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Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Products: Will the SEC Approve a Bitcoin ETF This Year?

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Products: Will the SEC Approve a Bitcoin ETF This Year?
The prospect of a Bitcoin ETF has been widely discussed for the last few years, and despite all previous applications for a US-based fund being rejected or withdrawn, the latest rhetoric from the SEC appears to suggest the commission is ready to consult with industry stakeholders, who may be able to address their concerns such Read More

CBOE Saw Its Highest-Ever Bitcoin Futures Volumes Yesterday

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on CBOE Saw Its Highest-Ever Bitcoin Futures Volumes Yesterday
Two major markets for bitcoin futures contracts saw a major boost in volume on Wednesday. Available market data shows that CBOE saw its highest-ever volume for bitcoin futures since it first debuted the contracts back in December. 18,210 contacts for the May futures were traded, along with 703 for the June contract and 87 for the Read More

Cboe Exchange Wants to Lower Its Bitcoin Futures Prices

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Cboe Exchange Wants to Lower Its Bitcoin Futures Prices
The Cboe wants to change the way it prices bitcoin futures contracts, a move that comes just months after the exchange operator first debuted its inaugural cryptocurrency product. In a newly published letter to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) dated April 17, CBOE Future Exchange (CFE) managing director Matthew McFarland announced a proposed rule amendment that Read More

Coinfloor to Launch Physically-settled Bitcoin Futures

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Coinfloor to Launch Physically-settled Bitcoin Futures
UK Bitcoin exchange Coinfloor has announced the launch of CoinfloorEX – a physically-settled Bitcoin futures exchange. Founder Mark Lamb broke the news on Twitter following an interview with Reuters at the Futures Industry Association conference in Florida. CoinfloorEX joins a growing number of Bitcoin futures exchanges in the nascent market; The final months of 2017 Read More

Bitcoin Futures’ Future: Slow, Measured, No Mom and Pop Investors

5 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Bitcoin Futures’ Future: Slow, Measured, No Mom and Pop Investors
Featured Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Chairman and CEO Terry Duffy explained in a recent interview how the decision to list bitcoin futures in the last quarter of 2017 wasn’t made as a result of light or transient causes. Instead, it was a deliberate effort to bring a proven technology to well-financed clients who will help Read More

Bitcoin Futures: A Way to Control Cryptocurrency Markets?

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Bitcoin Futures: A Way to Control Cryptocurrency Markets?
Advertisement Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Can Wall Street investors manipulate the cryptocurrency markets via Bitcoin futures? Based on the recent fall in the markets during the week of January 15th, it seems that “yes” is the answer to that question. During the market slump last week, Read More

Bitcoin Futures Flat as Contracts Move Short and Merrill Lynch Imposes Ban

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Bitcoin Futures Flat as Contracts Move Short and Merrill Lynch Imposes Ban
Featured The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the industry’s main regulatory arm,  reports a net increase in short contracts; volume is sluggish, and a legacy bank has now outright forbid clients and advisers from trading in the relatively new product. While it is too early in the experiment to draw definitive conclusions, bitcoin futures might not Read More

NYSE and Cboe File For Bitcoin ETFs

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on NYSE and Cboe File For Bitcoin ETFs
This month, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) and The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the world’s largest options and stock exchange, filed six bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) applications to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In March, the Winklevoss twins failed to convince the US SEC to approve the COIN bitcoin ETF. After Read More

Doing a 180 – Goldman Sachs Goes Crypto

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Doing a 180 – Goldman Sachs Goes Crypto
Featured The Year of Bitcoin continues to get more interesting, as reports surfaced today that legacy bank Goldman Sachs will open a cryptocurrency trading desk by mid 2018. It’s a momentous occasion for many reasons, but not least of which is the  influence the bank carries in terms of respect within the industry.  Also read: Read More

Ahead of CME’s Bitcoin Futures, Regulator Creates Website and New Crypto Rules

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Ahead of CME’s Bitcoin Futures, Regulator Creates Website and New Crypto Rules
Regulation Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) was very active on the final business day before the globe’s largest futures market maker, CME Group Inc., is to begin its entrance into bitcoin contracts. The regulator created a website devoted to bitcoin, and it issued new cryptocurrency rules of compliance for public comment. Also read: Tezos Foundation Read More