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Partnership allows traders using Mercury’s BEACON platform and API to trade bitcoin options and perpetual swaps on Bit.com’s crypto derivatives exchange

Mercury Digital Assets (“Mercury”), a technology provider for digital asset markets, announced today its partnership with Bit.com, a secure, high-performance crypto derivatives exchange launched by Matrixport. This partnership enhances trading capabilities for both parties’ customers at a time of growing interest in crypto derivatives.

With the integration of the firms’ systems, Mercury customers can now trade directly in Bit.com’s order book using Mercury’s BEACON platform’s set of professional-grade trading tools or connect via Mercury’s set of robust APIs to automate workflows and interconnect systems.

“Cryptocurrencies are not a ‘niche’ asset anymore. We field inquiries from all types of traditional derivatives market participants who want exposure to cryptocurrencies and appreciate our track record of building state-of-the-art trading technology,” said Tony Saliba, Founder of Mercury. “We’ve watched Bit.com build substantial market

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Why is the Revlon Billionaire Unloading Assets?

September 29, 2020 | technology | No Comments

Photo credit: Stephen Lovekin - Getty Images
Photo credit: Stephen Lovekin – Getty Images

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Billionaires—especially those who leverage and buy out—unload pricey assets all the time. They sell during upturns, downturns, and global pandemics—the timing doesn’t really matter for those who operate in the financial stratosphere.

Only a few months ago, for example, Henry Kravis (of Barbarians at the Gate fame) sold a Colorado mansion he built in 1991 to Mike Bloomberg (of $900-million-failed-presidential-bid fame) for $45 million. No big deal. It barely made the real estate pages.

But recently, one of the country’s most feared dealmakers—Revlon majority stockholder and longtime occupant of the Forbes and Bloomberg billionaire ranking lists—Ronald O. Perelman, has been making news by selling assets. A lot of them. Rapidly.

Earlier this month, the New York Post reported Perelman was shopping his 57-acre East Hampton estate, the Creeks, for $180 million in a so-called “whisper sale.” (A spokesperson for

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Taylor Dumpson

FILE – In this Dec. 14, 2018 file photo, Taylor Dumpson, who was the first black woman to serve as student government president at American University and who has been the target of racist trolls, poses for a photo. In August 2019, a federal judge in Washington entered another default judgment against Andrew Anglin, the Daily Stormer’s founder and publisher, and awarded just over $600,000 in compensatory and punitive damages to the first Black woman to serve as American University’s student government president. (AP Photo)

Attorneys for a Montana real estate agent are eyeing the assets of a neo-Nazi website operator to collect a $14 million court judgment against the man for an anti-Semitic online “troll storm” that he orchestrated against the Jewish woman and her family, court

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Attorneys for a Montana real estate agent are eyeing the assets of a neo-Nazi website operator to collect a $14 million court judgment against the man for an anti-Semitic online “troll storm” that he orchestrated against the Jewish woman and her family, court filings show.

More than a year has passed since a federal judge in Montana entered a default judgment against Andrew Anglin, the Daily Stormer’s founder and publisher. Plaintiffs’ lawyers say the Ohio native has failed to pay any of the monetary award to Tanya Gersh.

Gersh’s attorneys from the Southern Poverty Law Center say they intend to identify any of Anglin’s assets that could be used to satisfy the judgment. Trying to seize Anglin’s assets will be “time-consuming and extremely complex” given his lack of cooperation and history of holding assets in cryptocurrency rather than more traditional forms, law center lawyers wrote

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