Published on July 12th, 2018 | by bitcoin0
Small Assistants for a Bear Market? A Tutorial to Crypto Futures
From allegations of massively suppressing crypto prices to a widening range of platforms offering crypto derivatives to a real prospect of Ethereum futures coming about soon, these developments point to the need of revisiting the realm of cryptocurrency-based futures.
There were many reasons for the crypto community to eagerly anticipate Bitcoin futures’ introduction to regulated derivatives markets.
Futures have long been seen as the first stepping stone on the path to reconciling the world of crypto finance with the system of traditional financial institutions.
At the same time, crypto futures held a promise for an alleged horde of retail investors who were interested in crypto assets yet wary of trading them on unregulated spot exchanges.
On May 11, Crypto Facilities exploded another bombshell in the crypto space, revealing ETH/USD futures as their latest offering.