Backed by Google and Virgin’s Richard Branson, Blockchain.com is looking to raise $50 million as it plans to begin investing in startups. Blockchain which is already one of the most widely used wallet services, is interested in equity and crypto coins.
According to the CEO of ICE, Bakkt’s parent company, the launch of the firm’s physically settled Bitcoin futures, is on the horizon. The CEO has said that they are waiting for NYFDS approval.
Weaker USD may be good news for Bitcoin price which could pick up more because of the quarter-percent rate cut. The move has been seen as preventative by economists but could also be a catalyst for the next financial crisis.
Bitcoin had been in an uptrend for most of the day, and yesterday it managed to successfully pierce the $10,000 mark, which is generally considered to be a level of crucial psychological, if not technical, resistance.
Bitcoin derivatives provider LedgerX announced it has launched the first physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts in the U.S. The contracts, which pay traders out in Bitcoin, will be available to both institutional and retail investors.
TD Ameritrade CEO confirms REAL demand for Bitcoin, while the company braves up to integrate in-vehicle software platforms such as Amazon’s Echo Auto, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay to customers trade stocks on their cars.
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.
Facebook has announced that they are relaxing their advertising ban on companies promoting products and services relating to crypto. The move comes as the company is talking about its efforts to create a stablecoin to use within some of its apps.
In this article, professional stock trader and investor, Baran Giresunluoglu goes over Bitcoin-friendly companies trading on the public U.S. Stock Exchange.
ErisX, a new cryptocurrency exchange owned by Chicago-based derivatives market Eris, has recently got backings from financial giants TD Ameritrade, DRW, Virtu and CBOE.