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Coindesk
1 month ago
Cryptocurrency

Is Crypto on the Cusp of a Bull or Bear Market? Using Consensus 2024 as a Barometer

Market sentiment uncertainty at Consensus 2024. [ more ]
Coindesk
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Crypto for Advisors: Are ETH ETFs Coming?

Spot Ether ETF approval likely imminent despite recent market skepticism.
Main arguments for and against Spot Ether ETF approval being debated as May 23 SEC decision approaches. [ more ]
Coindesk
1 month ago
Cryptocurrency

Is Crypto on the Cusp of a Bull or Bear Market? Using Consensus 2024 as a Barometer

Market sentiment uncertainty at Consensus 2024. [ more ]
Coindesk
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Crypto for Advisors: Are ETH ETFs Coming?

Spot Ether ETF approval likely imminent despite recent market skepticism.
Main arguments for and against Spot Ether ETF approval being debated as May 23 SEC decision approaches. [ more ]
moremarket-sentiment
#crypto-trading
Coindesk
1 month ago
Cryptocurrency

NYSE Would Consider Crypto Trading If Regulatory Picture Were Clearer, President Says at Consensus 2024

NYSE open to crypto trading with clear regulation [ more ]
Coindesk
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Goldman Seeing 'Resurgence of Interest' for Crypto Options From Hedge Fund Clients: Bloomberg

Approval of spot bitcoin ETF led to increased interest among Goldman's clients.
Goldman expanding offerings to asset managers, bank clients, and digital asset firms. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

HashKey Becomes Crypto Unicorn After Closing $100M Raise

HashKey Group has almost reached its $100 million fundraising target and now has a valuation of $1.2 billion.
The company won a license from Hong Kong's security regulator to offer retail crypto trading. [ more ]
Coindesk
1 month ago
Cryptocurrency

NYSE Would Consider Crypto Trading If Regulatory Picture Were Clearer, President Says at Consensus 2024

NYSE open to crypto trading with clear regulation [ more ]
Coindesk
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Goldman Seeing 'Resurgence of Interest' for Crypto Options From Hedge Fund Clients: Bloomberg

Approval of spot bitcoin ETF led to increased interest among Goldman's clients.
Goldman expanding offerings to asset managers, bank clients, and digital asset firms. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

HashKey Becomes Crypto Unicorn After Closing $100M Raise

HashKey Group has almost reached its $100 million fundraising target and now has a valuation of $1.2 billion.
The company won a license from Hong Kong's security regulator to offer retail crypto trading. [ more ]
morecrypto-trading
#blackrock
ReadWrite
1 month ago
Cryptocurrency

BlackRock's Bitcoin ETF overtakes Grayscale's GBTC

BlackRock's IBIT Bitcoin ETF surpassed Grayscale's GBTC as the largest such product, with significant inflows and investments indicating bullish sentiment in the cryptocurrency market. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
1 month ago
Cryptocurrency

BlackRock's $20 Billion IBIT Becomes The World's Largest Bitcoin ETF

BlackRock's iShares Bitcoin Trust (IBIT) has surpassed Grayscale's Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) to become the world's largest Bitcoin ETF. [ more ]
Coindesk
1 month ago
Cryptocurrency

BlackRock Takes the Crown for the Largest Spot Bitcoin ETF From Grayscale

BlackRock's IBIT is now the largest spot bitcoin ETF in the U.S. [ more ]
Coindesk
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Vanguard, Avowedly Anti-Crypto, Said Set to Name Bitcoin-Friendly Ex-BlackRock Exec as CEO: WSJ

Vanguard is reportedly considering hiring former BlackRock executive who led the launch of their bitcoin ETF as CEO. [ more ]
ReadWrite
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

BlackRock's IBIT achieves 70-day inflow streak milestone

BlackRock's Bitcoin ETF IBIT achieved 70 consecutive days of net inflows, garnering significant traction. [ more ]
Coindesk
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

BlackRock's Spot Bitcoin ETF Starts Trading in Brazil

BlackRock expands trading of its spot bitcoin ETF, IBIT, to Brazil
IBIT attracted over $7 billion in net investments since its U.S. launch on January 11 [ more ]
ReadWrite
1 month ago
Cryptocurrency

BlackRock's Bitcoin ETF overtakes Grayscale's GBTC

BlackRock's IBIT Bitcoin ETF surpassed Grayscale's GBTC as the largest such product, with significant inflows and investments indicating bullish sentiment in the cryptocurrency market. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
1 month ago
Cryptocurrency

BlackRock's $20 Billion IBIT Becomes The World's Largest Bitcoin ETF

BlackRock's iShares Bitcoin Trust (IBIT) has surpassed Grayscale's Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) to become the world's largest Bitcoin ETF. [ more ]
Coindesk
1 month ago
Cryptocurrency

