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BTC Price at $43K, ‘Smart Money’ Bets Big on Bitcoin Ahead of Potential BTC ETF Approval

The “smart money index”, which measures the net bullish bets by institutional players through Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Bitcoin futures, has reached an all-time high of over 13,700 in recent days. Large investors have taken large long positions in the Bitcoin (BTC) futures market, indicating that institutional capital is flooding into the coin in anticipation of the SEC potentially approving a spot Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). Meanwhile, Bitcoin is trading today at around...

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Bitcoin Price Stuck at $41K as Traders Eye Fed Rate’s Decision

As the crypto market braces for the Federal Reserve’s decision, traders are showing caution, evidenced by a 40% drop in trading volume over the last 24 hours. Bitcoin (BTC), the world’s leading cryptocurrency, finds itself in a period of consolidation around the $41,000 price mark, as traders eagerly await the Federal Reserve‘s interest rate decision, scheduled for today. Bitcoin’s Price Movement Bitcoin’s recent journey in the market has been characterized by volatility, with the price...

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Crypto Exchange One Trading to Roll Out New Trading Unit F.A.S.T Soon

In a bid to attract more institutional investors to the upcoming platform, One Trading plans to provide free trading on all cryptocurrency pairs listed on the exchange.  Cryptocurrency exchange One Trading, formerly known as Bitpanda Pro, has announced plans to introduce its new trading venture that aims to offer users swift digital asset trading experience in the coming weeks. Scheduled to debut at an undisclosed date in the next few weeks, the company said its F.A.S.T platform will...

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Open Interest in Bitcoin Perpetual Futures Hits New Yearly Record on Deribit Exchange 

The Deribit exchange has recorded a new yearly high for Bitcoin perpetual futures open interest, a record not seen since BTC’s ATH. The amount of open interest in Bitcoin perpetual futures on the Deribit derivatives exchange has hit a new high of $740 million. This impressive level was last seen in November 2021 when Bitcoin hit its $68,000 all-time high. As of this writing, open interest in Bitcoin perpetual futures has fallen to $717 million. A rise in open interest in Bitcoin perpetual...

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Veteran Strategist Expects S&P 500 to Hit 5000 by 2024-End

His positive outlook primarily stems from his belief that the Federal Reserve has concluded its interest rate hikes. Over the past 20 months, central bankers have implemented a 525 basis points increase to counter inflation, a measure that negatively impacted stocks in 2022. However, with inflation significantly cooling from the highs observed last summer, as reflected in the Consumer Price Index report, which indicated a year-per-year price increase of just 3.2% in October, below the...

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CME Tops Binance, Holds Largest Bitcoin Futures Open Interest

CME’s rise to the top suggests increasing institutional interest as the platform is a favorite among large traditional financial institutions. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has surpassed Binance as the exchange with the largest Bitcoin futures open interest (OI) for only the second time in history. The first time was over two years ago. At the time, strong investor appetite after the launch of ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF increased Bitcoin (BTC) Futures trading on the exchange....

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CME Surges through Ranks of Largest Bitcoin Futures Exchange

CME’s rise to prominence is often viewed as a sign of an institutional-led rally in the cryptocurrency market. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), a regulated financial marketplace is surging through the ranks of the largest Bitcoin (BTC) futures and perpetual futures exchanges by Open Interest, and it’s reminiscent of the early stages of the 2020-21 bull run. Bitcoin Futures Exchange: Open Interest and Rankings With a notional Open Interest (OI) of $3.54 billion, CME has now secured...

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Treasury Yields Fall in Anticipation of Possible Interest Rate Hike

Data has shown that the US Treasury yields fell as the traders and investors expect the Fed to either increase or postpone a rate hike. US Treasury yields fell on Wednesday as the market anticipates the Federal Reserve’s decision on subsequent interest rate hikes. The 2-year Treasury yield fell to 4.656%, losing 4 basis points, while the10-year Treasury yield fell to 3.808% after losing 3 basis points. Traders generally expect the Fed to resume rate hikes by July, with a 63% chance that...

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