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Leverage is Not the Enemy

A message from Alexander Höptner, CEO of BitMEX Reader beware: the following piece contains unpopular opinions, but it will make you think.  It’s such an interesting time to be...

Q4 2021 Basket Index Weights

On 24 September 2021 at 12:00:05 UTC BitMEX will update the Index Multipliers of basket indices.  The Index Multipliers will be scaled based on the Conditional Index Multipliers...

Certified Rare

Digital artworks enabled with NFT technology and hosted on public blockchains, hereafter referred to as NFTs, beg  the latest iteration of the question “what is art, and what is trash?”. When the less affluent witness immense sums spent on squiggles on a canvas, or pixelated faces, they cry “what a waste”.

Ethereum’s Proof of Stake System – Calculating Penalties & Rewards

Abstract After launching our Ethereum Proof of Stake (PoS) validator node a few weeks ago, in our first detailed look at the PoS system,...

Are YGMI? Flex with BitMEX’s First Ever NFT Drop

We could go on for days about how NFTs are a unique fusion of art, technology, and investment, but let’s face it. When push comes to shove,...

Mapping Out The Macro Endgame

Abstract Following on from our February 2019 piece, “Anatomy Of The Next Global Financial Crisis” and our March 2020 piece “Inflation Is Coming”, we...

Q4 2021 Index Weights

On 24 September 2021 12:00:05 UTC BitMEX will update its index weights.  From today, the hypothetical values of the indices with the new weights will be published as...

JPEG The Jeweller

A real trader will make a market on anything. Story time. As many long time readers know, I spent the summer of 2007 in the Deutsche Bank Hong Kong internship program.

Why We Revamped Our Fee Structure

A message from Alex Höptner, CEO of BitMEX I’ve long believed that BitMEX would need to shift its commercial strategy as the market evolved.  Last week, to give even...

BitMEX Research Is Now An Ethereum Staker

BitMEX Research is delighted to announce that as of 31 August 2021, we have become an active staker on the Ethereum Beacon...

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