BlackRock Takes the Crown for the Largest Spot Bitcoin ETF From Grayscale

BlackRock's IBIT is now the largest spot bitcoin ETF in the U.S. [ more ]
Coindesk
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Vanguard, Avowedly Anti-Crypto, Said Set to Name Bitcoin-Friendly Ex-BlackRock Exec as CEO: WSJ

Vanguard is reportedly considering hiring former BlackRock executive who led the launch of their bitcoin ETF as CEO. [ more ]
ReadWrite
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

BlackRock's IBIT achieves 70-day inflow streak milestone

BlackRock's Bitcoin ETF IBIT achieved 70 consecutive days of net inflows, garnering significant traction. [ more ]
Coindesk
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

BlackRock's Spot Bitcoin ETF Starts Trading in Brazil

BlackRock expands trading of its spot bitcoin ETF, IBIT, to Brazil
IBIT attracted over $7 billion in net investments since its U.S. launch on January 11 [ more ]
moreblackrock
Coindesk
1 month ago
Cryptocurrency

First Mover Americas: BTC Consolidates Around $68K as IBIT Overtakes GBTC

BlackRock's spot bitcoin ETF surpasses Grayscale's, boosted by $102 million inflow, signaling bullish sentiment in the market. [ more ]
#vanguard
Coindesk
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Incoming Vanguard CEO Won't Reverse Decision Not to Launch Bitcoin ETF

Vanguard's new CEO Salim Ramji does not plan to offer a spot bitcoin ETF. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Ex-BlackRock Bitcoin ETF Lead Appointed New Vanguard CEO

Vanguard names new CEO, potentially signaling a shift towards Bitcoin ETF offerings. [ more ]
Coindesk
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Incoming Vanguard CEO Won't Reverse Decision Not to Launch Bitcoin ETF

Vanguard's new CEO Salim Ramji does not plan to offer a spot bitcoin ETF. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Ex-BlackRock Bitcoin ETF Lead Appointed New Vanguard CEO

Vanguard names new CEO, potentially signaling a shift towards Bitcoin ETF offerings. [ more ]
morevanguard
#cryptocurrency
Coindesk
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Cautious Bitcoin Bounce to Face Inflation Data Hurdles Later This Week

Spot Bitcoin ETF buying slowdown shifts focus to macro factors like inflation data for market volatility. [ more ]
Coindesk
5 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Crypto Bulls Lose $217M as Apparent Grayscale Sales Weighs on Bitcoin

Futures traders saw $217 million in liquidations in the past 24 hours as the approval of spot bitcoin ETFs led to a sell-off.
Fears of Grayscale selling its bitcoin holdings contributed to the drop in prices. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Ben Franklin's Laser Eyes Suggest a Tough - and Quirky - Battle for Bitcoin ETFs

Companies issuing bitcoin ETFs are finding creative ways to distinguish themselves from competitors
Laser eyes and embracing crypto culture are some of the strategies being used [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

BTC Blasts Past $47K as Bitcoin ETF Excitement Gets Feverish

Bitcoin surged to over $47,000, its highest level since April 2022, as investors anticipate the approval of a spot-based Bitcoin ETF in the U.S.
The approval of the Bitcoin ETF could lead to a significant rally in the price of Bitcoin, attracting more investors and inflows.
Asset management giants BlackRock, Fidelity, and Grayscale have submitted updated filings to the SEC for Bitcoin ETF approval. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
7 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Google Revising Crypto Ad Rules Ahead of Expected Bitcoin ETF Launch

Google has adjusted its Crypto Ad Guidelines to allow advertisers offering "Cryptocurrency Coin Trusts" targeting the United States, reflecting a shift in its approach to cryptocurrency-related ads.
The updated guidelines recognize the growing popularity and legitimacy of investment vehicles that enable trading of digital currency.
Google will now issue warnings at least seven days before suspending accounts for policy violations. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
7 months ago
Cryptocurrency

El Salvador National Treasury In Profit After Bitcoin Surge Above $40,000

El Salvador's national Bitcoin treasury has seen a profit of 3.17% on its $127 million investment.
President Nayib Bukele has yet to confirm if the country acquired additional Bitcoin over the last year. [ more ]
Coindesk
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Cautious Bitcoin Bounce to Face Inflation Data Hurdles Later This Week

Spot Bitcoin ETF buying slowdown shifts focus to macro factors like inflation data for market volatility. [ more ]
Coindesk
5 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Crypto Bulls Lose $217M as Apparent Grayscale Sales Weighs on Bitcoin

Futures traders saw $217 million in liquidations in the past 24 hours as the approval of spot bitcoin ETFs led to a sell-off.
Fears of Grayscale selling its bitcoin holdings contributed to the drop in prices. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Ben Franklin's Laser Eyes Suggest a Tough - and Quirky - Battle for Bitcoin ETFs

Companies issuing bitcoin ETFs are finding creative ways to distinguish themselves from competitors
Laser eyes and embracing crypto culture are some of the strategies being used [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

