Coinbase Updates its Operating Features for US Users,…

[caption id="attachment_308765" align="alignleft" width="187"] Brian Armstrong, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Coinbase[/caption] In what could be a major boost to the users of Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the US, it has introduced…

CFTC Chair Downplays Virtual Currency Significance

[caption id="attachment_114411" align="alignleft" width="160"] CFTC chairman Christopher Giancarlo[/caption] The hype behind virtual currency far outweighs its impact. That was the surprising and blunt message from Christopher Giancarlo, the Chairman of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission.…

CBOE Reports 86% YoY Jump in Net Revenue…

The Chicago Board Options Exchange  (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) has released its full year and Q4 financial results for 2017 with an improved set operating metrics compared to previous years. The company reported a jump…

Vela Trading supports Bitcoin Futures

Bitcoin has landed on Wall Street and today was the first trading day of bitcoin futures, provided by Cboe. Vela Trading Technologies, the leading market access technology provider, has announced the support of Bitcoin futures…

CFTC Staffers Explain How New Bitcoin Product Was…

In the latest Commodities Futures Trading Commission podcast, several CFTC staffers discussed how the CME and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) bitcoin futures got approved. [caption id="attachment_185786" align="alignleft" width="127"] Andrew Busch, Chief Market Intelligence Officer for…