A Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide on Bitcoin and Crypto Futures

From spot trading to staking and now cryptocurrency futures, investments in the crypto space are increasingly being diversified-a move aimed at reducing risks and increasing profitability. Many crypto traders are increasingly engaging in trading crypto futures, which took the crypto space by storm around December 2018. A report by Tokeninsight revealed that the combined total trading volume in the cryptocurrency spot and futures markets in Q1 2020 amounted to roughly $8.8 trillion. This figure represented an enormous 314% quarterly increase…

Perpetual Contracts for Cryptocurrencies – A Beginner’s Guide

Perpetual contracts trading makes up a significant percentage of overall exchange-traded cryptocurrency volumes. Investors who are looking to bet on the price developments of BTC and other crypto assets are often not too concerned about holding actual tokens but are instead interested in trading highly liquid cryptocurrency derivatives such as perpetual futures contracts. Perpetual futures contracts on cryptocurrencies are financial derivatives enabling traders to bet on the price movements of crypto assets using leverage without owning the underlying digital asset. …

Bakkt Registers a 1600% Increase Bitcoin Futures Contracts Compared to Last Year

Feb. 19 saw Bitcoin register its fifth-largest hourly price drop. From $10,214.98 it fell to $9,573.74. Its price remained hemmed below the $10,000 barrier. The decline was reminiscent of the 2017 one when it had reached its peak. Arcane Research suggests that while BTCs volume has been rising, the spot market price has drastically shifted. Again, the currency attained its peak this year.  Its daily volume moved close to $1 billion. Increasing Trading Volume On CME, the research found out…