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France Cracks Down on Unregulated Cryptocurrency Futures Trading

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. France’s chief financial markets watchdog said Thursday that it will crack down on unregulated cryptocurrency futures and derivatives trading. In a statement, the Autorite des Marches Financiers (AMF) said that it had observed a variety of online trading platforms launch cryptocurrency-based derivatives such as binary options, contracts ...

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Creators of Bitcoin Futures Defend Practices Against Regulation

Executives of two bitcoin futures exchanges defended their practices as not unduly risky to the Commodity Futures Committee as it considers tighter scrutiny of cryptocurrency derivatives. Advocates argue for self-regulation As reported by Forbes CboE Global Markets President and Chief Operating Officer Chris Concannon contended that before launching  Bitcoin futures in December they had extensive contact with Commodity Futures Trading ...

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Bitcoin Futures Prompt CFTC to ‘Reconsider’ Relaxed Approach to Derivatives Markets

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The launch of Bitcoin futures contracts is prompting US regulators to reconsider their hands-off approach to new derivatives products. On Wednesday, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) — the top US derivatives regulator — will hold a public meeting to discuss the self-certification process by which exchanges ...

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Nasdaq Undecided About Launching Own Bitcoin Futures,… | News

Nasdaq is still estimating whether “it is the right thing to” launch its own Bitcoin futures to compete with the futures products of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), Bloomberg reports Wednesday, Jan. 24. Nasdaq is currently looking for the ways to produce something “unique enough” to make it different from its competitors and attractive for ...

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Nasdaq’s Bitcoin Futures Plans Still in ‘Exploratory Phase’

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Nasdaq President and CEO Adena Friedman said on Tuesday that the exchange operator is investigating whether and how to launch bitcoin futures contracts but that those plans are still in the “exploratory phase.” Nasdaq’s Bitcoin Futures Plans Still in ‘Exploratory Phase’ Friedman, who was in Davos, Switzerland ...

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Morgan Stanley Now Clearing Bitcoin Futures for Client… | News

Morgan Stanley is now clearing Bitcoin futures for their clients, meaning that Goldman Sachs is no longer the sole Wall Street firm doing so. Morgan Stanley joins Goldman Sachs, TD Ameritrade, E*Trade and others in clearing CME and Cboe Bitcoin futures. The reaction of the Bitcoin community has been divided over the creation of regulated Bitcoin futures, with some suggesting ...

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First Bitcoin Futures Contract Settles at $10,900 and the Bears Won Round #1

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Bears 1. Bulls 0. That’s the score following the settlement of CBOE’s January bitcoin futures contracts, which closed on Wednesday at $10,900 following a steep correction in the spot markets. First Bitcoin Futures Contract Settles at $10,900 as Bears Win Round One CBOE had listed these contracts ...

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Psst! Morgan Stanley is Helping Clients With Bitcoin Futures Contracts

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Morgan Stanley, the world’s fourth-largest investment bank, has been quietly clearing bitcoin futures contracts for clients amid a wider remit to engage cryptocurrencies even further. Morgan Stanley has become the second major Wall Street mainstay to offer bitcoin futures contracts for clients, after Goldman Sachs began offering ...

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First Bitcoin Futures Contract Expires At $10,900, ‘Wi… | News

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE)’s first Bitcoin futures contract closed Wednesday, Jan. 16, at $10,900 after a relatively turbulent week in the crypto market had briefly brought Bitcoin’s (BTC) price below $10,000. By Jan. 9, there were 1,907 short position contracts for Bitcoin futures on CBOE. When the futures closed on Jan. 16, BTC had gone down about 36 ...

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“Futures” and how they caused the dip… : litecoin

Very simple really. Option trading on something a volatile as crypto is going to lead to these dips. With such huge price swings very few options contracts will expire. That means they will be filled and volume will be huge every expiration date. It’s really basic trading fundamentals. A few more dips like this and Wall Street will own the ...

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