Markets and Prices The half a trillion dollar cryptocurrency market is for the taking, and savvy market makers are not going to give up positions easily. Cboe was the first futures market for bitcoin, launching last Sunday a full week ahead of its crosstown and much larger competitor, CME Group Inc. With the might and heft CME brings into the
Regulation Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) was very active on the final business day before the globe’s largest futures market maker, CME Group Inc., is to begin its entrance into bitcoin contracts. The regulator created a website devoted to bitcoin, and it issued new cryptocurrency rules of compliance for public comment. Also read: Tezos Foundation Board Member Quits as Lawsuits,
Featured Bulls are on parade as hedge funds pour money into bitcoin-related projects and products. Traditional hedges have been outperformed by cryptocurrency funds in 2017, and the phenomenon has turned into a full-fledged feeding frenzy. New indices are popping up to track it all. Ecosystem stalwarts Bitgo and Bitpay expect new rounds of funding, and well-over 100 such funds are
Featured Sunday’s historic opening of Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) bitcoin futures proved almost too much for the legacy market maker. The world’s most popular cryptocurrency, however, remained resilient, and contracts went long, assuming its price would continue to rise, bullish. As its crosstown rival Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) readies for its bitcoin futures this coming Monday, the only major
Featured Yahoo Finance’s, The Final Round, anchor Jen Rogers interviewed famed nonfiction financial writer, Michael Lewis. The author of classics in the genre such as Liar’s Poker and Moneyball (some are major motion pictures) was promoting his latest book now in paper. It examines market psychology, and really nothing so fascinates economic psychologists (also known as behavioral economists) as much as bitcoin.