Tag: futures

Sep 21 2022

Ether Funding Rates Normalizes After Merge

Sep 21 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  ethereum futures markets merge

The Ether funding rates for ether futures hit their all-time highs because of a popular trade. Nearly a week after the Merge, when traders had to pay high fees to stay in their positions during a popular trade, funding rates on ether (ETH) futures have gone back to normal. Because of these trades, there were […] The post Ether Funding Rates Normalizes...

Sep 16 2022

Merge Held Ether Futures Activity to Staking Yields

Sep 16 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  ethereum ethereum news futures merge

Stakers have always been and will continue to be natural sellers of Ether Futures and perpetual futures, and the amount of hedging will increase as yields from staking go up. The Ethereum Merge, which happened on Thursday, made some changes to the way the blockchain is built. These changes will make the blockchain more environmentally […] The post...

Merge Held Ether Futures Activity to Staking Yields

Sep 16 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  ethereum ethereum news futures merge

Stakers have always been and will continue to be natural sellers of Ether Futures and perpetual futures, and the amount of hedging will increase as yields from staking go up. The Ethereum Merge, which happened on Thursday, made some changes to the way the blockchain is built. These changes will make the blockchain more environmentally […] The post...

Sep 15 2022

After the Merge Ether Futures Market Discount Evaporates

Sep 15 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  #cryptocurrency ether futures news

After the Merge, the negative spread between futures and spot prices has gone from $20 to almost $0. The month-long oddity on the ether futures market, which was mostly caused by traders who wanted to make money from Ethereum's technological change, the Merge, has gone away. Ether futures are almost at the same price as […] The post...

After the Merge Ether Futures Market Discount Evaporates

Sep 15 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  #cryptocurrency ether futures news

After the Merge, the negative spread between futures and spot prices has gone from $20 to almost $0. The month-long oddity on the ether futures market, which was mostly caused by traders who wanted to make money from Ethereum's technological change, the Merge, has gone away. Ether futures are almost at the same price as […] The post...

Jul 28 2022

Bitcoin Rips Higher On Federal Reserve Rate Hike

The Federal Reserve hiked 75 basis points as expected and markets across the board rallied higher with no surprising or unanticipated bad news....

Ethereum Surpasses Bitcoin in Futures Trading Volume

Ethereum's futures trading volume has exceeded bitcoin’s. Currently, the ETH volume is at $11 billion and the BTC volume is at $10 billion. Ethereum may be due for many more milestones as the Proof-of-Stake transition edges closer. Ethereum’s futures trading volume has crossed that of bitcoin’s for the first time in about a year, according to information from Coinalyze. The switch first on...

Jul 07 2022

Europe Leads as KuCoin Returns Over $2 Trillion in Volumes in Six Months

Spot and futures trading volumes on KuCoin, a Seychelles-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange, peaked at over $2 trillion dollars in the first half of 2022.This represents a 180% year-on-year growth for the crypto exchange. KuCoin's European market operations led the total half-year turnover with $481 billion. The cryptocurrency exchange disclosed these figures on Thursday in...

Jun 29 2022

CoinFLEX Issues rvUSD Token to Cover for Investor's Default on Debt

Coin Futures Lending Exchange (CoinFLEX) on Tuesday issued a new token called Recovery Value USD (rvUSD). The token, whose issuance will be halted on July 1, 2022, is targeted at covering the shortfall in the trading platform’s books. According to CoinFLEX, the issuance price for the token is 1 USD Coin for 1 rvUSD. With the maximum amount to be issued pegged at 47...

Jun 28 2022

CoinFlex Will Issue $47M Worth of “Recovery Tokens” After Withdrawal Freeze

CoinFLeX will issue recovery tokens to help fund customers’ withdrawals. The exchange had run into trouble after one individual’s accounts went into negative equity, resulting in the halting of withdrawals. It will issue $47 million worth of the Recovery Value USD (rvUSD) tokens. Futures crypto exchange CoinFLEX will issue recovery tokens called Recovery Value USD (rvUSD) as a solution to enable withdrawals again....

Jun 21 2022

What’s Next for Bitcoin?

We have yet to see deeper levels of negative funding over sustained periods of time, so this may tell us the worst of the bear market is yet to come....

Jun 03 2022

Gemini Sued by CFTC Over 2017 Bitcoin Futures

Reading Time: 2 minutes The CFTC is suing Gemini over its 2017 Bitcoin futures product The regulator claims that Gemini misled it over market the likelihood of market manipulation It also claims that some Bitcoin futures users engaged in wash trading and other illegal...

May 20 2022

State Of The Bitcoin Derivative Market

The bitcoin derivatives landscape plays a major role in the bitcoin price in the short term. We have yet to see signs of a bitcoin macro bottom....

Apr 28 2022

Evaluating Bitcoin’s Risk-On Tendencies

It’s possible that equities volatility has yet to peak this year and further volatility spikes could have a negative impact on the bitcoin price.The below is an excerpt from a recent edition of Bitcoin Magazine Pro, 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,...

Feb 18 2022

Top 3 Platforms for Margin Trading in 2022

The crypto market is highly volatile where ups and downs could be as high as 30% to 50% of the asset value. Meaning, if an asset is $100 today, it can go as high as $150 to even $200 the next day or come down crashing to even $20 or $30. Such sharp volatility makes the crypto market a perfect hub for margin...

Dec 17 2021

Bitcoin Futures Markets Explained And The Defense Against Bitcoin Price Manipulation

The futures market has been a hot topic of late, but it can only have so much impact on the price of bitcoin.The ProblemEnemies with unlimited cash (The Federal Reserve Board or the International Monetary Fund, for example), can suppress the price of bitcoin; here, I demonstrate why their suppression can have only temporary effects. Exactly what price suppression can achieve,...

Nov 10 2021

Nov 04 2021

Google Strikes 10-Year Cloud Deal, Pumps $1 Billion Into CME Group

Nov 04 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  business cme derivatives futures google

Chicago Mercantile Exchange CME Group has announced a strategic partnership with Google as part of its access expansion efforts. According to CEO and chair of CME Group Terry Duffy, the collaboration and investment will improve the company company's chances of transforming derivatives markets through technology, while also creating efficiencies for all market participants. Google Invests The post Google Strikes 10-Year Cloud Deal, Pumps...

Nov 02 2021

Oct 25 2021

What Do Bitcoin ETF Mean for Cryptocurrency Markets?

Oct 25 2021 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  bitcoin cryptocurrency news etf futures

Last week, we saw the launches of two highly anticipated Bitcoin futures products traded on America's largest exchanges. This coincided with Bitcoin's all-time high price of USD 67,000. The ProShares Bitcoin ETF fund broke its records, reaching a billion dollars in volume on its first day. The following day it reached $1 billion in assets under...

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