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Questions tagged [futures]

Refers to the use of futures contracts in the context of Bitcoin. Do not use for questions about the future as in developments that may yet come to pass.

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The Bitcoin Network [duplicate]

Isn’t it right that bitcoins transactions are only confirmed when a block is mined? So when we hit 21.000.000 and there are no blocks to mine, how will you transfer your bitcoin if it can’t be ...
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Market manipulation of spot prices to profit from Bitcoin Futures

Bitcoin futures are derivative instruments based on a closing Bitcoin price. Is it possible for traders of Bitcoin futures to manipulate the closing Bitcoin price in order to profit from their ...
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can somone create guaranteed future transaction?

How to create a transaction in Bitcoin that can be spend after a certain period (e.g. 1 month) such that: 1. It is guaranteed that the transaction will be valid after 1 month (the account has enough ...
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Do Bitcoin futures contracts affect Bitcoin price?

Since Bitcoin futures are cash settled, no Bitcoin are actually exchanged at the time of the expiration of the contract. Can one assume that since no Bitcoin are exchanged, then Bitcoin supply and ...
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How to read bitcoin future report?

The CBOE website features a report on Bitcoin futures containing: Symbol Last Change Volume XBT/F8 18090.00 +1290.00 1515 I understand: XBT is bitcoin, F8 means ...
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Whom am I buying bitcoin futures from?

Since Bitcoin futures are a thing since this week I took a closer look at futures and could not find out who I am buying these from. Since this future is "virtual" there is now "farmer" who I am ...
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The role of governments when comparing Bitcoin and gold [closed]

I was reading the bitcoin wiki on myths and I completely agree that Bitcoin has the advantage of limited in supply like gold but it's a lot convenient and secure to use then gold. However, if you read ...
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Hedging against the bubble popping - where's the leverage?

My friend has a rather large store of bitcoins that he bought about a month ago. I think it makes sense for him to hedge his recent gains, since the price run up looks like a bubble. What is a high ...
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Can the Bitcoin system be changed?

Are we stuck with what is here now? or if 10 years down the road serious changes need to be made to the system; can that be done with a decentralized system? How would you make changes to a ...