Tag: bitcoin futures

Dec 04 2021

Leveraged Long Trades Equal Crypto Bloodbath on Saturday

Leveraged long trades in Bitcoin are leading the entire market lower today. Over $100 million was liquidated in a 10 minute period and Over $1.78 billion was liquidated in a span of 12 hours. We don't talk about...

Nov 15 2021

Bitnomial Launches Margined, 'Physically' Settled Bitcoin Futures In The US

The US-based futures with a 35% margin are settled in actual bitcoin instead of cash, eliminating the need for bilateral trades.Bitnomial has launched U.S.-based, "physically" settled bitcoin futures with a 35% margin.The contracts allow for efficient basis trading, eliminating the need to execute bilateral trades to unwind positions.The new offering also enables lenders and miners to...

VanEck Bitcoin Futures ETF To Launch Tomorrow

VanEck’s bitcoin-linked ETF will be the third to launch in US markets while the SEC refuses to allow a spot offering.The third bitcoin futures ETF to launch in the U.S. will go live tomorrow.The VanEck Bitcoin Strategy ETF will launch on Cboe as the SEC rejected the asset manager’s spot offering last week.VanEck will attempt to gain market share by...

Nov 01 2021

Regulated Bitcoin Futures In LatAm: Argentina Considers Proposal

Nov 01 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin bitcoin futures regulations

A petition to launch regulated Bitcoin futures and options in Argentine pesos has been submitted by Matba Rofex, Argentina’s largest futures market, to the National Securities Commission (CNV). Matba Rofex is the most prominent market for futures and options in Argentina. They currently have a BTC MtR index expressed in Argentinian Pesos (ARS) calculated every 1 minute. They have also shown interest in...

If You Want Bitcoin Exposure, Don’t Use An ETF. Buy Bitcoin.

The recent launch of bitcoin futures ETFs may have made history, but this exposure is not the same as holding BTC yourself.“What happens if the government makes bitcoin illegal?” is a question you will frequently hear. The underlying assumption — the same one that Prohibitionists made in the...

Oct 27 2021

Discussing Bitcoin And Big-Picture Macroeconomics

Bitcoiners with perspective on macroeconomics discuss the current state of the economy, bitcoin futures ETFs and more.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Oct 21 2021

Don't Buy Bitcoin ETFs

Only buying bitcoin and holding your UTXOs can give you true exposure to bitcoin.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1098: "Don't buy bitcoin ETFs." Sign up for the newsletter here....

Oct 20 2021

Bitcoin Futures ETF Has Record Day

The ProShares bitcoin futures ETF traded $280 million worth of shares in its first 20 minutes.The below is from a recent edition of 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 now...

Second Bitcoin-Linked ETF In The US To Begin Trading On Friday

The fund, which tried listing as BTFD, has backtracked and will list under the ticker symbol BTF.The second bitcoin-linked ETF in the U.S., the Valkyrie Bitcoin Strategy ETF, is set to begin trading on Friday.The fund, which tried listing as BTFD, has backtracked and will list under the ticker symbol BTF.The third bitcoin futures ETF is set to launch on...

BITO Bitcoin ETF Becomes Fastest ETF Ever To Hit $1 Billion AUM

The ProShares bitcoin-linked ETF hit $1 billion in assets under management in just two days.ProShares bitcoin-linked ETF hit $1 billion in assets under management in just two days, a record for the ETF industry.Gold ETF GLD held the previous record, having crossed the $1 billion mark in three days after it launched in 2004.A second bitcoin futures ETF is set...

VanEck To Launch Second Bitcoin Futures ETF In The US

VanEck will join ProShares and launch the second ever bitcoin-linked ETF in the United States.VanEck is the latest asset manager to receive approval by the SEC for its bitcoin-linked offering.The VanEck Bitcoin Strategy ETF (XBTF) is set to go live on Monday, October 25.At the moment, that will be the second listing of a bitcoin futures ETF in the U.S.,...

Oct 19 2021

First Bitcoin Futures ETF Trades Over $1 Billion On First Day

Oct 19 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  $bito bitcoin futures etf markets

The ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF debuted with the second-highest trading volume of ETF launch history.First bitcoin futures ETF listed in the U.S. amassed over $1 trillion in trading volume in its first day of trading.The NYSE-listed ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF gained 4.85% from its $40 opening price, closing at $41.94.This was the second-biggest ETF debut of all time in terms...

First Bitcoin Futures ETF In The US Starts Trading

The first ever bitcoin-based ETF in the United States has started trading this morning, amassing $250 million in 15 minutes.First bitcoin ETF in the U.S. has gone live in the NYSE under the ticker BITO.The ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF invests in bitcoin futures instead of holding actual spot BTC.A second bitcoin futures ETF is set to start trading this week....

Oct 18 2021

Bloomberg Analyst: A Second Bitcoin Futures ETF Could Start Trading This Week

Bloomberg received a listing action from Valkyrie Funds for their bitcoin futures ETF, its analyst James Seyffart said.Bloomberg received a listing action from Valkyrie Funds for their bitcoin futures ETF.The Valkyrie Bitcoin Strategy ETF could begin trading on Wednesday or Thursday after ProShares’ bitcoin futures ETF starts trading tomorrow.However, there is still one last step...

Oct 15 2021

SEC Set To Allow Bitcoin Futures ETF Trading Next Week

Sources told CNBC that the Securities and Exchange Commission is set to allow the first Bitcoin futures ETF to go live in the U.S.Next week, the SEC is set to allow the trading of Invesco and or ProShares Bitcoin futures exchange- traded funds (ETFs) go live in what would be a first in the United States, according to...

Bitcoin Futures Premium Shoots 3x Amid Strong Rumors of Bitcoin Futures ETF

The world's largest cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) continues to gain strong momentum surging past $59,000 levels earlier today. As of press time, Bitcoin (BTC) is trading 2.74% up at a price of $59,650 and a market cap of $1.120 trillion. The rumors of the first Bitcoin ETF approval linked to Bitcoin futures are gaining strength adding The post Bitcoin Futures Premium Shoots 3x Amid...

Oct 14 2021

Valkyrie Makes Key Changes to its Bitcoin ETF Proposal, Here’s Why Its a Sign of Approval

The hype around the approval of the first-ever Bitcoin ETF in the US is gaining steam as a total of four Bitcoin Futures ETF proposals are due for a final decision by the end of October. Many ETF proponents have been speculating that October could become a crucial and historic month for the crypto world The post Valkyrie Makes Key Changes to its...

Oct 08 2021

BlockFi Files For Bitcoin Futures ETF

Oct 08 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin futures blockfi etf markets

The BlockFi Bitcoin Strategy ETF would only invest in bitcoin futures contracts traded on the CME.Lending platform BlockFi is the latest to join the bitcoin futures ETF race with a new registration intention filed with the SEC today.ETF analysts are optimistic that the commission will approve as many as four BTC futures ETFs in October.The BlockFi Bitcoin Strategy ETF is...

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