Futures

After the Futures: The Next Chapter for Bitcoin

2 months ago adcity Comments Off on After the Futures: The Next Chapter for Bitcoin
Charles Hayter is a former equities analyst at Citi and the CEO and co-founder at CryptoCompare.com, an informational resource for the world of cryptocurrencies. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review series. On the ninth anniversary of Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper, one of the world’s most respected derivatives providers, the CME Group, announced Read More

Future of Bitcoin Futures: CME Gives Details, Regulator Pushes Back

3 months ago adcity Comments Off on Future of Bitcoin Futures: CME Gives Details, Regulator Pushes Back
Finance Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group Inc (CME) left a cryptic note atop its more detailed explanation of how bitcoin futures would be rolled out. Red emblazoned, it stated: “Effective Q4 2017, and pending all relevant regulatory review periods, please be advised that CME will launch Bitcoin futures.” Q4, the last three months of the year, Read More

Options Exchange Giant Cboe Reveals Bitcoin Futures Specs

3 months ago adcity Comments Off on Options Exchange Giant Cboe Reveals Bitcoin Futures Specs
Finance Over the past two weeks, many bitcoin proponents have been focused on the upcoming bitcoin futures markets planned for the last quarter of the year. This week the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) released the firm’s bitcoin derivative contract specs for investors interested in this new trading vehicle. The author of the futures spec Read More

Bitcoin Dominance Index Surpasses 61% for First Time since March

4 months ago adcity Comments Off on Bitcoin Dominance Index Surpasses 61% for First Time since March
Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. For the first time since March of this year, the bitcoin dominance index has surpassed 61 percent, further solidifying bitcoin’s position as the leading digital currency within the global cryptocurrency market. From January to September, the dominance index of bitcoin has declined Read More

Equities: Comparing Russell 2000 Versus S&P 500®

4 months ago adcity Comments Off on Equities: Comparing Russell 2000 Versus S&P 500®
The fact of a high correlation between small caps and large caps is probably a little frustrating to long-only investment managers as it limits diversification benefits.  By contrast, for long/short managers, the strong correlation opens up possibilities to profit from the strong trends in the relative performance of the two indexes – and significant risks, Read More

Oil: Short-Term Versus Long-Term Price Scenarios

4 months ago adcity Comments Off on Oil: Short-Term Versus Long-Term Price Scenarios
About the Presenter Bluford “Blu” Putnam has served as Managing Director and Chief Economist of CME Group since May 2011. With more than 35 years of experience in the financial services industry and concentrations in central banking, investment research, and portfolio management, Blu serves as CME Group’s spokesperson on global economic conditions. View more reports Read More

Oil Markets in Supply-Demand Tug of War

4 months ago adcity Comments Off on Oil Markets in Supply-Demand Tug of War
The key supply-side technological development is the U.S. shale oil revolution, which commenced before 2010 and has driven U.S. oil production from below 6 million barrels per day (mbd) to over nine million mbd currently, and headed for over 10 mbd in 2018 and beyond.  What is often not appreciated is that shale oil technology Read More

Evolving Economics of Bitcoin, Gold, Currencies

4 months ago adcity Comments Off on Evolving Economics of Bitcoin, Gold, Currencies
Supply Scarcity and Stores of Value As stores of value, many investors perceive gold and, more recently, bitcoin as second to none.  Since 1971, gold has appreciated from $35 per ounce to around $1,300 at the time of this writing, a gain of over 3,500%.  Bitcoins have done even better.  On July 19, 2010, a Read More