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Wealth Manager Vaneck Files Application for an Ethereum ETF, Aims for Cboe BZX Listing

Public documents show the wealth manager Vaneck has applied for an ethereum based exchange-traded fund (ETF). Vaneck Digital Assets’ Form S-1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was filed on May 7, while the company’s bitcoin-based ETF is still under review. While Waiting for Approval for Its Bitcoin ETF, Vaneck Files With the […]

Wealth Manager Vaneck Files Application for an Ethereum ETF, Aims for Cboe BZX Listing

Public documents show the wealth manager Vaneck has applied for an ethereum based exchange-traded fund (ETF). Vaneck Digital Assets’ Form S-1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was filed on May 7, while the company’s bitcoin-based ETF is still under review. While Waiting for Approval for Its Bitcoin ETF, Vaneck Files With the […]

SEC Commissioner on Banning Bitcoin: ‘It’s Very Difficult to Ban Peer-to-Peer Technology’

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce believes that the U.S. government cannot ban bitcoin, stating that “it’s very difficult to ban something that’s essentially a peer-to-peer technology.†The commissioner is hopeful that with the new chairman who has deep knowledge of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, the SEC can take a fresh look at some of the reasons used […]

SEC Commissioner on Banning Bitcoin: ‘It’s Very Difficult to Ban Peer-to-Peer Technology’

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce believes that the U.S. government cannot ban bitcoin, stating that “it’s very difficult to ban something that’s essentially a peer-to-peer technology.†The commissioner is hopeful that with the new chairman who has deep knowledge of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, the SEC can take a fresh look at some of the reasons used […]

Another South African Company Reveals Plans to List a Crypto ETF on Local Stock Exchange

Fresh reports from South Africa suggest another local company, Sygnia, is set to apply to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) to list a new cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund (ETF). This application will be the second time Sygnia has attempted to list the crypto ETF. A similar application in 2017 was rejected by JSE on grounds that […]

MIT Crypto Professor Gary Gensler Confirmed as New SEC Chairman

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) now has a new chairman, Gary Gensler. President Joe Biden’s pick, the MIT professor, whose classes included blockchain technology, digital currencies, and financial technology, has been confirmed by the Senate to lead the SEC. SEC Has a New Chairman President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the U.S. Securities […]

SEC Commissioner: Banning Bitcoin Is Like Shutting Down Internet — Government Would Be ‘Foolish’ to Try

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce compares banning bitcoin to shutting down the internet, stating that governments would be foolish to try. She also offers some insights into whether the SEC will approve a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) this year. Governments Would Be Foolish to Try to Ban Bitcoin U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Commissioner Hester […]

MIT Crypto Professor Gary Gensler Confirmed as New SEC Chairman

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) now has a new chairman, Gary Gensler. President Joe Biden’s pick, the MIT professor, whose classes included blockchain technology, digital currencies, and financial technology, has been confirmed by the Senate to lead the SEC. SEC Has a New Chairman President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the U.S. Securities […]

SEC Commissioner: Banning Bitcoin Is Like Shutting Down Internet — Government Would Be ‘Foolish’ to Try

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce compares banning bitcoin to shutting down the internet, stating that governments would be foolish to try. She also offers some insights into whether the SEC will approve a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) this year. Governments Would Be Foolish to Try to Ban Bitcoin U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Commissioner Hester […]

Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Jumps Into the Bitcoin ETF Fray

The investment company Galaxy Digital Holdings has revealed it is joining the growing list of firms looking to sponsor a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). Novogratz’s crypto firm applied with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday to launch a product called the “Galaxy Bitcoin ETF.†Galaxy Digital Wants to Provide a Bitcoin ETF Galaxy […]

Off to the Races: Kryptoin Re-files Bitcoin ETF Opting to List on Cboe Over Nasdaq

On April 9, 2021, the Delaware-based company and sponsor of the “Kryptoin Bitcoin ETF Trust†filed an S1 amendment for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The asset manager re-filed its 2019 ETF application and instead of leveraging NYSE, the company plans to use Cboe BZX. Kryptoin Joins […]

