NASDAQ and VanEck Team Up to Launch New Futures Contracts

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The leading traditional stock exchange market, NASDAQ, closed a deal with the investment management firm, VanEck. Basically, the deal will have the two partners forge a way of rolling out new crypto financial products including futures contracts. Gabor Gurbacs, the director of digital asset strategy at VanEck, announced the strategic partnership at CoinDesk’s Consensus: Invest … Continue reading “NASDAQ and VanEck Team Up to Launch New Futures Contracts”

NASDAQ Set to Launch Bitcoin Futures Despite Bear Market

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In the traditional stock exchange market, NASDAQ needs no introduction. Launched in 1971, National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) is the world’s second-largest stock exchange by MCAP. Obviously, it is a dealer market that has been active in the industry for nearly half a century, attracting the biggest names in the world. For … Continue reading “NASDAQ Set to Launch Bitcoin Futures Despite Bear Market”

ICE’s Bakkt Delays Bitcoin (BTC) Futures Launch Date

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Contrary to expectation, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) will no longer launch its Bitcoin (BTC) futures trading platform, Bakkt, next month. On its blog, ICE said that Bakkt, which it unveiled in August 2018, will now launch on January 24th, 2019. Explaining further, the press release disclosed that trading and warehouse operations will definitely start on the … Continue reading “ICE’s Bakkt Delays Bitcoin (BTC) Futures Launch Date”

Galaxy Digital, Fidelity, Bakkt Banking on Institutional Crypto Interest

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Truth be told, digital asset centric merchant bank, Galaxy Digital has not been at its best in recent months. You see, the bank has had to divulge its balance sheet for Q1 to be coherent with its appearance on the Toronto Stock Exchange. That’s not all. In addition to that, the Galaxy’s top brass has … Continue reading “Galaxy Digital, Fidelity, Bakkt Banking on Institutional Crypto Interest”

Tyler Winklevoss challenged Bill Gates to live up to his word to short Bitcoin

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Bill Gates said he would short Bitcoin if it was possible, the Microsoft co-founder was challenged by Tyler Winklevoss to put his money where his mouth is. Bitcoin has always been criticized by big names and that’s nothing new. After Warren Buffet, Jamie Dimon and now Bill Gates.    On CNBC’s Squawk Box he stated … Continue reading “Tyler Winklevoss challenged Bill Gates to live up to his word to short Bitcoin”