Ethereum has been in the doldrums lately. Bitcoin has made all the moves generally lifting crypto markets and increasing its own dominance largely at the expense of the higher cap altcoins such as Ethereum and XRP. That all changed today when ETH finally got some good fundamentals to send it surging 12 percent.
According to an exclusive on CoinDesk, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is ready to consider an Ethereum futures contract providing it meets their criteria. The outlet cited an anonymous senior official who stated;