Tag: options

Apr 06 2022

Mar 21 2022

Goldman Sachs Partners With Galaxy Digital For First Bitcoin Options Trade

Goldman Sachs, facilitated by Galaxy Digital, purchased an over-the-counter options contract to be cash-settled, that is tied to the price of bitcoin.Goldman Sachs initiates its first bitcoin options trade with the help of Galaxy Digital. The options trade was a non-deliverable, over-the-counter contract that allows the purchaser to cash-settle for price volatility in bitcoin. Galaxy...

Breaking: Goldman Sachs To Offer Over-The-Counter Crypto Options- Report

Goldman Sachs is close to announcing that it is the first major U.S. bank to trade an over-the-counter (OTC) crypto instrument, a recent report said. The firm reportedly traded a Bitcoin-linked instrument with crypto bank Galaxy Digital. An OTC transaction is one that takes place directly over a private broker-dealer network, instead of a centralized...

Mar 01 2022

Jan 13 2022

Dec 16 2021

Bitcoin Is The Perfect Option, And Central Banks Will Have To Buy In

What happens if the market realizes that kicking the can down the road is delaying the inevitable? A sustainable form of insurance in this event would have to be bitcoin.This article is a collaborative piece written by Greg Foss and Seb Bunney. Therefore, when the word “we” is used, the authors are referring to themselves.In “part one” of this article, we...

Oct 23 2021

Sep 02 2021

You’re Helping Short Sellers If You Earn Interest On Bitcoin

The seemingly innocent act of earning interest on bitcoin actually supports short sellers.Why Do Institutions Give Out Interest-Like Payments For Your Bitcoin Deposits?The only reason is that they’re making even more money by lending out your bitcoin to other people. But to whom and for what purpose?Why Would Someone Want To Borrow Bitcoin?Could they be depositing that bitcoin into...

Aug 24 2021

Apr 15 2021

Options Platform FinNexus Launches Lucrative Trading Contest

Apr 15 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  finnexus industry options

Multi-chain platform FinNexus has released details of its upcoming decentralized options trading competition. The platform, which facilitates options trading along with liquidity mining and staking, is giving away 60,000 FNX in prizes – over $25,000 at the time of writing. The...

Feb 28 2021

wNews: Unpacking Crypto’s “Facebook Moment”

Feb 28 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis coinbase dpo facebook nasdaq

This week's edition of wNews unpacks what Coinbase's massive listing deal means for the industry. After...

Feb 15 2021

Institutions Not Worried About Bitcoin Dropping Below $40K, Options Data Shows

Feb 15 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin markets news options

Lack of hedging demand for long-term put options shows institutions remain unconcerned by Monday's price drop.

Feb 11 2021

Bitso Buys Gibraltar-Based Crypto Derivatives Platform Quedex

Mexico City-based Bitso plans to incorporate Quedex’s high-performance trading engine across the exchange.

Bitcoin Options Market Sees Low Odds of Sky-High Rally in 2021

Feb 11 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  markets options

Bitcoin's options market sees only a 12% probability of prices rising above $100,000 by the end of December.

Feb 05 2021

wNews: Ethereum Hits All-Time High, Shutting Out Retail DeFi Investors

Feb 05 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  alt season analysis gas fees indices nfts

This week's edition of wNews dives into why Ethereum and DeFi are currently surging. More importantly, though, the space was again faced with staggering gas fees reminding newcomers that it's a whale's game. Portfolio size aside, Bitcoin traded sideways this week after a rather volatile January. Data suggests that dip-buying is the current trend...

Feb 03 2021

DeFi Options Protocol Opyn Raises $6.7 Million

Feb 03 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business defi options opyn paradigm

Opyn has raised $6.7 million in funding. Paradigm was the main contributor to the options protocol's Series A funding round. Paradigm Backs Opyn Opyn has raised $6.7 million in a Series A funding round. The cryptoasset investment firm Paradigm led funding for the DeFi options protocol. Other contributors included Dragonfly...

Jan 25 2021

Large Bitcoin Options Positions May Boost Price Volatility This Week

Jan 25 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin bitcoin options markets options

As long as these options remain open in the market, the next couple of days could be volatile for bitcoin.

Jan 22 2021

Bitcoin Traders Expect Volatility as Options Expire

Bitcoin traders are preparing for an extended short-term correction, as options contracts of 118,000 BTC ($3.5 billion) expire on Jan. 29. Bitcoin Price Volatility Ahead Bitcoin's price fell by a record percentage of 13.1% on Thursday. The...

Jan 21 2021

Bitcoin Option Traders Hedge Against Downside Risk as Price Dips to Near $32K

Jan 21 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin markets options

Options traders look to be preparing for further falls in bitcoin's price in the short-term, according to put-call skew data.

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.

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