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Bitcoin Futures Volume Spike As Cboe Awaits ETF Decision

Bitcoin Futures Volume Spike As Cboe Awaits ETF DecisionEveryone knows that bitcoin and cryptocurrency prices have been on a steady decline since the last month of 2017. While digital asset spot prices have been quite volatile, bitcoin futures products provided by two of the world’s largest derivatives exchanges, Cboe and CME Group, have seen a steady increase in trade volume and more liquidity […]

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As Bitcoin Futures Volumes Increase Credit Agencies Look to Downgrade Dealers

As Bitcoin Futures Volumes Increase Credit Agencies Look to Downgrade DealersThis past April, news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Bitcoin futures markets offered by the two derivatives giants Cboe and CME Group and how contract volumes were steadily rising. This month, while BTC-spot prices slide to significant lows, both futures products from these two companies are still seeing increased demand for contracts. Also Read: A New Cryptocurrency Radio […]

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San Francisco Fed Says BTC-based Future Markets Played a Role in Price

San Francisco Fed Says BTC-based Future Markets Played a Role in PriceThe U.S. Federal Reserve system has been very interested in bitcoin lately and has released a bunch of reports from Federal Reserve leaders and researchers from different offices. This past Monday, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and a professor from Stanford University published a paper that concludes that bitcoin-based futures markets affected the […]

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This Guy Is Fighting a Legal Battle with the CFTC over Bitcoin Classification

This Guy is Fighting a Legal Battle With the CFTC Over Bitcoin ClassificationA few months ago the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) charged a Staten Island-based company called Cabbage Tech with ‘fraud and misappropriation’ of funds based in Bitcoin and Litecoin. According to the CFTC, it revealed it had charged Patrick McDonnell and his company Cabbage Tech for crimes associated with allegedly promising big returns on […]

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Bitcoin Futures Markets See a Big Uptick in Trade Volume

Bitcoin Futures Markets See a Big Uptick in Trade VolumeBitcoin prices and cryptocurrency spot markets, in general, have been recovering after the downturn that took place from mid-December 2017 up until three weeks ago. At the time, when BTC derivatives products were introduced to the public, futures contracts got off to a slow start. Now bitcoin-based futures markets from the Chicago Board Options Exchange […]

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Market Optimism Declines as Bitcoin Futures Euphoria Ends

Market Optimism Declines As Bitcoin Futures Euphoria EndsThis week it seems the euphoria from the introduction of CME Group and Cboe’s bitcoin-based futures markets has fizzled. Since both companies announced launching their futures products, the price of bitcoin gained over three times its value in just 45 days. Since the derivatives markets have begun the futures products’ volumes has been lackluster, and […]

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Options Giant CME Launches Bitcoin Futures — Here’s What to Expect

Options Giant CME Launches Bitcoin Futures — Heres What to ExpectLast week the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) introduced its bitcoin-based futures markets and the first day got a reasonable level of fanfare. Now the largest options exchange in the world, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) has launched its bitcoin derivatives products. Here’s what you can expect from CME Group’s bitcoin futures opening day. […]

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Markets Update: Bitcoin’s Value Climbs After Cboe Opens XBT Trading

Markets Update: Bitcoin's Value Climbs After Cboe Opens XBT TradingBitcoin’s value has been climbing since the recent opening of Cboe’s futures markets. The spot price of BTC had dipped a good 3 percent an hour prior to Cboe’s Sunday evening trading sessions, but volume immediately spiked at precisely 6 pm ET when the futures trading opened. At the moment bitcoin is hovering around the […]

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Markets Show Relentless Energy As the Price of Bitcoin Exceeds $13,000

Markets Show Relentless Energy As the Price of Bitcoin Exceeds $13,000Bitcoin markets are rallying once again breaking new price records after recently exceeding the US$12K zone. On December 6, 2017, at approximately 2:30 pm EDT, one bitcoin is now valued at a global weighted average of over $13,000 across many popular trading platforms. The milestone comes just days before the upcoming derivatives products set to […]

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Bitcoin Markets Push the Cryptocurrency’s Value to $12,000

Bitcoin Markets Push the Cryptocurrency's Value to $12,000The price of bitcoin has pushed above the $12,000 zone on December 5, 2017, at approximately 9:30 pm EDT, reaching yet another all-time high this year. The decentralized currency has seen an increase in value well over 900 percent in 2017 and hasn’t slowed down yet. See also: How to Buy Bitcoin When You’re Underage Bitcoin Reaches […]

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