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Wall Street is in the Bitcoin-buying frenzy – to prove that these two Trends

Indicator – Bitcoin has been exposed to in the last months of unprecedented turbulence and fell to lows of 3800 $, before he soared to all-time highs of $ 10,500 in up.This volatility was not enough, the large market-deter actors from the digital inventory to penetrate.The Macro Investor Paul Tudor Jones was one of the first traditional investors, who expressed publicly his interest in BTC, however, the data does not show that he is the only one on Wall Street, the Bitcoin buys. Although it is a fast maturing market, Bitcoin is still very prone to immense volatility. Made it clear that the turbulence of the past year, the recent price action may not be enough to prevent some investors from entering the market. Nevertheless, the data seem to indicate that Wall Street was never as interested in Bitcoin as it is currently, because of two key indicators show that the extent of institutional involvement in the crypto-market has increased in the last few months by leaps and bounds. This is consistent with the public comment of Paul Tudor Jones about bitcoin, positive Outlook, and it is possible that this has helped to arouse a greater institutional interest.

Divergence between Open Interest and Bitcoin volume

The CME has proven to be a great access for institutions, to participate through Futures and options on Bitcoin, without the need for the safekeeping of the actual BTC address. This platform has been used in recent times, where traders were registered only a few weeks ago, a record high Open Interest on both your Futures as well as their option products. If you look at the data on the use of Futures by the CME, it is clear: traders use this platform on a large scale in order to achieve a long-term BTC-commitment. As is clear from the chart below that the Blockchain Analytics platform Skew shows, there is a divergence between the Open Interest and Trading volume for CME Futures, although this has declined in the last two weeks. Data Skew in the middle of may, the Open Interest amounted to 532 million dollars. The Trading volume was, however, within the 300-million-Dollar Region. This divergence suggests that traders tend to use Futures for long-term positions than to trade actively.

Grayscale accumulated massive BTC Position

In order to keep pace with demand, has Grayscale amassed in the last few weeks, massive amounts of Bitcoin. An Investor has recently pointed out in a Tweet that the Bitcoin Trust of the company has bought in half a few weeks ago 18.910 BTC. He also points out that in the same period, only 12.337 BTC have been mined.

“Gray scales Bitcoin Trust has purchased since the halving 18.910 Bitcoins. Since the halving is only 12.337 Bitcoins have been mined.“

Image courtesy of Kevin Rooke He added that this shows regardless of what banks like Goldman Sachs say that Bitcoin from the Wall Street-is amassed institutions.

“Wall Street wants Bitcoin, and you don’t care what has to say Goldman Sachs.”

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Eve Manning

Eve Manning

A native Texan, Eve first started out as a Finance Analyst and later realized that her true passion was not in trading but in writing. She leverages her experience in the Finance industry to analyse and write in-depth news articles covering the Cryptocurrencies, Economy & Finance industries.

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