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Breaking: Bakkt Will Launch Bitcoin Options on Futures on December 9

It has become known that in less than 2 months, Bakkt will introduce its regulated options contract for Bitcoin futures by December 9, 2019.  According to the blog post published by the company,  for the launch of these BTC options, Bakkt will use its Monthly Bitcoin Futures contracts.This will be a major milestone for Bakkt driving further the institutional participation in the crypto market. Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler made the announcement today. In a blog post, she wrote:“We’re committed to...

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#734 Bitcoin Death Cross, Anonyme Coins auf Vormarsch & Trump hat Bitcoin gezähmt

Hey Krypto Fans, willkommen zur Bitcoin-Informant Show Nr. 734. Heute geht’s um folgende Themen: Bitcoin Kurs bedroht durch das Death Cross, Kriminelle werden in anonyme Coins getrieben & Trump Administration hat Bitcoin Blase zum Platzen gebracht. 1.) Bitcoin Kurs bedroht durch das Death Cross? Bearisher Indikator bahnt sich anhttps://cryptomonday.de/bitcoin-kurs-bedroht-durch-das-death-cross-bearisher-indikator-bahnt-sich-an/ 4.) Bitcoin Informant bei iTunes als...

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CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert Expects Ethereum Futures to Arrive by 2020

Heath Tarbert, the chairman of the United States Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) says that the first Ethereum futures will arrive by 2020. Just ten days back, the CFTC chairman confirmed that Ethereum is a ‘commodity’ just like Bitcoin.Speaking at the DC Fintech Week at Georgetown University, Tarbert told Chris Brummer that ETH futures could “absolutely” arrive within the next six to twelve months. He cautioned that launching new futures contracts doesn’t mean there’s...

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CME Group Says Institutional Players Have Increased Appetite for Bitcoin Futures Contracts

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group, a global derivatives marketplace with a wide range of futures and options products, has said that in the last quarter, its Bitcoin futures offering has increased considerably in popularity. According to the CME Group its open contracts surged by 61 percent in number from the same period about a year ago.The CME Group has said that the reason for this is a significant increase in demand from institutional entities that have increased their appetite...

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Bakkt Set to Beat CME in Bitcoin Options Race as BTC Futures Volume Explodes 800%

The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) in conjunction with their Bitcoin futures platform Bakkt is reportedly seeking to jump ahead of the CME group to release a Bitcoin options contract. This suggests that it wants to beat its CME rival that is considering a Q1 2020 launch for its Bitcoin option contract.Amsterdam-based Deribit already sells Bitcoin options but they have no standing compared to ICE or CME. Reportedly, BTC options will attract more institutional investors and enhance the...

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Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Volume Soars Almost 800% in One Day

In an incredible and slightly confounding turn of events, Bakkt’s bitcoin Futures volume has soared as much as 796% to a new all-time high (ATH). This is a far cry from previous volumes and a bullish sign of revival for Bakkt following its lackluster beginnings. Launching some two weeks ago, Bakkt day one performance showcased a tepid day-one volume of just 72 BTC. Given the hype and anticipation around the launch, this left a lot to be desired. Since then, the daily volume has fluctuated...

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Bitwise Set to File Another Application for Bitcoin ETF Following SEC Rejection

In a not-too-surprising turn off events, the SEC has rejected the Bitcoin ETF application filed by Bitwise Asset Management and NYSE Arca and stated that there were still too many unresolved issues regarding improper activity such as market manipulation, that could easily take place in the sector.The SEC’s publication is a 112-page document, which goes into specific details of the ETF and why it had chosen not to approve at this time. According to the Commission, the Bitwise and NYSE Arca...

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We’re Close to Bitcoin ETF Approval, Says Optimistic Bitwise Executive

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been in an unofficial fight with the cryptocurrency sector in general. The Commission is generally regarded as unsupportive of the sector especially with its repeated disapproval and postponement of its decision to allow Bitcoin Exchange Traded Funds (Bitcoin ETF). However, an executive from Bitwise Asset Management seems to believe strongly that the upcoming SEC ruling will come in the company’s favor.Speaking to CNBC on its ETF...

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ICE, NASDAQ, CME Urge FCA Not to Restrict Crypto Derivatives for Retail Investors

The World Federation of Exchange (WFE), which is made up of the globe’s giant stock exchanges such as Deutsche Boerse, the London Stock Exchange, Korea Exchange, CME Group, and Nasdaq, has requested the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of the United Kingdom not to illegalize crypto derivatives for retail users.The WFE made the official announcement in reply to the financial regulator’s consultation document on potentially restricting crypto derivatives like Bitcoin futures as well as...

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You Can Bet on whether or not Facebook’s Libra will Launch by 2020

Facebook’s forthcoming digital currency, the Libra, is probably the most uncertain project in the cryptocurrency industry at the moment. Ever since the company announced its plans to issue the asset, there has been significantly heavy backlash both from the public and also from the U.S. Congress, so much that the earlier proposed date for early next year is quite shaky, if not completely impossible. Now, a crypto futures exchange firm seems to be taken advantage of all the uncertainty of the...

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