Bakkt Begins Testing Bitcoin Futures

Bakkt has begun testing its physically delivered Bitcoin futures, as experts predict a full launch this quarter. Bakkt, the long-awaited Bitcoin (BTC) futures platform from the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has begun testing the delivery of BTC futures, according to an official tweet on July 22. Per the tweet, user acceptance testing for Bitcoin daily and […]

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CFTC Probe of BitMEX a Result of Roubini Vs. Hayes Taipei Tangle?

BitMEX is reportedly in trouble. Does the CFTC’s investigation have a negative impact on the crypto market? Some analysts think it doesn’t. Seychelles-based cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX is reportedly in trouble. Soon after Nouriel Roubini, a New York University professor of economics and anti-cryptocurrency pundit, criticized BitMEX of violating regulations, it was reported on July 19 […]

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Hodler’s Digest, July 15–21: Libra Special! Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUDs of the Week

U.S. politicians tell a Facebook exec that Libra endangers Americans more than 9/11, BitMEX lands in hot water and Vitalik Buterin reveals his big idea for Ethereum. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, […]

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BlackRock CEO: We Don’t Need Libra, We Need Technology

To reduce fees in cross-border transactions, the world does not need Libra, but technology, BlackRock CEO argued. CEO of the world’s largest exchange-traded fund provider BlackRock claimed that he does not consider Facebook’s Libra a cryptocurrency. The need to democratize foreign currency exchange In an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box on July 19, BlackRock’s Larry Fink […]

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