CBOE CEO Blasts ‘Uncalled For’ Bitcoin Futures Critiques

CBOE CEO Blasts ‘Uncalled For’ Bitcoin Futures Critiques

CBOE’s chief executive is pushing back at suggestions that the exchange’s newly-launched bitcoin futures market was hastily done. Speaking to Financial News, Edward Tilly said that objections like those raised by the Futures Industry Association in an open letter last week are “uncalled for” and doesn’t reflect the reality of the regulatory approval process. As…

Bitcoin Price Back Above $17k to Set New All-Time High

Bitcoin Price Back Above $17k to Set New All-Time High

The price of bitcoin has pushed back above $17,000, hitting a new all-time high on CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI). As of press time, the BPI had climbed as high as $17,382.64, beating the $17,364.56 reported previously on Dec. 7. As previously reported, that day saw significant price divergences among exchanges, leading to spreads in…

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Create Your Own Blockchain within 3 Years (Tutorial-1:-The Formula ie, Vitamin Capsule for BlockChain)

This Article is to help like minded people to create their own new Block Chain after gaining thorough knowledge (At the same time I am also open to receive the knowledge that peopleshare to me). I will study and teach each nook and corner of Block-chain technology here in this platform. So I will explain…

Parity Calls for Ethereum Hard Fork to Reverse $230 Million Bug

Hard forks to reset a cryptocurrency to a previous state can be very contentious, tearing apart communities of supporters into warring factions. Ethereum already underwent such a scenario after the DAO debacle, creating a precedent, and now Parity is asking for a hard fork. Also Read: A Hacker Gained Access to the Bitcoin Gold Windows…

Rare Pepe Wallet Backdoored In Attempted Frog Heist

Joe Looney, Bitcoin developer and maintainer of Rare Pepe Wallet, a CounterParty assetwallet designed to improve pepecash-based trading UX, announced today on Twitter that rarepepewallet.com has been compromised. Users should restore their wallets to another trusted CounterParty wallet and transfer their funds to a new wallet in the meantime. Also read: $28K Bitcoin Price in…

GOOD NEWS! Bitcoin Futures trading seems to be stabilizing its volatility.

The CBOE was the first to introduce bitcoin futures as products today and even if they won’t allowpeople to take short positions initially (and with hiked margin requirements of minimum of 40-50%, which is much higher than just about any other asset) the futures contracts is to be cash-settled based on the auction price of…

SEC Halts Multimillion-Dollar ‘Munchee’ ICO for Securities Violations

SEC Halts Multimillion-Dollar ‘Munchee’ ICO for Securities Violations

A California-based company has refunded a $15 million initial coin offering following an investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The SEC announced today that Munchee Inc. had provided refunds to investors after officials made contact and drew issue with its token sale, which the agency said constituted the offer and sale of…

New Bitcoin ETF Filings Follow CBOE Futures Debut

New Bitcoin ETF Filings Follow CBOE Futures Debut

New public filings suggest that the launch of new bitcoin futures products in the U.S. has renewed a push to create exchange-traded funds (ETFs) tied to the cryptocurrency. According to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s EDGAR system, new applications have been received for the VanEck Vectors Bitcoin Strategy ETF, as well as both the REX…

Bitcoin Becomes 2nd Most Popular Wikipedia Page

Bitcoin reached the second most populararticle on Wikipedia Friday and third Saturday, data reveals in a mark of just how ‘mainstream’ the cryptocurrency is becoming. Futures Launch Gets World Swatting Up On Bitcoin According to Wikimedia Foundation Labs, which lists the most popular page rankings on a daily basis for the nonprofit encylopedia, ‘Bitcoin’ beat…