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Make sure you are aware of the trading schedule for the markets you trade! Some Markets will be open each day under abbreviated hours, some markets like the agricultural, grain and livestock venues will be closed Thursday and short hours Friday.
By Mark O’Brien
This week, the U.S. Justice Department announced that two Estonian citizens were arrested for their alleged involvement in a $575,000,000 cryptocurrency fraud and money laundering conspiracy.
Also this week, a notable Chinese venture investor, Bo Shen revealed he lost $42 million worth of crypto as a result of a theft from his personal wallet. Most of those assets were denominated in US Dollar Coin (USDC), a stablecoin created jointly by fintech company Circle, and crypto exchange Coinbase.
Most notably in the news recently, the collapse of crypto platform FTX continues to rattle the world of digital assets. In this instance, FTX’s customers’ funds on are still frozen, and they are losing hope they will ever get much back. It’s customers number in the millions. The 50 largest creditors alone are owed more than $3 billion dollars.
It makes you wonder about the safety and integrity of trading crypto assets.
Let this be a reminder that the world’s largest futures and options exchange – the CME Group – offers you a choice for managing cryptocurrency risk with Bitcoin and Micro Bitcoin futures and options. With efficient price discovery in transparent futures markets, prices based on the regulated CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate (BRR) and easily traded on your supported trading platform.
A Cannon broker will be able to assist, provide feedback and answer any questions.
Trading Futures, Options on Futures, and retail off-exchange foreign currency transactions involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge, and financial resources. You may lose all or more of your initial investment. Opinions, market data, and recommendations are subject to change at any time when it comes to Futures Trading.
This is not a solicitation of any order to buy or sell, but a current market view provided by Cannon Trading Inc. Any statement of facts here in contained are derived from sources believed to be reliable, but are not guaranteed as to accuracy, nor they purport to be complete. No responsibility is assumed with respect to any such statement or with respect to any expression of opinion herein contained. Readers are urged to exercise their own judgement in trading.