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Started:January 12th, 2014 (12:02 PM) by Futurestrader357 Views / Replies:1,723 / 13
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Old January 12th, 2014, 12:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Shorting Bitcoin

Still no way to short without holding the physical position?

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Old March 5th, 2014, 05:43 AM   #2 (permalink)
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There's no tradable market that I've seen, one for the future.. I've actually heard rumors of some banks talking about the possibility so keep your ears open..

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Old March 8th, 2014, 07:42 AM   #3 (permalink)
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There are at least 2 CFD brokers where you can trade and short bitcoin as a CFD. There are bitcoin exchages like Kraken where you can short it outright and you can also use margin....

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Old June 2nd, 2014, 12:14 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Shorting And margin

Yes, there are two companies that allow it.

Be extra careful when using margin and use stops.. It's quite volatile and can change on a dime.

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Old June 11th, 2014, 07:22 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Yes, there are two companies that allow it.

Be extra careful when using margin and use stops.. It's quite volatile and can change on a dime.

Not ..Yes Bitfinex

Also for ltc, btc and maybe the ltc\btc cross pair

The chinese exchanges

You may still be able to get margin on these exchanges

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Old August 1st, 2014, 08:31 AM   #6 (permalink)
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If you make a bet with a dieing person that they are going to die don't complain when they don't pay up when you win.

I think it is best to just watch the rats eat the rat poison.

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Old April 6th, 2015, 05:46 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Still no way to short without holding the physical position?

You can short at Bitfinex. They have 3:1 leveraging. I think they are a reliable exchange.
No problems so far. You can also do this with Bitcoin cfds as well.
I believe they are at 10:1 leveraging at plus500 and avatrade.

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Old April 17th, 2015, 02:06 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I think you can also trade (short) btc with IG markets.

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Old July 21st, 2015, 11:26 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Old June 23rd, 2016, 04:40 PM   #10 (permalink)
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NADEX has Bitcoin binary option trading now. I shorted a 702 bitcoin weekly binary option earlier this week ahead of the brexit vote. This will pay off nicely as it should expire in my favor tomorrow since it's already so deep in the money at this point, but anything can happen.

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