The announcement by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) paves the way for CME and CBOE to become the first traditional US regulated exchanges to launch trading in bitcoin-related financial contracts, a watershed moment for the cryptocurrency that could lead to greater regulatory scrutiny.
In addition, the Cantor Exchange has approved a new contract for binary options on bitcoin.
Bitcoin recovered back from its 20 percent plummet on Thursday back to $10,500, as it is now up 5.6 percent on Friday morning.
The unique products will start trading on Monday, December 18, 2017, and offer investors the chance to bet on the price direction of bitcoin without needing physical access to the cryptocurrency.
Microsoft Edge for Android and iOS Comes Out of Preview
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BMW's just dropped its i8's top (and added more power)
Under the hood of the 2019 all-wheel drive i8s are two electric motors and a three-cylinder turbocharged engine. The 2019 BMW i8 Coupe and i8 Roadster will enter showrooms globally, starting in the second quarter of 2018.
Derivatives marketplace operator CME Group will launch a bitcoin futures product on December 18, ending speculation as to when the much-anticipated offering would be available on the USA markets. Market data from bitcoin exchanges Bitstamp, GDAX, itBit, and Kraken will be used to calculate CME's once-a-day Bitcoin Reference Rate (BBR). The impending launch date of Cboe bitcoin futures, which will trade on CFE under the ticker symbol 'XBT, ' will be announced shortly. CBOE has not yet set a launch date but has said it plans its listing by year-end.
Bitcoin futures are going to start trading later this month and InvestorPlace have a few things to know about the matter.
In order to regulate trading, all three exchanges and the Commission will be heavily regulating trading, as well providing the Commission with additional surveillance information regarding the futures.
Following the news of the bitcoin futures, the online currency is up in price. The activities will include monitoring and analyzing the size and development of the market, positions and change in positions over time, open interest, initial margin requirements, and variation margin payments.
Hurricane Nate was a Category 1 Hurricane, and Cindy, Emily, Phillipe, and Nate were Tropical Storms when they moved onshore. Today is the last day of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. "Unfortunately many of these storms also made landfall".
After receiving the award, Bachchan address the event and he stated that cinema is wonderful example of unity and integration. Amitabh Bachchan will next be seen in the film, Thugs Of Hindostan , however the Akshay Kumar's next upcoming is Padman .
Our new buildings will focus on inclusive design and accessible technology to empower all of our employees. There are also plans for a local light rail to take workers to and from locations around the campus.
A law enacted in June allows Akihito, who turns 84 on Dec 23, to step down, but details have yet to be worked out. Japan's constitution defines the emperor as a symbol of the state and the people, without political power.
Participants will also get a free consultation with a study doctor and an ECG patch for additional monitoring. The Apple Heart Study collects stats from volunteer participants when you are wearing the Apple Watch.
I got a chance to go out there and play competitive golf again. "I was playing with Justin and he's never played with Tiger". The first five holes I hit a lot of good shots and felt like I had a good rhythm and a couple birdies early on.
Google has launched a new mobile app named Datally which helps Android users stay under the limits of pricey mobile data packages. The app is now globally available on the Google Play Store for all phones running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and higher, Google said.
In Tamil Nadu, trees were uprooted and and people in low-lying areas were evacuated to safer places and relief camps. The report added that Kerala can expect heavy winds that can reach up to speeds of 85 kmph along South Kerala coast.
Theresa May is finally cornered, and the United Kingdom may end up "crashing out" of the European Union with no deal at all. Mr Paisley told the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee the "pussyfooting needs to stop".
David Unsworth - the club's Under-23s manager - has failed to impress while taking temporary charge following Koeman's departure. Everton spent more than £140m in the summer but failed to replace top scorer Romelu Lukaku after his move to Manchester United .
Ole Miss supposed to get NCAA ruling on infractions Friday
The 41-year-old led the Rebels to a respectable season, including an Egg Bowl win over rival Mississippi State last week. Matt Luke was named the permanent head coach on Sunday after serving on an interim basis throughout the 2017 season.
Police charge man in Seminole Heights murders
He was busted at a Tampa McDonald's where he was employed after he walked in Tuesday and handed the manager a 9mm handgun. Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan made the announcement of an arrest, but was short on details.
European data watchdogs go after Uber
A spokesman for Uber told the BBC the firm is not able to clarify how many United Kingdom drivers are included in the 2.7 million. In a statement Tuesday, Uber said it takes the matter seriously and is cooperating with regulators.
Trump Pushes Back, Says Wife 'Truly Loves' What She's Doing
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Mariah Kay Woods: FBI joins search for three-year-old girl
The FBI has deployed special agents to aid in the search, a spokesperson for the FBI's Charlotte office told CBS News . Onslow County Sheriff Hans Miller says the Federal Bureau of Investigation has joined the search for Mariah Woods.