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MIT Group Funding Shows Growing Crypto Trading Interest

Floating Point Group, or FPG, a startup delivering institutional crypto traders automation technologies, garnered $2 million of capital from several entities."It's becoming clear that sophisticated quantitative traders and platform developers are viewing the cryptocurrency markets as an exciting new opportunity," FPG CEO John Peurifoy explained in a May 28 statement. The funding

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LG Shows Interest in Distributed Ledger Technology, Joins Hedera Hashgraph Governing Council

LG Electronics has joined the governing council of Hedera Hashgraph, the enterprise-grade public distributed ledger platform. LG serves as the council’s fourteenth member, sitting alongside Boeing, Deutsche Telekom, Google, IBM, Tata Communications, and other leading organizations.Hedera Hashgraph CEO Mance Harmon told Cryptox that LG is the first home appliance manufacturer

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Goldman Sachs Hosting Bitcoin Call as Institutional Interest in Cryptocurrency Surges

As interest in cryptocurrency grows among institutional investors, global investment banks, like Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, are reexamining their views about bitcoin. Goldman Sachs is hosting a call for its clients to learn about the implications of current policies for bitcoin, gold, and inflation.Goldman Sachs’ Bitcoin Call for

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Bitcoin Futures, Options, and Open Interest: Crypto Derivatives Break Records After the Halving 

Since the market rout on March 12, otherwise known as ‘Black Thursday,’ bitcoin futures and options contracts have seen significant demand. On May 14, CME Group saw the total number of outstanding derivatives contracts (open interest) touch a high of $142 million. Four days later, CME broke records again.

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Bitcoin Options: Deribit Exchange Sees Record Open Interest of $1B

Bitcoin’s option market continues to grow, signaling an increased influx of sophisticated traders and institutions into the crypto space.Open interest (or open positions) in options listed on the Panama-based Deribit exchange jumped to a record high of $1 billion Tuesday, according to the data provided by the crypto derivatives research firm

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