Bitcoin News: Now That the CFTC Says It's a Commodity, What's Next?
September 18, 2015 at 16:21 PM EDT
In a major piece of Bitcoin news, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ruled that the digital currency is a commodity. It's a significant step along the road toward Bitcoin regulation. While some early adopters of Bitcoin would prefer no government involvement with Bitcoin, Bitcoin regulation is necessary for the digital currency to play any meaningful role in the financial system. Here's what the ruling means for Bitcoin investments... Tags: Bitcoin ETF , bitcoin exchange , Bitcoin News , bitcoin price , Bitcoin regulation , digital currency , Investing in Bitcoin , Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF To get full access to all Money Morning content, click here About Money Morning: Money Morning gives you access to a team of ten market experts with more than 250 years of combined investing experience – for free . Our experts – who have appeared on FOXBusiness, CNBC, NPR, and BloombergTV – deliver daily investing tips and stock picks, provide analysis with actions to take, and answer your biggest market questions. Our goal is to help our millions of e-newsletter subscribers and Moneymorning.com visitors become smarter, more confident investors. Disclaimer: © 2015 Money Morning and Money Map Press. All Rights Reserved. Protected by copyright of the United States and international treaties. Any reproduction, copying, or redistribution (electronic or otherwise, including the world wide web), of content from this webpage, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of Money Morning. 16 W. Madison St. Baltimore, MD, 21201. The post Bitcoin News: Now That the CFTC Says It's a Commodity, What's Next? appeared first on Money Morning - We Make Investing Profitable .