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Lido Dominates Booming Market for Ethereum 2.0 Staking Derivatives
The exchange allows users to earn staking rewards and still trade staked coins elsewhere.
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Crypto Options Market Makers Starting to Influence Bitcoin Price
"Market makers were heavily short puts in the range of $52,000 to $50,000, and I estimate were forced to sell nearly 2,900 bitcoin," one trader said.
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Crypto Derivatives Boom Leaves Small Traders Vulnerable to Liquidation: Carnegie Mellon
Sophisticated actors are taking from amateur investors in bitcoin derivatives trading, according to Carnegie Mellon researchers using data from BitMEX.
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Binance's Crypto Derivatives Platform Sees Record Open Interest of $10B
Binance's crypto derivatives platform sees record open interest as retail participation grows.
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Bitcoin Volatility Index 'BitVol' Makes First Trade
The BitVol index level puts the cryptocurrency's annualized volatility at 100%.
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BitMEX Says It's 'Business as Usual' Despite 30% Drop in Bitcoin Balance After CFTC, DOJ Action
More than 57,000 BTC have been withdrawn from BitMEX since Sept. 30.
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These 3 Trends Are Driving Crypto Market Growth Now
The latest CoinDesk Quarterly Review looks at some of the main drivers of crypto market evolution including DeF, derivatives and stablecoins.
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New Crypto Derivatives Let You Bet on (or Against) Tether's Solvency
Credit default swaps (of “The Big Short” infamy) have come to the Ethereum blockchain. Opium Exchange says they can help crypto investors manage risk.
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Binance Ordered to Halt Offering Derivatives Trading in Brazil
The order is the regulator’s first public stance on cryptocurrency derivatives trading.
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CoinShares Hires WisdomTree Exec as Company Plans Expansion Outside UK
The new hire brings the London-based digital asset manager connections to major financial institutions in Europe.
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