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Aug 03 2021

A Look Back At July's Bitcoin Market

A look at the supply changes, exchange activity, futures trading and more indicators of July's bitcoin market.The below is an excerpt from the monthly recap by the Deep Dive, Bitcoin Magazine's premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox, subscribe...

Can a DeFi Smart Contract Be Regulated? Two CFTC Commissioners Discuss

CFTC Commissioners Dan Berkovitz and Brian Quintenz discuss the difficulties of regulating crypto derivatives and DeFi. Show highlights: their backgrounds what the CFTC’s duties are regarding crypto...

Jul 28 2021

The Stock-to-Flow Model: What Cryptocurrency Investors Should Know

Getting started in cryptocurrency investing can be an intimidating step. Cryptocurrencies are infamously unpredictable, making it challenging to make informed investment decisions, especially for new investors. In light of these challenges, you could benefit from using the stock-to-flow model to make a more structured decision. Like in traditional stock markets, wise crypto investments rely on predicting where different assets’ values could be...

Jul 21 2021

[Updated] Deribit Review: Cryptocurrency Futures & Options Trading

Deribit is a Bitcoin trading platform that enables individuals around the world to engage in futures and options trading. The team behind the project combined the first letters from the words Derivates and Bitcoin in order to create the name of their website, and members can use Bitcoin in order to make deposits, withdrawals, and [...] The post Deribit Review: Cryptocurrency Futures &...

Jul 19 2021

Jul 16 2021

Just-In: America’s Second Largest Bank Opens Bitcoin Futures Trading

The second-largest bank in the US, Bank of America, is reportedly allowing its clients to invest in the Bitcoin Futures market. A recent report from Coindesk suggests that many investors are setting up their Bitcoin futures trading account while a couple might have gone live already. The US banking giant had also announced a crypto The post Just-In: America's Second Largest Bank Opens...

Jun 28 2021

CME Group Micro Bitcoin Futures Quickly Pass One Million Contracts Traded

CME Group saw more than one million of its micro bitcoin futures contracts traded in under two months after launch, indicating high interest.Major derivatives marketplace CME Group has announced that the volume of its micro bitcoin futures offering surpassed one million contracts, less...

Jun 22 2021

VanEck Files To Offer Bitcoin Futures Mutual Fund

Jun 22 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin futures business sec vaneck

Investment firm VanEck has filed with the U.S. SEC to offer a bitcoin futures mutual fund in the U.S.A new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicates that investment firm VanEck Associates Corporation wants to offer a bitcoin futures mutual fund in the United States....

May 12 2021

SEC Advises Caution When Investing in the Bitcoin Futures Markets

The SEC has issued a statement advising investors to be cautious when trading Bitcoin futures The statement went on to describe Bitcoin as being highly speculative The SEC believes that the Bitcoin futures market should be pursued only by mutual funds The advisory by the SEC could be a precursor to rejecting pending Bitcoin ETF applications The US Securities and Exchange Commission has...

U.S. SEC Warns About Mutual Funds’ Exposure to Bitcoin (BTC) Futures

On Tuesday, May 11, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a warning for mutual funds that have exposure to Bitcoin futures and asked its investors to remain extremely cautious about it. With the parabolic...

May 11 2021

More Than 100,000 CME Micro Bitcoin Futures Trade In First Week

May 11 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin futures cme group markets

CME Group saw more than 100,000 micro bitcoin futures traded in the first week of its offering, demonstrating appetite for bitcoin products.Major derivatives marketplace CME Group has seen more than 100,000 micro bitcoin futures traded in the first six days following the contract’s launch, the operator told...

May 03 2021

CME Group Launches Micro Bitcoin Futures

Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group, the world's leading, and most diverse derivatives marketplace is launching Micro Bitcoin Futures which would be 1/10 of the Bitcoin value and promises to offer...

Apr 06 2021

Top Bitcoin Influencer Closes Bullish Position on Price Dump Fears

Bitcoin risks falling below $50,000, according to a trade setup shared by Jonny Moe, an independent market analyst. The social media influencer, widely tracked by investors and traders in the cryptocurrency space, unveiled the bearish setup in a tweet published early Tuesday. He closed what he called "leverage...

Mar 30 2021

Derivatives Exchange CME to Launch ‘Micro Bitcoin’ Futures on May 3, 2021

Leading derivatives platform, CME Group launches ‘micro-Bitcoin’ futures. Each micro derivative is a tenth of a whole Bitcoin (BTC). In a...

Mar 27 2021

Bitcoin’s 30-Day Correlation with the S&P500 Reaches March 2020 Levels

In brief: Bitcoin's 30-day rolling correlation with the S&P 500 has increased to levels last seen in March and October of 2020 Bitcoin's correlations with gold, bonds and the dollar index (DXY) have decreased Bitcoin price is currently more influenced by the global macro events BTC is currently challenging gold as an ideal hedge against inflation Bitcoin's correlation with the S&P 500 has...

Mar 20 2021

Bitcoin is Now More Valuable Than a Kilogram of Gold

In brief: Bitcoin at a value above $58,400 is worth more than a kilogram of gold Bitcoin's market cap at over $1 Trillion has made it hard to ignore and could usher in a new phase of growth $55k is the level to watch during the weekly close News of Coinbase being fined by the CFTC might have a negative effect on Bitcoin...

Mar 15 2021

Bitcoin Positions Worth $1 Billion Liquidated in 30 Minutes Post BTC’s $5k Correction

Bitcoin price recorded its new all-time-high above $62K only a couple of days back, having spent a majority of February and the first week of March in a consolidation phase. However, the price recorded a sharp correction of $5K this morning resulting in the liquidation of more than a billion-dollar worth of BTC derivative contracts within 30...

Mar 12 2021

Binance and Huobi Leads the Bitcoin Futures Market Despite US Restrictions

Binance and Huobi crypto exchanges contribute 2/3 of the Bitcoin futures market volume despite US authorities restricting their services in the country. Although these exchanges do not offer their Futures market...

Mar 10 2021

Digital Currency Group Set to Purchase $250M Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) Shares

Digital Currency Group (DCG), a venture capital firm focused on the digital asset market and also the parent company behind Grayscale Investments has...

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