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Goldman Sachs Sees Crypto Options Markets as ‘Next Big Step’ for Institutional Adoption

“There might be equity funds that have an exposure to a stock that has underlying bitcoin holdings,” explained Kazantsev. “In order to hedge that exposure, they might trade futures against that. For them, rather than rebalancing the portfolio dynamically, what they really want to do is hedge for the longer

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This simple Bitcoin options strategy lets traders profit while also hedging their bets

For traders who are undecided on Bitcoin's (BTC) move, the "long condor with call options," or the "iron condor" options strategy, yields optimal results with very low risk. This strategy offers protection down to $53,500, which would be a 7% downside move from the current $57,600, and returns a positive

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Ethereum bulls likely to profit $130 million on ETH options despite two-week slump

Ether (ETH) investors have no reason to complain after the 344% gains accumulated in 2021 until Nov. 24. Still, analysts fear that the $4,000 resistance test on Nov. 19 is forming a descending channel that aims at $3,600 by mid-December, an 18% correction from the current $4,400 price.Despite outperforming Bitcoin

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Bitcoin bulls risk losing $365 million upon Friday’s BTC options expiry

Bitcoin’s (BTC) price action hasn’t been bullish despite the $69,000 all-time high on Nov. 10. Some argue that th descending channel formed 40 days ago is the dominant trend, and $56,000 marks its current resistance.BTC/USD price on FTX. Source: TradingViewSuch bearishness follows scrutiny from United States regulators, after a Nov.

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Bearish Sentiment Grips Bitcoin Ahead of $3B Options Expiry

Bitcoin put options, derivatives offering downside protection, continue to become pricier, implying bearish sentiment. The price volatility may rise as major exchanges, including Deribit, are due to settle monthly options on Friday.The three-month put-call skew, which measures the cost of puts relative to calls, has turned positive, hit a 6-week

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Crypto Options Traders Turn to DeFi for Altcoin Bets as QCP Slings $1B

Decentralized finance (DeFi) is fast becoming a preferred avenue to hedge smaller cryptocurrencies beyond bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH), as leading centralized derivative exchanges like the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Deribit remain fixated on the two market leaders.Singapore-based QCP Capital, an early investor in the dominant centralized crypto options exchange

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Here’s why bears hope to pin Bitcoin under $60K ahead of Friday’s $1.1B options expiry

Bitcoin (BTC) bulls were euphoric when the price soared to $69,000 on Nov. 10 because the 14.5% gain accumulated over five days meant they were in for a $715 million profit on Nov. 12's options expiry.However, the 9% negative price move on Nov. 16 caught bulls by surprise, especially since

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Fresh Bitcoin price highs put bulls in profit for Friday’s $1.2B BTC options expiry

Every time a new Bitcoin (BTC) all-time high is formed, excessive expectations follow. This time was no different as its price briefly touched $69,000 in the early hours of Nov. 9. Bitcoin 8h, we got our November 9th historical correction, seems to be very minor for now. Naturally I expect at

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Open Positions in Ether ‘Calls’ Hits 1 Million Mark as Traders Pile Onto Higher Strike Options

Ether’s options market flows appear more bullish than ever, with the cryptocurrency eyeing the psychological level of $5,000.Data tracked by Swiss-based analytics firm Laevitas shows there are currently 1.02 million call option contracts ($4.8 billion) open on the Deribit exchange – perhaps a record figure and twice more than the

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