Tagged: derivatives

BitMEX Launches New Derivative Products as Trading Platform Tops 1 Million Bitcoin Traded in a Day for 2nd Time

BitMEX (Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange), has announced two new crypto based trading products. ETHUSD perpetual swaps, and UPs and DOWNs, the company’s first call and put options. Just like more traditional securities  markets, derivative security products are quickly becoming ubiquitous. And why not? Derivatives can help with… Read More

Dispute “Layer” Kleros Partners with Derivative Platform Market Protocol

Kleros, a decentralized “dispute resolution layer” has announced a partnership with MARKET Protocol, a company building a platform for decentralized derivatives markets. The two companies say they will provide a completely decentralized trading and dispute resolution technology platform for secure and trustless transactions. Kleros says… Read More

CFTC Issues Advisory with Regards to “Virtual Currency Derivative Product Listings”

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an Advisory pertaining to “virtual currencies” and “derivative product listings.” The CFTC staff states: “Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC” or “Commission”) staff believes it is important to encourage innovation and growth in these products, but within an… Read More

P2P Derivatives. It is Going to Happen.

With the booming popularity of marketplace lending, Wall Street is “scoffing” no more.  An article in Bloomberg recently described P2P lending as a “seemingly wacky idea” instead of the natural evolution that it truly is. But where the article is spot on, is the growing… Read More