Tag: Futures

Market Protocol Interview

MARKET Protocol: Interview with CEO Seth Rubin on Blockchain Derivatives

The cryptocurrency markets are incredibly volatile, this is self evident. This volatility is being seen as one of the largest hindrances to the mass adoption of crypto. One cannot expect to replace fiat currency if your alternative is not seen...

/ December 16, 2018
What is Bakkt

What is Bakkt? The Crypto Solution for Institutions

Ever since the crytocurrency markets began falling at the beginning of this year, people have been saying that “institutional money” was coming. They have been praying, hoping and wishing on a star that large financial institutions were about to jump...

/ September 26, 2018
CryptoCurrency Arbitrage

CryptoCurrency Arbitrage: How Traders Make Money on Mispricing

Nothing can be as interesting as the prospect of a “risk free” trade. Is there even such as thing? Can a trader really make a return without accepting a certain level of risk from their position? Doesn’t this go against...

/ September 23, 2018
Bitcoin Futures in 2018

What to Expect from Bitcoin Futures in 2018

The CBOE announced last month that it would finally be launching futures trading for cryptocurrencies. The initiative makes the CBOE the first options exchange to provide investors with a new way to invest on, or wager against, the popular new...

/ January 2, 2018
Bitfinex Suspends Trading of CST

Bitfinex to Suspend Trading in Chain Splits Tokens

Today, Bitfinex has announced that they would suspend the trading of all Bitcoin Chain Split Tokens (CSTs). Below is the tweet that made it clear: We will be suspending trading in all Chain Split Token (CSTs) at 23:30:00 UTC as...

/ December 31, 2017
Bitcoin Whales Impact Markets

How Bitcoin Whales Can Manipulate the Price

Bitcoin has had one of the most monumental rallies in the past few weeks. It has also faced a great deal of adoption from retail investors. However, despite the great amount of interest from large swathes of investors, most of...

/ December 17, 2017
Bitcoin Futures Go Live In Chicago

Excitement Stirs As First Bitcoin Futures Go Live In Chicago

The biggest buzzword in the cryptocurrency space right now is “Bitcoin futures.” In general, futures are financial instruments that let investors “bet” on the performance of assets in traditional stock market environments. The big development, then, is that the very first...

/ December 11, 2017
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
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