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Shorting Bitcoin

Still no way to short without holding the physical position?

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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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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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Shorting And margin

Yes, there are two companies that allow it.

BTC-e.com
And
bitfinex.com

Be extra careful when using margin and use stops.. It's quite volatile and can change on a dime.
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Yes, there are two companies that allow it.

BTC-e.com
And
bitfinex.com

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


Not btc-e.com ..Yes Bitfinex

Also

plus500.com for ltc, btc and maybe the ltc\btc cross pair

The chinese exchanges

hubio.com
okcoin.com

You may still be able to get margin on these exchanges

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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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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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I think you can also trade (short) btc with IG markets.

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NADEX


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.

https://www.nadex.com/markets/bitcoin

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