Did your Ethereum trade touch Stop Loss order after GDAX exchange Ethereum price collapsing over 94% to $0.10? Based on the PR announcement, GDAX will credit Ethereum Flash Crash traders.
Initially, according to the GDAX Ethereum Flash Crash reasoning, the collapse of the Ethereum prices was due to a "multimillion dollar market sell" order.
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According to the GDAX Vice President Adam White, all trades were executed properly. However, some traders did not receive the quality of service the GDAX strives to provide. Thus, those affected customers will have their ETHUSD account restored to the equivalent of the account at the moment prior to the rapid price drop.
From non-cryptocurrency experience perspective, we could consider that some of the loss orders were triggered based on pending stop loss orders. However, for those who would have had pending buy limit orders, were likely to benefit from this technical malfunction.
Indeed, according to our Ethereum Price Forecast analysis earlier, we have commented that Ethereum crash was likely to happen. Although, blockchain technology has the opportunity to take over the finance as we know, it is still at its infant stage. The system, is yet to be able to handle larger transactions, making it vulnerable for market manipulation.