BTC Blasts Past $47K as Bitcoin ETF Excitement Gets Feverish

Bitcoin surged to over $47,000, its highest level since April 2022, as investors anticipate the approval of a spot-based Bitcoin ETF in the U.S.
The approval of the Bitcoin ETF could lead to a significant rally in the price of Bitcoin, attracting more investors and inflows.
Asset management giants BlackRock, Fidelity, and Grayscale have submitted updated filings to the SEC for Bitcoin ETF approval. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
7 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Google Revising Crypto Ad Rules Ahead of Expected Bitcoin ETF Launch

Google has adjusted its Crypto Ad Guidelines to allow advertisers offering "Cryptocurrency Coin Trusts" targeting the United States, reflecting a shift in its approach to cryptocurrency-related ads.
The updated guidelines recognize the growing popularity and legitimacy of investment vehicles that enable trading of digital currency.
Google will now issue warnings at least seven days before suspending accounts for policy violations. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
7 months ago
Cryptocurrency

El Salvador National Treasury In Profit After Bitcoin Surge Above $40,000

El Salvador's national Bitcoin treasury has seen a profit of 3.17% on its $127 million investment.
President Nayib Bukele has yet to confirm if the country acquired additional Bitcoin over the last year. [ more ]
morecryptocurrency
#australia
Coindesk
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin, Ether Sink Amid U.S. Stagflation Fears

Bitcoin and ether prices dip amidst U.S. stagflation fears. Potential for first spot Bitcoin ETF approval in Australia. Slowdown in Bitcoin ETF inflows is a short-term development. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

First Australian Spot Bitcoin ETF Could Launch Mid-Year

Monochrome plans Australia's first spot Bitcoin ETF
ETF expected to gain approval by mid-2024 [ more ]
Coindesk
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Australians More Likely to Invest in Spot Bitcoin ETFs After U.S. Approval: Study

25% of Australians view bitcoin more favorably post-spot bitcoin ETF approval
General awareness of cryptocurrency among Australians at a new high of 95% [ more ]
Coindesk
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin, Ether Sink Amid U.S. Stagflation Fears

Bitcoin and ether prices dip amidst U.S. stagflation fears. Potential for first spot Bitcoin ETF approval in Australia. Slowdown in Bitcoin ETF inflows is a short-term development. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

First Australian Spot Bitcoin ETF Could Launch Mid-Year

Monochrome plans Australia's first spot Bitcoin ETF
ETF expected to gain approval by mid-2024 [ more ]
Coindesk
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Australians More Likely to Invest in Spot Bitcoin ETFs After U.S. Approval: Study

25% of Australians view bitcoin more favorably post-spot bitcoin ETF approval
General awareness of cryptocurrency among Australians at a new high of 95% [ more ]
moreaustralia
#hong-kong
ReadWrite
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Chinese fund managers seek Bitcoin ETF approval in Hong Kong

Hong Kong may approve Bitcoin ETF linked to BTC, attracting significant demand from Chinese investors through Southbound Stock Connect program. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Chinese Financial Institutions Turn to Hong Kong's New Bitcoin ETF

New applications for a Bitcoin ETF in Hong Kong are coming from major traditional asset managers in Mainland China.
Hong Kong's Bitcoin ETF is attracting significant interest globally, signaling a shift towards broader acceptance of ETFs in East Asia. [ more ]
Coindesk
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Hong Kong-Based Asset Manager VSFG and Value Partners Apply for Spot Bitcoin ETF

Asset managers VSFG and Value Partners have applied for a spot bitcoin ETF in Hong Kong.
SFC is expected to allow in-kind creations and redemptions for spot bitcoin ETFs. [ more ]
ReadWrite
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Chinese fund managers seek Bitcoin ETF approval in Hong Kong

Hong Kong may approve Bitcoin ETF linked to BTC, attracting significant demand from Chinese investors through Southbound Stock Connect program. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Chinese Financial Institutions Turn to Hong Kong's New Bitcoin ETF

New applications for a Bitcoin ETF in Hong Kong are coming from major traditional asset managers in Mainland China.
Hong Kong's Bitcoin ETF is attracting significant interest globally, signaling a shift towards broader acceptance of ETFs in East Asia. [ more ]
Coindesk
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Hong Kong-Based Asset Manager VSFG and Value Partners Apply for Spot Bitcoin ETF

Asset managers VSFG and Value Partners have applied for a spot bitcoin ETF in Hong Kong.
SFC is expected to allow in-kind creations and redemptions for spot bitcoin ETFs. [ more ]
morehong-kong
#grayscale
Coindesk
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Grayscale Bitcoin ETF Sees Record Lowest Daily Outflow of $18M

Grayscale's BTC ETF experienced $18 million in outflows, a record low since its launch.
Genesis selling shares due to bankruptcy process and high annual fees contribute to the GBTC product's consistent outflows. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

