Rep. Maxine Waters: I don't support Libra at all at this point https://t.co/Qmb2Y9SSKc— Cointelegraph (@Cointelegraph) October 24, 2019
* Facebook CEO and Founder Mark Zuckerberg delivered his testimony in a congressional hearing before the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee on Oct. 23. Libra was the main focus of the agenda. Zuckerberg stressed that if Libra Association launched Libra prematurely without all the needed regulatory approvals, Facebook would be forced to pull out of the Association. However, US lawmakers were not convinced.
The Bakkt Bitcoin Options contract will be based on the benchmark Bakkt Monthly Bitcoin Futures contract and represents another important step in developing this asset class for institutional investors https://t.co/4ZE0LIBJJP— Bakkt (@Bakkt) October 24, 2019
* Bakkt's Bitcoin (BTC) futures hit a new all time high with 452 BTC futures contracts traded. According to the historical data from Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the platform has traded 441 Bitcoin futures contracts for November 2019, last price traded at $7,400. 11 futures contracts for December, last price traded at $7,407. They recently announced Bitcoin futures options to be launched by the end of this year.
* The first Paxful Meetup is happening tonight! Paxful's first community meet-up in Manila! The Paxful Marketplace is a P2P Bitcoin marketplace that uses hundreds of different payment methods to buy and sell bitcoin. Join the local community for some Beer, Wings, and Bitcoin at Blockchain Space PH's venue in Makati, Metro Manila.