bitcoin futures

‘Looks Bad’ — Bitcoin Futures Echo Days Before March Crash, Says Trader

Bitcoin (BTC) futures were worrying analysts on July 10 as volume data suggested serious weakness and the potential for a major pullback. Uploading a weekly chart of CME Group’s Bitcoin futures to Twitter, Cointelegraph Markets analyst filbfilb did not mince his words describing the current climate. Filbfilb: BTC futures “almost identical” to March “Looks bad,” …

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Crypto Derivatives Volumes Crash 36% to $393 Billion in June, a Low for 2020

Gifts and Remittances: Bitcoin.com’s New Tools Allow People to Send BCH via Email This month Bitcoin.com launched two services that help facilitate bitcoin cash adoption and crypto remittance via email. In a recent video on June 5, Bitcoin.com’s Roger Ver showcased gifts.bitcoin.com, a new feature that allows individuals to send BCH gift cards … read …

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Bitcoin Options Open Interest Hits Peak Hours Before Giant $1B Expiry

Bitcoin (BTC) options continue to see record open interest this week with a $1 billion expiration just one day away. According to data from on-chain analytics tool Glassnode and others, demand for options continues to underscore the uncertain market mood. CME Bitcoin futures open interest beats record On June 25, open interest in Deribit Bitcoin …

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Wisdomtree Files ETF With 5% Bitcoin Exposure Amid SEC Resistance

Leaked Pentagon War Game Shows Gen Z Using Bitcoin to Battle the Corrupt State The United States has been creating military simulations, otherwise known as ‘war games,’ for years now. In fact, the Pentagon and various professional analysts created a permanent war gaming facility for simulations. This week a report indicates that Pentagon officials … …

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WisdomTree Proposes ETF With 5% Bitcoin Exposure Despite SEC’s Long-Standing Blockade

WisdomTree Trust is seeking to launch an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that invests in part in the growing bitcoin futures market. The New York City-based asset manager filed on Tuesday for an ETF that may invest up to 5% of its net assets in the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s (CME) bitcoin futures contracts, as shown in documents …

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Data Shows Bitcoin Options Markets Are Maturing Much Faster Than Futures

Amid Youtube Censorship, Individuals Flock to Decentralized Video Sharing Apps Like Lbry.tv In mid-May, news.Bitcoin.com reported on one of our mining pool videos being censored and banned from the video-sharing platform Youtube. The report had shown how Youtube has been censoring videos for a long time now, and the CEO specifically told … read more. …

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Bitcoin to Rise to $20K This Year Spurred by Government Money Printing and Covid-19: Bloomberg

Bloomberg has forecast bitcoin to reach its record high of $20,000, and possibly $28,000, this year. According to the company’s June Crypto Outlook report, “something has to really go wrong for bitcoin not to appreciate in value.” Bloomberg points to quantitative easing and the coronavirus pandemic as the fuel behind bitcoin’s maturity, particularly when benchmarked …

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ErisX Releases API for Bulk Trading of Bitcoin, Ether

Crypto derivatives platform ErisX said Tuesday it launched an API for bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether and litecoin block trading, allowing for bulk trades. The API provides greater integration of the firm’s block trading facility, a service for spot and futures market crypto traders looking to strike private, high-volume deals. This applies to spot trades of at …

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Bitcoin Futures, Options, and Open Interest: Crypto Derivatives Break Records After the Halving 

Since the market rout on March 12, otherwise known as ‘Black Thursday,’ bitcoin futures and options contracts have seen significant demand. On May 14, CME Group saw the total number of outstanding derivatives contracts (open interest) touch a high of $142 million. Four days later, CME broke records again. Data from the researchers at Skew.com …

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3 Straight Record Days Drive CME Bitcoin Futures Open Interest to All-Time High

Open interest for CME bitcoin futures made a new all-time high of just under $500 million on Friday, the third consecutive day of open interest records this week. Significant growth in CME futures demonstrates the intensifying contest between the stalwart institutional trading platform and crypto-native derivatives exchanges like BitMEX.  Over the past month, CME’s bitcoin …

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