Tagged: cboe

Cboe President Warns of Regulatory Danger Hanging Over Issuers and Holders of ICOs

The president of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe), the first US company to sell futures contracts on Bitcoin, has warned that “two waves of reckoning” will come down on issuers and then holders of ICOs (initial coin offerings) in the US, Business Insider reports…. Read More

Fundstrat Claims Bitcoin Price Drawn Down When Futures Expire

In regular commodities markets, futures are understood to help stabilize prices to consumers. Not so with Bitcoin, says the Head of Research at “independent research boutique” Fundstrat. Tom Le, a former Chief Equity Strategist at JP Morgan, has floated a possible correlation between a fall in… Read More

Crypto ETF: VanEck and SolidX Partner on “Physically Backed Bitcoin ETF”

VanEck, a New York based asset manager, has announced it will partner with SolidX to list a “physically-backed bitcoin ETF” (exchange traded fund). The proposed ETF will be insured against loss or theft of bitcoin. VanEck was first to file for a 40-Act Bitcoin ETF… Read More

The SEC is Reviewing Whether to List Bitcoin ETFs on CBOE

The Securities and Exchange Commission filed an “Order Instituting Proceedings” to determine if they should approve the listing of shares of the GraniteShares Bitcoin ETF and the GraniteShares Short Bitcoin ETF on the CBOE BZX Exchange. This is similar to a process that was initiated last… Read More

Here is the Letter Addressed to the SEC from the CBOE Encouraging the Commission to Move Forward with Cryptocurrency ETFs

CBOE Global Markets, operator of the Chicago Board Options Exchange – the largest U.S. options exchange, has sent a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) encouraging the regulator to move forward with cryptocurrency based Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) or Exchange Traded Products (ETPs). CBOE… Read More

Soon to be the Norm: Bitcoin Based ETFs Expected to Trade on CBOE, NASDAQ & NYSE

Multiple securities filings have cropped up on the Securities and Exchange Database regarding applications to trade Bitcoin based Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).  The applications to trade ETFs follows the launch of Bitcoin based futures contracts that kicked off earlier this month. An example would be… Read More

First Full Day of Trading in Bitcoin Futures on CBOE

Today is the first full day of trading for Bitcoin futures on the CBOE.  Trading under the symbol XBT, contracts actually began last night (Sunday, December 10th) and represents a milestone event in the legitimization of the worlds most popular cryptocurrency. Bitcoin futures allow market participants… Read More

Big Deal for Bitcoin: CBOE to Launch BTC Futures on December 10th

CBOE Global Markets (NASDAQ:CBOE) will kick off Bitcoin futures at 5PM CT on Sunday, December 10th.  Monday morning on the 11th will commence the first full day of BTC futures trading thus representing a comping of age event for cryptocurrencies. The CBOE said that trading… Read More

The CFTC Publishes Statement on Self Certified Bitcoin Contracts for Futures & Options

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) self-certified new contracts for Bitcoin futures and the Cantor Exchange (Cantor) self-certified a new contract for Bitcoin binary options. CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo said that Bitcoin is a commodity unlike anything the CFTC… Read More

The Price of Bitcoin Rockets Past $10,000 – Can the Price of Bitcoin Go Higher ?

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has been on an absolute hyperbolic ascent this past year. Yesterday, Bitcoin topped $10,000 and currently stands over $11,0000. One year ago, Bitcoin was priced at around $730. Think about that for a moment. IF you had purchased Bitcoin last… Read More