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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

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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.…

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Bitcoin Price Sees Second Dip Below $6K This Year as CME Futures Expire

Brian Evans - Jun 29, 2018

Today’s expiration of Bitcoin futures at CME could be driving down BTC prices, commentators speculate

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Cboe Says ICO Market Will Come After Investors, and It’s Not Looking Good

Brian Evans - Jun 22, 2018

Chris Concannon, the president of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe), the world’s biggest derivatives market behind CME Group, has warned investors in tokens and initial coin…

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SEC Statement on Ether ‘Clears Stumbling Block’ for Ethereum Futures: CBOE President

Brian Evans - Jun 15, 2018

A top executive at the first US exchange to list bitcoin futures contracts said that the Securities and Exchange Commission’s statement that ether will not be regulated…

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Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Tanks by Nearly $1,000

Brian Evans - Jun 10, 2018

At press time, the price of bitcoin has fallen dramatically, and the currency is now trading for just over $6,700. This is about $900 less than where…

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CFTC Demands Trading Data From Bitcoin Exchanges In Price Manipulation Probe

Brian Evans - Jun 09, 2018

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has told certain bitcoin exchanges to provide extensive trading data to determine whether or not manipulation has distorted cryptocurrency markets, unnamed…

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CME Launches Two Ethereum Indexes but Has No Plans for ETH Futures

Brian Evans - May 16, 2018

Cryptocurrency futures have proven to be somewhat intriguing traditional trading vehicles. More specifically, they allow institutional investors to be exposed to cryptocurrency without buying Bitcoin directly. It now…

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Ethereum Futures Watch: CME Group Says It’s Gauging Client Interest

Brian Evans - May 16, 2018

Chicago-based derivatives exchange CME Group said that it plans to gauge client interest for an ethereum futures product now that it has launched a price index and…