Category: leverage

3 ways traders use Bitcoin futures to generate profit

3 ways traders use Bitcoin futures to generate profit

Whenever there’s data out on futures contracts liquidation, many novice investors and analysts instinctively conclude that it’s degenerate gamblers using high leverage or other risky instruments. There’s no doubt that some derivatives exchanges are known for incentivizing retail trading to use excessive leverage, but that does not account for the entire derivatives market. Recently, concerned […]

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Polkadot (DOT) price rallies 100% and derivatives data points to more upside

Polkadot (DOT) price rallies 100% and derivatives data points to more upside

Polkadot (DOT) is a blockchain project designed to interconnect sub-chains called parallel chains or parachains. Each application-specific chain built within Polkadot uses the Substrate modular framework, and this is meant to ease the development process. The project has been at the center of developers’ and investors’ attention for most of 2021, but the sharp market-wide […]

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This key Bitcoin price indicator shows pro traders buying each dip

This key Bitcoin price indicator shows pro traders buying each dip

Bitcoin (BTC) might have failed to sustain the $42,000 support, and for many, this is a slightly bearish sign. Interestingly, the downward move occurred shortly after Saudi Aramco, KSA’s largest oil exporter, denied claiming to start mining Bitcoin. Top traders at exchanges seized the opportunity to add leverage-long positions, a clear bullishness indicator. Furthermore, margin […]

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FTX reduces max leverage from 101x to 20x to encourage ‘responsible trading’

FTX reduces max leverage from 101x to 20x to encourage ‘responsible trading’

Sam Bankman-Fried, the CEO of surging crypto derivatives exchange, FTX, has slashed its maximum leverage in a move to promote responsible trading practices. 2576 Total views 5 Total shares Crypto derivatives exchange FTX has decided to curb risky trading by limiting the leverage available to its users. The exchange, founded by crypto billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried […]

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