• 10 things you need to know in markets today

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Monday.
    1. Bitcoin futures went live on Cboe Global Markets, the Chicago-based exchange group, Sunday evening and the price of the red-hot coin shot up. Cboe's future contracts, which trade under the ticker XBT, allow investors to bet on the future price of bitcoin. Bitcoin shot up over $1,000 after investors could start purchasing contracts at 6:00 p.m. ET.
    2. Blockchain, the world's biggest provider of bitcoin wallets, saw a huge surge in new sign-ups last week as bitcoin's price skyrocketed. Blockchain CEO Peter Smith said in an...
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  • Wall Street week ahead: Bitcoin mania, big Fed news and more

    Wall Street week ahead: Bitcoin mania, big Fed news and more

    1 month ago - By CNBC

    Wall Street is watching bitcoin trading this week as futures trading, which allows bets against the cryptocurrency, began on Sunday evening. Plus, a Fed meeting and more.
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  • Hotly anticipated bitcoin futures surge 21 percent on debut

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    NEW YORK/SYDNEY - Bitcoin futures jumped more than 20 percent in their eagerly anticipated U.S. debut, which backers hope will encourage wider use and legitimacy for the world's largest cryptocurrency even as critics warn of the risk of a bubble and price collapse.
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  • The Latest: Bitcoin futures soar in first hours of trading

    The Latest: Bitcoin futures soar in first hours of trading

    1 month ago - By Stl Today

    CHICAGO - The Latest on the debut of bitcoin futures trading :
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  • Bitcoin Futures Begin Trading - Let The Madness Commence!

    Bitcoin Futures Begin Trading - Let The Madness Commence!

    1 month ago - By The Economic Collapse

    One of the things that I love about Bitcoin is that the fun never seems to end. On Sunday, Bitcoin futures began trading on the Chicago Board Options Exchange for the first time ever, and within minutes the CBOE's website crashed. What a perfect metaphor. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are completely and utterly disrupting the global financial system , and the financial establishment is still groping for a cohesive response to this growing phenomenon.
    For a long time the financial establishment seemed to think that if they just kept publicly trashing Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies...
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  • Bitcoin futures rise as virtual currency hits major exchange

    Bitcoin futures rise as virtual currency hits major exchange

    1 month ago - By Stl Today

    CHICAGO - The first-ever bitcoin future jumped after it began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major U.S. exchange.
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  • Bitcoin futures rise as virtual currency hits major exchange

    1 month ago - By Washington Post

    The first-ever bitcoin future began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major U.S. exchange. The futures signal greater mainstream acceptance of bitcoin but also open up bitcoin to additional market forces.
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