Grayscale Reveals Intentions to Convert the Firm’s Bitcoin Trust Into an ETF

On Monday, the digital currency asset manager Grayscale Investments announced intentions to file for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) when permissible. The subsidiary of Digital Currency Group (DCG) says in regard to its crypto trust products that it always been the company’s intention “to convert these products into an ETF.†Transforming Grayscale’s $34 Billion Bitcoin […]

Fidelity Applies to Launch Bitcoin ETF Amid Accelerating Institutional Demand for BTC

Fidelity has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to launch a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). The ETF will track the price of bitcoin as measured by the performance of the Fidelity Bitcoin Index. Fidelity Seeks SEC’s Approval Launch a Bitcoin ETF FD Funds Management, a subsidiary of Fidelity, has revealed that it […]

Bytetree Founder Believes Grayscale Should Lower Its ‘Unrealistically High’ Fee: Warns of Possible ‘Systemic Risk’

The founder of Bytetree Asset Management, Charlie Morris, has suggested the reduction of the GBTC management fee as one way Grayscale Investment can ease the current selling pressure and possibly reduce the discount on the shares. Morris says if no action is taken, “the selling pressure will build†and “could morph into a systemic risk.†[…]

3 Bitcoin ETFs Have Been Approved in North America

There are now three bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in North America, all approved within the past month by Canada’s securities regulators. They are currently trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The latest approved bitcoin ETF, backed by Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital, began trading Tuesday. 3 Bitcoin ETFs in Canada Canada’s securities regulators have approved three […]

3 Bitcoin ETFs Have Been Approved in North America

There are now three bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in North America, all approved within the past month by Canada’s securities regulators. They are currently trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The latest approved bitcoin ETF, backed by Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital, began trading Tuesday. 3 Bitcoin ETFs in Canada Canada’s securities regulators have approved three […]

North America’s First Bitcoin ETF Now Holds Over 11,000 BTC

The first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) in North America now holds over 11,000 bitcoins. Purpose Bitcoin ETF saw strong interest at launch. An ETF researcher explained that the surge in interest was evidence of some combination of pent-up demand, the price of bitcoin, and investors switching from other means of getting cryptocurrency exposure. First North […]

The Largest US Options Exchange Cboe Applies to List Vaneck’s Bitcoin ETF

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) has applied to list the Vaneck Bitcoin Trust, as an exchange-traded fund (ETF) if the fund is approved by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The filing Form 19b-4, if approved by financial regulators, would allow Cboe to “list and trade shares of the Vaneck Bitcoin Trust.†Cboe […]

Institutional Investors Pile Into Crypto Exchange-Traded Products: Managed Assets Rise to $44 Billion This Month

The total assets under management across all crypto exchange-traded products (ETPs) worldwide have risen 50% this month to nearly $44 billion. Among listed products, Grayscale’s bitcoin trust tops the list with the most assets under management while Bitwise’s fund was the best performing bitcoin product by market price over the last 30 days. Cryptocompare published […]

North American Bitcoin ETF’s First Trading Day Captures $165M in Volume

The North American Purpose Bitcoin ETF launch on Thursday saw massive demand, as more than $165 million in trade volume was recorded. In fact, the exchange-traded fund listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) saw it’s first $80 million swapped during the first hour of trading sessions. Purpose Bitcoin ETF Captures $165 Million in Volume […]

Canada Has Approved Two Bitcoin ETFs — First One Starts Trading Today

Two bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have been approved in Canada. Evolve Bitcoin ETF has become the second bitcoin ETF to get approval by Canada’s securities regulator. The first approved bitcoin ETF starts trading Thursday. Some believe that the approval of bitcoin ETFs in Canada improves the chances of one being approved by the U.S. Securities […]

NYDIG Registers for a Bitcoin ETF, Morgan Stanley Named a Participant in SEC Filing

Just recently, during Microstrategy’s “Bitcoin for Corporations†event, Stone Ridge Asset Management and New York Digital Investment Group (NYDIG) founder, Ross Stevens, explained that he sees a “wall of money†entering the bitcoin space. A week later after that statement, NYDIG has revealed that the company has filed for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) and […]

NYDIG Registers for a Bitcoin ETF, Morgan Stanley Named a Participant in SEC Filing

