bitcoin transactions declining
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Transactions on the Decline Since June This Year

The level of Bitcoin on-chain activity has declined since June, sliding just as market prices sank from their yearly peak. Transactions also saw a spike in October when BTC touched...

Christine Vasileva | 4 months ago
europeans trade bitcoin futures most on bitmex
Trading

Europeans Trade Bitcoin Futures the Most on BitMEX: Data

In the past month, European business hours became extremely active for bitcoin futures trading on BitMEX futures.  European Traders Pick Up the Slack on BitMEX New data shows European...

Christine Vasileva | 4 months ago
bitcoin futures exchange bitmex hit with lawsuit
Bitcoin Exchange

Bitcoin Exchange BitMEX Sued for $300 Million by Early Investor

Bitcoin and crypto derivatives behemoth BitMEX is being sued for $300 million for providing false equity information to a couple of early investors.  According to recent reports...

Ali | 4 months ago
CME details bitcoin options
Bitcoin Businesses

CME Details Bitcoin Options as Bakkt Options Launch Nears

The battle of the bitcoin futures platforms is heating up. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange has released details of its new BTC options contracts while the launch of Bakkt’s...

Martin Young | 4 months ago
bakkt boss offered georgia senate seat
News

Bakkt Boss is the Choice for Vacant Georgia Senate Seat

Endorsed by Gov. Brian Kemp, Kelly Loeffler, CEO of the Bakkt bitcoin futures exchange, will be offered a seat in the Georgia Senate next week. Bakkt Boss Takes Hot, Disputed Spot in...

Christine Vasileva | 4 months ago
BitMEX invests in cyber security
Bitcoin

Bitcoin (BTC) Futures Markets Hit $5B Daily Volume

The Bitcoin (BTC) market has evolved to include the simplest kind of derivative financial products – futures contracts. Those markets now reach $5 billion in daily volumes...

Christine Vasileva | 4 months ago
bakkt bitcoin futures new record
Bitcoin Businesses

Bakkt Futures Set New Record, 3151 Bitcoin Worth $23M Traded

The Bakkt bitcoin futures contracts peaked to a new high, signaling strong institutional interest in BTC, risk exposure, affinity in ‘physically’ acquiring the underlying...

Christine Vasileva | 4 months ago
bakkt bitcoin futures new record
Bitcoin Businesses

Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Record: 2728 Contracts Traded Amid BTC Crash

The Bakkt Bitcoin (BTC) futures set a daily trading record, just as the leading coin crashed from $8,000 to under $7,000 within a 24-hour period. Bakkt Activity Shot Up on Day of Rapid...

Christine Vasileva | 5 months ago
bakkt bitcoin cash-settled futures
Bitcoin Businesses

Bakkt Parent Firm ICE Brings Bitcoin ‘Cash-Settled’...

Bitcoin’s ‘cash-settled’ futures market is coming to Singapore. ICE, the operator behind Bakkt’s BTC futures firm, has chosen to offer this new product, which...

Christine Vasileva | 5 months ago
Bitcoin Could Start 2017 Style Bull Market
Bitcoin

Bitcoin 90-Day Volume Breaks Bullish Above Peak 2017 Levels

The Bitcoin market has recently surpassed the activity levels of late 2017, when BTC started its historical rally that shot prices to an all-time high above $19,900. Futures Markets...

Christine Vasileva | 5 months ago
bakkt bitcoin futures trading
Bitcoin Businesses

Bakkt Records Second Highest Bitcoin Futures Volume Since Launch

Bakkt saw an overnight spike in Bitcoin futures trading volumes, despite the relatively sluggish price action. BTC’s trek to above the $9,400 mark inspired futures markets to...

Christine Vasileva | 5 months ago
bitcoin futures long on the rise
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Futures: Institutional BTC Longs on the Rise; Price Breakout...

Several bitcoin investment platforms for institutional players have been gaining popularity over the past few months. Does this point to a possible BTC price breakout coming in the...

Matthew Hrones | 5 months ago