Days after celebrating its fifth birthday, the company behind one of the United States' leading Bitcoin derivatives markets has launched an unorthodox volatility index. Bitcoin Fear Index The index, also known as the LXVX (LedgerX Volatility Index), is based on implied volatility....
An S-1 filing has been submitted to the American Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), seeking the approval of a Bitcoin-laced exchange-traded fund (ETF). Take A Walk On The Less Volatile Side The filing in question was registered by Wilshire Phoenix, an...
Since Bitcoin (BTC) began to collapse in early-2018, reports have claimed that institutional players have continued to siphon greenbacks into the budding crypto markets. And while this hearsay has been deemed credible by a myriad of industry commentators, markets...
Among other things, 2018 was a tough year for Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) applications. Regulatory entities overseeing such proposals quickly quashed the crypto industry's quixotic dreams, denying applications left and right — no holds barred. And interestingly, it seems...
Many pundits believe institutional participation is key to the growth of the Bitcoin and broader crypto asset market. With many companies now creating innovational ways to help expose institutional investors to crypto, the industry is awaiting an influx of institutionally-sourced dollars...
Since the hype around Bitcoin being "digital cash" in its current form deflated, a number of leading industry commentators, analysts, researchers, and investors have claimed that BTC is an optimized, digital version of gold. An early-stage crypto pioneer, believed...
Since crypto's nascency, a number of industry insiders have claimed that Russia and Bitcoin are perfect matches for each other. And while the nation's view on the world's first cryptocurrency has changed over the years, hearsay indicates that the...
While the colloquial term "Lambo" is often used in jest, especially in the cryptocurrency industry, some early Bitcoin investors aren't kidding when they use the term. In fact, rumor has it that a handful of crypto's most zany believers have...
Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings recently released a compilation of forecasts for 2019. Among other calls, the firm claimed that Bitcoin will continue its dominance as a digital store of value, XRP and Stellar Lumens could break traditional finance, and the...
Over recent years, it has become increasingly apparent that the crypto industry is multi-faceted. And while a number of subsectors collapsed in 2018, catalyzed by the chaotic Bitcoin price, lenders have purportedly performed better than ever before. Crypto Opportune Borrow En-Masse...

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