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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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Create account and transfer usdt into the wallet adress. Used block chain to search address. Why was the adress used before i created my account?

There is an app i was led to called kzzy. You can fund your account with btc, eth, and usdt. All crypto converts to usdt once transferred to account. I am given two wallet addresses to send crypto to. ...
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Impact of Future Blocks on Bitcoin

The Bitcoin protocol limits the timestamp of future blocks to be at most 2 hours greater than the current time. If this time limit were increased, let's say to 8 hours, what impact would it have on ...
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Why doesn't the price of the bitcoin perpetual future equal the price of bitcoin?

A lot of exchanges offer a bitcoin perpetual future to allow users to speculate on the price of bitcoin. For a future with an expiry date, it makes sense that the price of the future might be higher/...
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Why would one buy a Bitcoin future or perpetual as opposed to actual Bitcoin via the spot market? [closed]

I often hear that the futures and perpetual markets for bitcoin help its price discovery. So this must mean that these markets for bitcoin are quite active. But would people want exposure to bitcoin ...
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Transaction in future

Is there any plan to add a feature so that you can perform transactions that will be spent in the future and stored on the network? For example, I want to send some bitcoin to my kids after each N ...
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How does a perpetual futures contract affects the actual price?

I kind of understand how a perpetual futures contract works, but I don't see how it affect the price of the underlying asset, such as Bitcoin.
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What is the differences in Bitcoin derivative products such as perpetual vs futures?

I see on some crypto exchanges, they offer Bitcoin perpetual orders and futures orders. What are the differences when compared to each other and vs margin orders.
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Future risk of computer farms generating addresses for previous balance? [duplicate]

I understand how difficult it would be to brute force a specific bitcoin address' private key. I'm wondering out of curiosity though, with bitcoin being adopted so rapidly, will there ever be ...
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How do you sign up for the Bakkt exchange to trade Bitcoin Futures?

With the recent launch of the Bakkt exchange. How do you sign up for this exchange or is this exclusively for institutions and not for individuals? There is no sign up option anywhere on their site.
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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 ...
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