As promised just weeks ago, FTX.US, a new spot cryptocurrency platform, opens today. Backed by FTX, a major offshore futures platform, FTX offers U.S. customers 10% margins on bitcoin, Ether and other trades.
Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury is picking up where it left off in 1986 with regular issuances of bonds with nominal 20-year maturities. (“Nominal” because the bond will be issued on June 1 and pay out 19+ years later on May 15.) The bonds will pay semi-annual interest.
CoinMarketCap, which last month was acquired by Binance, is now weighting the trading volumes it reports by web visit statistics. Surprising no one, Binance is newly reported to be the largest trading platform.
You could be forgiven for being surprised that global futures markets opened up this morning, or any recent morning, because, at least since trading went electronic and exchanges went for profit, the world has been nearing the end-of-days, lights-out apocalypse for...
As part of our evolving coverage of all aspects of the cannabis business, John Lothian News is passing on information and insights about industrial hemp to our readers on a monthly basis. Our partner in this endeavor, PanXchange, last year launched an electronic market for businesses all along the CBD-oriented hemp supply chain.
In the latest JLN update on the legal cannabis marketplace, Thom Thompson interviews Sparky Rose and Kerry Jordan, principals of the consultancy Supercritical, about possible legislative relief for cannabis banking as well as the impact of added Illinois licenses for craft growers and infusers.