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Why Is Bitcoin Going Up, and Will It Crash Soon? What’s Next as Price Doubles to $40K

Why Is Bitcoin Going Up, and Will It Crash Soon? What’s Next as Price Doubles to $40K

Bitcoin’s prices reached all-time highs above $40,000 less than a month after breaking $20,000 for the first time. Since the start of the most recent rally, ostensibly begun in October, its value has increased fourfold. So for pros and newbies alike, or if you want to be the cryptocurrency expert at your next Zoom party, it’s natural […]

Bitcoin Price Moons to New 2020 Highs on PayPal News

Bitcoin Price Moons to New 2020 Highs on PayPal News

Newfound bullish momentum is omnipresent with Bitcoin’s price throughout the last few days. The cryptocurrency has increased by more than $2,000 since October 6th, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Bitcoin Price Breaks 2020 Highs on PayPal News Throughout the entire month of September, Bitcoin’s price was somewhat stagnant, with a few minor […]

Bitcoin Futures OI sinks on BitMEX: and it’s a good sign

Bitcoin Futures OI sinks on BitMEX: and it’s a good sign

The recent losses were the aftermath of the US commodities and Futures Trading Commission [CFTC] coming down hard of BitMEX along with the expiry of futures contracts in the stock market. While Bitcoin was the only major currency to face the brunt of the news directly, altcoins soon followed given the correlation factor. However, as the Bitcoin and altcoin […]

Bitcoin Extends Rally as Trading Volume for CME Futures Hits Three-Week High

Bitcoin Extends Rally as Trading Volume for CME Futures Hits Three-Week High

Trading activity for bitcoin (BTC) futures listed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has picked up pace as bitcoin has extended its recent rally to levels above $7,200. CME traded $347 million worth of futures contracts Thursday – the highest since March 16. On that day, futures witnessed a trading volume of $414 million, according to data […]

Binance Will Soon Reward Market Makers for Providing Futures Liquidity

Binance Will Soon Reward Market Makers for Providing Futures Liquidity

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is adjusting its fee structure to get market makers to add liquidity on its futures platform. Under the revised Binance Futures Market Maker Program, market makers will receive a negative fee for selected trading pairs, according to an official announcement on Monday. A “market maker” is a user who adds liquidity, or buying and selling […]

WisdomTree launches its first bitcoin exchange-traded product

WisdomTree launches its first bitcoin exchange-traded product

LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. asset manager WisdomTree launched on Tuesday its first investment product that tracks bitcoin, a rare example of a mainstream money manager offering exposure to the volatile world of digital currencies. WisdomTree, which specializes in exchange-traded funds, said in a statement the bitcoin exchange product (ETP) will offer large investors exposure to […]

Bakkt now plans to offer cash-settled bitcoin futures; looking to beat rival CME Group

Bakkt now plans to offer cash-settled bitcoin futures; looking to beat rival CME Group

Bakkt, a provider of physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts, is now planning to offer a cash-settled version of the product due to customer demand. “We have the intention of offering a cash-settled contract as well,” Bakkt chief operating officer Adam White told at the Invest: NYC conference on Tuesday. Bakkt, a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent […]