Tag Archives: bitcoin futures

Lack of ETNs Keeps Wall Street Away From Bitcoin, Says CBOE Analyst Ed Tilly

Ed Tilly, CEO, president and chairman at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), declared that there is a need for Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded notes (ETNs) in order for Wall Street institutional investors to join the crypto space. Financial newspaper Business Insider reported on Tilly’s comments on Jan.18. According to the aforementioned article, Tilly declared that “the growth of… Read More »

CBOE CEO Reveals What is Keeping Out Wall Street’s Billions From Cryptocurrency Market?

During the conference at a media luncheon on Jan 16, 2019, Ed Tilly, CEO of CBOE (Chicago Board Options Exchange) indicated what is hindering the Growth of Bitcoin Futures and keeping the Wall Street money out of the cryptocurrency market. According to him, Electronic Traded Notes (ETNs) is keeping out wall street’s billions. Why ETNs are must for the… Read More »

Expert Opinion: Bitcoin Future Moves in Backwardation, No More Constantinople for Now

“This analysis is an adaptation from the work of Mati Greenspan, Senior Market Analyst at eToro” Key Highlights: Bitcoin Futures moving in backwardation Bitcoin Outlook based on Futures looks meek but still safe Ethereum’s Constantinople upgrade gets delayed once again. Bitcoin futures move in backwardation but its still safe One of the joys of having a futures market is… Read More »

BitMEX Denies Report of US, Québecois Account Closures and Correlated Volume Decline

Major crypto derivatives trading platform BitMEX says there are major inaccuracies in a recent media report that alleged the exchange was closing United States and Québec residents’ accounts due to a regulatory crackdown. Cointelegraph Japan reported the news on Jan. 16, following comments from a BitMEX representative. In detailed comments to CT Japan, BitMEX claimed there were as… Read More »

Bakkt Expands Compliance Capabilities With Its First Acquisition

Fresh from completing its maiden funding round, Bakkt announced its first acquisition on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. The daughter company of the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) is also eyeing the possibility of expanding beyond the U.S. market. Bakkt Acquires RCG Back Office Bakkt announced the news of the acquisition via a Medium post by CEO, Kelly Loeffler. According to the… Read More »

Bitcoin Price Will Tank Below $3,000, Says Trader Who Predicts Mass Sell-Off

The bitcoin price will crater below $3,000 amid a mass sell-off. That’s what futures trader Anthony Grisanti predicts about the ongoing Crypto Winter. “I’m looking for a move down to $3,000, which would represent a real weakness in this market,” Grisanti told CNBC. “It could be the driver that gets people to bail out of this and push it even… Read More »

Nasdaq Hiring For Blockchain Developer Indicates Progress On Its Bitcoin Futures Plan

Nasdaq is working on its plan to launch bitcoin futures and, has recently posted a job opening on LinkedIn for senior software developer with a deep interest in Blockchain and Machine learning. This opening indicates that Nasdaq is working diligently and could be executing its crypto plans in time. Nasdaq hiring for a division that provides a solution to… Read More »

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 Ethereum. Like Bakkt… Read More »

UK Crypto Exchange Coinfloor to Launch Trading of Physically Delivered Bitcoin Futures

CoinfloorEX, a unit of the United Kingdom cryptocurrency exchange Coinfloor, has been reorganized to offer trading of physical Bitcoin futures on the Asian market. The CEO of the company has revealed this in an interview with Bloomberg on Monday, Jan. 7. The rebranded CoinFLEX — short for Coin Futures and Lending Exchange — is reportedly owned by a… Read More »