Understanding Bitcoin Futures and How They Affect BTC Prices

It has been an eventful few months within the crypto market. Most cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin (BTC) included, have surged to new highs before crashing back down. This volatility is not unusual for the sector and in it lies excellent opportunity too. While some crypto enthusiasts sweat over Bitcoin's unpredictability, others see possibilities to make a killing. And they're doing that through Bitcoin futures, a speculative BTC trading strategy that utilizes the volatility of the crypto.  So what are Bitcoin futures? How…