Derivatives Data Shows Softening Crypto Enthusiasm

Implied vols, which are calculated off options premiums and gauge the market’s view of future risk, are down to levels not seen since October 2020. To be sure, regular levels in crypto implied volatilities would signal alarm and panic in the equity market, but since the second week of December, …

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Walmart Preparing a Metaverse Push, Trademark Filings Show

Apparently dominating retail competition in the real world isn’t enough for Walmart, which filed seven trademarks at the end of December that signal its plan to make and sell virtual goods in the metaverse as well. According to one of those filings, the big-box retailer also is exploring whether to …

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