Crypto Trader Digest

Commentary from BitMEX Co-founder Arthur Hayes. News, trends, and insights for all crypto traders.

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I am an arbitrage trader at heart. In May 2013 brimming with my experience as a delta one trader, I entered the crypto capital markets. The first trade I ever put on was buying Bitcoin from Mt. Gox, depositing them on ICBIT, then selling BTC/USD June 2013 inverse futures contracts at a premium. My first trade captured a premium of 200% per annum (PA).

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