Futures

Goldman
Goldman Sachs to Begin Bitcoin Futures Trading
Goldman Sachs is launching a new operation that will use the firm's own money to trade bitcoin-related contracts on behalf of its clients.
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ICE CEO Won't 'Rule Out' Crypto Futures Launch
Intercontinental Exchange CEO Jeffrey Sprecher said cryptocurrency futures contracts may be offered in the future.
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US Futures Self-Regulator Reminds Members to Report Crypto Activities
A U.S. futures self-regulator is reminding its members the obligation of reporting any involvement in bitcoin or bitcoin derivatives transactions.
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Startup EverMarkets Aims to Shake Up Futures Trading With Blockchain
Blockchain company EverMarkets is developing a peer-to-peer futures trading platform based on blockchain technology.
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Ripple's XRP Might Be the Next Big Crypto Futures Market
A little-known British crypto company has already turned XRP futures into a budding business worth over $30 million a month.
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Moody's
Moody's: Bitcoin Volatility (Likely) Won't Hurt CME's Risk Rating
Moody's Investors Service said today that it doesn't believe the launch of bitcoin futures will hurt the creditworthiness of either CME or Cboe.
Moody's

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CFTC to Take 'Do No Harm' Approach on Crypto Regulation
The chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has spoken of the need for balance when regulating cryptocurrencies.
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Coinbase's GDAX Links Up With Trading Software Provider
CoinBase has partnered with Trading Technologies to integrate bitcoin spot and bitcoin derivatives trading.
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Market
Milestone: Cboe's First Bitcoin Futures Contract Expired Today
The first bitcoin futures contract listed by Cboe has expired, a move that came amid a turbulent day of trading that saw the cryptocurrency's price drop below $10,000.
Market

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End of Inflation? The Radical Vision of Futures-Backed Cryptocurrency
An expert at software giant SAP has a radical idea for how central banks can eliminate inflation with cryptocurrency assets.
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