• Bitcoin futures rise as virtual currency hits major exchange

    1 month ago - By Stl Today

    CHICAGO - The first-even bitcoin future began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major U.S. exchange.
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  • Bitcoin futures are now tradable on the CBOE

    Bitcoin futures are now tradable on the CBOE

    1 month ago - By Tech Crunch

    Bitcoin futures trading on CBOE, the world's largest futures exchange, just launched at 5pm CT. Within a minute of the launch bitcoin spiked about 10% from ~$14,700 all the way up to $16,200 before settling a few minutes later to around $15,500, up about 5%. Now an hour after launching the actual price of bitcoin is still up, trading around $15,350. Currently the settlement price of...
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  • Bitcoin futures launch sends bitcoin up $1,000

    Bitcoin futures launch sends bitcoin up $1,000

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Bitcoin futures went live on Cboe Global Markets, the Chicago-exchange group, Sunday night.
    Liquidity appears to be thin and Cboe's website has crashed.
    The price of bitcoin soared by more than $1,000 after the contracts went live.
    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.
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  • Bitcoin futures start trading on CBOE exchange

    Bitcoin futures start trading on CBOE exchange

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    NEW YORK - The newest way to bet on bitcoin arrived on Sunday, with futures of the cryptocurrency that has taken Wall Street by storm starting trading for the first time.
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  • Bitcoin futures launch sends bitcoin up $1,000

    Bitcoin futures launch sends bitcoin up $1,000

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Bitcoin futures went live on Cboe Global Markets, the Chicago-exchange group, Sunday night.
    Liquidity appears to be thin and Cboe's website has crashed.
    The price of bitcoin soared by more than $1,000 after the contracts went live.
    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.
    According to...
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  • Bitcoin futures set to trade on CBOE Sunday evening after a wild surge for the cryptocurrency

    1 month ago - By CNBC

    Bitcoin futures set to begin trading at the Cboe Futures Exchange on Sunday, following a huge ramp-up in the digital currency's price.
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  • Bitcoin futures set to begin trading at Chicago exchange

    1 month ago - By Chron

    CHICAGO - A security based on bitcoin, the digital currency that has exploded in popularly and volatility this year, was to begin trading on a major U.S. exchange for the first time on Sunday.
    The Chicago Board Options Exchange, one of the nation's largest traders of options and futures, planned to open up bitcoin futures for trading at 5 p.m. CST.
    The CBOE futures don't involve actual bitcoin. They're securities that will track the price of bitcoin on Gemini, one of the larger bitcoin exchanges.
    Another large futures exchange, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, will start trading its own...
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  • Bitcoin futures set to begin trading later Sunday

    1 month ago - By Chron

    A security based on bitcoin, the digital currency that has exploded in popularly and volatility this year, will begin trading on a major U.S. exchange for the first time on Sunday.
    The Chicago Board Options Exchange, one of the nation's largest traders of options and futures in the U.S., will open up bitcoin futures for trading at 6 p.m. EST.
    The CBOE futures do not involve actual bitcoin; they're securities that will track the price of bitcoin on Gemini, one of the larger bitcoin exchanges. Another large futures exchange, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, will start trading its own futures...
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