E-Trade Financial Launches CME Bitcoin Futures Trading

The company also allowed customers to trade bitcoin futures from CBOE Global Markets on December 20
03 January 2018   326

E-Trade Financial Corporation, the online stock brokerage firm, announced it has opened up trading of bitcoin futures from CME Group for customers as of Tuesday evening. The intraday initial margin requirement for the CME bitcoin futures ("BTC") has been set at 80%, that same as is required for CBOE futures ("XBT").

The company also allowed customers to trade bitcoin futures from CBOE Global Markets on December 20.

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approved both CBOE and CME to list bitcoin futures on December 1. The regulator said at the time that the companies will pursue a self-certified initial listing, after working with the agency to set a standard for the offerings.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. and Ally Financial Inc.'s Ally Invest have also launched CBOE bitcoin futures trading to investors. Interactive Brokers Group also opened trading in products from both exchanges in December.

Bitcoin White to Release iOS and MacOS Wallet

According to the roadmap of Bitcoin White, the wallet for iOS and Mac OS will be released on February 19, 2018
19 February 2018   120

Bitcoin White is a flexible and decentralized application platform designed to lower the threshold for developers. Using JavaScript as the programming language and relational database to store data, Bitcoin White is increasing the similarities between developing a DAPP and a traditional web application.

Bitcoin White team has already developed and released the version of its wallet for Windows, Linux and Android. According to the roadmap of Bitcoin White, the wallet for iOS and Mac OS will be released on February 19, 2018.

 Bitcoin White Roadmap
Bitcoin White Roadmap Fragment

The features of the wallet include asset management, account information, setting an additional password, blocking the account by block, and internal blockchain list of transactions.

At the moment of press, these are main market parameters of Bitcoin White:

Average price: $0,184621
24h volume: $48 806