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Futures tracking ether racked up nearly $140 million in liquidations over the past 24 hours as trading activity on the contracts gained popularity among investors ahead of September’s Merge event with a key metric suggesting traders were turning bearish on the asset's near-term growth. (Olen Gandy, Unsplash)
Ether Futures See Unusually High Liquidations as Funding Rates Point to Bearish Sentiment
Ether liquidations were more than double those of bitcoin as trading activity intensified ahead of Ethereum's Merge next month.
Futures tracking ether racked up nearly $140 million in liquidations over the past 24 hours as trading activity on the contracts gained popularity among investors ahead of September’s Merge event with a key metric suggesting traders were turning bearish on the asset's near-term growth. (Olen Gandy, Unsplash)

CDCROP: Coinbase Cryptocurrency Exchange Website (Chesnot/Getty Images)
Coinbase Adds Nano Ether Futures to Derivatives Platform for Retail Traders
This follows the exchange recently launching Nano Bitcoin futures for retail clients.
CDCROP: Coinbase Cryptocurrency Exchange Website (Chesnot/Getty Images)

CDCROP: Stock Charts during a live trading session (Unsplash)
Anomalous Ether Futures Pricing Condition Is Likely to Revert After the Merge
"The current state of backwardation reflects the general market view that ETH will fall following the Merge, but this could be short-lived," one observer said.
CDCROP: Stock Charts during a live trading session (Unsplash)

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Exchange Giant CME’s Bitcoin Futures Just Hit a Huge Discount to Spot Prices
On Monday, the rolling one-month discount for CME's bitcoin futures hit a 3.36% discount, surpassing the previous low set a year ago.
CDCROP: (Skew, Arcane Research)

Los fondos de inversión cirpto vieron egresos de flujos de capital por primera vez en siete semanas. (CoinShares)
Fondos de inversión cripto registran egresos mínimos y ponen fin a racha de entradas
Los egresos de flujos de activos totalizaron $17 millones en los siete días anteriores al 12 de agosto.
Los fondos de inversión cirpto vieron egresos de flujos de capital por primera vez en siete semanas. (CoinShares)

QCP Capital cofounder Darius Sit speaking at Korea Blockchain Week. (Shaurya Malwa)
Crypto Fund QCP Capital Says Options Trading Is Next Institutional Growth Driver
Institutional investors are much more likely to engage in options trading than other crypto-centric niches, co-founder Darius Sit shared at an event in Seoul.
QCP Capital cofounder Darius Sit speaking at Korea Blockchain Week. (Shaurya Malwa)

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Corn Farmers Hedge Their Crops With Futures. This Solana DEX Wants Vaildators to Follow Suit
Cypher, which launched a new service Wednesday, thinks the futures markets can help validators hedge their risks.
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Ether's Deepest 'Backwardation' Since 2020 Crash Shows Traders Prepping for Ethereum PoW Split
Traders have been buying ETH in the spot market and selling ether futures to withstand volatility, creating the unusual dynamic.
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Ether futures saw over $165 million in liquidations overall. (deepblue4you/Getty images)
Ether Dominates Futures Trading as Shorts See $200M in Liquidations
Crypto markets jumped after the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision to hike rates by 75 basis points. The move caught short traders by surprise.
Ether futures saw over $165 million in liquidations overall. (deepblue4you/Getty images)

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Futuros de ether registran $230M en liquidaciones a medida que la fusión lleva a ETH a $1.5K
Opciones de posición corta asumieron la mayor parte de las pérdidas mientras aumentaba la presión de compra sobre ether durante el fin de semana.
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