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Ever since Bitcoin had that incredible rally back in 2017, there has been a lot of talk among big-ticket investors to find a way to bring the cryptocurrency into the world of mainstream investing. It was around that time that the idea of Bitcoin-based exchange-traded funds (ETFs) was first floated. Ultimately, the Securities and Exchange
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Bitcoin price broke $12,000 USD for the second time in three days on Wednesday as the notoriously volatile cryptocurrency develops a reputation among investors as a safe-haven currency amid concerns as the global economy heads towards recession. This takes BTC’s week-on-week gains to $2,000 USD. Following on from 2018’s cryptocurrency crash, BTC enjoyed six months
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Bitcoin has always dominated the cryptocurrency market. But for the first time since December 2017—when Bitcoin was valued at $20k per coin—Bitcoin dominance is nearing 70%. It’s a significant indicator of the current sentiment surrounding the world’s largest digital asset. It also leaves a sizeable question mark over the future of the hundreds of altcoins
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After forging new heights this year throughout the first six months of this year, Bitcoin went through incredibly tough times throughout the month of July. In July, the price fluctuated violently as a range of extraneous factors did not allow the token to move beyond a certain level, while the price plunged significantly post recoveries
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According to CoinDesk, LedgerX has launched the first physically-settled Bitcoin futures contracts in the US. The news comes at a time when Intercontinental Exchange’s Bakkt and TD Ameritrade’s ErisX have struggled to launch amid regulation issues. LedgerX Launches Bitcoin Futures Contracts LedgerX is now the first Bitcoin futures provider in the US that offers physical
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Bitcoin (BTC) may have been on a superb run for much of 2019, but in July, the cryptocurrency has run into trouble as a range of factors contributes towards wild price fluctuations. The launch of Facebook’s Libra and the skepticism expressed about it by such powerful figures like the head of the Federal Reserve, Jerome
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It’s been a long road for Bitcoin futures platform Bakkt. The platform—developed by NYSE parent company Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE)—has faced a myriad of launch delays due to regulatory approval. It’s still waiting now, but in the meantime, it has begun testing its Bitcoin futures contracts today. Here’s what we know. Bakkt is Testing Bitcoin Futures
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Bitcoin price has suffered its second-largest drop in a 24-hour period in 2019. Currently, the price is approximately $9,632 USD per coin, but across the day, its movement has been constant. The world’s largest cryptocurrency by market value closed yesterday at $9,412.81 on Bitstamp; down 13.25% from its opening price of $10,848. This is the second-largest single-day
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The GBTC (Grayscale Bitcoin Trust) has made a massive move this year with a gain of 250% and outperformed all other assets classes. Over the past few years, Bitcoin has become one of the most intriguing investment opportunities for thousands of people across the world, and it is only natural, considering the sort of highs
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