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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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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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England: Unauthorized Crypto Futures and ICOs are Criminal Offences

England: Unauthorized Crypto Futures, ICOs are Criminal OffencesIn a statement released 6 April 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of England attempted to clarify its jurisdiction in the ever-booming cryptocurrency industry. While acknowledging cryptos are “not currently” regulated by the bureau, crypto futures, contracts for difference (CFDs), options, and initial coin offerings (ICOs) do indeed fall under their purview. Furthermore, crypto firms […]

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PR: Betex Blockchain P2P Binary Options Platform Raises $1 Mln in the First Round of Pre-Sale

Betex Blockchain P2P Binary Options PlatformJanuary, 14th, 2018, Hong Kong, — Betex, the blockchain P2P binary options platform, has successfully sold 100% tokens in the first pre-sale round with $1,000,000 raised. The company is bringing transparency and fairness to the financial derivatives trading through the use of Ethereum smart contracts and letting the users bet against each other in a peer-to-peer way. The second pre-ICO round is now open for qualified investors until January, 31st.

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Options Giant Cboe Applies for Six Bitcoin-Based ETFs

Options Giant Cboe Applies for Six Bitcoin-Based ETFsIt’s been over two weeks since the largest U.S. options platform, the Chicago Board of Trade (Cboe), launched its bitcoin-based futures products. Now over the past week, the firm has applied for six individual exchange-traded funds (ETF) and is waiting for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) approval. Also Read: Popular Chat App Kakao’s 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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U.S. Bitcoin Futures Markets Pump Up ETF Optimism

U.S. Bitcoin Futures Markets Pump Up ETF OptimismMany 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 REX. Also Read: Parity Calls for Ethereum Hard […]

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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 LaunchThe 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 no open standards for this type of cryptocurrency-based investment vehicle. […]

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Futures Markets: What They Are and What They Mean for Bitcoin

Futures Markets: What They Are and What They Mean for BitcoinAs bitcoin gains worldwide attention, there’s lots of discussions lately about futures markets. With companies like LedgerX and some pending bitcoin-based derivatives products coming soon from CME Group and Cboe, leading to some people scratching their heads wondering — What are futures markets and what do they mean for bitcoin? Also read: Internet Archive Adds Bitcoin […]

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CME Group Plans to Launch Bitcoin Futures December 10

CME Group Plans to Launch Bitcoin Futures December 10Just 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. Also read: Troy University’s Malavika Nair Says Bitcoin Is Something Different Than a […]

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