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Bitcoin News Roundup for Dec. 18, 2020

With Deribit providing options for betting on a bitcoin rally and the IMF's predictions for digital currencies, CoinDesk’s Market’s Daily is back with another crypto news roundup.

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With Deribit providing options for betting on a bitcoin rally and the IMF's predictions for digital currencies, CoinDesk’s Market’s Daily is back with another crypto news roundup.

This episode is sponsored by Crypto.com and Nexo.io.

Today's stories:

Options at the $100,000 strike price expiring on Sept. 24, 2021, went live on Deribit Thursday.

Coinbase has filed preliminary documents with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a public offering.

The IMF paper suggests the U.S. dollar's role as the dominant reserve currency is safe for now, but private digital currencies could come to compete in time.