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Sell the News? Bitcoin Price to Test $20k Ahead of CME Launch

Sell the News? Bitcoin Price to Test $20k Ahead of CME Launch The upside move in bitcoin has gathered traction this weekend as investors brace up for BTC futures launch by the CME. As per CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI), the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization rose to a new all-time high of $19,783.06 at…
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December 17, 2017 0
TD Ameritrade

Cboe Strikes Back at CME with TD Ameritrade Bitcoin Futures on Monday

Cboe Strikes Back at CME with TD Ameritrade Bitcoin Futures on Monday The half a trillion dollar cryptocurrency market is for the taking, and savvy market makers are not going to give up positions easily. Cboe was the first futures market for bitcoin, launching last Sunday a full week ahead of its crosstown and much…
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December 16, 2017 0
Markets Update

Markets Update: Bitcoin’s Price Takes a Quick Dive

Markets Update: Bitcoin’s Price Takes a Quick Dive After hovering around the $16,500 zone for most of the day on December 12, bitcoin jumped in value to around $17,100 during the early hours of December 13. Bitcoin markets were coasting along in that range for a few hours, and then around 12 pm EDT the…
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December 13, 2017 0
Bitcoin Scare Tactics

Here Come the Bogus Bitcoin Scare Tactics

Here Come the Bogus Bitcoin Scare Tactics Steven Hopkins is chief operating officer and general counsel of Medici Ventures, an Overstock.com subsidiary focused on the advancement of blockchain technology. “Cynicism masquerades as wisdom, but it is the farthest thing from it.” – Stephen Colbert The run-up in bitcoin and other crypto assets has offered cynics…
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December 13, 2017 0
ETF

U.S. Bitcoin Futures Markets Pump Up ETF Optimism

U.S. Bitcoin Futures Markets Pump Up ETF Optimism Many individuals and organizations believe that the launch of bitcoin-based futures markets have ‘opened the doors’ for bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETF). Now that Cboe’s derivatives markets launched, new ETF filings have been sent to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from financial firms such as Vaneck and…
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December 12, 2017 0

CBOE CEO Blasts ‘Uncalled For’ Bitcoin Futures Critiques

CBOE CEO Blasts ‘Uncalled For’ Bitcoin Futures Critiques CBOE’s chief executive is pushing back at suggestions that the exchange’s newly-launched bitcoin futures market was hastily done. Speaking to Financial News, Edward Tilly said that objections like those raised by the Futures Industry Association in an open letter last week are “uncalled for” and doesn’t reflect the…
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December 11, 2017 0
Bitcoin Futures

Massive Gains Force Bitcoin Futures Trading to be Halted Twice in Quick Succession

Massive Gains Force Bitcoin Futures Trading to be Halted Twice in Quick Succession With the CBOE Bitcoin futures going live, no one is surprised the demand is pretty massive. During the first few hours, things have progressed rather nicely.  At the same time, the massive gains triggered two warnings already. At the 10% and 20%…
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December 11, 2017 0
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Here’s What You Should Know About Cboe’s Bitcoin Futures Launch

Here’s What You Should Know About Cboe’s Bitcoin Futures Launch The largest U.S. options provider, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe), is set to launch its bitcoin-based futures products today at 6 pm EDT. Currently, investors and speculators are interested in what will happen when the derivatives products launch, because at the moment there are…
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December 10, 2017 0
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NYSE Owner on Bitcoin Futures: “We May Be Stupid for Not Being First”

NYSE Owner on Bitcoin Futures: “We May Be Stupid for Not Being First” The chief executive of the owner of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), Intercontinental Exchange Inc (ICE), has discussed the company’s decision not to launch bitcoin futures markets. Jeff Sprecher of ICE described the opacity of the bitcoin markets as a driving…
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December 8, 2017 0

South Korean Financial Regulators Ban Bitcoin Futures Trading

South Korean Financial Regulators Ban Bitcoin Futures Trading It appears that South Korea is bowing out of the race for bitcoin futures trading, leaving the field wide open to the Americans and Japanese. This is not because established financial companies are reluctant to offer the new instruments in the bitcoin obsessed country, but due to…
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December 6, 2017 0