Ether Futures

Record $8B open interest on Ethereum futures shows the pros are ‘here’

The price of Ether continues to push higher, and many analysts are calling for $3,000 as a short-term target. All of this “success” takes place in the face of Ether (ETH) being in a bottleneck regarding high fees, network congestion and a tense situation with miners.  With decentralized finance (DeFi) applications taking center stage and …

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Market Wrap: Crypto Market Cap Breaks $1.5T as Buyers Show Up for the Dip

Bitcoin has fully pared losses from Sunday’s dip as the leading cryptocurrency fell from around $48,600 to below $46,000 early Monday morning. As of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET), bitcoin was trading above $48,600 on Coinbase. But the leading cryptocurrency still has yet to trade above the psychologically significant $50,000 mark.  Much of bitcoin’s choppy …

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Market Wrap: Ether Sets New Highs as Bitcoin Stays Below $49K

The price of bitcoin struggled to regain $49,000 Friday, continuing to bounce between $48,000 and $46,000 heading into the weekend. As bitcoin contemplated which way to go, ether made a new all-time high above $1,850.  Much of bitcoin’s choppy price action could be attributed to futures deleveraging as eager bulls piled into long trades expecting …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hits Record $48.2K as CME Ether Futures at $33M Volume on First Day

Bitcoin and ether surpassed Monday’s price records. In ether’s case, CME’s futures launch has given the asset more credibility than ever before. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $47,174 as of 21:15 UTC (4:15 p.m. ET). Gaining 7.1% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $43,948-$48,226 (CoinDesk 20) BTC well above the 10-hour and the 50-hour …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Crosses $41.9K as Ether Futures Interest Grows 85% So Far in 2021

Bitcoin hit a fresh all-time high Friday as investors continued to scoop up some of its limited supply. The ether futures market also hit records as derivatives traders check out the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $39,304 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 0.64% over the previous 24 hours. …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Tests $11.5K; Ether Futures Open Interest Flattens

Bitcoin is turning bullish Thursday while ether futures open interest sticks around $1 billion the past month. Bitcoin’s price is on the rise Thursday, moving from a mostly flat trend to hit as high as $11,543 on spot exchanges such as Bitstamp. It was changing hands at $11,537 as of press time.  The move upward …

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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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