Nasdaq to Launch Bitcoin Futures Market within the first quarter of 2019.

The world’s second largest stock exchange Nasdaq is planning to introduce a Bitcoin futures market within the first quarter of 2019. Sources told Bloomberg that Nasdaq has been cooperating with the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to receive regulatory approval to operate as a compliant cryptocurrency futures market operator. The report read: “Nasdaq has been working to satisfy the concerns of the U.S.’s main swaps regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, before launching the contracts, the people ...

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Nasdaq Wants Crypto Market to Stamp Out Fraud—With Its Help

The cryptocurrency industry is plagued by scandal. Stock exchange operator Nasdaq Inc. says it can solve the problem. In a paper released Thursday, the company said it has spent decades developing tools to police securities, currencies and other markets, and can use them to stamp out manipulation and other scams besieging digital coins. “Regulators, brokers and exchanges have surveillance teams that monitor activity constantly and advanced technologies to help capture and analyze ...

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Nasdaq Plots to Legitimize Cryptocurrency in Secret Meeting

Follow us on Telegram. The cryptocurrency markets took a hit this week after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) denied the Winklevoss twins’ latest attempt to list a bitcoin ETF on a regulated stock exchange. Among other things, the SEC expressed concern that the underlying bitcoin spot markets are too prone to manipulation for the agency to feel comfortable allowing an exchange to wrap it in a traditional securities product. Halfway across the country, however, ...

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Nasdaq CEO – ICOs ‘Taking Advantage’ of Retail Investors

Follow us on Telegram. Initial coin offerings (ICOs) may provide early-stage startups with an effective way to raise capital and build a dedicated base of followers, but the head of one of the world’s largest stock exchanges believes that they’re harmful to retail investors. Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman levied this criticism on Wednesday at the Future of Fintech conference in New York, arguing that investors like “Auntie Mae in Iowa” are being taken ...

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NASDAQ-Powered Crypto Exchange DX Set to Launch SOON

Follow us on Telegram. There’s a new crypto exchange in town. But if you feel that the town is getting too crowded, this resident is quite different. dx.exchange, which is set to launch next month, is the first crypto exchange powered by NASDAQ. “The advantage of this cooperation is threefold: the brand name, the technology and the regulations,” said DX Exchange CEO Daniel Skowronski, commenting on the topic exclusively to Finance Magnates. Help us to make Finance ...

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