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Shiba Inu Gets Listed in Binance and FTX After Price Skyrockets

Shiba Inu, an Ethereum based Dogecoin ripoff, has been listed in two important cryptocurrency exchanges today, Binance and FTX, after the price skyrocketed more than 1500% during last week. Binance has faced stiff criticism for listing Shiba Inu due to its origin, but their systems are now overwhelmed with inflows coming with this currency. Shiba […]

Crypto Derivatives Exchange FTX Starts Offering Lumber Futures Amidst Commodities Price Boom

FTX, one of the largest derivatives exchanges, has started to offer lumber-based futures markets for its customers, given the recent interest in speculating on commodities prices. Lumber has been one of the key commodities that have skyrocketed in price during these last months, affecting and halting many building projects all across the U.S. FTX Starts […]

BTC Futures Open Interest Hits $23B, Binance Captures Lion’s Share, Signals Say 43% Chance of $64K Bitcoin by Month’s End

Bitcoin futures open interest on Monday has crossed $23 billion according to data recorded on April 5. The crypto asset exchange Binance has taken the lead as far as open interest in bitcoin futures is concerned with a massive $10.5 billion in open interest. Binance Captures the Bitcoin Futures Lead Not too long ago, Bitcoin.com’s […]

Bitcoin Futures Open Interest Smashes $15 Billion, CME Registers Over $33 Million in ETH Contracts

Following the revelation that Tesla now owns $1.5 billion in bitcoin, crypto spot markets across the board skyrocketed. Data shows that crypto derivatives markets also saw significant demand as bitcoin futures open interest tapped $15 billion on Monday. Moreover, this week was the start of ethereum futures on CME Group’s exchange, and ether-based futures registered […]

Crypto Exchange Giant Coinbase to Sell Shares Privately Ahead of Public Offering

According to a recent report, the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is purportedly planning to sell stock on Nasdaq’s private market ahead of the initial public offering (IPO). Coinbase reportedly notified shareholders that they will receive information pertaining to the private sale this week. Reports Indicate That Coinbase May Sell Shares via the Nasdaq Private […]

Ignoring Outages, Coinbase Futures Set Record Highs as Bitcoin Rally Continues

Pre-public offering futures for leading U.S.-exchange Coinbase hit $311 Thursday on derivatives exchange FTX amid bitcoin’s parabolic price rally and despite the Coinbase’s ongoing “connectivity issues.†The exchange suffered “connectivity issues” for six hours yesterday, with the same problem resurfacing today. The company said it is working to implement a fix in its latest status […]

Bitcoin Derivatives Action Swells: A Few June Futures Trade for $30K, Deribit Adds $140K Options Strike

Bitcoin derivatives markets have been seeing significant demand in recent months at the same time bitcoin spot markets climbed to all-time price highs and surged 149% during the last three months. Just recently the leading bitcoin options exchange Deribit announced the launch of both $120k and $140k strikes, and data from skew.com shows some June […]

FTX Exchange Launches Pre-IPO Futures Contracts for the Coinbase Public Listing

After the San Francisco-based exchange Coinbase announced it was registering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in order to have an initial public offering (IPO), FTX Exchange CEO Sam Bankman-Fried said the company would launch pre-IPO futures. On December 21, Bankman-Fried announced the launch was now live and Coinbase pre-IPO futures contracts are […]

FTX Coinbase Futures Soar 140% in First Hour of Trading

Cryptocurrency traders showed their excitement for FTX’s pre-IPO Coinbase (CBSE) futures Tuesday morning by pushing the price above $295, a roughly 140% increase from the listing price of $125. Newly launched Coinbase futures reported over $2.2 million in traded volume at last check, barely 12 hours after the market opened, making it the largest tokenized […]

Coinbase Allegedly Taps Goldman Sachs to Lead IPO, FTX Exchange May Launch Pre-IPO Futures

Following the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange’s initial public offering (IPO) Form S-1 draft registration, reports note that Goldman Sachs will likely lead the IPO. Moreover, the digital currency trading platform FTX is rumored to be launching a Coinbase futures market before the public listing. Two days ago, on December 17, 2020, Coinbase announced filing registration […]

FTX Seeks to Launch Coinbase Futures Market Ahead of Public Listing

Cryptocurrency exchange FTX is “working on†a pre-listing futures market for Coinbase after the U.S.-based exchange announced its S-1 filing Thursday. In a direct message with CoinDesk, FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried said his team has plans to offer Coinbase futures, once it gains clarity from regulators, which is not assured. FTX is currently in discussions […]

Airbnb Pre-IPO Derivatives Contract Listed on Crypto Exchange FTX

FTX exchange has listed an Airbnb derivatives product ahead of the home rental giant’s initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday. Announced Wednesday, the pre-IPO contracts will give traders exposure to Airbnb’s performance based on its market capitalization at the close of its first day of trading on the Nasdaq stock exchange. After that point, the […]

BTC Options Open Interest Surges, Traders Look to an Unfilled Bitcoin Futures Gap at $18K

Bitcoin prices have been volatile during the last few weeks, but have managed to climb higher in value at the same time. This week bitcoin derivatives markets, specifically futures and options, show that crypto asset traders should expect more swings going forward. Some traders believe that the digital currency’s price could fill two unfilled gaps […]

$100 Million Accelerator Fund from Binance Now Supports PARSIQ, a Reverse-Oracle Blockchain Platform

PRESS RELEASE. PARSIQ is a working platform that makes blockchain events consumable and blockchain data actionable. It allows users—both individuals, companies, enterprises—to monitor any events across different blockchains in real-time and at scale and connect those events to any off-chain apps or devices to automate different workflows. A blockchain-to-everything monitoring service PARSIQ was announced to […]