Tag Archives: Bitcoin Futures

Crypto Markets Rebound Significantly After a Week of Losses

Crypto Markets Rebound Significantly After a Week of Losses

Saturday, June 30: crypto markets are seeing a significant rebound after this week’s decline. All of the top ten cryptocurrencies by market capitalization are in the green with Cardano (ADA) being the biggest winner – up 18.6 percent over the past 24 hours, according to Coinmarketcap. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin is up around 8 percent over the 24 […]

Goldman Sachs Explore Crypto Trades, Can’t Rule It Out Having a Future in Finance

Goldman Sachs Explore Crypto Trades, Can’t Rule It Out Having a Future in Finance

Speaking at an event, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein talked about Bitcoin in an optimistic light, saying that although he doesn’t own any, he can’t rule out the cryptocurrency having a future in the world of finance. In other Goldman news, COO David Solomon has said that the firm is exploring alternative cryptocurrency trades beyond the […]

Bitcoin’s Volatility at Yearly Low, Signalling Bottom, Says President of Blue Line Futures

Bitcoin’s Volatility at Yearly Low, Signalling Bottom, Says President of Blue Line Futures

Bitcoin’s volatility is now at its lowest level in more than a year, signalling a likely bottom, futures broker Bill Baruch said in an analysis for CNBC Monday, June 18. The Blue Line Futures president noted that after the leading cryptocurrency lost as much as 70 percent in value since its peak in December 2017, Bitcoin’s (BTC) decreased volatility […]

Reports: Investment Giant Fidelity Issues Job Offers for Crypto Exchange Devs

Reports: Investment Giant Fidelity Issues Job Offers for Crypto Exchange Devs

US investment giant Fidelity Investments is hiring developers to build a cryptocurrency exchange, reports claim June 6 citing internal correspondence. Fidelity, with its $2.45 trln under management, has allowed clients to hold Bitcoin alongside traditional assets, and is now reportedly circulating job offers related to building a “digital asset exchange.” Specifically, executives notified employees the firm is looking for a DevOps System Engineer “to help engineer, […]

Amid Chaos, Our Decentralized Future Is Being Built

Amid Chaos, Our Decentralized Future Is Being Built

  If, during CoinDesk’s Consensus conference in May 2017, I’d predicted the crypto and blockchain industry’s subsequent experiences, you wouldn’t have believed me. Back then, CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) was around $2,400. Six months later, it passed through $10,000 – right when 1,300 investors and financial professionals attended the inaugural Consensus: Invest conference. But that was […]

Chicago Board Options Exchange Urges SEC to Move Forward With Bitcoin ETFs

Chicago Board Options Exchange Urges SEC to Move Forward With Bitcoin ETFs

According to a letter written by Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) President Chris Concannon, U.S. securities regulators should not stand in the way of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that hold cryptocurrencies from coming to the market, as they are essentially the same as other ETFs that hold commodities. The letter was in response to statements from the U.S. […]

Ripple’s XRP Just Might Be the Next Big Crypto Futures Market

Ripple’s XRP Just Might Be the Next Big Crypto Futures Market

Bitcoin futures may have been launched with tremendous fanfare – XRP futures, on the other hand, not so much. But in fact, U.K.-based startup Crypto Facilities has been operating a futures market for the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency, developed by blockchain startup Ripple Inc., for almost 18 months now. And while the company’s CEO Timo Schlaefer has been […]

UK Crypto Exchange Will Launch First ‘Physically Delivered’ Bitcoin Futures Next Month

UK Crypto Exchange Will Launch First ‘Physically Delivered’ Bitcoin Futures Next Month

UK-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinfloor will launch the world’s first “physically delivered” Bitcoin futures contracts in April 2018, an executive told Reuters March 14. Speaking to Reuters during the Futures Industry Association’s annual conference in Florida, Coinfloor’s co-founder Mark Lamb announced that the exchange would shortly unveil a dedicated futures exchange called CoinfloorEX, which would showcase the pioneering product. The […]