Is BitCoin trading approaching “normal” or is it a post holiday hangover?

As I write this post, I wonder if the fact that both the spread between Cboe and CME futures to the price of "spot"  Bitcoin and the spread between the CBB being higher than the CBO for BitCoin has narrowed is due to a holiday hangover or represents normalcy.  Privately, I suspect the former, but … Continue reading Is BitCoin trading approaching “normal” or is it a post holiday hangover?

Will the Regulators Treat Crypto like Equities? Let’s hope not…

Everything “crypto” is red hot these days, with news stories on bitcoin volatility and the broader world of cryptocurrency trading every day.   It seems like everyone has an opinion on the future direction of these assets, whether they understand them or not.  The past couple of days, in particular, saw a surge in these stories, … Continue reading Will the Regulators Treat Crypto like Equities? Let’s hope not…

Breathtaking Inefficiency in Bitcoin Markets will make the Futures Markets Interesting

BitCoin’s meteoric price rise has captured the imagination of the financial and mainstream media with its rally to touch 19,000 over the past couple of days.  What has been covered a bit less is the breathtaking amount of inefficiency that has been shown in the market.  As shown in the following chart of the CoinRoutes … Continue reading Breathtaking Inefficiency in Bitcoin Markets will make the Futures Markets Interesting

BitCoin’s Latest Move: What Does the Data Show?

The rally in BitCoin over the past few days caught many by surprise and has sparked much discussion about the move.  From our perspective, the underlying data that we capture and display provides some insights, particularly when we analyze some of the differences between exchanges. Using CoinRoutes software to display the history of the Consolidated … Continue reading BitCoin’s Latest Move: What Does the Data Show?