Robinhood Crypto Trading App Launches in New York

Cryptocurrency trading firm Robinhood on May 23, 2019, announced that it had launched its zero-fee crypto trading app in New York. Robinhood Enters New York After bagging the coveted BitLicense from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYFDS) in January 2019, Robinhood has now announced that its users in New York will be […]

Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Top Stories This Week Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Bitstamp Starts Investigation After Large BTC Sell Leads to […]

Bitcoin and Ether Market Update: May 16, 2019

Total crypto market cap added yet another $31.2 billion to its value since Monday, May 13 and now stands at $261.5. Top ten currencies are all in green for the 24-hour period with Stellar (XLM) and ether (ETH) leading the pack with 24 percent and 16 percent of gains respectively. At the time of writing […]

CME’s Bitcoin Futures Break Records With $1 Billion in Notional Volume

The world’s largest options and futures exchange, Chicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade (CME Group) and its bitcoin futures contracts saw an all-time high on May 13. According to CME’s records, the exchange recorded 33,700 contracts on Monday which represented a notional value of around 168,000 BTC ($1.35 billion). Also Read: Our Value […]

Bakkt Launch Set for July, Testing to Start Soon

The much-awaited launch of the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) backed Bakkt has been confirmed by the company for July 2019. In an announcement on 13 May 2019, Bakkt revealed they will be starting user acceptance tests soon and aim to bring a new level of efficiency to the crypto market. It’s Finally Here Bakkt has been […]

What Caused Bitcoin to go Parabolic and Hit $8,000 This Week? Factors and Trends

The FOMO has finally returned to crypto markets as scenes reminiscent of late 2017 start to unfold this week. Bitcoin has been the clear leader with dominance almost touching 60 percent and a surge over $8,000 for the first time since July last year. Bitcoin is King At 60% The BTC maximalists are full of […]

Bakkt Sets July Test Date for Bitcoin Futures

Bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt announced Monday that it is moving forward with plans to launch physically-settled bitcoin futures products. In a blog post, Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler wrote that Bakkt had “worked closely” with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the regulatory agency in charge of overseeing derivatives products in the country, and would […]

Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler Targets July for Thrilling Bitcoin Futures Launch

By CCN: It’s finally happening. The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent company of Bakkt, has officially filed for bitcoin futures approval with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), according to a blog post this morning by Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler. Although the CFTC hasn’t approved the new platform yet, Loeffler seems confident it will, […]

Bakkt to Roll Out First Bitcoin Futures Testing in July 2019

Bakkt plans to roll out testing for bitcoin futures trading in early July 2019, Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler announced in a Medium post on May 13. First announced in August 2018, institutional crypto exchange Bakkt now announced that it will soon introduce bitcoin futures trading testing on a federally regulated futures exchange in collaboration with […]

Bakkt Launches Bitcoin (BTC) Futures At Last, Crypto Market Strong

That’s right, at long last, Bakkt is ready to launch its Bitcoin (BTC) futures contract. In an announcement made Monday morning, the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)-backed company broke down the product, slated to be an absolute game-changer for the crypto market across the board. Bitcoin Futures Inbound Revealed Monday, Bakkt, the Intercontinental Exchange’s independent crypto initiative, […]