Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler announced on April 8 that she and her husband were selling all of their stock holdings following weeks accusations of using her position for insider trading.
Bakkt to acquire loyalty program provider Bridge2 Solutions
The bitcoin futures exchange wants to incorporate rewards points into a consumer app for everyday spending
Bakkt, the bitcoin futures exchange that launched last year, wants to integrate reward points, game tokens, and cryptocurrency into a mobile wallet that will allow consumers to spend them as dollars.
CME Group launches bitcoin options contracts
The launch comes on the heels of rival exchange Bakkt’s launch of its own bitcoin options and cash-settled contracts in December
CME Group, one of the first regulated institutions to offer bitcoin futures, launched bitcoin options contracts today.
This is Awkward: Bakkt’s former CEO joins Senate committee overseeing CFTC
Sen. Kelly Loeffler, who used to run bitcoin futures trading platform Bakkt was just appointed to a committee that oversees the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. What’s she gonna do?
Former Bakkt CEO and current Senator Kelly Loeffler's membership on the committee overseeing the Commodity Futures Trading Commission presents a potential conflict of interest, but also gives the cryptocurrency industry a knowledgeable and friendly seat at the table.