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Bitcoin Futures Plan Criticized by Brokers for Overlooking Risks - Bloomberg

BloombergBitcoin Futures Plan Criticized by Brokers for Overlooking RisksBloombergSome of the world's biggest derivatives brokerages cri.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 7th, 2017

CryptoWatch: Brokers say bitcoin futures contracts ignore risks

An organization representing derivatives brokers blasts plans by U.S. exchanges to launch bitcoin futures and options, saying that risks were overlooked......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2017

As Brokers Line Up to Offer Bitcoin Futures, Others Are Quiet - Bloomberg

BloombergAs Brokers Line Up to Offer Bitcoin Futures, Others Are QuietBloombergU.S. brokerages have a decision to make. Will they offer futures contracts tied to bitcoin -- the cryptocurrency viewed as a gold m.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 4th, 2017

Bitcoin-futures contracts create as many risks as they mitigate

OFTEN promoted as a way of mitigating risk, futures contracts are frequently more like new ways of gambling. That was true of a close precursor to the instrument, introduced in the Netherlands in 1636, linked to the hot in.....»»

Category: topSource: stockchartsDec 14th, 2017

Bitcoin-futures contracts create as many risks as they mitigate

OFTEN promoted as a way of mitigating risk, futures contracts are frequently more like new ways of gambling. That was true of a close precursor to the instrument, introduced in the Netherlands in 1636, linked to the.....»»

Category: economicsSource: economistDec 14th, 2017

Bitcoin Bears Unleashed? Interactive Brokers Folds, Will Allow Clients To Short Futures

A week after Thomas Peterrfy, the founder, Chairman and CEO of Interactive Brokers and one of the 'giants' of electronic trading in US financial markets warned th.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 12th, 2017

Bitcoin bears are being unleashed onto the cryptocurrency"s futures market

David Ryder/Getty Images Interactive Brokers is now letting its users go short on bitcoin in the newly launched futures market. It'll give investors.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 12th, 2017

Bitcoin Futures to pick up in 2018( Bloomberg TV Interview)

Stephen Innes, Oanda Asia-Pacific Head of Currency Trading, discusses bitcoin’s Wall Street debut with Bloomberg’s Haidi Lun and Betty Liu on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia.” (Source: Bloomberg.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseDec 11th, 2017

Interactive Brokers Allows Long-Only Bitcoin Futures Trading (At 50% Margin)

Following the 'success.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 11th, 2017

Bitcoin’s Sonic Boom over Chicago

 (Bloomberg) — Bitcoin has landed on Wall Street with a bang. Futures on the world’s most popular cryptocurrency surged as much as 26 percent in.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseDec 11th, 2017

Bitcoin Spot Price Pares Losses as Futures Trading Starts - Bloomberg

BloombergBitcoin Spot Price Pares Losses as Futures Trading StartsBloombergThe spot price of bitco.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 10th, 2017

You Can Trade Bitcoin Futures. But Should You? - Bloomberg

BloombergYou Can Trade Bitcoin Futures. But Should You?BloombergTrading in bitcoin futures opens today on Cboe Global Markets Inc. Its rival, CME Group Inc., wi.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 10th, 2017

Cohn Downplays Bitcoin Risks - Bloomberg

BloombergCohn Downplays Bitcoin RisksBloombergWhite House economic adviser Gary Cohn said he and other administration offi.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 8th, 2017

Wild Bitcoin Session Highlights Worries as Futures Trading Nears - Bloomberg

BloombergWild Bitcoin Session Highlights Worries as Futures Trading NearsBloombergThree days before Cboe Global Markets Inc., one of the world's biggest regulated exchanges, debuts futures on the cryptocurrency, it.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 7th, 2017

Banks Issue Last Minute Warning About Risks Of Bitcoin Futures, Ask Regulator For Review

As we countdown to the launch of bitcoin futures trading on the CBOE (10 December) and CME (18 December), the big banks – via the Futures Industry Association - have suddenly.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 7th, 2017

Analysis: Bitcoin to start futures trading, stoking Wild West worries

Bitcoin fans are salivating over the potential of long-awaited legitimacy for the cyptocurrency when futures trading launches this weekend, but experts worry the risks associated with bitcoin's Wild ........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineDec 7th, 2017

Bitcoin to start futures trading, stoking Wild West worries

Bitcoin futures trading launches this weekend, but experts worry the risks associated with bitcoin's Wild West-like nature could overshadow the debut......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 7th, 2017

Bitcoin rockets above $12,000

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Bitcoin broke above $12,000 in a record high. The rise comes amid the Cboe's plan to offer trading in bitcoin futures. Another day, another surge in value for the world’s biggest cryptocurrency. Prices have rocketed to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 6th, 2017

Bitcoin Futures: Risks and Incongruities

A few insights on what many speculators are not thinking about with regard to the new Bitcoin futures......»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesDec 5th, 2017

CBOE Bitcoin Futures Trading To Begin On Dec 10th - Not All Brokers Enthused

CBOE Global Markets said on Monday it would begin trading its bitcoin futures contracts, known as XBT futures, next Monday, and will offer free trading for the rest of the month to help draw in traders and create a m.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 4th, 2017

Hedge Funds Prepare to Trade Against Bitcoin - Bloomberg

BloombergHedge Funds Prepare to Trade Against BitcoinBloombergThe planned introduction of bitcoin futures contracts at CME Group Inc., Cboe Global Markets .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 4th, 2017