Around 11PM EST on May 16th, a sell order for around 5,000 BTC appeared on the Bitstamp order book. Over the course of the next 15 minutes, the BTC price on Bitstamp continuously fell – skewing the entire market and triggering hundreds of millions in long liquidations. So how did this happen, and what can be done to limit the impact of similar market aberrations in the future? Read the details on Brave New Coin

Karen Holleran

Karen Holleran Editor @aikarensf Karen is a proud third generation San Franciscan, and has worked in various positions including developer relations, winemaking, freelance writing, and as a teaching assistant for autistic children. She is passionate about disruptive tech, artificial intelligence, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain technology. She is excited at how these technologies can improve the quality of life for people globally. When Karen isn’t busy discovering new things, you can find her enjoying the diversity of the Bay Area, keeping up to date on the latest tech news, or relaxing at home with her beloved rescued cat.

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