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Traders in the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) fill orders.

Bitcoin futures launch sends bitcoin up $1,000

Bitcoin futures let investors bet on the future price of the red-hot coin.

Bitcoin futures are about to go live, and they could change the game for cryptocurrencies

The product will allow investors to bet on the coin's future price and could open the door to wider-participation in the market by retail investors and institutions.

Coinbase warns that its platform could crash again in the future

But it is rapidly building out its team to invest in its infrastructure.

Bitcoin is getting pounded after a wild week of gains

According to data from Markets Insider, bitcoin's value on Friday fell below $15,000 a coin after continually rising.
Black Hat USA 2013 attendees pass under a projected Black Hat logo during the hacker convention at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada July 31, 2013.

Meet the crypto trader who says he bought a Tesla with ‘pump and dump’ profits but claims the scams aren’t bad: ‘It’s a ...

A man who claimed to run a chat group used to coordinate "pump and dump" scams contacted Business Insider to explain why he does it.

Bitcoin tops $16,000 after wild 48 hour surge

It has risen by over $4,000 in about 48 hours.
Trader Paul Duffy signals a trade in the S&P futures pit at the CME group in Chicago, September 13, 2012.

There’s an argument brewing over the launch of bitcoin futures

The Futures Industry Association says clearinghouses are worried they will be most at risk to bitcoin's big price swings and weren't consulted on the launch.
Bern in Switzerland.

Blockchain developers are earning $180,000 a year as the Swiss crypto industry booms

It's "almost impossible" to find good blockchain developers in Switzerland now, according to the CEO of Eidoo, due to the fierce competition there.
A trader signals an offer in the corn options pit at the CME Group March 15, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.

‘Ominous signs’: A senior economist at an exchange about to launch bitcoin futures thinks a crash could be on the way

Fluctuating costs of transaction fees appear to play "a major role in determining price corrections," according to the CME Group.
A screenshot of Bittrex's website.

Traders on a $1 billion cryptocurrency exchange say they can’t withdraw money and are left in the dark about why

Bittrex admitted to "significant delays" handling customer problems but said it has hired more staff to address the issues.