Just recently, during Microstrategy’s “Bitcoin for Corporations†event, Stone Ridge Asset Management and New York Digital Investment Group (NYDIG) founder, Ross Stevens, explained that he sees a “wall of money†entering the bitcoin space. A week later after that statement, NYDIG has revealed that the company has filed for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) and […]

Bitcoin ETF Approved: First North American Bitcoin ETF Set to Trade on Toronto Stock Exchange

The first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) in North America has been approved to launch in Canada. Purpose Bitcoin ETF, an alternative mutual fund, is expected to list and trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange. With this approval, the U.S. has fallen behind Canada in approving a bitcoin ETF. First Bitcoin ETF Approved in North America […]

Bitcoin ETF Approved: First North American Bitcoin ETF Set to Trade on Toronto Stock Exchange

The first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) in North America has been approved to launch in Canada. Purpose Bitcoin ETF, an alternative mutual fund, is expected to list and trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange. With this approval, the U.S. has fallen behind Canada in approving a bitcoin ETF. First Bitcoin ETF Approved in North America […]

Crypto ETF Race Heats Up in 2021- Valkyrie Bitcoin Trust Files to List Shares on NYSE

2021 has been an explosive year for bitcoin as the crypto asset has touched new all-time price highs as cryptocurrencies have seen increased demand. Meanwhile, a number of crypto proponents expect the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) to be approved this year as a number of firms are racing to launch an ETF. On Friday, the […]

Vaneck Files for Crypto ETF That Gives Investors Exposure to Equity in Digital Asset Companies

The exchange-traded fund provider, Vaneck has filed for a Digital Asset ETF, which aims to hold equity in companies that generate revenue from cryptocurrency services. The latest ETF filing is different from the fund Vaneck applied for in mid-December, as it aims to bring investors exposure to the cryptocurrency industry. Last December, the asset manager, […]

JP Morgan Warns of Falling BTC Price With Bitcoin ETF Approval in US

JP Morgan’s analysts say that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approving a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) is likely negative for bitcoin in the near term. There is optimism around the prospect of the SEC approving a bitcoin ETF under new leadership, the analysts say. SEC Approving Bitcoin ETF Could Be Negative JP Morgan […]

Vaneck Files New Bitcoin ETF Proposal With SEC Under New Administration

After successfully launched a bitcoin exchange-traded product in Europe, Vaneck has now filed a new proposal for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Under former chairman Jay Clayton, the SEC never approved a bitcoin ETF. However, Clayton has resigned from his post and changes may be coming from […]

Vaneck Files New Bitcoin ETF Proposal With SEC Under New Administration

After successfully launched a bitcoin exchange-traded product in Europe, Vaneck has now filed a new proposal for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Under former chairman Jay Clayton, the SEC never approved a bitcoin ETF. However, Clayton has resigned from his post and changes may be coming from […]

VanEck Proposes ETF for Bitcoin, Once Again

As 2020 draws to a close, one of the prior proponents for an exchange traded fund (ETF) based on Bitcoin is trying again: VanEck has submitted an application to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the “VanEck Bitcoin Trust.†An ETF is seen as advantageous because it trades on the stock market much […]

Microstrategy Completes $650 Million Capital Raise to Fund More Bitcoin Purchases

Microstrategy Inc. has raised $650 million from the sale of convertible senior notes so that it could buy more bitcoin. In a note to investors on Dec. 11, the business intelligence and mobile software firm said it completed the sale of $650 million in convertible bonds to private investors at 0.75% interest per year. The […]

Bitwise’s Crypto Index Fund Becomes Available To U.S. Investors

Bitwise Asset Management, a provider of cryptocurrency index funds to professional investors, announced Wednesday that its 10 Crypto Index Fund is now available to U.S. investors as a public-traded cryptocurrency index fund. After a Form 211 for quotation of the fund’s shares were reviewed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the Bitwise 10 Crypto […]

Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Ready to Put 5% of His Portfolio in SEC-Approved Bitcoin ETF

Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, also known as Mr. Wonderful, is ready to put 5% of his investment portfolio in a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) that is approved by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Long known as a bitcoin skeptic, O’Leary is worried about bitcoin’s volatility and wants regulators to be comfortable with […]