Create accumulation plans in Bitcoin and cryptocurrency
In this particular historical context, we are recognizing an increasing interest related to cryptocurrencies and, specifically, Bitcoin; we are noticing that more people and companies are approaching our industry and starting to evaluate Bitcoin as an alternative asset, to potentially include in their diversified portfolios. We can clearly see how to market is reaching –… Read More »Create accumulation plans in…
Update on upcoming Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork
Dear users, on November 15 2020 at around 13.00 CET, there will be a Bitcoin Cash network upgrade that will likely lead to a hard fork. Therefore, please, be advised that we will suspend deposits and withdrawals of BCH a couple of hours before (9.00 AM CET). The hard fork in question leads to a… Read More »Update on upcoming Bitcoin…
Create accumulation plans in Bitcoin and cryptocurrency
In this particular historical context, we are recognizing an increasing interest related to cryptocurrencies and, specifically, Bitcoin; we are noticing that more people and companies are approaching our industry and starting to evaluate Bitcoin as an alternative asset, to potentially include in their diversified portfolios. We can clearly see how to market is reaching –… Read More »Create accumulation plans in…
Update on upcoming Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork
Dear users, on November 15 2020 at around 13.00 CET, there will be a Bitcoin Cash network upgrade that will likely lead to a hard fork. Therefore, please, be advised that we will suspend deposits and withdrawals of BCH a couple of hours before (9.00 AM CET). The hard fork in question leads to a… Read More »Update on upcoming Bitcoin…
Fee restructuring for withdrawals (and deposits)
This story started when bitcoin network fees got to a level beyond our current fixed fee of 0.0005 BTC per withdrawal. For a while we took the hit of losing money on each bitcoin withdrawal, but had to find a solution, sooner or later. We hate to increase fees, so that’s what we have done.
Bitcoin hard fork and The Rock Trading
Hello rockers, recently we have been asked several times what we are going to do in case of a bitcoin hard fork by Bitcoin Unlimited and miners supporting it. TheRockTrading, along with other exchanges, has signed a public document trying to clarify our position on the matter. As far as I understood, it did not clarify much because each side has read it according to their own vision :-).
Zero-knowledge
As most of our customers already know, the “rules” that we follow here at The Rock Trading Ltd to list a new currency are simple and straightforward: 1. It should be interesting either from a technical or a financial point of view. 2. Our users are interested in it. 3. Market makers are willing to provide enough liquidity (and this, often, is crucial).
Ethereum hard fork
It’s now clear to all that the infamous ETH fork is a complete mess (and kudos to Bitcoin developer for making their point to not move forward with contentious hard forks). At therocktrading.com we made a clear choice to handle just one ‘Ethereum’ chain: as I explained before, we are small and could not afford to follow, maintain, handle transactions and give support on yet another chain, even if we would have loved to. ETH seemed the dominant chain after the fork and so we stayed with that, even if…