NASDAQ Wants to Launch Bitcoin Futures in Q1 2019 Despite Price Drop

NASDAQ has renewed its vow to offer Bitcoin futures and plans to launch in Q1 2019 despite the price drop, anonymous sources have said. NASDAQ ‘Working To Satisfy’ CFTC Demands Speaking to Bloomberg November 27, “two people familiar with the matter” revealed that despite the plunge in the Bitcoin price 00, the US stock exchange […]

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Ethereum Futures? Bakkt Hints It’s Open To Altcoins

Intercontinental Exchange’s delayed cryptocurrency “regulated ecosystem” Bakkt is already mulling the future addition of altcoins, the company hinted November 23. Bakkt: We’ll ‘Consider’ Non-Bitcoin Contracts In a tweet, executives said they would take into account “customer feedback” as a major motivating force when deciding which cryptocurrencies to support in addition to Bitcoin. Bakkt had eyed […]

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Bitcoin Futures Volatility Reaches Lowest-Ever Level

With the continued sideways trading of Bitcoin, the volatility of its futures trading recently reached its lowest level. Presently, the cryptocurrency market, in general, shows more stability than the traditional asset marketplace. Decline Bitcoin Futures Volatility According to Kevin Davitt of Cboe Global Markets, the volatility of Bitcoin (BTC) 00 futures continues to narrow. Commenting […]

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TD Ameritrade Plans Integrated Physical Bitcoin Futures In New Partnership

US broker TD Ameritrade has confirmed it is rolling out a more comprehensive cryptocurrency trading portfolio in what mainstream media describes as the firm going “full crypto.” Client Demand Behind ErisX Investment TDA, which was one of the first finance giants to offer Bitcoin futures trading, plans to enter into a strategic investment with exchange […]

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Bitcoin Futures Trading Up 93%, Reports CME Group

A recent tweet from CME Group, one of the first companies to offer bitcoin futures trading, reports that average daily trading volumes are up 93% and open interest surpassed 2,400 contracts, a 58% increase. There have been mixed opinions about the success of bitcoin-based futures options since their inception in December 2017, when Cboe Global […]

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Cboe Floods the SEC with Bitcoin ETF Petitions

Julio Gil-Pulgar · December 23, 2017 · 2:00 pm The Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) has been successfully trading Bitcoin futures since December 10, 2017. As a result, Cboe is now trying to expand its participation in the cryptocurrency business. In effect, Cboe has just petitioned the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to launch […]

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