Tag Archives: CME

Down 14 Percent: Bitcoin Charts Bearish Amid Asia Concerns

Down 14 Percent: Bitcoin Charts Bearish Amid Asia Concerns

Bitcoin is taking a hit today, touching 3.5 week lows at the time of writing. Data source OnChainFX indicates that bitcoin (BTC) has depreciated by 14 percent in the last 24 hours. At press time, prices were was at $11,966 levels, according to CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index. Notably, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization is down 40 […]

What Comes After the Futures? The Next Chapter for Bitcoin

What Comes After the Futures? The Next Chapter for Bitcoin

On the ninth anniversary of Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper, one of the world’s most respected derivatives providers, the CME Group, announced it would launch a regulated bitcoin futures market. Not to be understated, this was a pivotal moment in bitcoin’s history, and quite simply, the future has never been brighter. It’s safe to say that 2017 has […]

US Regulator Clears CME, CBOE to Begin Bitcoin Futures Trading

US Regulator Clears CME, CBOE to Begin Bitcoin Futures Trading

U.S. financial firms CME Group, CBOE and Cantor Fitzgerald revealed today they will list financial products offering exposure to cryptocurrencies starting December 18. First unveiled in an announcement by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the regulator said all three companies will pursue a self-certified initial listing, after working with the agency to set a standard for the […]

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 […]