• Nasdaq
    Bitcoin,  United States

    NASDAQ is launching its bitcoin futures contract sometime in the future

    A few details emerge as CEO Adena Friedman confirms things are in the works

    NASDAQ has been teasing since late last year that it will unveil a bitcoin futures contract, and now we know a little more about how it will work once formally released. Bitcoin’s future pricing is the stuff of hot debate, with strong arguments being made that it will will either soar to new heights in 2018 or crash irreparably. Futures players will be able to place bets on the rise and fall of the volatile cryptocurrency, profiting when they set savvy forward prices. Futures trading is perhaps where fantasy football meets the market—the only thing people love more than being right about a prediction is making money from it. NASDAQ…