First Mover Americas: Franklin Templeton's Bitcoin ETF Becomes the Cheapest

Grayscale's bitcoin fund, GBTC, saw its discount to net asset value (NAV) shrink to 0% following approval to convert into a spot bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF).
Franklin Templeton reduced the fee on its bitcoin ETF to 0.19% of net assets, making it the cheapest option among new investment products.
UBS will allow some clients to trade bitcoin ETFs but with certain conditions, including not soliciting these trades and limiting access for accounts with lower risk tolerance. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Grayscale Claims Bragging Rights for First Spot Bitcoin ETF to Trade

Grayscale's GBTC became the first spot bitcoin ETF to begin trading after receiving approval from the SEC.
The approval of GBTC and other spot bitcoin ETFs marks a historic milestone for the cryptocurrency industry. [ more ]
Coindesk
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Grayscale Bitcoin ETF Sees Record Lowest Daily Outflow of $18M

Grayscale's BTC ETF experienced $18 million in outflows, a record low since its launch.
Genesis selling shares due to bankruptcy process and high annual fees contribute to the GBTC product's consistent outflows. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

First Mover Americas: Franklin Templeton's Bitcoin ETF Becomes the Cheapest

Grayscale's bitcoin fund, GBTC, saw its discount to net asset value (NAV) shrink to 0% following approval to convert into a spot bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF).
Franklin Templeton reduced the fee on its bitcoin ETF to 0.19% of net assets, making it the cheapest option among new investment products.
UBS will allow some clients to trade bitcoin ETFs but with certain conditions, including not soliciting these trades and limiting access for accounts with lower risk tolerance. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Grayscale Claims Bragging Rights for First Spot Bitcoin ETF to Trade

Grayscale's GBTC became the first spot bitcoin ETF to begin trading after receiving approval from the SEC.
The approval of GBTC and other spot bitcoin ETFs marks a historic milestone for the cryptocurrency industry. [ more ]
moregrayscale
#cryptocurrency-market
Coindesk
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Australian Asset Manager Monochrome Applies With Cboe Australia for a Spot Bitcoin ETF, Eyes Decision By Mid-Year

Monochrome Asset Management has applied for a spot Bitcoin ETF in Australia with Cboe Australia.
Cboe Australia is expected to make a decision on the Bitcoin ETF application before mid-2024. [ more ]
Coindesk
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bernstein Is 'Now More Convinced' That Bitcoin Will Hit $150K After Massive Rally

Bitcoin ETF inflows surpass expectations
Broker more convinced of $150K Bitcoin target
Bitcoin mining stocks recommended for crypto market rally [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
5 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin outlook: Will the cryptocurrency market recover?

Bitcoin price dropped to $38,555 and rose above $40,000, triggering massive liquidation in the cryptocurrency market.
The decline in Bitcoin prices may be due to GBTC redemption through bankrupt exchange FTX and the approval of a Bitcoin ETF by the SEC. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin ETF Fever Drives Ethereum to 32-Month Low Versus BTC

Ethereum's ether (ETH) has reached its lowest price versus bitcoin (BTC) since April 2021.
Bitcoin's dominance in the cryptocurrency market has risen from 39% to 54% in the past 14 months. [ more ]
Coindesk
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Australian Asset Manager Monochrome Applies With Cboe Australia for a Spot Bitcoin ETF, Eyes Decision By Mid-Year

Monochrome Asset Management has applied for a spot Bitcoin ETF in Australia with Cboe Australia.
Cboe Australia is expected to make a decision on the Bitcoin ETF application before mid-2024. [ more ]
Coindesk
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bernstein Is 'Now More Convinced' That Bitcoin Will Hit $150K After Massive Rally

Bitcoin ETF inflows surpass expectations
Broker more convinced of $150K Bitcoin target
Bitcoin mining stocks recommended for crypto market rally [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
5 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin outlook: Will the cryptocurrency market recover?

Bitcoin price dropped to $38,555 and rose above $40,000, triggering massive liquidation in the cryptocurrency market.
The decline in Bitcoin prices may be due to GBTC redemption through bankrupt exchange FTX and the approval of a Bitcoin ETF by the SEC. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin ETF Fever Drives Ethereum to 32-Month Low Versus BTC

Ethereum's ether (ETH) has reached its lowest price versus bitcoin (BTC) since April 2021.
Bitcoin's dominance in the cryptocurrency market has risen from 39% to 54% in the past 14 months. [ more ]
morecryptocurrency-market
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink Says He's "Very Bullish On The Long Term Viability of Bitcoin"

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink is bullish on Bitcoin's long-term viability, with their $IBIT spot Bitcoin ETF being the fastest-growing ever. [ more ]
Coindesk
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

U.S Has its Eleventh Spot Bitcoin ETF After Hashdex Fund Conversion

Hashdex converted Bitcoin Futures ETF into Spot Bitcoin ETF under ticker DEFI.
DEFI can hold up to 5% of assets in CME-traded bitcoin futures contracts for better price tracking. [ more ]
Coindesk
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Robinhood to Benefit From 'Monster' Crypto Cycle, Initiated Outperform by Bernstein

