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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 […]

Swiss Firms to Let Traders Short Bitcoin With New Futures Products

Swiss Firms to Let Traders Short Bitcoin With New Futures Products

Swiss asset management firm Vontobel will launch a new futures product designed to let customers bet against the price of bitcoin. To be launched on SIX Exchange this Friday, the offering will enable investors to reap gains even if the bitcoin price plunges. According to Reuters, the company will release two mini futures, a type of […]

Two More Bitcoin Futures ETFs Are Up for SEC Approval

Two More Bitcoin Futures ETFs Are Up for SEC Approval

A Maryland-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) firm has filed to launch two new bitcoin futures-based products. According to a Form S-1 dated September 27, ProShares Capital Management wants to create two bitcoin-tied funds: the ProShares Bitcoin ETF and the ProShares Short Bitcoin ETF. Like other proposed ETFs that have emerged in recent months, ProShares isn’t planning […]