Bitcoin Movement Continues to Gain Note-Worthy Attention.
The hot digital currency hit new highs over the weekend — and it’s now got the weight of the world’s biggest exchange operator behind it.
Financial market giant CME Group (CME) launched bitcoin futures trading on Sunday evening in the U.S., a week after a similar move by its smaller rival Cboe Global Markets (CBOE).
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The involvement of top financial institutions in the bitcoin market underscores its growing mainstream acceptance even as government officials, business leaders and economists continue to warn people against investing in it.