institutions-long-and-hedge-funds-short:-bitcoin-options-traders-prep-for-‘big-moves’-ahead

Institutions Long and Hedge Funds Short: Bitcoin Options Traders Prep for ‘Big Moves’ Ahead

Trends in bitcoin options markets are making it difficult for financial analysts to pinpoint BTC’s next move. Data from CME’s recently published trader report shows that institutional investors are capturing a larger number of bitcoin long contracts, while hedge funds are showing an all-time high for bitcoin short contracts. On Tuesday, the price of bitcoin…
futures-traders-aren’t-as-bullish-this-time-around-as-bitcoin-price-revisits-$12,000,-data-indicates

Futures Traders Aren’t as Bullish This Time Around as Bitcoin Price Revisits $12,000, Data...

Futures funding stayed flat or turned negative despite bitcoin's rally to $12,000.
bitmex-accelerates-mandatory-id-verification-after-charges-of-lax-anti-money-laundering-controls

BitMEX Accelerates Mandatory ID Verification After Charges of Lax Anti-Money Laundering Controls

The exchange moved deadline for identity verification from Feb. 2021 to Nov. 2020
market-wrap:-bitcoin-tests-$12k;-ethereum-fees-fall-to-3-month-low

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Tests $12K; Ethereum Fees Fall to 3-Month Low

Bitcoin’s price passed $12,000 while Ethereum fees dipped.
ethereum-2.0-deposit-contract-primed-to-launch:-consensys-programmer

Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Primed to Launch: ConsenSys Programmer

Ethereum’s 2.0 (ETH2) upgrade is expected to begin to roll out in the near future. The upgrade has long been awaited by crypto investors across the industry, with it facing a number of delays. There was a scare a number of weeks ago after a testnet for Ethereum 2.0 failed to launch properly due to…
an-ethereum-vr-game-featuring-atari-and-care-bears-sells-plots-of-virtual-land-for-$76k

An Ethereum VR Game Featuring Atari and Care Bears Sells Plots of Virtual Land...

A great number of Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have been selling on various marketplaces this year creating tens of thousands of dollars in NFT sales. One particular platform called The Sandbox has been selling virtual land parcels for thousands of dollars worth of ether. The Sandbox is a virtual world that lets players create and own…
monetary-stability:-the-imf-and-fed-chair-jerome-powell-discuss-digital-currency-implications

Monetary Stability: The IMF and Fed Chair Jerome Powell Discuss Digital Currency Implications

On Monday, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) published a report on crypto assets like central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and global stablecoins (GSCs). Moreover, the IMF also hosted a virtual panel that discussed digital currencies and cross-border payments with the Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell. The Fed Chair says as far as a U.S.-issued CBDC…
bitcoin-bar-‘room-77’-shuts-down

Bitcoin Bar ‘Room 77’ Shuts Down

Room 77, the German bar and restaurant that claims to be the first retail outfit in the world to accept bitcoin payments, has shut down. Cypherpunk Holdings chief economist Jon Matonis broke the news on Twitter. Bar owner Jorg Platzer later confirmed it on Reddit. “Room 77 is closing for good,” Platzer revealed in a…
pelosi,-mnuchin-edge-closer-to-a-stimulus-deal;-agreement-won’t-guarantee-passage

Pelosi, Mnuchin Edge Closer to a Stimulus Deal; Agreement Won’t Guarantee Passage

"The Speaker continues to hope that, by the end of the day Tuesday, we will have clarity on whether we will be able to pass a bill before the election," her spokeswoman tweeted.
market-wrap:-bitcoin-bounces-to-$11.8k;-over-10k-btc-locked-in-harvest-finance

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Bounces to $11.8K; Over 10K BTC Locked in Harvest Finance

Bitcoin’s price tested $11,800 Monday as investors continue to put BTC into new DeFi protocols.
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