Futures Contracts

CME trading volume reached highest in 3 years after bitcoin ETF approval (CCData)
CME Trading Volume Reached Highest in 3 Years After Bitcoin ETF Approval
The total derivatives trading volume on CME rose 35% in January to $94.9 billion, the highest since October 2021.
CME trading volume reached highest in 3 years after bitcoin ETF approval (CCData)

Coinbase Inc. quietly cleared a major hurdle for getting regulated in the U.S., though it's not with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (CoinDesk)
Coinbase, Tarred as an Illicit Exchange by the SEC, Quietly Got Regulated Elsewhere in the U.S.
The firm’s new futures commission merchant status at the CFTC may undermine the other U.S. markets regulator – the SEC – and bolster the case for ether as a commodity.
Coinbase Inc. quietly cleared a major hurdle for getting regulated in the U.S., though it's not with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (CoinDesk)

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Argentina's First Bitcoin Futures Contract Officially Goes Live
The product was approved by the South American country’s National Securities Commission in April.
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A bitcoin futures ETF could bleed investors dry, bit by painful bit.(Chonticha Vatpongpee/EyeEm/Getty Images)
Contango Conmigo: Why a Bitcoin Futures ETF Could Be a Bloody Ride
Regulators maintain the futures market is a lower-risk way to list bitcoin. But there’s a major catch.
A bitcoin futures ETF could bleed investors dry, bit by painful bit.(Chonticha Vatpongpee/EyeEm/Getty Images)

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Bitcoin Hits All-Time High Above $66K on Strength of ProShares ETF Debut
The latest rally appears fueled by the successful debut on Tuesday of the first U.S. bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund.
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VanEck Adds to ETF Applications With Ether Futures Filing
The Ethereum Strategy ETF would invest in ETH futures contracts and an array of other indirect ether products.
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New FTX Derivative Lets Traders Bet on Re-Election of Brazil’s Bolsonaro
The “Bolsonaro 2022” futures contract should theoretically track the Brazilian president’s perceived chances of re-election.
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Paxos' Tokenized Gold Futures Are Now Trading on FTX Exchange
For the first time, investors can trade gold-backed futures contracts on a leading crypto derivatives exchange. In addition to its spot market trading, PAX Gold is now availab...
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Polychain, DCG Invest in Crypto Futures Exchange CoinFLEX
Venture capital firms Polychain and Digital Currency Group have invested an undisclosed sum in cryptocurrency futures exchange CoinFLEX.
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Bloomberg: Nasdaq Still Planning Bitcoin Futures Launch in 2019
Stock exchange operator Nasdaq is sticking with plans to launch bitcoin futures contracts early next year, say Bloomberg sources.
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