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EU Looking to Protect Banks from Bitcoin: Former MI5 Agent

By Gareth Jenkinson The launch of Bitcoin futures trading has inevitably put cryptocurrencies in the spotlight of mainstream financial institutions. While the Chicago Board Options Exchange and Chicago Mercantile Exchange will be credited for pioneering the first ever futures marketplace for Bitcoin, major decisions are being…

How CME Group’s Bitcoin Futures Will Work

By Patrick Thompson SMART INVESTMENT The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) confirmed Friday that CME Group and CBOE had met the requirements for regulated trading, while Cantor Exchange would also be able to debut Bitcoin binary options. Futures contracts allow traders to speculate…

Don’t Ban Bitcoin – Russian Banker

By Gareth Jenkinson Bitcoin and various altcoins have endured turbulent times in Russia as the government continually changes itsstance on cryptocurrencies. Last month, Russia announced that it would be issuing its very own cryptocurrency which would be regulated by its very…