Bitcoin Dips a Toe Into the Mainstream

The status of bitcoin as a legitimate financial asset may be rising even faster than its price.

Just last month, Jamie Dimon, the CEO of the nation’s big bank, JPMorgan Chase, said that bitcoin was A) a fraud and B) something his bank would never touch. Dimon said he would personally fire…

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CME to offer bitcoin futures

CME Group, the world’s largest exchange operator by market value, is readying plans to offer futures on bitcoin, giving momentum to cryptocurrencies’ move away from the fringes of finance.

The Chicago-based trading venue said it intended to add bitcoin to its stable of futures on…

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