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Bitcoin is slipping after study claims its 2017 bull run was driven by market manipulation

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Bitcoin fell 2% on Wednesday after a new academic paper was published claiming bitcoin's price run to December last year was driven by manipulation.
The University of Texas paper alleges that exchange Bitfinex may have used Tether, a cryptocurrency it is closely linked to, to support the price.
Bitfinex's CEO told BI: " Bitfinex nor Tether is, or has ever, engaged in any sort of market or price manipulation. Tether issuances cannot be used to prop up the price of Bitcoin or any other coin/token on Bitfinex."
The price of bitcoin fell against the dollar on Wednesday after an...
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Running of the Bulls, New Orleans Style: San Fermin en Nueva Orleans

Running of the Bulls, New Orleans Style: San Fermin en Nueva Orleans

5 days ago   |   By Hotel Monteleone

You may be familiar with the world-famous Running of the Bulls that takes place each summer in Pamplona, Spain. But did you know that New Orleans has its own version?
This year marks the 12th anniversary of San Fermin en Nueva Orleans. The festivities take place Friday, July 13 through Sunday, July 15, 2018 in downtown New Orleans. Are you planning to take part in the festivities next month? If so, read on to learn everything you need to know about this year's San Fermin en Nueva Orleans.
San Fermin en Nueva Orleans features the Big Easy Rollergirls instead of traditional bulls.
In New...
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