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The U.S. derivatives regulator is studying whether it should regulate virtual currencies, its chief said on March 11, 2014, as regulators across the globe start taking the emerging technology more seriously.

Bitcoin Price More Volatile Than Ever: From $13,100 to $11,455 in Less Than 24 Hours
July 11th, 2019

From around 14:00 UTC on July 10, Bitcoin fell $962 from its previous price in a little over an hour, landing just above the $12,000 psychological support before another wave of sellers dragged it to a peak low of $11,445.

CME Registers Record Surge for Its Bitcoin Futures Sign-Ups in June
July 4th, 2019

The CME Group has seen a massive surge in open interest for Bitcoin Futures contracts that also hints towards rising institutional participation.

CFTC Allows ErisX to Offer Physically Delivered Digital Asset Futures Contracts
July 2nd, 2019

CFTC granted TD Ameritrade-backed ErisX a derivatives clearing organization (DCO) license under the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) allowing the Eris Exchange to offer physically delivered digital asset futures contracts.

Binance Enables Cryptocurrency Futures Trading
July 2nd, 2019

Binance decided to enable futures trading. At the Asia Blockchain Summit in Taipei, Changpeng Zhao, founder and CEO of the exchange, showcased a futures trading interface on Binance with features including longs and shorts on crypto assets.

CFTC Lets LedgerX Settle Futures in Actual Bitcoin
June 26th, 2019

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) cleared Bitcoin derivatives provider LedgerX to offer physically settled BTC futures contracts to institutional and retail customers.

Facebook’s Global Coin Finds Its Applications In Russia’s Oil Industry Even Before Launch
June 7th, 2019

Russian officials think that Facebook’s Global Coin will have a massive usage across the globe and hence it would be easier to trade oil barrels in their currency.

Facebook Started Discussions with CFTC Over Its GlobalCoin Initiative
June 3rd, 2019

Facebook is in talks with the U.S CFTC to find out whether its GlobalCoin project will fall under the agency’s regulatory requirements.

Bakkt to Launch Bitcoin Futures in July 2019, Finally
May 14th, 2019

Bakkt expects the soft launch of their Bitcoin Futures product by July, explaining that it intends to iron out any kinks in the coming weeks. They confirmed confirmed working “closely” with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

CFTC Ready For Ethereum Futures, Will ETH Price Rise to $200?
May 7th, 2019

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said they are willing to approve Ethereum futures contract – provided it does everything right.

Almost One-Third of Bitcoin Exchange Users Come from the US: Report
May 6th, 2019

According to the report published by DataLight, the USA leads the world in crypto trading, with Japan and South Korea taking the second and the third places.