Bernstein initiated coverage of Robinhood (HOOD) with an outperform rating and $30 price target.
Expectation of significant growth in the total crypto market cap and bitcoin ETF assets under management by 2025. [ more ]
#sec
Coindesk
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

SEC Orders First Trust-SkyBridge to Declare its Bitcoin ETF Application Abandoned

First Trust and SkyBridge abandon bitcoin ETF application after initial rejection in January 2022.
BlackRock's successful bitcoin ETF approval might have influenced First Trust and SkyBridge's decision not to reapply. [ more ]
ReadWrite
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

SEC delays decision on Bitcoin trading options for ETFs

SEC delays decision on Bitcoin ETF options
Options on ETFs provide leverage for directional bets on the market [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
5 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin ETF: A Decade Of Struggle For Legitimacy

The SEC approved 11 Bitcoin spot ETFs, leading to a surge of global investors and marking the crossover between traditional finance and digital assets.
The approval of the Bitcoin ETF is a milestone for the crypto industry, but some early crypto investors still have reservations. [ more ]
Coindesk
5 months ago
Cryptocurrency

ETH ETFs Are Inevitable - But When?

The SEC is expected to reject an ETH-based ETF by May
Approval for an ETH ETF is more complex than with bitcoin ETFs [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Gary Gensler Voted to Approve Bitcoin ETFs, Despite Public Criticism

SEC chairman Gary Gensler was one of three members who approved the filings for the first-ever spot bitcoin ETF.
Commissioners Caroline Crenshaw and Jaime Lizárraga voted against the plans. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

ETF Euphoria Shows Bitcoin Needs Wall Street After All

The SEC has approved the first spot Bitcoin ETF in the US.
The crypto industry sees the ETF as necessary for mainstream adoption despite contradicting Bitcoin's original goal. [ more ]
Coindesk
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

SEC Orders First Trust-SkyBridge to Declare its Bitcoin ETF Application Abandoned

First Trust and SkyBridge abandon bitcoin ETF application after initial rejection in January 2022.
BlackRock's successful bitcoin ETF approval might have influenced First Trust and SkyBridge's decision not to reapply. [ more ]
ReadWrite
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

SEC delays decision on Bitcoin trading options for ETFs

SEC delays decision on Bitcoin ETF options
Options on ETFs provide leverage for directional bets on the market [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
5 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin ETF: A Decade Of Struggle For Legitimacy

The SEC approved 11 Bitcoin spot ETFs, leading to a surge of global investors and marking the crossover between traditional finance and digital assets.
The approval of the Bitcoin ETF is a milestone for the crypto industry, but some early crypto investors still have reservations. [ more ]
Coindesk
5 months ago
Cryptocurrency

ETH ETFs Are Inevitable - But When?

The SEC is expected to reject an ETH-based ETF by May
Approval for an ETH ETF is more complex than with bitcoin ETFs [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Gary Gensler Voted to Approve Bitcoin ETFs, Despite Public Criticism

SEC chairman Gary Gensler was one of three members who approved the filings for the first-ever spot bitcoin ETF.
Commissioners Caroline Crenshaw and Jaime Lizárraga voted against the plans. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

ETF Euphoria Shows Bitcoin Needs Wall Street After All

The SEC has approved the first spot Bitcoin ETF in the US.
The crypto industry sees the ETF as necessary for mainstream adoption despite contradicting Bitcoin's original goal. [ more ]
moresec
#inflows
Coindesk
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

VanEck Spot Bitcoin ETF Sees Record $119M Inflow After Fee Cut to 0%

VanEck's spot bitcoin ETF saw record daily inflows after cutting management fees to 0%.
VanEck Bitcoin Trust attracted $119 million in fresh funds, adding over 1,600 bitcoin on Monday. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitwise, Fidelity, BlackRock See Biggest Bitcoin ETF Inflow in Preliminary Tally

Bitwise's bitcoin ETF (BITB) saw the biggest inflow of cash on its first day of trading, followed by Fidelity's fund (FBTC).
BlackRock's IBIT, expected to be a top contender, attracted $110 million in inflows but holds $120 million in bitcoin and $112 million in cash.
Spot bitcoin ETFs recorded a massive first day in trading volume with $4.6 billion daily volume combined, making it the biggest Day One in ETF history. [ more ]
Coindesk
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

VanEck Spot Bitcoin ETF Sees Record $119M Inflow After Fee Cut to 0%

VanEck's spot bitcoin ETF saw record daily inflows after cutting management fees to 0%.
VanEck Bitcoin Trust attracted $119 million in fresh funds, adding over 1,600 bitcoin on Monday. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitwise, Fidelity, BlackRock See Biggest Bitcoin ETF Inflow in Preliminary Tally

Bitwise's bitcoin ETF (BITB) saw the biggest inflow of cash on its first day of trading, followed by Fidelity's fund (FBTC).
BlackRock's IBIT, expected to be a top contender, attracted $110 million in inflows but holds $120 million in bitcoin and $112 million in cash.
Spot bitcoin ETFs recorded a massive first day in trading volume with $4.6 billion daily volume combined, making it the biggest Day One in ETF history. [ more ]
moreinflows
Coindesk
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

