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How Bitcoin Futures Products Affected Cryptocurrency Markets in 2018

How Bitcoin Futures Products Affected Cryptocurrency Markets in 2018It has been a year since the start of Cboe’s XBT futures contracts and CME Group’s bitcoin derivatives products launched last December. With super bearish prices these past few months, a lot has changed since the cryptocurrency economy touched all-time highs on spot markets. Meanwhile, bitcoin futures contracts have been growing and some skeptics still […]

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Bakkt Bitcoin Futures to Start Trading in December

Bakkt Bitcoin Futures to Start Trading in DecemberIntercontinental Exchange has announced that its Bakkt Bitcoin Daily Futures Contract will start trading on Dec. 12. Each trade “will result in physically delivered bitcoin” and will trade in U.S. dollar terms, the firm explained, adding that one contract will be listed for trading each exchange business day. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto […]

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Crypto Facilities Launches Perpetual Futures on Five Cryptocurrencies

Crypto Facilities Launches Perpetual Futures on Five CryptocurrenciesUK-based cryptocurrency exchange platform Crypto Facilities has launched perpetual futures contracts on five cryptocurrencies. The platform is registered with the country’s Financial Conduct Authority and already offers fixed maturity futures on six trading pairs. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals Crypto Facilities Launches Perpetual Futures London-based exchange Crypto Facilities announced […]

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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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