Buy Bitcoin Futures? Why That Isn’t So Last Week: QuickTake Q&A

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  1. Buy Bitcoin Futures? Why That Isn’t So Last Week: QuickTake Q&A  Bloomberg
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  3. Cboe bitcoin futures surge nearly 8% Friday in winning first week  Yahoo Finance
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Trading in bitcoin futures began a week ago on Cboe Global Markets Inc. Its bigger rival, CME Group Inc., begins offering a competing product on Dec. . The trading is a milestone in the acceptance of the digital currency by the world of mainstream investing, spurred in part by bitcoin s meteoric rise this .Here are three things that are critical to understand before you trade bitcoin Are bitcoin futures available on your trading platform? It currently is not available across all of the various trading platforms. But if it s on yours, understand the margin associated with the futures contract. It is a high margin product .The Chicago Mercantile Exchange CME became the second exchange to offer bitcoin derivatives trading last night. And right now, bitcoin futures contracts which settle in have all fallen below their opening value..Futures are contracts that let investors buy or sell something at a specific price in the future. But unlike traditional commodities such as oil or agricultural products, bitcoins aren t physical assets. And unlike traditional currencies, there isn t a central bank that backs bitcoin. The virtual coins are created on .

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