Category: liquidation

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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$1.89B liquidated: Why did Bitcoin and ETH price correct sharply overnight?

$1.89B liquidated: Why did Bitcoin and ETH price correct sharply overnight?

In the last 24 hours, $1.89 billion worth of futures positions have been liquidated after Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) sharply fell, with BTC reaching below $46,000 on Binance. BTC/USDT 15-minute price chart (Binance). Source: TradingView.com Most of the liquidations came from Bitcoin and Ether, which accounted for $555 million and $336 million, respectively. But […]

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