BTC Options

Data shows Bitcoin bears dominate Friday’s $2.5B BTC options expiry

Bitcoin (BTC) price dropped roughly 22% over the past 7 days, retesting the $31,700 area for the second time in June. The most pressing news for the negative performance has been China supposedly cracking down bank accounts of over-the-counter desks, according to some analysts: China cracking down on the bank accounts of #bitcoin OTC desks, …

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Here’s how traders use call options to increase their Bitcoin holdings

Crypto traders are drawn to the market by its bombastic growth and lucrative opportunities to make a profit. However, not every investor is seeking volatility or using degenerate leverage levels to gamble at derivatives exchanges.  In fact, stablecoins usually comprise half of the total value locked (TVL) on most decentralized finance (DeFi) applications that focus …

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$2.2 Billion Notional in BTC Options Set to Expire on Friday, Bitcoin Contango Has Returned

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>According to data from Skew Analytics, more than 55,000 bitcoin options contracts worth $2.2 billion will expire on Friday. Statistics further show, as far as options are concerned, Deribit captures the lion’s share of contracts with 48,469 bitcoin options contracts ($1.95 billion notional) set to expire.</strong> 55K in Bitcoin Option Set to …

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Sub-$60K monthly close will make Bitcoin’s $3.9B options expiry a non-event

Bitcoin’s (BTC) 2021 performance has been impressive, but traders waiting for a record-breaking monthly candle are likely to be disappointed this week.  After peaking at $64,900 on April 14, a jaw-breaking 27% correction followed, causing BTC price to drop to the $46,000 level. This downside move obliterated more than $9 billion long BTC futures contracts …

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Bulls favored ahead of record $6.1B Bitcoin options expiry on March 26

Over the past two months, the open interest on Bitcoin options increased by 60% to reach $13.5 billion as the BTC price rose to a new all-time high. The result of Bitcoin’s price appreciation and the rising options open interest resulted in a potentially historic $6.1 billion expiry set for March 26. BTC options aggregate …

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3 Bitcoin price metrics show bulls were not fazed by today’s $1.6B liquidation

Bitcoin’s (BTC) sudden $11,500 drop liquidated more than $1.64 billion worth of BTC futures contracts. This massive figure represents 8.5% of the total $19.5 billion in open interest, which coincidentally had just reached its all-time high. Although these are significant figures, they were proportionally lower than the $1 billion futures liquidation on November 26, 2020. …

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Bitcoin Volatility Expected to Rise After the US Presidential Election

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/398592″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”https://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/lottery_exclusive_728x180_copy2-1.jpg” alt width=”728″ height=”180″></a></div><strong>While the United States prepares for the results of the 2020 Presidential Election, a number of data points and traders expect some significant cryptocurrency price fluctuations this week. Statistics from skew.com show bitcoin’s 30-day implied volatility has increased …

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Turbulent Crypto Markets Expected – 87K Worth of Bitcoin Options Set to Expire on Friday

Markets are expected to be volatile this week, as a great number of bitcoin and ethereum options are set to expire this Friday. Data shows more than 87,000 bitcoin options will expire and 77% of the action is held on the Deribit exchange. U.S. stocks dropped hard on Monday, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average …

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Bitcoin Price Predictions by Top Analysts Are Usually Wrong — Here’s Why

Since Bitcoin (BTC) price rallied above $19,000 in 2017, crypto analysts have issued an amazingly wide range of price predictions on the date and value of the next all-time high or low.  Sometimes these predictions are rooted in deep fundamental and technical analysis, whereas other times they are simply nothing more than off-the-cuff estimates issued …

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