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Category Archives: CME

Interactive Brokers Allows Long-Only Bitcoin Futures Trading (At 50% Margin)

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Dec 11, 2017 11:45 AM Following the ‘successful’ launch of Bitcoin futures overnight, Interactive Brokers – whose founder had been adamantly against the CME/CBOE product over risk concerns – has enabled clients to trade the crypto-craziness on its platform… but with some notable constraints. Interactive Brokers began offering clients the ability to trade […]

Banks Issue Last Minute Warning About Risks Of Bitcoin Futures, Ask Regulator For Review

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Dec 7, 2017 10:10 AM As we countdown to the launch of bitcoin futures trading on the CBOE (10 December) and CME (18 December), the big banks – via the Futures Industry Association – have suddenly got cold feet about the risks. We don’t blame them, somebody’s going to get hurt, the […]

The bitcoin exchange CME plans to use for futures is down

gata.org / By Camila Russo via Bloomberg News / November 15, 2017 This is exactly what the bitcoin futures naysayers have been warning about: One of the exchanges which CME Group Inc. would use to price the contracts is having serious issues. Clients of San Francisco-based Kraken are seeing slow responses from the website, connection timeouts, […]

DoD Plans Solar-Storm-Based National Blackout Drill During Antifa Protests In November

This report was originally published by Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge According to The National Association for Amateur Radio (ARRL), elements of the US Department of Defense (DOD) will simulate a “communications interoperability” training exercise across the United States on November 04-06. The announcement released on October 24 has not been widely distributed to the media, because […]

FEMA Is Preparing For A Solar Storm That Would Take Out The Grid

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Administration) is planning for a massive solar storm that would be so strong, it would take down the power grid. Noting that the rare, yet “high-consequence” scenario has “the potential for catastrophic impact on our nation and FEMA’s ability to respond.” According to unpublished FEMA documents obtained by Government Attic, a […]

CME and Reuters to stop providing LBMA silver price benchmark

gata.org / By Jan Harvey via Reuters / March 3, 2017 CME Group and Thomson Reuters are to step down from providing the LBMA silver price benchmark auction, the London Bullion Market Association said today, less than three years after they successfully bid to provide the process. “In consultation with the LBMA, CME Group and Thomson […]

CME Direct Trading Platform Down Since Pre-Open After Upgrade Glitch; Now Fixed

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 11/02/2015 12:49 Update: CME DIRECT ISSUES NOW RESOLVED, EXCHANGE SAYS CME Group’sONLINE TRADING PLATFORM CME Direct will be unavailable until further notice due to a technical issue, the exchange said in a member notice this morning sent at 0857ET. While volumes look largely unaffected, Reuters reports that the outage came […]

JPMorgan Helps Comex Avoid Gold Depletion, Boosts Registered Gold By 78% Overnight

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 08/06/2015 12:08 Earlier this week, when observing the most recent drop in Comex registered gold as a result of a reclassification by the gold vaults of JPM and Brink’s of 25,386 ounces of registered gold into eligible (alongside the withrawal of 200,752 ounces of eligible gold from JPM), we […]

Shanghai Gold Exchange in talks to list products on CME

gata.org / by cpowell on 2015-06-26 From Reuters Friday, June 26, 2015 SHANGHAI — The Shanghai Gold Exchange is in talks to list its bullion products on CME Group’s trading platform and launch yuan-denominated bullion contracts in Dubai, an exchange official said. China, the top producer and a leading consumer of gold, is seeking to […]

More Oddities In The Comex Vaults

tfmetalsreport.com / By Turd Ferguson / June 18, 2015 at 8:45 am Last week, all the hubbub was about the movements of “gold” into the JPM Comex vault. This week, I’d like to point out something far more interesting and unusual…the flight of “gold” out of the Scotia Bank vault. In case you missed it […]