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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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SEC Forces Crypto Company to Return ICO Funds to Investors

The U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) has ruled that startup Enigma MPC violated federal securities laws when it conducted the ENG token ICO. The company must refund investors and pay a fine. SEC DECLARES ENG TOKENS AS SECURITIES  The ICO took place in November, 2017 and raised approximately $45 million dollars. ENG is an 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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Sunday Digest: Bitcoin Price And The Race To Rule The Blockchain Space

A photographer managed to get some snaps of a three-antlered deer in Michigan, USA this week. A wildlife expert described the find as one-in-a-million. This means that there are better odds of finding a three-antlered deer than of a certain Australian actually being the creator of Bitcoin. Bitcoin Price: More Consolidation There hasn’t been a 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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After NASDAQ, will Blockchain Drive the Next Stock Market Revolution?

Paxos, which operates a cryptocurrency exchange and several stablecoins, obtained the nod of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to run a pilot project that will leverage blockchain for the stock market, according to a statement released last week. Settling Stocks with Blockchain Last week, Paxos obtained the no-action relief letter from the SEC. Read more…

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Are Bitcoin Futures One Big Market Manipulation Scheme?

Some still assert that the launch of two bitcoin futures products crashed markets in 2017 as it was the first time investors could short the asset. What they have done has completely changed the landscape two years later. Futures Changed Bitcoin Landscape According to ‘Skew Markets’, futures products improved the price discovery for bitcoin especially Read more…