With CME’s December Futures Launch, Can Bitcoin Price Hit $10,000 This Year?

Joseph Young CME Group, the largest options exchange in the global finance sector, has announced December 10 as the official launch date for its bitcoin futures trading platform. Analysts expect the bitcoin price to surpass $10,000 upon the launch of CME’s bitcoin futures exchange. Earlier this month, several highly regarded financial analysts including RT’s Max Keiser and billionaire hedge fund…
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Manhattan’s Real Estate Eyes Up Bitcoin for Property Payments

Rebecca Campbell Manhattan’s real estate market is embracing bitcoin for property payments as the digital currency increases in value. One property developer who is hoping to capitalise on the recent digital currency boom is Ben Shaoul, of Magnum Real Estate Group. Speaking to The Express, Shaoul said: We were approached by a buyer who has been collecting bitcoin for many years and…
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Billionaire Investor Novogratz: Ethereum En Route to New All-Time Highs

Joseph Young Mike Novogratz, the billionaire hedge fund investor and former executive at Fortress, believes Ether, the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum, is poised to achieve new all-time highs in the short-term. “ETH looks poised for a move to new highs. Lots of good news on the horizon,” said Novogratz, emphasizing innovative developments conducted by leading startups including ConsenSys. South Korea…
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VC Expert Gurley: Bitcoin is Incredible Store of Value

Jon Buck Venture Capitalist expert and investor Bill Gurley believes Bitcoin is an incredible store of value. In an interview with CNBC, the financier made it clear he believes that a bullish future for Bitcoin is a certainty given its utility in destabilized currency economies. Gurley stated during the interview that he’s positive on Bitcoin’s future and sees a clear…
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Ripple Price Swells in Double-Digit Rally After AmEx Announcement

Josiah Wilmoth The ripple price posted a double-digit advance on Thursday following the announcement of a major partnership with credit card giant American Express to process international payments. Ripple Price Surges on AmEx Partnership As CCN reported, American Express has partnered with Ripple, as well as British banking firm Santander UK, to create a blockchain payments channel between the U.S…
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Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Rings in $8,000 to Hit New All-Time High

Samburaj Das Heightened trading on Friday has triggered bitcoin price to hit $8,040, a new all-time high. Bitcoin’s week of resurgence continues as trading (on Bitfinex) climbed above $8,000 for the first time in history. The figure represents a gain of 700% this year and over 10% gain since Thursday’s opening. At press time, bitcoin price is trading just above…
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Real Estate Listings Use Bitcoin to Garner Publicity

With the media’s current fixation on all things crypto showing no signs of slowing down, it is likely that real estate listings will continue to use bitcoin as a means to generate attention.Samuel Haig 2017 has seen a significant increase in the number of real estate listings made available for purchase using bitcoin. The proliferation of these listings does not…
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Litecoin Eyes $65 Target on the Road to $70

JP Buntinx The Litecoin price has been subject to a fair amount of volatility over the past week. That is not entirely surprising, considering that virtually all other cryptocurrencies have seen some volatility as well. Last weekend’s Bitcoin Cash price surge certainly shook things up quite a bit. It appears Litecoin is slowly getting back on track, though, as its value is approaching…
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Man Group Hedge Fund May Be Next to Launch Bitcoin Futures

Kai Sedgwick Bitcoin futures are all the rage right now, with CME poised to launch contract trading in a matter of weeks. Their arrival will enable investors to speculate on the price of bitcoin without having to actually hold the cryptocurrency. Now, Britain’s Man Group could be next to get in on the act, with CEO Luke Ellis saying they…
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Bitcoin Price Pierces $7,000 as Crypto Market Cap Hits All-Time High

Josiah Wilmoth The cryptocurrency market cap reached a new all-time high on Wednesday amid a generally-bullish day of trading. The bitcoin price set the tone for the rally, surging nearly $500 to recover past the $7,000 threshold for the first time since its weekend correction. Source: CoinMarketCap The total cryptocurrency market cap entered the day at $208 billion, and it…
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