BlackRock's Bitcoin ETF Nears 200K BTC, Passing Michael Saylor's MicroStrategy

BlackRock iShares Bitcoin ETF (IBIT) has accumulated more bitcoin than MicroStrategy.
IBIT has been adding hundreds of millions of dollars worth of bitcoin daily since its launch. [ more ]
#bitcoin-fund
Coindesk
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Osprey Bitcoin Trust Looking for a Buyer or Possible Merger with Bitcoin ETF

Osprey Bitcoin Trust exploring strategic alternatives including selling or merging with a bitcoin ETF
Possible liquidation and dissolution if current process is unsuccessful [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

What Happened the Last Time the SEC Ruled on a Bitcoin ETF

The quest for a Bitcoin ETF has been ongoing since 2013, with multiple proposals and rejections.
Despite its popularity, the GBTC Bitcoin fund remains unlisted on major U.S. exchanges. [ more ]
Coindesk
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Osprey Bitcoin Trust Looking for a Buyer or Possible Merger with Bitcoin ETF

Osprey Bitcoin Trust exploring strategic alternatives including selling or merging with a bitcoin ETF
Possible liquidation and dissolution if current process is unsuccessful [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

What Happened the Last Time the SEC Ruled on a Bitcoin ETF

The quest for a Bitcoin ETF has been ongoing since 2013, with multiple proposals and rejections.
Despite its popularity, the GBTC Bitcoin fund remains unlisted on major U.S. exchanges. [ more ]
morebitcoin-fund
#ark-invest
Coindesk
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Ark and 21Shares to Disclose Spot Bitcoin ETF Reserves Via Chainlink Integration

Ark Invest and 21Shares are enhancing transparency by making bitcoin reserves public for ARKB.
Integration of Chainlink's Proof of Reserve platform for verification of holdings data in ARKB. [ more ]
Coindesk
5 months ago
Cryptocurrency

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Regains $41K in End of Week Rally

Bitcoin price rises by 2.6% in the last 24 hours.
ARK Invest sells shares of ProShares Bitcoin Trust ETF and buys shares of ARK 21 Shares Bitcoin ETF. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

ARK Buys $15.9M Worth of Its Own Bitcoin ETF

ARK Invest purchased $15.9 million worth of shares in its own bitcoin ETF.
ARK also sold $15.8 million worth of shares in the ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF. [ more ]
Coindesk
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Ark and 21Shares to Disclose Spot Bitcoin ETF Reserves Via Chainlink Integration

Ark Invest and 21Shares are enhancing transparency by making bitcoin reserves public for ARKB.
Integration of Chainlink's Proof of Reserve platform for verification of holdings data in ARKB. [ more ]
Coindesk
5 months ago
Cryptocurrency

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Regains $41K in End of Week Rally

Bitcoin price rises by 2.6% in the last 24 hours.
ARK Invest sells shares of ProShares Bitcoin Trust ETF and buys shares of ARK 21 Shares Bitcoin ETF. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

ARK Buys $15.9M Worth of Its Own Bitcoin ETF

ARK Invest purchased $15.9 million worth of shares in its own bitcoin ETF.
ARK also sold $15.8 million worth of shares in the ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF. [ more ]
moreark-invest
Bitcoin News
5 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Ads For Bitcoin Spot ETFs Go Live On Google: Report

Bitcoin ETF ads have been made live on search engine Google, following the approval of the ETFs in the United States.
Leading asset management firms like BlackRock, Fidelity, and Grayscale are engaging in an advertising blitz to promote their newly approved exchange-traded products. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
5 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin is expected to set a new all-time high of $88,000 in 2024

Bitcoin is predicted to reach a new all-time high of around $88,000 this year, according to a panel of industry specialists.
By the end of the year, experts expect the price of Bitcoin to drop to around $77,000 before climbing to $123,000 in 2025 and $367,000 in 2030. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
5 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Valkyrie Becomes First Spot Bitcoin ETF to Diversify Coin Custody, Uses Coinbase and BitGo

Valkyrie has become the first spot Bitcoin ETF to diversify the custody of its coins by partnering with BitGo in addition to Coinbase.
The move aims to enhance security and reliability by working with multiple custodians. [ more ]
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Coindesk
5 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitwise Becomes First Spot Bitcoin ETF Provider to Provide Wallet Address

Bitwise became the first bitcoin ETF issuer to share its digital wallet address publicly, allowing anyone to verify the fund's holdings and flows on the blockchain.
Publishing on-chain addresses is a first step towards increasing public transparency in the crypto industry, and Bitwise hopes to do more in the future to provide real-time cryptographic attestations. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
5 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitwise Becomes First U.S. Spot Bitcoin ETF to Disclose BTC Holding Addresses

