CME BITCOIN FUTURES VOLUME SOARS AMID BUOYANT PRICE

CME BITCOIN FUTURES VOLUME SOARS AMID BUOYANT PRICE

CME FUTURES: RAGS TO RICHES IN 2 WEEKS After Bitcoin price (BTC) $3992.38 +0.24% rose to almost $4000 within 24 hours, CME saw a daily all-time high of over 18,000 contracts trading on February 19. The data confirmed the correlation between futures activity and price, with BTC/USD since halting its advance to hover around $3970. The activity bucks a trend, […]

Global Cryptocurrency Trading Volumes Jump to 300-Day Highs

Global Cryptocurrency Trading Volumes Jump to 300-Day Highs

The total volume of all cryptocurrency trading as tracked by market metrics leader Coinmarketcap hit a 300-day high Tuesday, reaching $33.85 billion, the most observed in 10 months. As such, the data point is the latest to suggest that trading activity in the cryptocurrency markets is increasing – Coinmarketcap tracks the aggregate trading volume of 2,074 cryptocurrencies, including […]

Put Your Money On Crypto for the Long-Term, Says Major Wealth Manager for Pensions

Put Your Money On Crypto for the Long-Term, Says Major Wealth Manager for Pensions

t’s time institutional whales put their money into cryptocurrency according to major investment management firm Cambridge Associates. IT’S TIME TO ‘BEGIN EXPLORING’ SAYS CAMBRIDGE ASSOCIATES The Boston-based consultancy only advises major institutions who manage more than $300 billion worth of clients’ assets. Cambridge was quoted in Bloomberg on Monday as saying: “Despite the challenges, we believe that […]

Most Cryptos See Gentle Green Amid Exceedingly Calm Market Picture

Most Cryptos See Gentle Green Amid Exceedingly Calm Market Picture

Saturday, Feb. 16: Cryptocurrencies are seeing mild price action, with virtually all of the top 20 coins by market cap seeing fluctuations of within 2 percent in both directions on the day, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization by Coin360 Top cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) has seen fractional 0.37 percent growth on the day and is trading at […]

Bitcoin Pops Above $3,700 As Crypto Market Flashes Green

Bitcoin Pops Above $3,700 As Crypto Market Flashes Green

The cryptocurrency market is making an emphatic return today after days of low volatility, with the price of bitcoin briefly surpassing $3,700 alongside other major coins printing double-digit gains in the past day. Litecoin (LTC), the world’s fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, led the charge by surging just over 40 percent from its opening price of […]

Donald Trump Might Pick This Bitcoin Optimist to Lead the World Bank

Donald Trump Might Pick This Bitcoin Optimist to Lead the World Bank

When Satoshi Nakamoto created bitcoin, a message in the cryptocurrency’s Genesis block made clear that it was a direct response to banking industry mismanagement and the financial and political structures that continued to enable it. Just one decade later, US President Donald Trump might tap a cautious crypto optimist to lead the World Bank. TRUMP […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Could Be Gearing up For a Big Move as Sideways Trading Persists

Bitcoin (BTC) Could Be Gearing up For a Big Move as Sideways Trading Persists

Over the past several days Bitcoin (BTC) has seen an extended period of sideways trading within an extremely tight trading range between approximately $3,550 and $3,650. Although this lack of volatility may be welcomed by investors who are tired of the cryptocurrency’s frequent price movements, historically involatile price action leads to a massive price movement […]

Cboe’s Bitcoin ETF Application Pulled After Repeated SEC Delays

Cboe’s Bitcoin ETF Application Pulled After Repeated SEC Delays

Cboe Global Markets Inc. pulled its application to list the first Bitcoin exchange-traded fund, blaming the U.S. government shutdown. The decision was announced in a Wednesday filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Bitcoin’s price fell following the disclosure. Most SEC employees are furloughed because of the partial closure of the federal government. That poses a […]

Subsisting on Soylent: Government Shutdown Reveals Ugly Truth about America’s Savings Crisis

Subsisting on Soylent: Government Shutdown Reveals Ugly Truth about America’s Savings Crisis

Four weeks into the longest U.S. government shutdown in history, a hidden fact of the American working and middle-class reality has been revealed, with the news that thousands of furloughed federal workers are unable to meet their basic needs after missing as little as one paycheck. The implication of the available demographic data on savings is that […]