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Institutional Investors Still Interested? Bitwise Releases Bitcoin and Ethereum Funds

The creator of the world’s first cryptocurrency index fund has launched two liquid beta funds holding bitcoin and ether exclusively to address market demand. The Bitwise Bitcoin Fund and the Bitwise Ethereum Fund are available in two share classes, Institutional Shares and Investor Shares.Bitwise Funds Open to Minimum Investment of $25,000 for Retail Investors and $1 Million for… Read More »

SEC Delays Decision on Bitcoin ETF, Sets Deadline for Late February

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has again postponed its decision on a Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF), according to an official document published Thursday, Dec. 6. The SEC set the new deadline for Feb. 27, 2019 in order to further review the rule change proposals to list a Bitcoin ETF by investment firm VanEck and… Read More »

Opinion: Why Bitcoin Will Be Just Fine

Several key events will take place on the digital money market next year that can seriously affect the situation in the crypto and Bitcoin community. In 2018, the prices of cryptocurrencies have been continuously decreasing, and Bitcoin (BTC) 00 has already fallen in price by 80% from $20,000 to $4,000. The total capitalization of the blockchain industry has decreased… Read More »

SEC Commissioner Not Ready to Approve Bitcoin ETF, Worries Fester

To say that advocates of crypto are dedicated would be putting it lightly. Since Bitcoin’s earliest blocks, true innovators have discovered value in the crevices of the cryptocurrency world, finding it logical to latch onto this nascent industry in times of despair and euphoria alike. While this zealous faith in this decade-old innovation has taken many forms over the… Read More »

SEC: No Rush to Approve Crypto ETFs Due to Lingering Concerns

Speaking to reporters at conference yesterday, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton said he wanted to see better market surveillance and custody for digital currencies before being comfortable with a crypto ETF. Crypto advocates, traders, and investors alike will by now be tired of being attacked by bears and are eagerly awaiting the US regulator’s approval of… Read More »

US SEC Chairman Clayton Keeps Quiet on ICO, ETF Regulation Updates

The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Jay Clayton reiterated the regulator’s strict stance on Initial Coin Offering (ICO) compliance in fresh comments to CNBC Nov. 26. Speaking in an interview with CNBC, during which presenters mentioned the recent enforcement deals with ICOs Paragon and Airfox, Clayton underlined the need to conduct public token sales… Read More »