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The End of January Will See Many Bitcoin Options Close Out

The end of January is likely to be a crazy time for bitcoin and its many fans. The asset will see approximately $3.7 billion worth of options expire on January 29, and many analysts are wondering what this will potentially do for the asset’s volatility. Will the currency spike like we’ve never seen, or will the price falter in some way?What Will Happen to Bitcoin When So Many Options Expire?As it stands, the many open contracts options available in the bitcoin space add up to just over $9...

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Bitcoin Shoots Past $13,700. Is $14,000 Headed Its Way Soon?

Bitcoin has shot up like nobody’s business. At press time, the currency is trading for well over $13,700, the highest it’s been in roughly three years, and the currency is now just a few steps away from $14,000. This is an exciting time for bitcoin enthusiasts, especially considering many analysts still believe it could spike even further and that the asset is outdoing stocks and neighboring investments.Bitcoin Shoots Up Once AgainFairlead Strategies founder Katie Stockton has mentioned in a...

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Bitcoin Sinks Again as Options Contracts Are Set to Expire

Well, it looks like we may have spoken too soon when it comes to bitcoin. We were all so sure that the $11,000 price it just reached roughly 48 hours ago would stick around this time, but it looks like that’s not the case. Volatility is coming back, and we’re witnessing it today as bitcoin has dropped roughly $600 to $10,400 at press time.Bitcoin Drops into the Low $10K RangeThis is a rough time for bitcoin considering how up and down it’s been over the past several weeks. The currency has...

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Huobi Gives Customers Access to BTC Options Trading

Huobi Futures – a crypto derivatives market of Huobi Group – is unveiling new bitcoin options trading, which will go live today on September 1.Huobi Opens BTC Options Trading for BusinessHuobi has been on a roll in 2020 during a time when most companies are likely suffering and taking on debt thanks to the growing coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this year, the company released a program known as Huobi Futures’ Perpetual Swaps as a means of giving traders a larger chance to hedge their wealth...

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Bakkt Hasn’t Experienced Any BTC Options Trading Since Mid-June

Is it safe to say that Bakkt has been a total failure?Bakkt Really Hasn’t Amounted to MuchIt has been roughly one year since the institutional crypto trading platform came about, and one honestly wonders what it’s contributed to the space, especially when examining the latest trading figures the platform has been experiencing. For more than a month, bitcoin options have not been traded via the platform, and since June 15 of this year, the numbers for Bakkt have been stuck at a big fat zero.To...

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Interest In Bitcoin Options Is Growing Like Crazy

Interest in bitcoin options appears to be skyrocketing, and why shouldn’t it be? After all, everyone – including both retail and institutional investors – are looking to bitcoin and crypto as a means of hedging their wealth as coronavirus cases spike and the Fed continues to print additional money.Bitcoin Options Are Expanding Like Never BeforeOver the past three months alone, CME Group in Chicago is a standout as far as growth goes, shooting up from $4 million to about $373 million in...

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Bitcoin Options Trading Has Surged in the Past Four Weeks

Today marks a solid change for the bitcoin price. At the time of writing, the world’s number one cryptocurrency by market cap has jumped into the $7,200 range – a solid $200 boost from where the currency last stood.Bitcoin Options Trading Is GrowingA lot of analysts are attributing this little surge to the fact that bitcoin options trading appears to have spiked in the last 48 hours. Over the past couple of days, many major exchanges – including Bakkt, OXEx and CME Group in Chicago – have...

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Bitcoin Options Trading Is At an All-Time High

Bitcoin hasn’t been doing well as of late when it comes to price, but in terms of options trading, things are rising higher than anyone had anticipated.Bitcoin Options Are Getting a Lot of AttentionIt is being reported that trading volumes amongst bitcoin options have broken new records. The total trading volume amongst major platforms – i.e. Bakkt, CME Group, etc. – is just shy of $200 million, thereby breaking the previous all-time high of $171 million set last February by almost $30...

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Bitcoin Options Receive Massive $198 Million Worth of Traders’ Attention

Bitcoin options market is rising, per the crypto analytics firm Skew, with a massive money inflow from institutional investors. Yesterday, the volume of crypto derivatives trading was only increasing, reaching the level of almost $200 million.Bitcoin options are receiving a major call from the investors. They started selling and buying derivatives as the market went down. Let’s see what has happened here in detail.The CME Group, Deribit, Bakkt, LedgerX, and OKEx are experiencing the money...

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CME Bitcoin Futures Options Overtake Bakkt with over $2 Million in Debut Trading Volume

Bitcoin (BTC) futures options trading is now live on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange – CME. The offering went live yesterday Jan. 13 and began trading after it successfully got approval from regulatory authorities. The CME Group announced this on its website as trading went live. According to the page, Bitcoin futures options were created to satisfy customers’ yearnings. It says it was done “in response to growing interest in cryptocurrencies and customer demand for tools to manage Bitcoin...

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