Tag: Bitcoin Futures

South Korean Regulators Prevent the Issuance of Bitcoin Futures Contracts

Financial service providers all over the world are looking into offering Bitcoin futures contracts. Especially in the US, a lot of major players are getting on board. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean all countries are supportive of Bitcoin futures. We do know South Korea is opposed to such products, as the country’s regulators have banned the trading of these investment vehicles. South Korea Rejects Bitcoin Futures There is a lot of competition in the world …
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Deribit Absorbs $235,000 Loss Caused by Liquidation Algorithm Bug

Cryptocurrency exchanges are often targeted by criminals in an effort to steal data or money. However, those are not the only threats they face. Some problems are the result of internal errors, such as a trading algorithm gone awry. In the case of Bitcoin futures exchange Deribit, its liquidation algorithm caused major losses. As a result, the company has put all Bitcoin futures on hold for a brief period. Deribit’s Algorithm Messes up Badly …
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What are Bitcoin Futures?

In the world of cryptocurrency trading, there are many different ways to go about things. Buying and selling coins and assets across exchanges is a very popular but also risky method. Leveraged margin trading is another option, but unfortunately some platforms have disabled this option. There is also the Bitcoin futures contract, which could be quite appealing. However, very few people seem to be aware of what these contracts really are and …
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Bitcoin Futures Trading On OKCoin No Longer Possible For US Customers

Various reports have surfaced on Reddit discussing how OKCoin is cracking down on US customers in a way that affects their ability to participate in the futures markets. As many people are well aware of, the futures market are a great tool for speculation and Bitcoin price manipulation, making it one of the most successful services offered by any exchange. The question is: has this decision anything to do with …
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