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The State of Crypto Derivatives

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SUMMARY
  • Derivatives markets in crypto are not only where the most speculation occurs, but also where many sophisticated investors place their bets, hedged or conviction-based.
  • The directionality of these bets: long/shorts or puts/calls can give us great insight into investor sentiment in crypto markets particularly before and after big market events, such as a Fed meeting or the Merge.
  • In this article, I’ll walk through the state of derivative markets in crypto right now, looking closely at Bitcoin and Ethereum first, before exploring some altcoins that are getting attention in futures markets, and finally looking at the exchange landscape in the derivatives market.
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