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Blogging about the latest cryptocurrency news and insights to hit the wires. Editor at the Coin Bureau

Andreas Antonopoulos on the Impact of CME Futures

Andreas Antonopoulos on the Impact of CME Futures

There are many uncertainties when it comes to the impact that Futures will have on the price of Bitcoin. There are a range of opinions that people have. Some are of the view that it could give large institutional investors...

/ December 10, 2017
CBOE to Launch Bitcoin Futures

Leapfrogging CME, CBOE Announces Bitcoin Futures Release Date

Save the date in your trading calendars, Bitcoin futures are coming on the 10th of December at the CBOE. It is indeed quite a race amongst the exchanges as they try to launch their respective investment products. This will come...

/ December 5, 2017
Dutch Columnist Calls Bitcoin Dangerous

Shocking Report Claims Bitocin is Dangerous and Undermines Central Banks

Over the weekend, a Dutch columnist caused quite a stir by telling their readers to sell their Bitcoin. She said this must be done because they were inherently dangerous and there was no financial institution to back it up. Despite...

/ December 4, 2017
Warning From Federal Reserve on Bitcoin

Warning From Federal Reserve on Possible Measures

The United States Federal reserve seems to think that Bitcoin could pose a risk to financial stability as more people attempt to invest in it. They have stated that they may get involved in crafting some measured to “protect investors”....

/ December 3, 2017
How Bitcoin Futures Work CME

An Overview of How Bitcoin Futures will Work at the CME

Friday was a big day for the eventual launch of Bitcoin futures on numerous exchanges. The CFTC has confirmed that the proposals for futures listingsby the CME group and CBOE had passed requirements for regulated trading. Futures contracts will allow...

/ December 2, 2017
Bitcoin Cash vs. Bcash

Bitcoin Cash vs. Bcash: The War of Names Continues in the Crypto Community

Bitcoin Cash supporter and owner Roger Ver got heated in a recent interview as the discussion turned to the moniker “Bcash.” The interview in question Ver and other “big-blockers” consider this moniker to be an insult, of course, as...

/ December 1, 2017
Bitfinex Responds Criticism

Bitfinex and Tether Respond to Allegations

Bitfinex has suffered quite a bit of bad press recently. Firstly there was the hack of Tether where a hacker was able to extract up to $30m worth of the cryptocurrency. This of course ignited all of the same concerns...

/ December 1, 2017

New Bitfinex Flash Crashes Prove Devastating for Traders: What Happened?

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has been catching hell lately in the press for, well … several reasons. The latest scandal occurred on Wednesday, November 29th, as numerous traders on the exchange had their market positions liquidated in a series of devastating...

/ November 30, 2017

Nasdaq Joins the Bitcoin Train, Introduces Futures

As Bitcoin was breaking new records in the past 3 days, large financial exchanges are attempting to get in on the action. We have previously reported that the CME will be launching derivative futures in December. The effect of this...

/ November 30, 2017
Arrington XRP Hedge Fund

TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington Starting XRP Hedge Fund

Institutional money is coming to the crypto space like never before in 2018. So thinks Michael Arrington, the founder of TechCrunch – a titanically popular tech-minded media site that’s been a star of the web in recent years. That’s why...

/ November 29, 2017