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Why crypto derivatives are 'somewhat misunderstood'

Why crypto derivatives are ‘somewhat misunderstood’

Derivatives derive their value from an underlying asset. Crypto derivatives including futures, options, and perpetual swaps have garnered a lot of interest in recent years. In an interview with Forbes, FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) put forward his thoughts on “misunderstood” derivatives. “Crypto derivatives are a ‘somewhat misunderstood’ area,” Bankman-Fried told Forbes. “People will note …

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Trade crypto derivatives with Delta Exchange

Trade crypto derivatives with Delta Exchange

Delta Exchange is arguably one of the finest exchanges for trading Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Stellar Lumen, and other leading cryptocurrencies with leverage. It provides narrow spreads and strong liquidity on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for margin crypto trading. Delta is committed to making crypto derivatives accessible to both novice and experienced traders. Delta offers crypto …

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Bitcoin price briefly fell below $30,000 as derivatives positions worth more than a billion-dollar get liquidated

Bitcoin price briefly fell below $30,000 as derivatives positions worth more than a billion-dollar get liquidated

The price of bitcoin briefly fell below $30,000 from nearly $34,000 within a couple of hours, as derivatives positions worth more than a billion-dollar get force liquidated by crypto exchanges. About $1.1 billion worth of open interest was liquidated by crypto exchanges in the last one hour, according to tracker Bybt.com. In other words, exchanges …

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A U.K. Ban on Crypto Derivatives Will Hurt, Not Protect Investors

A U.K. Ban on Crypto Derivatives Will Hurt, Not Protect Investors

This week the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which regulates the country’s financial services, issued a ban on the sale of crypto derivatives and ETNs to retail investors.  While this may not seem particularly material to crypto asset markets overall – U.K. retail investors weren’t that much into crypto derivatives anyway, and the market hardly …

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Binance Ordered to Halt Offering Derivatives Trading in Brazil

Binance Ordered to Halt Offering Derivatives Trading in Brazil

The Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) on Monday ordered cryptocurrency exchange Binance to immediately cease offering derivatives trading services in the country. Disclosure The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. CoinDesk is an independent operating …

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Bitcoin's Lightning 'play' with derivatives is a pitch far from perfect

Bitcoin’s Lightning ‘play’ with derivatives is a pitch far from perfect

The debates around Bitcoin’s Lighting Network have continued to make headlines, despite the fact that it has been years since these first emerged. The 2nd layer payments protocol on the Bitcoin blockchain is supposed to solve Bitcoin‘s scaling issues and enable more payments in a faster and reliable manner. However, it has been reported that …

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