Market Update: Bullish Bitcoin S2F Chart, 6-Digit Prices, Liquidations Prime Crypto Values

Market Update: Bullish Bitcoin S2F Chart, 6-Digit Prices, Liquidations Prime Crypto ValuesThe price of bitcoin and a number of cryptocurrencies have been sliding downward in value during the last 72 hours, after bitcoin touched a high of $9,700 on May 30, 2020. On Monday, June 1, the price is up 0.06% and trading for $9,578 per coin during the morning trading sessions. The market capitalization of […]

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‘Black Thursday’ Liquidations Sparks $28M Lawsuit Against Maker Foundation

'Black Thursday' Liquidations Sparks $28M Lawsuit Against Maker FoundationThe Maker Foundation is being sued in a class-action lawsuit for $28 million over the March 12 event that caused over $2 million in liquidations. The lawsuit alleges that the team behind the Makerdao project did not explain the extreme risk of loss to investors. Also read: ETH Price Strains Defi Collateral Loans as ‘Black […]

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Crypto Exchanges See Bitcoin Reserves Drop by 70% Since Black Thursday’s Market Rout

Crypto Exchanges See Bitcoin Reserves Drop by 70% Since Black Thursday's Market RoutSince the market carnage on March 12 otherwise known as Black Thursday, the exchange Bitmex has seen 36% of the trading platform’s bitcoin reserves withdrawn. A few other well-known crypto exchanges have seen cold wallets drained, while other trading platforms have witnessed reserve increases. Also read: Spain’s Lawmakers Plan to Provide Basic Income to Low-Income […]

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Bitcoin Miners Are Selling Coins Faster Than They Can Generate Them

According to data sites and a number of observers, bitcoin miners are selling coins faster than they can produce them. Ever since the market downturn on March 12 and the week of falling prices that followed, bitcoin miners have been struggling. Also read: Bitcoin Hashrate Down 45% – Miners Witness Second-Largest Difficulty Drop in History […]

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Record Breaking Interest – Observing the Predictive Power of Bitcoin Futures Over BTC Spot Prices

Observing the Predictive Power of Bitcoin Futures Markets Over BTC Spot PricesBitcoin futures providers have been seeing a lot of action during the last two weeks as cryptocurrency markets have been extremely volatile. Data shows there’s been significant open interest on both retail and institutional bitcoin derivatives exchanges and Skew research noted bitcoin options open interest was just shy of $1 billion on Monday. Two days […]

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XRP Plummets 56% in One Candle, Bitmex Traders Outraged Over Flash Crash

XRP Price Brought Down 56% in One Candle, Bitmex Traders Outraged Over Flash CrashA number of XRP traders are complaining about massive liquidations on Bitmex as the price of XRP spiked and was brought down by 56% in a single candle. After the incident, well known traders with leveraged positions took to Twitter to complain about the upset as some investors were completely liquidated. Also read: Fed Chair […]

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Bakkt Announces Bitcoin Options After Record-Breaking Futures Volumes

Bakkt Announces Bitcoin Options After Record-Breaking Futures VolumesOn October 23, Bakkt’s physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts touched an all-time high with 640 BTC ($4.8 million) swapped on the exchange. Coincidentally, the futures action started after BTC prices plummeted to $7,365 across global exchanges. After the record-setting day, Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler revealed the trading platform will offer options on bitcoin futures this December. […]

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