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Bakkt Opens Bitcoin Custody to All Institutions, Futures on Track for New ATH

The Bakkt platform has just announced that it will now allow any institutions to use its Bitcoin custody solution. Previously, only those trading the platform’s Bitcoin futures contracts had access to the Bakkt Warehouse. The news comes…
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Bakkt Launching New Bitcoin Options for its Futures Contracts in “Industry First”

The Bakkt platform is getting set to launch new Bitcoin trading derivatives. As of December, users of the regulated platform will be able to trade the Bakkt Bitcoin Options contract. Although off to a very slow start, yesterday saw volume on…
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Bitcoin’s $35 Billion Plunge Caused by Short Term Holders, Data Suggests

Earlier this week, the price of Bitcoin crashed from above $10,000 to a low of just over $7,900. The abrupt drop seems to have caused an abrupt shift in the sentiment surrounding the industry. With the much-anticipated Bakkt platform’s…
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Institutional Interest in Bitcoin Dipped Hugely Post Libra Dispute

After bitcoin popped and fizzled last year, no institutional body was willing to touch it. Banking giant Goldman Sachs abruptly went quiet on its proposals to open a digital asset trading desk. Meanwhile, JP Morgan Chase head Jamie Dimon last…
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Did Bakkt Cause The $10 Billion Crypto Market Crush?

In short, no. Bakkt’s bitcoin futures launch yesterday was underwhelming but it has not had any impact on crypto markets which are doing exactly what they have done for the past couple of years. Another Slide For Crypto Assets Another day…
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Bakkt’s Long-Term Importance for Bitcoin Still Intact Despite Lackluster Launch

All eyes were closely watching to see how much utilization Bakkt’s physically settled Bitcoin futures platform was met with during its launch yesterday evening, but much to the chagrin of investors who believed that it would open with massive…
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Bakkt Has Slow Debut But Bitcoin Volume Will Rise Over Time, Here’s Why

Trading appears to be off to a positive start on Bakkt following its launch late yesterday. The same cannot be said for Bitcoin which at the moment is experiencing a lull in volume and volatility. Bakkt Bitcoin Volume to Increase Over Time Launching…
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Get Ready, Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Launch in 30 Minutes

Just so you all know, Bakkt’s Bitcoin futures will have their first weekend pre-open in thirty minutes after this article is published. While you all, dear readers, likely do not have access to the investment vehicle from the get-go, due…
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Bitcoin Extend Gains as US-China Tariffs Take its Toll

Bitcoin posted modest gains in its September debut as the US introduced additional tariffs of 15 percent on $112 billion of Chinese goods. Bitcoin trending higher gradually | Image Credits: TradingView.com The benchmark cryptocurrency added…
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Major Bitcoin Move Coming? Bakkt Launch Date Coincides With Gann Pivot Points

This week, the Intercontinental Exchange-owned Bakkt announced the date it would finally launch its much-anticipated and long-awaited Bitcoin Futures trading product, and Bitcoin price responded by spiking over $400 over the course of the next…