Bitwise has become the first U.S. spot Bitcoin ETF to publicly disclose its Bitcoin address holdings.
By providing real-time access to its Bitcoin addresses, Bitwise aims to enhance transparency and build trust among investors and the public. [ more ]
Coindesk
5 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitwise Becomes First Spot Bitcoin ETF Provider to Provide Wallet Address

Bitwise became the first bitcoin ETF issuer to share its digital wallet address publicly, allowing anyone to verify the fund's holdings and flows on the blockchain.
Publishing on-chain addresses is a first step towards increasing public transparency in the crypto industry, and Bitwise hopes to do more in the future to provide real-time cryptographic attestations. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
5 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitwise Becomes First U.S. Spot Bitcoin ETF to Disclose BTC Holding Addresses

Bitwise has become the first U.S. spot Bitcoin ETF to publicly disclose its Bitcoin address holdings.
By providing real-time access to its Bitcoin addresses, Bitwise aims to enhance transparency and build trust among investors and the public. [ more ]
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#bitcoin
Coindesk
5 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Solana (SOL), Cardano (ADA) Lead Crypto Market Lower as Traders Grapple With BTC Headwinds

Cryptocurrencies began the week in the red due to fears of large bitcoin sales.
Bitcoin's fall below $41,000 support level could lead to further losses in other cryptocurrencies. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

The Protocol: Beneath Bitcoin ETF Chaos, A Blockchain Drama

Speculation of U.S. regulators approving a bitcoin ETF has sparked bullish sentiment in crypto markets
A proposal to curtail certain activities on the Bitcoin blockchain was abruptly ended by a maintainer of the Bitcoin Core software [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin ETF Approval Expected Soon, Bears Lose $100M

Traders lost over $100 million betting against higher bitcoin prices as expectations for a bitcoin ETF approval in the U.S. increased.
BTC surged and reached $47,000 for the first time since April 2021, causing significant losses for traders. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

What's behind Bitcoin's huge comeback?

Bitcoin has quietly emerged from a rough period, with its price recently topping $45,000 for the first time since April 2022.
The crypto winter is seen as a purging process that has cleansed the system and set the stage for a new bull market. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bullish Bitcoin Market Sentiment at Display as 'Buy the Dip' Mentions Soar

Social media chatter turned bullish after news of a potential delay in the Bitcoin ETF launch, with 'Buy The Dip' mentions reaching a high of 323.
The 'buy the dip' narrative is a popular strategy in the crypto community, indicating an intention to buy when prices drop. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Slumps as $400M Liquidated in Two Hours

Bitcoin slid 8% on Wednesday as market uncertainty surrounding the approval of a Bitcoin ETF increased.
The slump erased the gains from January 1st and led to $500 million worth of position liquidations on derivatives exchanges. [ more ]
Coindesk
5 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Solana (SOL), Cardano (ADA) Lead Crypto Market Lower as Traders Grapple With BTC Headwinds

Cryptocurrencies began the week in the red due to fears of large bitcoin sales.
Bitcoin's fall below $41,000 support level could lead to further losses in other cryptocurrencies. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

The Protocol: Beneath Bitcoin ETF Chaos, A Blockchain Drama

Speculation of U.S. regulators approving a bitcoin ETF has sparked bullish sentiment in crypto markets
A proposal to curtail certain activities on the Bitcoin blockchain was abruptly ended by a maintainer of the Bitcoin Core software [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin ETF Approval Expected Soon, Bears Lose $100M

Traders lost over $100 million betting against higher bitcoin prices as expectations for a bitcoin ETF approval in the U.S. increased.
BTC surged and reached $47,000 for the first time since April 2021, causing significant losses for traders. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

What's behind Bitcoin's huge comeback?

Bitcoin has quietly emerged from a rough period, with its price recently topping $45,000 for the first time since April 2022.
The crypto winter is seen as a purging process that has cleansed the system and set the stage for a new bull market. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bullish Bitcoin Market Sentiment at Display as 'Buy the Dip' Mentions Soar

Social media chatter turned bullish after news of a potential delay in the Bitcoin ETF launch, with 'Buy The Dip' mentions reaching a high of 323.
The 'buy the dip' narrative is a popular strategy in the crypto community, indicating an intention to buy when prices drop. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Slumps as $400M Liquidated in Two Hours

Bitcoin slid 8% on Wednesday as market uncertainty surrounding the approval of a Bitcoin ETF increased.
The slump erased the gains from January 1st and led to $500 million worth of position liquidations on derivatives exchanges. [ more ]
morebitcoin
Coindesk
6 months ago
Business

What Other Crypto Firms Could Go Public This Year

Circle, the stablecoin issuer, is making another attempt at going public after its previous plans fell through in 2021.
The rebound in cryptocurrencies and the launch of a bitcoin ETF may create favorable conditions for crypto companies to go public. [ more ]
TechCrunch
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

