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There’s been no shortage of high-profile traders joining the crypto ranks over the last five years. The space has now adopted enough former Goldman Sachs employees to form a small football league. Crypto exchange Coinbase alone has adopted dozens of Wall Street heavyweights, including LJ Brock and Christine Sandler (who recently moved to Fidelity). And […]

Soft Fork: Binance, Bitcoin, and reorgs

May 10, 2019, 11:01AM EDT

Three days after the Binance hack there are still discussions about whether the cryptocurrency exchange could have carried out a chain reorganization to recoup their funds. So could they have? Yes. Would they have succeeded? Possibly…probably not.