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Open Positions on Chicago Mercantile Exchange Bitcoin Futures Hit Record High

The number of open contracts for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s (CME) bitcoin (BTC) futures is reportedly at an all-time high, cryptocurrency news outlet Coindesk reported on June 3.According to visible data released by the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) data, the number of open positions for the

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Coinbase Closes Chicago Office and Scales Down Work on Matching Engine

Major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase shut down its Chicago office and scaled down the development of its matching engine, Fortune reports on April 23.Per the report, the exchange will consolidate the high-frequency trading matching engine efforts into its San Francisco office. Coinbase also purportedly laid off about 30

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Chicago Mayor Believes Crypto Adoption is “Inevitable”

Cryptocurrency received an endorsement from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel when he stated that wide-scale crypto adoption is “inevitable” at a FinTech meeting in his city earlier this week. The chief of staff for former US President Barack Obama said that while he is no expert in crypto technology, he believes digital assets could help

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Chicago Blockchain Leadership Connect Conference and Global Blockchain Hackathon

Chicago Blockchain Leadership Connect Conference 2018 will be held on Sunday, August 26th at Hyatt Regency Chicago, as part of the Chicago Blockchain Week, hosted by International Data Engineering and Science Association (IDEAS).In 2018, IDEAS organized many major blockchain conferences in Boston, New York and Los Angeles. To continue the nationwide series of blockchain conferences, IDEAS will gather

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