Volatility

Fed Chair Jerome Powell speaks Wednesday at a virtual press conference. (Federal Reserve, modified by CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Price Volatility Likely to Stay Depressed After Fed Rate Decision
The Fed will announce its rate decision on Wednesday at 14:00 ET. The way bitcoin options are priced suggests the cryptocurrency may not move more than 3% by Friday.
Fed Chair Jerome Powell speaks Wednesday at a virtual press conference. (Federal Reserve, modified by CoinDesk)

Bitcoin Price-Volatility Correlation Turns Negative Again as Crypto Traders Eye FTX Liquidations
Bitcoin Price-Volatility Correlation Turns Negative Again as Crypto Traders Eye FTX Liquidations
The correlation between bitcoin (BTC) and its implied volatility, which refers to expectations for price turbulence over a specific period, has turned negative again for the f...
Bitcoin Price-Volatility Correlation Turns Negative Again as Crypto Traders Eye FTX Liquidations

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Bitcoin Price-Volatility Correlation Turns Negative Again as Crypto Traders Eye FTX Liquidations
The shift from positive correlation comes amid concerns the looming $3 billion FTX liquidations will crater the crypto market.
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Crypto Options Traders Bet Against Volatility
"Given the absence of big news in August, selling volatility and taking a vacation for solid theta gains is the only thing I can do right now," one trader said. Crypto traders...
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Race for Ether Futures ETFs Kicks Off With 6 Firms Filing SEC Applications
Volatility Shares, Bitwise, VanEck, Roundhill, ProShares and Grayscale have filed applications with the SEC for Ether ETFs.
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Marex Unveils Bitcoin, Ether-Linked Long Strategy With Dollar Index as Hedge
"The dollar index futures act a robust complement to the long-only portfolio from both a thematic and empirical perspective," Marex's Mark Arasaratnam said.
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Sudden Crypto Volatility Spurs $216M in Losses, Liquidating Both Long and Short Positions
Cryptocurrency prices rose early Friday but then dropped sharply following a report that the SEC had deemed recent spot BTC filings inadequate.
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Bitcoin Traders Shrug Off U.S. SEC's Action Against Binance, Coinbase
Implied volatility metrics show no signs of panic after the SEC's filed lawsuits against the two cryptocurrency exchanges.
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Sell Crypto Volatility in May, and Go Away?
The recent calm in bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH) should not lull market participants into a false sense of security.
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