Physical Bitcoin Futures Are Coming to Asia First in February

CoinFLEX plans to debut physically-settled Bitcoin futures to the Asian market beginning in February 2019. The platform is a consortium with participants such as Roger Ver (Bitcoin.com CEO), B2C2, Trading Technologies, and Alameda Research among others. Bitcoin Futures Trading on CoinFLEX According to Bloomberg, CoinFLEX plans to offer futures contracts for Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and […]

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Bakkt Raises $182.5M From Microsoft And Other Big-Name Investors

Bakkt on Monday announced the completion of its first funding round, to the tune of $182.5 million. The platform which aims to offer the first-ever Bitcoin-settled futures contracts in the coming year says it is going ahead with its plans irrespective of the current market conditions. $182.5 Million in Funding From High Profile Investors In […]

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‘We Are Against ICO’ – P2P Bitcoin Exchange Hodl Hodl Secures Funding [Interview]

Bitcoinist caught up with Max Keidun and Roman Snitko, CEO and CTO of HodlHodl, whose peer-to-peer bitcoin trading platform and exchange just secured a private funding round from some notable members of the Bitcoin community.  We’re …happy to be raising money from bitcoiners, and not VC funds – Hodl Hodl CEO Bitcoinist: Why did you decide to hold a […]

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Bitcoin Futures Volatility Reaches Lowest-Ever Level

With the continued sideways trading of Bitcoin, the volatility of its futures trading recently reached its lowest level. Presently, the cryptocurrency market, in general, shows more stability than the traditional asset marketplace. Decline Bitcoin Futures Volatility According to Kevin Davitt of Cboe Global Markets, the volatility of Bitcoin (BTC) 00 futures continues to narrow. Commenting […]

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Bitcoin Futures Trading Up 93%, Reports CME Group

A recent tweet from CME Group, one of the first companies to offer bitcoin futures trading, reports that average daily trading volumes are up 93% and open interest surpassed 2,400 contracts, a 58% increase. There have been mixed opinions about the success of bitcoin-based futures options since their inception in December 2017, when Cboe Global […]

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Bill Gates on Bitcoin: ‘I Would Short It If There Was an Easy Way to Do It’

Nick Chong · May 9, 2018 · 1:00 pm The practice of traditional market figureheads taking stabs at Bitcoin is back. Statements given by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett over the past week has caused the cryptocurrency community to erupt in disbelief due to some outrageous statements.  Bitcoin Under Attack Again? It seems that the […]

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