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CME Group Partners to Launch Ether Reference Rate Index

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on CME Group Partners to Launch Ether Reference Rate Index
Derivatives exchange operator CME Group is launching an ether reference rate and a real-time ether-dollar index in partnership with UK-based digital asset trading service Crypto Facilities. The operator noted Monday that it would provide “a daily benchmark price in U.S. dollars” every 24 hours, as well as the real-time price “based on transactions and order Read More

Editable Blockchains? Mining Futures? 2017 Saw Crypto Patents Pile Up

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Editable Blockchains? Mining Futures? 2017 Saw Crypto Patents Pile Up
The past 12 months have seen a range of patent applications focused on cryptocurrency or blockchain applications, including some from notable firms such as banking giant Bank of America and credit scoring giant FICO. In sum, the flow of patent filings witnessed in the last year demonstrates that some of these major businesses are seriously Read More

Prominent Investor: Why Jamie Dimon Insisted on Calling Bitcoin a Fraud

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Prominent Investor: Why Jamie Dimon Insisted on Calling Bitcoin a Fraud
Image credit: Forex, Wikimedia Common Over the last year, Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan, the largest bank in the global finance sector with a market valuation of over $367 billion, has publicly expressed his opposition to bitcoin, falsely describing the cryptocurrency as a fraud and a money laundering tool. Ari Paul, the co-founder at Blocktower Read More

Mark Cuban: Bitcoin Futures Approval Will be ‘Generally Positive’

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Mark Cuban: Bitcoin Futures Approval Will be ‘Generally Positive’
Billionaire investor and entrepreneur Mark Cuban has said that the approval of the bitcoin futures on major exchanges will be ‘generally positive’ for the digital currency. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group and the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) have both received approval from the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to list bitcoin futures Read More

Markets Update: Global Bitcoin Prices Exceed $11,800

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Markets Update: Global Bitcoin Prices Exceed $11,800
Markets and Prices The price of bitcoin is once again breaking new all-time highs on Sunday, December 3, 2017. The decentralized currency has rebounded considerably as markets touched an average of US$11,800 after it dipped below the $10K region just five days ago. See also: How to Buy Bitcoin When You’re Underage Bitcoin’s Market Cap Is Read More

It’s Official – CME Group to Launch Bitcoin Futures December 18

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on It’s Official – CME Group to Launch Bitcoin Futures December 18
News The largest options exchange worldwide, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group (CME), has announced its official Bitcoin futures contracts will launch on Monday, December 18, 2017. Also read: Nasdaq to Debut Bitcoin Futures by Mid 2018 CME Group Is Pleased to Bring Bitcoin Futures to the Market on December 18 On November 20 the firm CME Group Read More

CME CEO: Bitcoin Futures Could Begin Trading As Soon As December

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on CME CEO: Bitcoin Futures Could Begin Trading As Soon As December
CME Group chairman and CEO Terry Duffy has said that the derivatives exchange operator could list a planned bitcoin futures product as early as next month. “I think sometime in the second week of December you’ll see our contract out for listing,” he told CNBC today, hinting that trading could begin as early as the Read More

CME CEO: Bitcoin Futures Could Launch in Mid-December

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on CME CEO: Bitcoin Futures Could Launch in Mid-December
CME Group chairman and CEO Terry Duffy has said that the planned bitcoin futures contract could launch by mid-December. At the end of October, Duffy revealed that the company had decided to introduce a bitcoin futures due to ‘increasing client interest in the evolving cryptocurrency markets,’ pending regulatory approval. “As the world’s largest regulated FX Read More

CME Group’s Leo Melamed: We’ll ‘Tame’ Bitcoin

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on CME Group’s Leo Melamed: We’ll ‘Tame’ Bitcoin
One of the senior figures at derivatives giant CME Group believes that bitcoin is on course to become its own tradable asset class. In an interview with Reuters on Tuesday, the company’s chairman emeritus Leo Melamed said bitcoin will likely come to trade in a similar way to how gold and stocks are exchanged today. Notably, Read More

Chicago Options Exchange Getting the Bitcoin Bug: “We Believe” says President

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Chicago Options Exchange Getting the Bitcoin Bug: “We Believe” says President
Featured In a conference call updating investors and media on its third quarter (Q3) earnings, Cboe Global Markets, which owns the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and BATS Global Markets, said it’s bullish on cryptocurrencies. It said other exchanges, such as its “competitor across town,” are also believers in cryptos.     Also read: Bank of America Bullish Read More