Bitcoin Eyes 200-Day Moving Average Support as $2B Options Expiration Nears

The max pain price for Friday's bitcoin options expiry is $44,000.

Markets  ·  26 August 2021

Tapiero’s 10T Holdings, Akuna Capital Buy $100M Stake in Bitcoin Options Exchange Deribit

The transaction occurred on the secondary market; Deribit declined to state its current valuation.

Business  ·  20 August 2021

FTX Market Share in Bitcoin Futures Nearly Doubled Since June

From the end of June through now, FTX’s market share has grown from 9% to 16%.

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

Bitcoin Drops After $1.6B Monthly Options Expiry

The "max pain point" for the July expiry was $35,000.

Markets  ·  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

The Tether Put: Crypto Equivalent of Credit Default Swap?

Cryptocurrency market makers say they're fielding inquiries about how to bet on a falling price for the dollar-pegged stablecoin USDT.

Markets  ·  26 July 2021

Some of DeFi’s Leading Investors Are Backing a New Options Protocol

Framework Ventures and ParaFi Capital are leading the round in a bid to see if DeFi options trading can finally click.

Business  ·  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 Looks North After Biggest Single-Day Rise in More Than a Month

"We are now short-term bullish to the topside against the $30,000 region triple bottom," a trading firm said.

Markets  ·  22 July 2021

Bitcoin Drops as Investors Buy $22K and $20K Puts

Despite the pickup in demand for $22K puts, the options market remains biased bullish for the long term.

Markets  ·  19 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

How One Fund Used the Carry Trade to Beat Bitcoin

LedgerPrime's crypto quant fund is up 78% thanks to price discrepancies in the spot and derivatives markets.

Markets  ·  25 June 2021