We’re Close to Bitcoin ETF Approval, Says Optimistic Bitwise Executive
October 8th, 2019

Ahead of the SEC’s Bitcoin ETF deadline, Bitwise’s director is optimistic for a positive ruling. According to him, the market has grown significantly, making it stable enough to allay the SEC’s fears.

It is Too Early to Consider Bakkt a Flop, Wall Street Analyst Says
October 3rd, 2019

Bakkt platform was finally launched in September 2019 only to be greeted by a very lukewarm response from investors but analysts from Oppenheimer & Co think that it is too early to write it off.

Bitcoin Will Not Be Listed On Major Exchanges Without Better Regulation, Says SEC Chairman
September 20th, 2019

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said that it will take a while before there is proper regulation for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, and that has to happen before major exchanges can begin to list them.

Bitcoin (BTC) Hash Rate Exceeded 102 Quintillion Ahead of Bakkt Launch on Monday
September 20th, 2019

Bitcoin hash rate has set a new record. It has exceeded 102 quintillion for the first time in history which has become a new milestone for the entire industry.

CBOE BZX Exchange Withdraws Bitcoin ETF Filed by VanEck/SolidX
September 18th, 2019

The VanEck Solid Bitcoin Trust decided to withdraw its Bitcoin ETF proposal filed earlier this year on January 30, 2019. The withdrawal comes just a month before SEC’s final deadline of the verdict.

CME Group Seeks CFTC Permission to Double Its Bitcoin Futures Trading Cap
September 13th, 2019

Citing massive open positions and interest for its Bitcoin futures contracts, CME Group requested CFTC to double the limit of monthly contracts traded.

Dow Jones Plunges 800 Points amid Recession Fears
August 15th, 2019

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 800 points on Wednesday. Investors sound their deep concerns about an upcoming recession.

Belated ICE-backed Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Beta-Testing Launches in Less than a Month
June 24th, 2019

As ICE Futures Exchange opens its Bitcoin Futures interest, CME concurrently soars in what appears to be a four day all-time high in a row.

After CBOE Delisted BTC Futures, CME’s Bitcoin Futures Hit Record
June 20th, 2019

CBOE, short for Chicago Board Options Exchange, has decided to stop offering Bitcoin futures on its options market. After the announcement, the open interest in CME Bitcoin Futures contract kept hitting record highs.

Bitcoin Futures Volume is Just 33% of the Spot Volume in May, Reports JPMorgan Chase
June 17th, 2019

JPMorgan Chase suggests that there is an increase in institutional interest which caused the Bitcoin futures volume to increase by 118% compared to the volumes recorded in April.