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Apr 2017
CME Futures & Options Trading
Bitcoin Price Action

When trading the crypto market, especially when opening short and long positions, here is a general guideline of what to expect for important CME time intervals:

CME TimeframeExpected Reaction
Weekly, Every Friday, 1900 UTCExpect a small pump leading up to UTC
Monthly, Last Friday, 1900 UTCExpect price to be pushed down the previous Saturday UTC until the Friday UTC close. Usually not safe for long term longs.

Bitcoin CME Futures Trading Chart
To access the Bitcoin CME Futures Trading Chart on Trading View, search for BTC1! in the Futures section. Link below:

Bitcoin CME Open & Close Times
Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET (5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT) with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET (4:00 p.m. CT)
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