Tag: Crypto Facilities

UK Firm Launches Ethereum Futures Trading

Ever since Bitcoin futures contracts became a thing, people have been wondering when other currencies would receive a similar treatment. Although that is not a straightforward process, some progress has been made where Ethereum is concerned. Crypto Facilities, a UK-based trading platform, has begun offering ETH/USD futures. Ethereum Futures Have Arrived With so many people interested in speculating on cryptocurrency prices these days, new investment vehicles will need to be …
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Crypto Facilities Won’t Support SegWit2x Without Mandatory Replay Protection

Over the past few weeks, we have seen a few companies removing their support for Bitcoin scaling solution SegWit2x. Although the number of companies turning their backs on their original decision is still low, it indicates some tough choices lie ahead for current supporters. Crypto Facilities is one of the companies which originally signed the New York Agreement but has since changed its mind on SegWit2x. It will reconsider if the team implements …
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CME Group Announces Bitcoin Real Time Index

Bitcoin has been on the radar of lots of consumers and enterprises as of late, and CME Group wants to strengthen that position by publishing the Bitcoin market price in real time. Dubbed the Bitcoin Real Time Index, this project is scheduled to launch later in 2016. CME Group and The Bitcoin Real Time Index As the name suggests, the Bitcoin Real Time Index will display the current Bitcoin market …
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Crypto Facilities Will No Longer Service US Customers

With the multitude of Bitcoin-related trading platforms in existence, it becomes increasingly easy to get involved in the world of digital currency. Especially US citizens seem to have a leg up over their European and Asian counterparts n that regard, but that situation is slowly starting to change. Crypto Facilities will no longer service any of their US customers as of tomorrow. Also read: BitTorrent Creator Bram Cohen Critizes Coinbase …
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