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CBOE Feb19 Bitcoin Futures Expire at New Low of $3,567.93 But, Down Trend Broken.

Bitcoin (BTC) futures on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) expired at its lowest settlement price yesterday since its launch in December 2017. Trading under ticker XBT/G9, the final settlement price for the February 2019 futures was $3,567.93 published by the CBOE; Bitcoin (BTC) futures have been moving sideways for the last month, trading within […]

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ICE Investing $20-$25 Million Back into Bakkt

The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), will be looking to invest $20 -$25 million back into the Bakkt Bitcoin (BTC) futures platform this upcoming year. The details were announced in a Q4 2018 ICE earnings call with equity analysts. In addition to this funding, last month, Bakkt, had raised $182.5 million from twelve investors. With all the funding […]

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U.S. Government Shutdown Leading to Possible Automatic ETF Approval

Trumps Shutdown of the United States Government has, amongst all the chaos, provided Bitcoin (BTC) an opportunity to gain ETF approval by the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC). According to Bitcoin.com, the U.S. SEC is due to make a decision on the Vaneck Solidx Bitcoin (BTC) ETF next month, and, the deadline cannot be further […]

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Bakkt Acquires Assets from Futures Merchant RCG

While the launch of the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Bitcoin (BTC) futures platform Bakkt has been delayed, they are not standing still. In a first, Bakkt, have acquired assets in futures commission merchant Rosenthal Collins Group (RCG). Announced on Medium, by Bakkt’s CEO Kelly Loeffler, the move is significant as they are potentially looking to become […]

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CoinFLEX: First Crypto Futures with Physical Delivery Announced

In a world first, Coinfloor’s subsidiary CoinFLEX, Coin Futures and Lending EXchange, have announced they will be offering Bitcoin (BTC) futures with physical delivery of the asset. Previously known as CoinfloorEX, it has now rebranded to CoinFLEX and split off from its parent Coinfloor, which will continue to own an equity stake. In a competitive […]

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Bakkt Raises $182.5 Million in First Round

In the first round of funding, Bakkt, has announced that they have raised $182.5 million from twelve investors. The investors include the following: Boston Consulting Group CMT Digital Eagle Seven Galaxy Digital Goldfinch Partners Alan Howard Horizons Ventures Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Microsoft’s venture capital arm M12 Pantera Capital PayU Protocol Ventures For 2019 Bakkt are […]

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Announcement: Bitcoin Futures Info Now Available

As the renewed volatility in the cryptomarkets pushes Bitcoin to new lows for 2018, here at bitfudge we acknowledge that more insight is needed for making important decisions. As such, today we have released our Bitcoin futures pages, containing interactive charts, historical data, details and relevant news within the futures space. We currently support the two […]

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Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Delays Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures to Jan 2019

It seems that bad news comes all at once within the crypto space. With Bitcoin futures on the CBOE and CME hitting its all time lows this week,  ICE has announced that the launch of the Bakkt’s Bitcoin futures platform is delayed until 24th January 2019. Reported by forbes, a post by Kelly Loeffler, CEO […]

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ICE: Bakkt Bitcoin Daily Futures Contract Starting December

In a release today, the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has announced that it will begin trading a daily Bitcoin futures contract starting 12th December 2018. The Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) Daily Futures Contract is a physically-settled daily futures contractfor bitcoin held in Bakkt LLC, ICE’s Digital Asset Warehouse, and will be cleared by ICE Clear US, Inc. […]

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