Tag: options

Jan 14 2021

Bitcoin Bounces as Options Market Sees 20% Chance of $50K at Month’s End

Jan 14 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin markets news options

While a 31% rally to $50,000 in two weeks may be challenging to envision, it is far from impossible, given bitcoin's prior rallies.

Deribit Exchange Raises Maximum Bitcoin Options Strike Price to $400K

Jan 14 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin deribit markets news options

The eye-watering strike option supplants the company's previous $300,000 maximum offering listed on Jan. 9.

Jan 13 2021

Trading Hall of Fame: The Bitcoin Options Bet That Made $58.2M Profit on Just $638K

Jan 13 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcion bitcoin options deribit markets options

Back in October, one trader made a long-shot bet that bitcoin would hit $36,000 by January. It paid off in a spectacular way.

Jan 12 2021

As Bitcoin Regains Lost Ground, Options Traders Bet on $52K Move By Late January

Jan 12 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin markets news options

Some bitcoin traders are buying bullish call options at $52,000 and higher strike prices.

Jan 10 2021

European eToro Traders Call Foul Over Closure of Leveraged Crypto Contracts

Jan 10 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business etoro leveraged trading options

Traders in Europe are threatening legal action against eToro for allegedly closing their leveraged crypto positions without enough notice.

Jan 08 2021

Traders Can Now Bet on ‘Bitcoin $300K’ as Options Keep Pace With Rising Price

Jan 08 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin deribit markets news options

It supersedes the $200,000 option on Deribit as the maximum one can wager.

Amber Group Launches New Yield Opportunity in Options Product

Jan 08 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business defi options yield

Amber Group's new customizable options contracts let users define how and when these contracts can be executed. In doing so, they can earn lucrative returns. Amber Launches Customizable Options Product Yield Boost offers unique, customizable option contracts where traders decide their preferred...

Jan 03 2021

Bitcoin Options on Deribet Now Go to $200K After Recent Surge

Jan 03 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin deribit markets news options

The folks over at Deribit apparently think the recent explosion in the price of bitcoin (BTC) from $20,000 to around $32,000 in just over a month, including a 10% rise in the last 24 hours, merits offering traders the ability to bet on a rally to $200,000 by late December. Read also: Bitcoin Worth $1B […]

Dec 29 2020

Opyn Upgrade Aims to Add Capital Efficiency and Liquidity to DeFi Options Market

Dec 29 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business defi markets options opyn

Options marketplace Opyn is rolling out an upgrade that targets capital efficiency and liquidity in the decentralized financial options market.

Dec 26 2020

Deribit Adding Options to Allow Bitcoin Traders to Bet on Rally to $120K and Beyond

Dec 26 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  deribit markets news options

A week ago last Thursday, Deribit made newsby introducing call and put options at the $100,000 strike price.

Dec 18 2020

Deribit’s New Options Allow Bitcoin Traders to Bet on Rally to $100K

Dec 18 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin deribit markets news options

Options at the $100,000 strike price expiring on Sept. 24, 2021, went live on Deribit Thursday.

Dec 09 2020

Bitcoin’s Options Market Skews Bearish as Spot Price Loses Ground

Dec 09 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin markets news options

Bitcoin's fall toward $18,000 has revived demand for short-dated put options as a way to hedge downside risk.

Dec 07 2020

Hegic Celebrates $100M Volume, Launches Cypherpunk NFTs

Dec 07 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business nft options

Hegic has launched a new NFT collection in partnership with...

Nov 25 2020

Bitcoin Options Market Suggests Investors Preparing for All-Time High

Nov 25 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin markets news options volatility

Options investors appear to be eyeing more gains for the top cryptocurrency, which is now just 2.8% below a record high.

Nov 24 2020

Binance to List Options Contracts for Litecoin

Nov 24 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  binance coinflash litecoin markets news

Binance said user demand prompted the new listing.

Nov 19 2020

Bitcoin Options Investors Are Starting to Hedge Against Potential Price Pullback

Nov 19 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin markets options

The one-month implied volatility, which is influenced by the demand for call and put options, jumped from roughly 55% to a four-month high of 70.5% in the past two days, suggesting increased expectations for price turbulence over the next four weeks.

Nov 12 2020

Bitcoin’s Options Market Shows Strongest Bullish Mood on Record

Nov 12 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin markets options skew

Bitcoin's options market is in the midst of its strongest bullish sentiment on record as the cryptocurrency rallies to three-year highs.

Nov 06 2020

Derivatives Market Breaks Multiple Records as Bitcoin Touched $16,000

Nov 06 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  futures markets options trading

Both the total open interest for BTC futures and options broke new records today as Bitcoin touched its yearly high of $15,968 on Bitstamp. Bitcoin Traders Break Volume Records Bitcoin futures traders logged a daily volume of $41 billion, $2 billion less than the token's all-time high....

Oct 10 2020

Hegic v888 Launch Ushers in Staking and Liquidity Mining Opportunity

Oct 10 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  options technology trading

Decentralized options platform Hegic today launched its beta mainnet following an audit from...

Oct 06 2020

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