Tag Archives: Bitcoin Futures

US: Super Bowl Ad Uses Singer Lionel Richie To Advertise BTC Futures

US: Super Bowl Ad Uses Singer Lionel Richie To Advertise BTC Futures

Super Bowl LII, the US NFL championship game played yesterday, Feb. 4 between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots, featured a television ad from brokerage firm TD Ameritrade that advertised Bitcoin (BTC) futures. Singer Lionel Richie appeared in the US-based brokerage firm’s ad describing a customer’s ability to trade 24 hours a day, 5 days a week […]

Morgan Stanley Now Clearing Bitcoin Futures for Clients, Helping Institutions Gain Exposure

Morgan Stanley Now Clearing Bitcoin Futures for Clients, Helping Institutions Gain Exposure

Morgan Stanley is now clearing Bitcoin futures for their clients, meaning that Goldman Sachs is no longer the sole Wall Street firm doing so. Morgan Stanley joins Goldman Sachs, TD Ameritrade, E*Trade and others in clearing CME and Cboe Bitcoin futures. The reaction of the Bitcoin community has been divided over the creation of regulated Bitcoin futures, with some suggesting […]

Institutional Investors Will Bet Big on Cryptocurrencies in 2018

Institutional Investors Will Bet Big on Cryptocurrencies in 2018

Unlike the stock market, which is seeing its eight-year bull run thanks, in part, to institutional investors, crypto-markets are dominated by individual investors. This is evident by almost every metric. Crypto-exchanges, which are havens for individual investors, are overwhelmed. Popular crypto-exchange, Binance recently revealed that they added 250,000 new users in a single day. Kraken is onboarding 50,000 new […]

E-Trade Financial Launches CME Bitcoin Futures Trading

E-Trade Financial Launches CME Bitcoin Futures Trading

E-Trade Financial Corporation has started trading in CME bitcoin futures. According to its website, the online stock brokerage firm – which launched the trading of CBOE bitcoin futures last month – opened up trading of bitcoin futures from CME Group for customers as of Tuesday evening. The intraday initial margin requirement for the CME bitcoin futures […]

Up and Away? Bitcoin Price Eyes $8,000 Or Higher

Up and Away? Bitcoin Price Eyes $8,000 Or Higher

Bitcoin is still looking upwards, having achieved fresh record highs overnight. As per CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI), the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization rose to an all-time high of $7,990 at 01:18 UTC. According to CoinMarketCap, the cryptocurrency has gained 4 percent in the last 24 hours. Week-on-week, the BTC value has gone up by 12 […]

CME CEO: Bitcoin Futures Could Begin Trading As Soon As December

CME CEO: Bitcoin Futures Could Begin Trading As Soon As December

CME Group chairman and CEO Terry Duffy has said that the derivatives exchange operator could list a planned bitcoin futures product as early as next month. The firm made waves in October when it revealed that it was seeking regulatory approval to list its first bitcoin-related product. At the time, CME said that the futures would be […]