Tag: volatility

Oct 17 2021

Bitcoin's Unprecedented Liquidity Can Explain Its Price Volatility

Oct 17 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin price markets volatility

As the world’s most liquid asset, bitcoin’s price volatility in times of economic crisis likely reflects its independence, not lack of faith.In March 2020, major stock market indexes saw some of the worst price collapses in decades, as markets confronted the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic. Bitcoin was no exception to these economic strains....

Oct 11 2021

Sep 03 2021

The Andy Milonakis NFT Show, EP. 1 – Our Hero Falls Down The Rabbit Hole

Starting today, Bitcoinist will follow Andy Milonakis NFT journey. And by documenting this man’s path, we will document everyone’s. The jury’s still out on NFTs. Are they this cycle’s speculative bubble or are they the art market’s new facade? Is this the beginning of something big or is it just a fad? Will NFTs prove to be a worthy investment? That’s what we’re...

Aug 13 2021

Bitcoin Price Volatility And How Risk Management Is A Vote Of Confidence

The bitcoin price has historically been volatile and managing investment risk is the key to avoiding another major market sell off.The day that bitcoin becomes less volatile is the day that mass adoption will begin. Or is it that mass adoption will minimize volatility on bitcoin?This is one of the most popular debates in our space as market participants try to...

Jul 15 2021

May 31 2021

Bitcoin Value: Understanding Bitcoin's Scarcity, Flexibility And Volatility

May 31 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  markets mining scarcity volatility

Described by some as an investment roller coaster ride, the value of bitcoin and its unabating volatility can be difficult to comprehend.The fluctuations in bitcoin’s value acts as both a draw and a deterrent to investors, in what has been described by many commentators as a modern-day gold rush. The true extent of bitcoin’s investment volatility can be best understood by examining...

May 21 2021

Bitcoin Volatility Is Not Your Enemy, Says Morgan Creek’s CEO

The world’s largest cryptocurrency experienced significant volatility in the last few days.

Apr 30 2021

Why Does Bitcoin’s Price Make Random, Sudden Downward Moves?

Apr 30 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  markets price analysis volatility

The bitcoin market’s volatility is a well-cited aspect by naysayers—but what causes it?Mimesis Capital: Inside The Event Horizon, Report #15Why Does Bitcoin’s Price Make Random, Sudden Downward Moves?A common knock on bitcoin is that it is “too volatile.”There is no denying that bitcoin is a volatile asset. Its price action supports this conclusion on nearly all...

Mar 19 2021

Flexible Leverage and Tokenized Volatility Trading Coming To DeFi

The options for investment in decentralized finance are forever expanding, and two protocols are bringing new products to the table. The first product was introduced in a March 18 announcement. The Index Cooperative, in collaboration with DeFi Pulse, unveiled the launch of a new product called the Flexible Leverage Index, or FLI, which is pronounced “fly”. According to the...

Feb 16 2021

Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin Volatility Hasn’t Shaken Out Institutions

Bitcoin set a new high above $50,000 after erratic trading earlier this week, though options markets are not anticipating a drawdown anytime soon.

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...

Blockchain Bites: Clearing the Record on Yellen’s Crypto Concerns and the Bitcoin Double-Spend Fracas

The efficient market hypothesis butts up against bitcoin's volatile day while Bitcoiners show solidarity in hosting the white paper.

Jan 13 2021

Goldman Sachs Exec Says More Institutional Investment Would Calm Bitcoin Volatility

Jan 13 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin business goldman sachs markets news

Global head of commodities research Jeff Currie believes the amount of institutional money in bitcoin needs to grow to mature the asset.

Jan 07 2021

Record Expected Ether-Bitcoin Volatility Points to Altcoin Season Ahead: Analyst

Jan 07 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  altcoins bitcoin markets news volatility

Peaking implied volatility spreads suggest the emphasis in the markets will shift to ether and other alternative currencies in the short term.

Dec 17 2020

Coinbase Warns about Cryptocurrency Volatility

The CEO Brian Armstrong requested Coinbase clients to remain cautious amid extreme volatility in cryptocurrencies.

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 23 2020

Bitcoin Faces Volatility Rise as Futures Market Shows Signs of Overheating

Nov 23 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin futures markets news volatility

The bitcoin perpetual futures "funding rate" has shot up, suggesting the market may be overleveraged to the bullish side.

Oct 26 2020

Looking at Bitcoin Volatility Over the Years

Since it was introduced in 2009, one of the biggest knocks against Bitcoin has been its lack of price stability. Bitcoin volatility has been a much-discussed topic over the past decade. Some believe that the price of Bitcoin is not stable enough to be used as a currency, while others believe that its price is...

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