Bakkt CEO Explains the Intricacies of the Exchange

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Bittpress recently reported that ICE partnered with coffee chain Starbucks and software giant Microsoft to develop Bakkt. Basically, Bakkt is a crypto futures trading platform. We also reported that ICE postponed the Bakkt launch to January on participants’ requests. During the Consensus Invest Conference, Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler put Bakkt into perspective. The Bakkt Partnership with Starbucks … Continue reading “Bakkt CEO Explains the Intricacies of the Exchange”

Big News: ICE Bakkt Reveals Physical Crypto Futures Product

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Cryptocurrencies got another big shot in the arm.  In fact, the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) just announced its Bakkt platform’s first offering will be physical Bitcoin futures. According to a Bakkt tweet “Our first contracts will be physically delivered Bitcoin futures contracts versus fiat currencies, including USD, GBP and EUR. For example, buying one USD/BTC futures contract … Continue reading “Big News: ICE Bakkt Reveals Physical Crypto Futures Product”

Cryptocurrencies: The NASDAQ Catalysts to Be Aware Of

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The NASDAQ believes in the future of cryptocurrency. So much so, they may be about to hand institutional investors analytical tools for trading hundreds of crypto assets. According to Coin Desk, the “exchange is preparing to add tools for predicting the price movements of crypto assets to its Analytics Hub.” That follows other big news … Continue reading “Cryptocurrencies: The NASDAQ Catalysts to Be Aware Of”

Cryptocurrency Bloodbath: Goldman Sachs Triggers Move

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You can thank Goldman Sachs for the cryptocurrency bloodbath. Reportedly, the firm has backed down on plans to start its dedicated cryptocurrency desk.  Bitcoin is down another 10.2% this morning.  Ethereum is down 15%. And Litecoin slipped another 14%. While Goldman’s reasons for doing so make sense, it doesn’t make it any less painful They … Continue reading “Cryptocurrency Bloodbath: Goldman Sachs Triggers Move”

Starbucks New Crypto Venture May Bring Bitcoin (BTC) In To Retirement Accounts

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Starbucks just announced the biggest news of the year for Bitcoin (BTC). The coffee chain giant will put its entire weight behind cryptocurrencies in general and especially Bitcoin in particular. This will open the so far elusive door for the much-sought after Bitcoin exchange traded fund (ETF). This ETF will bring BTC and the altcoins … Continue reading “Starbucks New Crypto Venture May Bring Bitcoin (BTC) In To Retirement Accounts”