|Good article. |
One other prediction: The industry needs to make it easier for their customers to trade without having to register on multiple exchanges. We will see the cryptocurrency exchanges begin to consolidate in 2018. The surviving exchanges will expand their offerings.
Here is a list of 125 - yes 125 - cryptocurrency exchanges: cryptocoincharts.info
NYSE files to list bitcoin ETFs, bringing cryptocurrency a step closer to mainstream
The NYSE wants to list the ProShares Bitcoin ETF and the ProShares Short Bitcoin ETF, two exchange-traded funds that would allow traders to bet on how the volatile cryptocurrency futures contracts will perform. ProShares, which has more than $29 billion in assets under management, filed its own documents with the SEC for the two bitcoin ETFs in September.
The funds would track either the Cboe or CME bitcoin futures and would invest their assets in benchmark futures contracts with the option of investing in contracts outside the benchmark.
Cboe files to list 6 bitcoin ETFs after being first major exchange to trade cryptocurrency futures