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What to Expect If Ether Futures Become a Reality?

Brian Evans - Sep 08, 2018

Ether futures could be on the horizon by the end of 2018 — analysts weigh in on potential outcomes

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SEC Rejects 9 Bitcoin ETF Applications from ProShares, Direxion and GraniteShares

Brian Evans - Aug 23, 2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has rejected a total of nine applications to list and trade various Bitcoin ETFs from three applicants

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ICE’s Bakkt CEO: Platform Won’t Support Margin Trading, Contracts to Be Fully Collateralized

Brian Evans - Aug 20, 2018

The forthcoming Bitcoin futures contract of Bakkt platform, that was recently launched by Intercontinental Exchange, “will not be traded on margin, use leverage or serve to create…

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U.K. Exchange Crypto Facilities Launches Bitcoin Cash Futures

Brian Evans - Aug 18, 2018

Bitcoin cash, the fourth-largest cryptocurrency, took another step into the big leagues on Friday when a European derivatives trading platform launched the first regulated, USD-denominated bitcoin cash…

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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