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The official blog of BitMEX, the Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange.

BitMEX Leverage Update, April 2019

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BitMEX Leverage Update, April 2019

May 15, 2019 at 18:50 | BitMEX Blog

One of BitMEX’s claim to fame is the ability for clients to use 100x leverage while trading the Bitcoin / USD price. We often get asked to what extent traders use the maximum leverage offe...

Logo Update

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Logo Update

May 14, 2019 at 22:30 | BitMEX Blog

We are pleased to introduce updates to the BitMEX visual identity. Starting today, you will see the replacement marks applied to all BitMEX properties. For some background on the history of...

Initial Exchange Offerings

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Initial Exchange Offerings

May 13, 2019 at 06:07 | BitMEX Blog

Abstract: In this piece we present data on a relatively new phenomenon, Initial Exchange Offerings (IEOs). The ICO market is down around 3,800% in Q1 2019 (YoY), based on the amount of capit...

Update to Customer Support Service

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Update to Customer Support Service

May 2, 2019 at 18:00 | BitMEX Blog

To better serve customer support requests, we have created a new support page to manage customer inquiries at https://bitmex.com/app/support/contact. We will continue to improve this page wi...

The Road to $10K

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The Road to $10K

Mar 25, 2019 at 01:57 | BitMEX Blog

Did you take your losses like a champ, or bottom tick the market with your market close order? The first quarter of 2019 witnessed depressed volumes, volatility, and price. The local lows of...

The BitMEX Insurance Fund

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The BitMEX Insurance Fund

Feb 10, 2019 at 21:00 | BitMEX Blog

Abstract: In this piece, we explore why the BitMEX insurance fund is needed and how it operates. We compare the BitMEX insurance fund model, to the systems utilized by other more traditional...

2019 02 08 Notice of API Timeouts

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2019 02 08 Notice of API Timeouts

Feb 8, 2019 at 04:43 | BitMEX Blog

Between 05:40 and 07:11 UTC today, a subset of the requests to the BitMEX REST API experienced slow API responses and eventual API timeouts due to resource contention at the API layer. Upon...