Tag: Bitcoin Futures

What Is Quedex?

Bitcoin futures and options are two interesting investment vehicles. Both expose people to Bitcoin price volatility without them even having to own the world’s leading cryptocurrency. It is an interesting take on things which seems to work quite well for mainstream investors. Quedex wants to get its share of the pie in this regard. This new platform warrants a closer look, although one always needs to do their own research before …
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CME Futures Open at $20K, Crypto’s Market Cap Eclipses $600B

Following in the footsteps of CBOE, the CME Group launched its own highly anticipated Bitcoin futures on Sunday evening. Come Monday morning, cryptocurrency’s overall market capitalization reached another milestone at US$600 billion, making the jump from US$500 billion in just five days. Wall Street’s Newest Toy Adding to Bitcoin’s bullish December run, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s futures opened with a price of US$20,000 for its January 2018 contracts.   The successful opening comes …
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TD Ameritrade to Offer CBOE Bitcoin Futures

The Bitcoin futures market has been well-received by institutional investors so far. Although the trading volume may not be all that impressive yet, big things are expected in this regard. Moreover, it seems CBOE’s futures will be offered to more clients in the near future. TD Ameritrade will soon give its customers access to this new trading vehicle, assuming they adhere to a few specific guidelines. More Access to Bitcoin Futures is …
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Institutional Sights Set on Bitcoin, Crypto Going Into 2018

If the November and December crypto bull market and flurry of institutional attention have taught us anything, it’s that Bitcoin and its cohorts are red hot going into 2018. Mainstream exposure has ignited public interest in cryptocurrency, and financial institutions can’t wait to get their hands into the market. Meanwhile, governments are scurrying to accommodate crypto and its markets in their regulatory frameworks, as all signs point to 2018 as being blockchain’s year …
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