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Morgan Stanley Joins the Bitcoin Derivatives Party

Category: Adoption, Bitcoin, Business, Finance, Investment, News

Morgan Stanley Joins the Bitcoin Derivatives Party

An anonymous source revealed on September 13, 2018, that Morgan Stanley will soon launch a Bitcoin derivative available to institutional investors. Interested parties will have actionable “synthetic exposure” to the leading cryptocurrency’s market movements. The announcement ties neatly into the recent news of Citigroup’s digital asset receipts and Goldman Sach’s non-deliverable forwards. Morgan Stanley Eager to Join As per Bloomberg,…

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How Traditional Banks Are Looking to Enter the Crypto Space

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Commentary, Finance, News

How Traditional Banks Are Looking to Enter the Crypto Space

On August 8, 2018, JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon stated that more banks are considering building businesses to work with the digital currency ecosystem, seeing the emerging space of cryptocurrencies as a blind spot for major financial institutions. A new Generation of Banking Dimon has dithered on his opinion about cryptocurrencies, once calling bitcoin a “fraud” and then walking those statements back….

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CoinMarketCap Launches Paid API Service for Developers and Cryptocurrency Traders

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Development, Finance, News

CoinMarketCap Launches Paid API Service for Developers and Cryptocurrency Traders

CoinMarketCap (CMC), the popular price tracking website has launched its new Application Programme Interface (API) on August 1, 2018. The update will help developers and cryptocurrency-related businesses to integrate the CoinMarketCap’s accurate and segregated data into their applications. CoinMarketCap tracks 1600+ cryptocurrencies and 200 exchanges with a market capitalization of $400 billion as of May 1, 2018.   Why New…

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Are Bitcoin Futures Responsible for the Bearish Market?

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Crime, Finance, News, Tech

Are Bitcoin Futures Responsible for the Bearish Market?

Yukio Noguchi, a well-respected Japanese economist, believes the launch of Bitcoin Futures in 2017 may have been responsible for the destruction of Bitcoin’s 2017 bull rally and may have led to Bitcoin’s 2018 bearish market. Bitcoin Futures and its Impact On the Bitcoin Rally Bitcoin futures enables traders to speculate on what the price of a Bitcoin token is in…

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BTCManager’s Week in Review – Bitcoin Plummets Below $6,000 Mark as Bithumb Gets Hacked and Mt.Gox Creditors Reimbursement to be in BTC/BCH

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Crime, Ethereum, Finance, News, Regulation, Tech

BTCManager’s Week in Review – Bitcoin Plummets Below $6,000 Mark as Bithumb Gets Hacked and Mt.Gox Creditors Reimbursement to be in BTC/BCH

For the first time since the start of the year, the price of bitcoin dipped below $6,000 per coin, which marks a 10 percent decline versus the previous week and an over 50 percent drop year-to-date. The continuance of the bitcoin price decline was driven by the hack of Korean bitcoin exchange Bithumb and the news that Mt.Gox creditors will…

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CME Announces Launch of Two Ethereum-focused Indices

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Commentary, Ethereum, Finance, News

CME Announces Launch of Two Ethereum-focused Indices

After announcing the launch of bitcoin futures in December 2017, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) announced the launch of two Ethereum-focused indices on May 14, 2018, germinating speculation about the possible launch of an ether futures product in the near future. CME’s ETH Introduction According to an official press release, the world’s largest futures operator said that it would provide…

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Ethereum Futures Live On Trading Platform Crypto Facilities

Category: Ethereum, Finance, News

Ethereum Futures Live On Trading Platform Crypto Facilities

A remarkable leap forward for the Ethereum community as May 11, 2018, marked the debut of ether futures on a regulated trading platform. This new development with potentially far-reaching consequences took place in the United Kingdom where Crypto Facilities, a regulated trading platform answerable to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), launched the first batch of regulated ether futures for trading….

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Bitcoin Eyes Another Attempt at $9,500 Following Largest One-day Volume for CBOE Futures

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, Finance, News, Price Analysis

Bitcoin Eyes Another Attempt at $9,500 Following Largest One-day Volume for CBOE Futures

The price of bitcoin (BTC) briefly dropped below $9,000 on April 25 but regained the critical level on April 26. On April 27, BTC-USD reached a high of $9,387.82 on the Bitstamp exchange, rebounding from lows near $8,600 on April 26 after the CBOE experienced the largest daily volume for bitcoin futures. Two ‘Record Sessions’ into Bullish Run, Five to…

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Gemini Set to Offer Bitcoin Block Trading

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Business, Cryptocurrency Market Outlook, Finance, News

Gemini Set to Offer Bitcoin Block Trading

Block trading appears to be the latest focus of big players in the crypto market. With institutional investors looking to make substantial trades in the market, providing crypto block trading services can be a profitable proposition. In March 2018, Independence Reserve, an Australian crypto exchange platform launched an over-the-counter (OTC) crypto trading desk that is targeted at offering block trading…

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Will all Securities Exchanges end up Running on the Blockchain?

Category: Finance, News, Tech

Will all Securities Exchanges end up Running on the Blockchain?

Bitcoin’s underlying distributed ledger technology, the blockchain, has many possible applications and is currently being trialed and implemented in a range of different industries. One of the most cited industries in which the blockchain is causing disruption is in the financial industry. From reducing administrative and operational costs to processing cross-border payments and the settlement of securities, the blockchain is…

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