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Nasdaq, VanEck Partner to Launch ‘Crypto 2.0’ Futures Contracts

Nasdaq, VanEck Partner to Launch ‘Crypto 2.0’ Futures Contracts The second-largest stock exchange in the world is partnering with investment management firm VanEck to bring a host of new cryptocurrency financial products to market. That partnership was officially unveiled during CoinDesk’s Consensus: Invest conference, when Gabor Gurbacs – VanEck’s director …

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ICE’s Bakkt Delays Bitcoin Futures Launch

ICE’s Bakkt Delays Bitcoin Futures Launch Intercontinental Exchange’s bitcoin futures trading platform is delaying its formal launch. Announced Tuesday via a company blog post, Bakkt’s first product, unveiled in August, has now been postponed to Jan. 24, 2019. Trading and warehouse operations are both expected to begin on that date. The platform …

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New SEC Commissioner Briefed on Bitcoin ETF in October Meeting

New SEC Commissioner Briefed on Bitcoin ETF in October Meeting The newest commissioner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission met with representatives from money manager VanEck and blockchain startup SolidX earlier this month to discuss a bitcoin-based exchange-traded fund (ETF). Commissioner Elad Roisman, who took office in September, met …

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Bitcoin Futures Will Go Live on ICE’s Crypto Trading Platform in December

Bitcoin Futures Will Go Live on ICE’s Crypto Trading Platform in December The Intercontinental Exchange’s upcoming cryptocurrency trading platform Bakkt will officially launch on December 12. ICE announced Monday that Bakkt would begin offering physically settled bitcoin futures contracts in December, marking the first cryptocurrency-related offering provided through the new …

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Gemini’s Tyler Winklevoss informs Bill Gates that actually he can short bitcoin – TechCrunch

Gemini’s Tyler Winklevoss informs Bill Gates that actually he can short bitcoin – TechCrunch While plenty of the scathing criticism aimed at the cryptocurrency world is well-deserved, sometimes a jab fails to land. In the midst of the mostly grossly worded slew of insults that the institutionally rich lobbed at …

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The owner of the New York Stock Exchange is working on a bitcoin trading platform – TechCrunch

The owner of the New York Stock Exchange is working on a bitcoin trading platform – TechCrunch The New York Stock Exchange is working on its own bitcoin trading platform. According to a new report from the New York Times, the NYSE’s parent company is developing an online exchange geared …

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Futures Launch Weighed on Bitcoin’s Price, Say Fed Researchers

Futures Launch Weighed on Bitcoin’s Price, Say Fed Researchers Researchers from the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank’s San Francisco division believe that the launch of bitcoin futures on several marketplaces in the U.S. last December played a role in a subsequent slump in the cryptocurrency’s price. According to a research paper …

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