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SEC’s Bitcoin-skeptical chair may soon be replaced, boosting crypto

One of the most pressing questions crypto investors have wanted an answer to is when Bitcoin will get an exchange-traded fund. A BTC ETF, which would be accessible through Wall Street’s biggest brokerages, would dramatically increase the accessibility of Bitcoin to a retail and institutional audience. This is due to the fact that ETFs are Read more…

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Many Blast SEC for Denying Bitcoin ETF Proposal: Here’s Why

For years, crypto financial services firms across the U.S. have been trying their hand at launching publicly-traded Bitcoin funds (ETFs). Unfortunately for these hopefuls, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has long not agreed with these firms’ assertions that the cryptocurrency market is ready for its own regulated, tradable fund. This was confirmed to Read more…

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What Happened To Bitcoin’s Promised Influx Of Institutional Investors?

The next big bitcoin bull-run was supposed to be led by an incoming swathe of institutional money. Lured in by potential profits unheard of in traditional investment products, and reassured by trusted brands offering institutional-grade custodial solutions. So what happened? Patience Is A Virtue According to Bloomberg, the biggest investors are still on the sidelines biding their Read more…

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Bakkt Futures Traders Avoid Physical Bitcoin Delivery

The hope that Bakkt futures traders would seek out physical delivery settlement to become Bitcoin (BTC) holders may be unfounded. So far, futures traders prefer to roll over their contracts before expiration. Bakkt Traders Roll Over and Refuse BTC Delivery The Bakkt platform physical settlement BTC product arrived with the hopes of turning institutional and Read more…

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Bakkt Bitcoin Custody Now Available to all Institutional Clients

Bakkt joins the field of institutional-grade bitcoin custody service providers after obtaining approval from regulators in New York. Meanwhile, the Bitcoin futures product launched by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) subsidiary continues to set new records. Bakkt Warehouse Obtains NYDFS Green Light Bakkt COO Adam White announced the news via a blog post published on Monday Read more…

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Better SoV: Bitcoin Running 24X7 With 99.98% Uptime Since 10 Years

Bitcoin offered a wild, outlandish upside in comparison to gold. Despite the “gold rush” of the past two decades, BTC turned out to be a unique “wild card” when it comes to hedging against inflation. Investing Just $100 with Wildly Different Outcomes Even with bitcoin trading below its 2017 peak price, the cryptocurrency holds humongous Read more…

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Bitcoin Has Potential to Boost Investment Portfolio Returns, VanEck Says

Bitcoin is a great tool to diversify an investment portfolio, investment management firm VanEck concluded in a blog post. The Cryptocurrency Shows Low Correlation to Traditional Assets It is not a secret that Bitcoin demonstrates almost no correlation to traditional assets. This aspect was previously analyzed in detail by several well-established asset managers and hedge Read more…

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Vitalik Buterin in Ethereal: This Is How I Eliminate Scams In ICOs

The Ethereal Summit is currently taking place in Tel Aviv, Israel. One of the more interesting panels was that of Ethereum’s co-founder, Vitalik Buterin. Titled “Q&A On Ethereum 2.0 With Vitalik,” the discussion revolved around plenty of things concerning the future of the network, including scalability solutions. Discussing one of the hottest trends in the Read more…