Inverse Futures in Bitcoin Economy
6 Pages Posted: 11 Jan 2016
Date Written: December 30, 2015
Derivatives are financial instruments whose value depend on the values of other, more basic underlying variables. One of the most common and simple derivatives is a futures contract. This manuscript introduces the new kind of futures contracts called non-linear inverse futures contracts (inverse futures in short) firstly introduced by ICBIT trading platform specifically for Bitcoin trading and later picked up by major bitcoin trading platforms.
Keywords: inverse futures, bitcoin derivatives, ICBIT exchange
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