20Mar/20

Sen. Loeffler Under Fire for Improper Trading After Coronavirus Hearing

Kelly Loeffler, the former CEO of Intercontinental Exchange subsidiary Bakkt and current Republican senator from Georgia, reportedly sold millions in stock within days of a Senate Health Committee hearing on the novelRead More…

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31Jan/20

Options Growth Will Ignite Innovation in the Bitcoin Market – But Not in the Way You Think

Richard Rosenblum is co-founder and co-head of trading at crypto liquidity provider GSR. The opinions below are the author’s and do not reflect the position of CoinDesk. Like futures, the launch ofRead More…

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30Dec/19

Did 2019 Deliver on All That Was Promised for the Crypto Industry?

Disappointment isn’t always a bad thing. It can be a spur, motivating one to work harder to meet expectations and goals. It is in this spirit that Cointelegraph informally surveyed members ofRead More…

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12Nov/19

Bakkt in Discussions to Offer Cash-Settled Bitcoin Futures in Singapore

Bitcoin futures market Bakkt intends to expand from its current physically-settled offerings to cash-settled futures before 2020. Bakkt COO Adam White announced Tuesday during CoinDesk’s Invest: NYC conference that the Intercontinental ExchangeRead More…

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28Sep/19

LedgerX Claims ‘Personal Animus’ Drove Ex-CFTC Chair to Stall Approvals

LedgerX executives claim the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is treating them unfairly – because of a blog post. According to two letters obtained by CoinDesk via a Freedom of InformationRead More…

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28Sep/19

How Leverage Can Help With Bitcoin’s Price Discovery

Bitcoin (BTC) is like any other asset class in that it captures value through organic price discovery conducted via trading activity on global exchanges. Yet leverage and margin trading, in general, canRead More…

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15May/19

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’sRead More…

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