CBOE Global Markets said this week that it will launch Bitcoin futures on Sunday. That’s getting a jump on CME, which already set a Dec. 18 kickoff date.
Bitcoin investment vehicle Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC) tumbled 13.8% during the stock market today. Bitcoin Investment Trust has been trading at a premium to the sky-high Bitcoin, according to some analysts.
IBD’S TAKE: Are Bitcoin, Ethereum and other digital currencies real investments or a speculator’s game? Individual investors should be extremely cautious about diving into this new area. Read this feature about Bitcoin risks and possible gains first.