Bearish Bitcoin Bets Might Signal Return of This Popular Trade

The data doesn't necessarily indicate that the traders are betting on price declines.

Markets  ·  24 August 2021

FTX.US Aiming to Offer Crypto Derivatives Trading in Less Than a Year: Report

FTX's U.S. affiliate has limited offerings, compared with its international counterpart.

News  ·  12 August 2021

Changing Crypto Trading Patterns Reveal the Market’s Power Shift to the West

Blockchain data firm Kaiko analyzed trading activity on centralized exchanges from different days and time zones.

Markets  ·  10 August 2021

Ether Options Activity Increases as London Hard Fork Goes Live, $50K Call Most Popular

"There was a flurry of call buying and put selling after the London fork," one trading firm said.

Markets  ·  6 August 2021

Bullish Flows Push Bitcoin’s Put-Call Ratio to 2021 Low

Put-call open interest ratio measures the number of open positions in put options relative to calls.

Markets  ·  3 August 2021

US Derivatives Traders Are Easily Bypassing Blocks on Offshore Exchanges: Report

U.S.-based traders are able to use virtual private networks designed to mask the country where they are based. Or they simply lie about where they are from.

News  ·  30 July 2021

Binance to Wind Down Derivatives in Europe; Malaysia Orders Closure

Users in some European countries will be unable to open new derivative positions, effective immediately.

Policy & regulation  ·  30 July 2021

Bitcoin, Ether Options Markets Pare Bearish Bias

The short-term put-call skews have pulled back due to a flurry of call buying.

Markets  ·  27 July 2021

Bitcoin Perpetual Futures Hit $48K on Binance

The gap over the spot market price widened to more than $8,000.

Markets  ·  26 July 2021

Binance Says It’s Cutting Leverage Limit to 20x, a Day After FTX Announces the Same

"We didn't want to make this a thingy," Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao posted Monday on Twitter, a week after making the change.

News  ·  26 July 2021

Bitcoin Options Market Sees Low Chance of Record High This Year

Options traders are pricing an 8% chance of the cryptocurrency rising to a new peak above $64,800 by Dec. 31.

Markets  ·  23 July 2021

Bitcoin Futures Positions at 2-Month High as Traders Go Short

A combination of falling price and rising open interest is said to signal bearish conviction on the part of bitcoin futures traders.

Markets  ·  21 July 2021

DeFi Derivatives Protocol Vega Raises $43M in CoinList Token Sale

Some 21,000 unique participants took part in the offering.

Business  ·  20 July 2021

Traders Make Money Selling ‘Strangles’ as Bitcoin Goes Quiet

A strangle is essentially a bet that bitcoin’s price won’t break out anytime soon.

Markets  ·  9 July 2021

Bitcoin’s Sliding Put-Call Ratio Points to Weakening Bearish Sentiment: Analysts

The last time the put-call ratio dropped to six-month lows was during the December-January bull run.

Markets  ·  1 July 2021