Many investors and traders have pushed back against that criticism, noting that smart traders simply may be looking to buy when the markets are down. In recent months, however, many investors have been raising alarm bells about Tether. In the past, the exchanges executives and spokesman have said that its customers are simply using Tether to buy virtual currencies as they might otherwise use United States dollars. But Karpeles was obsessed with a new project: The Bitcoin Cafe. At a time when Gox's business was falling apart, this insider says, the project was a major distraction. "I thought that was completely insane and demoralizing for the rest of the team Powell remembers. "He likes to be praised, and he likes to be called the king of bitcoin".