Leverage

The estimated leverage ratio remains rangebound. (CryptoQuant)
Bitcoin Traders Cautious Despite Spot ETF Optimism, Leverage Indicators Suggest
The spot market is in the driver's seat as perpetual futures open interest to market cap ratio remains low, one observer said.
The estimated leverage ratio remains rangebound. (CryptoQuant)

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Bitcoin's 'Estimated Leverage Ratio' Hits Lowest Point Since December 2021
The estimated ratio indicates how much leverage is used by traders on average, according to CryptoQuant.
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Swapping More Than $157M of ETH for stETH and Levering Up, the Wormhole Network Exploiter Is a DeFi Degen
The address that hacked one of the most popular cross-blockchain bridges Wormhole started moving capital in the DeFi ecosystem.
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2022 – Crypto Markets: A Year in Review
Coming off euphoric highs of the year before, the crypto market has endured an environment of tightening monetary policy, which led to sell-offs, implosions of projects like T...
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Morgan Stanley sees more deleveraging coming in the crypto industry. (PIRO/Pixabay)
Morgan Stanley Says There Is Still Much Leverage in the Crypto Ecosystem
Retail investors may start to sell if bitcoin trades below $10,000, the report said.
Morgan Stanley sees more deleveraging coming in the crypto industry. (PIRO/Pixabay)

'We're Mining as Usual' in Market Downturn: White Rock Management CEO
‘We’re Mining as Usual’ in Market Downturn: White Rock Management CEO
White Rock Management CEO Andy Long discusses how the company is still keeping mining operations running despite the turbulent crypto market. “You have to make sure that your...
'We're Mining as Usual' in Market Downturn: White Rock Management CEO

Notional is launching a new leveraged lending product. (Shutterstock)
DeFi Lending Protocol Notional to Offer New Leveraged Product
The platform plans to release three “leveraged vaults” next month that allow users to trade up to 10 or 20 times their initial capital.
Notional is launching a new leveraged lending product. (Shutterstock)

Tightening in the crypto market appears to have paused. (Lucio Alfonsi/Pixabay)
Morgan Stanley Says Tightening in the Crypto Market Has Paused
While the market cap of stablecoins, an indicator of crypto liquidity, has stopped falling, demand for leverage has yet to start recovering, the bank said.
Tightening in the crypto market appears to have paused. (Lucio Alfonsi/Pixabay)

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Behind Voyager’s Fall: Crypto Broker Acted Like a Bank, Went Bankrupt
In an industry where counterparties are tightly bound together by a weave of debt and leverage, dominoes can fall fast and hard.
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Citi Flags Crypto-Backed Real Estate Mortgages Amid Falling Market Conditions
The bank points to the rise of crypto-backed mortgages and financing of digital property purchases.
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