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OKEx’s Future Trading Shortfall ‘A Valuable Lesson’ for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Brian Evans - Aug 08, 2018

A forced futures liquidation at OKEx has at least allowed the exchange the chance to learn a valuable lesson, as it admits that there was not much…

Bitcoin Exchange
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CME Won’t Be Listing New Cryptocurrency Futures Anytime Soon: CEO

Brian Evans - Jul 27, 2018

CME Group, the second regulated U.S. derivatives market to list bitcoin futures and by far the largest trading venue for these products, will not be listing any…

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CME Will Not Introduce Altcoin Futures Anytime Soon, Says CEO

Brian Evans - Jul 27, 2018

The CEO of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange said that the exchange will not introduce altcoin futures in the near future, citing volatility

Bitcoin Futures
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Wall Street Traded $572 Million in Bitcoin Futures During Tuesday’s Bull Run

Brian Evans - Jul 25, 2018

The bitcoin price is rallying, and this time, it looks like Wall Street has shown up to the party. On Tuesday, bitcoin brief briefly broached the $8,500…

Bitcoin Futures
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Institutional Investors Swap Bitcoin Futures for Physical BTC in Wall Street First

Brian Evans - Jul 24, 2018

Bitcoin took a significant step toward becoming a mainstream financial instrument this week, as two institutional investors completed the first-ever exchange for physical (EFP) transaction involving bitcoin…

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Bitcoin Breaks $8,000 as Selected Alts See Slight Recovery

Brian Evans - Jul 24, 2018

Bitcoin (BTC) broke through the $8,000 price point this morning, as the top cryptocurrency continues to outperform most other major crypto assets

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CME Bitcoin Futures Daily Volume Spikes 93% in Q2 2018

Brian Evans - Jul 21, 2018

CME Group’s bitcoin futures average daily volume spiked 93% in the second quarter over the previous quarter, while open interest posted a 58% increase, the company noted…

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CME Report: Bitcoin Futures Average Daily Volume up 93% in Second Quarter

Brian Evans - Jul 21, 2018

CME revealed that Bitcoin futures average daily volume grew by 93 percent in Q2 over the previous quarter in 2018, while open interest is up 58 percent

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Bear Market’s Little Helpers? A Guide to Crypto Futures

Brian Evans - Jul 12, 2018

Some credit them for mainstream adoption of crypto, while others blame them for extended bear market. At any rate, crypto futures are here to stay

Bitcoin Economics
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Economists Claim Bitcoin Futures Killed the Strong Rally in Early 2018

Brian Evans - Jul 03, 2018

The FED and prominent economists believe that the bitcoin futures market ultimately led the cryptocurrency market to crash and record the third worst correction in its history.…