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LedgerX Launches ‘Bitcoin Fear Index’ to Track Price Volatility

LedgerX Launches ‘Bitcoin Fear Index’ to Track Price Volatility

LedgerX thinks cryptocurrency traders should be able to assess bitcoin’s volatility. And, taking a leaf out of the stock market’s book, the derivatives trading platform has built an index to track this benchmark. The company announced Monday that it was launching the LedgerX Volatility Index (LXVX), which will track the expected volatility for bitcoin. The […]

Bitcoin Is Trading at Strong Correlation With Gold, WSJ Claims

Bitcoin Is Trading at Strong Correlation With Gold, WSJ Claims

There’s now a strong correlation between traditional asset markets and bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, according to an article recently published on the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). Referencing data from research and analytics firm Excalibur Pro Inc., the WSJ noted that over the past five days, bitcoin has been trading at a 0.84 correlation to the gold bullion. […]

Institutional Crypto and a New Generation of Wall Street Leaders

Institutional Crypto and a New Generation of Wall Street Leaders

Donna Redel is an angel investor focusing on financial technology, blockchain and emerging technologies, professor of blockchain and a former chairman at the Commodity Exchange. If there’s any doubt institutions are moving fast on crypto asset adoption, take it from a teacher. In developing the syllabus for Fordham Law and Gabelli School of Business, which both offered […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Price May Record Losses For The Year, Other Major Cryptos Also in the Red

Bitcoin (BTC) Price May Record Losses For The Year, Other Major Cryptos Also in the Red

Bitcoin (BTC) had been trading in a tight range of $6,450 – $6,500 during the past three days, before falling below the $6,400 mark today. The leading cryptocurrency may now record a loss for the year as its 10-year anniversary approaches. On Wednesday (October 31st), it will be exactly a decade since the Bitcoin whitepaper was released […]

Mike Novogratz Explains Why the Beginning of 2019 Will Be Big for Bitcoin

Mike Novogratz Explains Why the Beginning of 2019 Will Be Big for Bitcoin

In a recent Bloomberg Television interview, famed bitcoin supporter Mike Novogratz explains why he thinks Q1 & Q2 of 2019 will be extremely positive for bitcoin. Novogratz, founder and CEO of Galaxy Digital, has previously declared the bottom of the cryptocurrency market, and continues to be bullish on bitcoin. Mike’s appearance on Bloomberg highlighted the latest news that Fidelity Investments, one […]

CNBC’s Ran Neuner Says ‘Bitcoin Is About to Explode,’ Points to Pending ETF Decision

CNBC’s Ran Neuner Says ‘Bitcoin Is About to Explode,’ Points to Pending ETF Decision

Crypto analyst and host of CNBC’s show Cryptotrader Ran Neuner has claimed that the price of Bitcoin (BTC) is “about to explode” in a recent tweet October 7. Neuner expressed his utmost confidence in an upcoming surge in Bitcoin’s price by noting “I just bought Bitcoin for my parents” in the same tweet. A notable rally would likely be tied […]

Financial Heavyweights TD Ameritrade and Cboe Backing ErisX, a New Regulated Crypto Exchange Competing With Bakkt

Financial Heavyweights TD Ameritrade and Cboe Backing ErisX, a New Regulated Crypto Exchange Competing With Bakkt

On Wednesday (3 October 2018), Eris Exchange, a Chicago-based derivatives exchange founded in 2010 and specializing in swap futures, announced ErisX, a planned new regulated crypto exchange offering both spot and futures markets on the same platform that will be competing with Intercontinental Exchange‘s Bakkt platform (which is launching in November) for the attention of institutional investors. ErisX is “backed by both new and […]

CFTC Chair: Crypto Needs ‘Do No Harm’ Approach That Regulators Gave the Early Internet

CFTC Chair: Crypto Needs ‘Do No Harm’ Approach That Regulators Gave the Early Internet

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo has said that crypto needs a “do no harm” approach from regulators to flourish, in an interview at the annual Singapore Summit today, Friday 14. Chairman Giancarlo said he took the precedent from the early days of the Internet, which he argued was able to develop and […]

Thursday, The Deadline For The Next Bitcoin ETF, But Will It Happen?

Thursday, The Deadline For The Next Bitcoin ETF, But Will It Happen?

This Thursday, the 23rd of August 2018 marks the next Bitcoin Exchange Traded Futures (ETF) application decision deadline for the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This is one of many applications currently in place with the SEC, leaving many to wonder what will happen on Thursday, come the SEC announcement. Let’s recap on the last […]

SEC Faces Thursday Deadline for ProShares Bitcoin ETF Decision

SEC Faces Thursday Deadline for ProShares Bitcoin ETF Decision

Less than a month after delaying a decision on a bitcoin-based exchange-traded fund (ETF), the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is poised to approve or disapprove another pair of proposed ETFs. Officials at the U.S. securities regulator are set to make a decision on the ProShares Bitcoin ETF and the ProShares Short Bitcoin ETF […]