Tag: options

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.

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...

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