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From On 21 June 2017 at 12:30pm PT, a multimillion dollar market sell was placed on the GDAX ETH-USD order book. This resulted in orders being filled from $317.81 to $224.48, translating into a book slippage of 29.4%. This slippage started a cascade of approximately 800 stop loss orders and margin ...


I'm not sure this kind of mistake is possible. Bitcoin addresses are represented by ~34-character base-58 strings, while Ethereum addresses are represented by 40-character base-16 strings.


Usually operations within an exchange are not sent to the blockchain, they are internal operations within the exchange. An exchange allows the user to extract their coins to an external account paying a fee, that operation will generate a transaction in the blockchain. As of August 2017 both Gdax and Coinbase are part of the same group Coinbase vs GDAX. So ...

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