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Bitcoin Price Dilemma: Bull and Bear Paths in Play

Bitcoin Price Dilemma: Bull and Bear Paths in Play Fresh off all-time highs, bitcoin is trading sideways and showing signs of bull exhaustion. As per CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI), the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization is trading at roughly $16,850. But despite the high price, according to data source CoinMarketCap, BTC has only gained a…
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December 13, 2017 0
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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
Bitcoin's Meteoric Rally

$15,000: Is There a Limit to Bitcoin’s Meteoric Rally?

$15,000: Is There a Limit to Bitcoin’s Meteoric Rally? Bitcoin’s stellar run continues with prices leaping one major psychological hurdle after another. At 11:00 UTC today, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market value reached a new lifetime high of $15,058, according to CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI). In the last 24 hours, bitcoin (BTC) has appreciated…
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December 7, 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
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Tokyo Financial Exchange Planning Bitcoin Futures Launch

Tokyo Financial Exchange Planning Bitcoin Futures Launch A futures exchange in Tokyo is reportedly taking the first steps toward launching bitcoin-related products. Bloomberg News said earlier today that Tokyo Financial Exchange has formed a working group as part of an early effort to start listing futures contracts based around the cryptocurrency. As the news service explained, this would…
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December 5, 2017 0

Bitcoin Price Pushes Above $10,500 on U.S. Futures Listings

Bitcoin Price Pushes Above $10,500 on U.S. Futures Listings The wait is over for regulated bitcoin futures contracts (at least in the U.S.), and markets are reacting strongly to the news. As per CoinMarketCap, bitcoin (BTC) moved above $10,500 after the news this morning that the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFCT) had approved the listing…
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December 1, 2017 0
CME Group

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

It’s Official – CME Group to Launch Bitcoin Futures December 18 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. CME Group Is Pleased to Bring Bitcoin Futures to the Market on December 18 On November 20 the firm CME Group published…
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December 1, 2017 0
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CME Group Plans to Launch Bitcoin Futures December 10

CME Group Plans to Launch Bitcoin Futures December 10 Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) planning to launch its bitcoin-based derivatives products this quarter. Now according to CME’s bitcoin futures market specs, the firm plans to launch its derivatives products on December 10 pending regulatory approval. CME Group’s CEO Terry Duffy: ‘Our Exchange…
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November 20, 2017 0
Bitcoin Price

Up and Away? Bitcoin Price Eyes $8,000 Or Higher

Up and Away? Bitcoin Price Eyes 8,000 Or Higher Bitcoin is still looking upwards, having achieved fresh record highs overnight. As per CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI), the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization rose to an all-time high of $7,990 at 01:18 UTC. According to CoinMarketCap, the cryptocurrency has gained 4 percent in the last 24 hours.…
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November 17, 2017 0
Bitcoin Moves

New Highs in Sight? Bitcoin Moves Back Above $7,500

New Highs in Sight? Bitcoin Moves Back Above 7,500 There seems to be no stopping the bitcoin freight train. Having taken the 61.8 percent Fibonacci retracement level yesterday, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization rose to eight-day highs above $7,520 today. As of writing, the bitcoin-U.S. dollar (BTC/USD) exchange rate is at $7,459 – a 2.54…
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November 16, 2017 0