Bitmain IPO in 'Death Spiral'? Rumors Of $740M Q3 Loss as Bitcoin Cash Crashes – Bitcoinist.com

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Esther Kim

Fresh rumors over the monetary well being of Bitcoin mining big Bitmain solid a shadow over the corporate once more this week, suggesting it faces losses near $1 billion.


Bitmain’s Worst Quarter?

Originally reported by the Twitter account recognized as BTCKING555 December three, the writer of which nearly completely tweets about Bitmain, unreleased quarterly earnings knowledge for Q3 2018 allegedly reveals $740 million losses.

If true, the enormous money hemorrhage would mark Bitmain’s worst quarter on document.

According to the “leaked” data, the quantity may find yourself increased, as the losses don’t take into consideration further expenditure by Bitmain shoring up its favored fork of failing altcoin Bitcoin Cash.

“The company lost $740 Million including losses on inventory and bitcoin cash! And this is not accounting for hash war costs!” the Twitter account summarized.

Bitmain Woes

Bitcoin Cash Hits All-Time Lows

Bitmain has confronted a battle on a number of fronts all through this 12 months. Negative publicity over hostility to Bitcoin, poor gross sales and technical efficiency of its mining mixed with the dwindling worth of the corporate’s Bitcoin Cash reserves to color a dire monetary image even in Q1.

When an earlier leak knowledgeable the business about plans to launch an IPO, criticism instantly targeted on the money disaster.

Bitcoin Cash has misplaced the overwhelming majority of its worth in lower than twelve months, whereas Bitmain has opted to jettison its BTC shares in favor of shopping for extra of the asset.

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