How low can bitcoin ETF fees drop before it hurts a business? | TechCrunch

Franklin Templeton's Bitcoin ETF has the lowest fee at 19 basis points
Spot Bitcoin ETFs saw $4.6 billion in trading volume on their first day [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

The Biggest Bitcoin ETF Threat No One Is Talking About

Concerns about concentration of risk in using Coinbase as custodian for bitcoin ETFs
The cash-like nature of crypto assets makes the situation inherently concerning [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Spot Bitcoin ETF Issuer Bitwise Pledges 10% of Profits To Fund Open-Source BTC Development

Bitwise Asset Management will allocate 10% of profits from the Bitwise Bitcoin ETF towards supporting Bitcoin open-source development.
The donations will benefit three non-profit organizations - Brink, OpenSats, and the Human Rights Foundation's Bitcoin Development Fund. [ more ]
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Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

SEC Twitter 'Compromised,' Bitcoin ETFs Not Approved Chair Gensler Says After Account Said Products Greenlit

The U.S. SEC did not approve any spot bitcoin ETF applications, despite a tweet from the SEC's compromised Twitter account.
The SEC is expected to approve spot bitcoin ETF applications later on Wednesday. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Whales withdraws $1 billion worth of BTC as Bitcoin ETF decision looms

The US SEC is set to make a major decision on spot Bitcoin ETF
Bitcoin's value has increased by over 60% in the past three months
$1 billion worth of Bitcoin has been withdrawn from Kraken exchange before the SEC decision [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

SEC Twitter 'Compromised,' Bitcoin ETFs Not Approved Chair Gensler Says After Account Said Products Greenlit

The U.S. SEC did not approve any spot bitcoin ETF applications, despite a tweet from the SEC's compromised Twitter account.
The SEC is expected to approve spot bitcoin ETF applications later on Wednesday. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Whales withdraws $1 billion worth of BTC as Bitcoin ETF decision looms

The US SEC is set to make a major decision on spot Bitcoin ETF
Bitcoin's value has increased by over 60% in the past three months
$1 billion worth of Bitcoin has been withdrawn from Kraken exchange before the SEC decision [ more ]
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Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

El Salvador's BTC Bet Is $13M in Profit as Bitcoin ETF Approval Approaches

El Salvador has seen a significant increase in its unrealized profits on its bitcoin investment after being in the red for two years.
Bitcoin has surged by 75% since October, likely due to the anticipation of the approval of a spot bitcoin ETF in the U.S. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

GBTC Discount Sinks to Lowest Level in 18 Months as Grayscale Falls Behind in ETF Fee Race

The discount on the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) has reached its lowest level since April 2021 as expectations of a conversion to a spot bitcoin ETF increase.
The discount on GBTC has steadily narrowed as a result of expectations of an ETF approval and rising bitcoin sentiment. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin price expectations and rumors of immediate ETF rejection

Analysts expect pending requests for Bitcoin ETFs to be approved in 2Q 2024.
Chairman Gary Gensler's stance on cryptocurrencies makes it unlikely for him to vote in favor of approving Bitcoin ETFs. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin ETF Looks Very Likely Given These Bureaucratic SEC Steps

The SEC is meeting with potential issuers of spot bitcoin ETFs to finalize details and guide revisions of S-1 filings.
Final amendments to all spot bitcoin ETF applications must be done by Dec. 29 in order to be considered in the first wave. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

JPMorgan CEO's Bitcoin Bashing Is a 'Do as I Say, Not as I Do' Situation

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, known for his criticism of cryptocurrencies, is now getting involved in the crypto space.
JPMorgan will play a key role for BlackRock's proposed bitcoin ETF as an authorized participant if it gets approved.
The move highlights the allure of profits in the finance industry, even if it contradicts previous stances on cryptocurrencies. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

How Will Bitcoin And Ethereum's Differences Impact Their Spot ETFs?

Analysts predict that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will approve spot Bitcoin ETF applications in January 2024, following the approval of Bitcoin (BTC) Futures ETFs in October 2021 and Ether (ETH) Futures ETFs in October 2023.
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

A List of Every Wall Street Giant Seeking to Launch a Bitcoin ETF

A Bitcoin spot ETF could be live in the U.S. as early as January.
Over 12 applicants are competing to be approved for the first Bitcoin spot ETF. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Cryptocurrency

What to Expect From Bitcoin in 2024

Optimism regarding a spot bitcoin ETF application approval ignited an almost 49% gain in BTC's price since October.
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
7 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin in the vision of the future, what comes after $41,000?

Bitcoin's price has surpassed $40,000 for the first time in 18 months.
Anticipation is high for the impact of FOMO and FUD regarding the approval of Bitcoin ETFs. [ more ]
Coindesk
7 months ago
Cryptocurrency

First Mover Americas: BlackRock Received $100K Seed Funding for Its Spot BTC ETF

BlackRock received $100,000 as seed capital for its proposed spot bitcoin ETF.
MicroStrategy's bitcoin holdings reached over $2 billion in profit following the cryptocurrency's rally. [ more ]
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