Options Market Sees More Risk in Ether Than Bitcoin in Coming Months
Ether will face more volatility than bitcoin over the next six months, according to how options have been priced in recent weeks.
The CFTC has approved Bitnomial Exchange to offer margined bitcoin futures and options contracts.
Trading volume records in bitcoin’s options market were smashed on Monday as investors scrambled to hedge their positions amid the selloff.
With a key metric declining to record lows, bitcoin’s options market may be underpricing the cryptocurrency’s future volatility.
Regulation-friendly infrastructure makes 2020's bitcoin market stand out from the Wild West of 2017.
Bitcoin is unlikely to get bid up after the May 2020 mining reward halving, based on the way the cryptocurrency’s options are valued.