Bitcoin ETF Approval Rumors Fly as ETF Event Welcomes ‘Crypto Mom’

A major speech from pro-Bitcoin SEC commissioner, Hester Peirce, coincides with the deadline for the ruling on the VanEck Bitcoin-ETF. This has led to speculation that the scheduling is deliberate enabling Peirce to deliver a positive announcement of SEC’s approval. Bitcoin ETF: If The Stars Align In Just The Right Way… Okay, now bear with me. […]

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Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Could See Green Light in Just 10 Days

Bakkt could soon proceed with its Bitcoin futures product if the CFTC does not raise any objections within 10 days. We’ll Be Bakkt…Soonish Bakkt could be cleared to proceed in just 10 short days pending Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approval. Or rather, pending lack of CFTC disapproval. In other words, you probably won’t be […]

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New Bitcoin-ETF Filing With the SEC Throws Ethereum Into The Mix

Whilst the world waited for the SEC’s postponed decisions on two outstanding Bitcoin-ETF applications, somebody filed a new one. The United States Commodity Index Fund Trust filed the application yesterday for a fund based on a portfolio of both bitcoin and ether. Like The SEC Don’t Already Have Enough To Do It’s hardly as if the Securities […]

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Only These 10 Bitcoin Exchanges Have Real Volume, New Study Finds

New research presented to the SEC by Bitwise Asset Management claims 95% of reported BTC spot volume is fake. According to Bitwise, only 10 exchanges have actual volume… but it’s not all bad news for the bitcoin market. 95% of Bitcoin Exchange Volume is Fake Claims of wash trading and fake volumes are nothing new. […]

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Bitcoin ETF is Inevitable, Says SEC Commissioner

A Bitcoin ETF is a matter of when, not if, for SEC Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr. The Commission’s lone Democrat expects a Bitcoin ETF filing to eventually satisfy all of the required standards set forth by the body. SEC-Approved Bitcoin ETF is Not Impossible Speaking during a soon-to-be-published interview with Congressional Quarterly, Jackson stated […]

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Gov’t Shutdown Freezes SEC Activity, But Bitcoin ETF Date Unaffected

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has frozen all pending administrative proceedings due to the government shutdown. According to a legal expert, however, the Commission is not allowed, by law, to delay the decision on VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF past its current deadline.  No More Delays Despite Government Shutdown The SEC has issued an order […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Bounces But Bears Still in Control

Bitcoin price just pulled off a nice 10% bounce with the next level of resistance at $3,700. Let’s take a look at what can happen next? Bitcoin Price: Market Overview Bitcoin price 00 dropped to a new yearly low at $3,210 and the overall market cap now rests at $110.6 Billion. Clearly, bears are still running the […]

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SEC Final Decision on VanEck Bitcoin ETF Now Set For February

Expectedly, the US Securities and Exchange Commission has once again delayed its decision on the commodity-backed VanEck/SolidX bitcoin ETF proposal. The Commission is left with no room for further delays and the absolute final decision will come on February 27, 2019.  Bitcoin ETF: The Last Delay In July Bitcoinist reported that the SEC’s decision on the commodity-backed […]

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Bitcoin ETF ‘Definitely Possible,’ SEC Commissioner Confirms

SEC commissioner, Hester Peirce, recently appeared on the ‘What Bitcoin Did’ podcast, confirming that a Bitcoin ETF was definitely possible. ‘I Dissent’ The most notably pro-bitcoin SEC commissioner, Hester Peirce, appeared on the ‘What Bitcoin Did’ podcast at the weekend. Whilst unwilling to describe a future Bitcoin ETF as inevitable, she did confirm it was […]

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Pantera Capital CEO: A Bitcoin ETF is ‘Years Away’

Pantera Capital CEO Dan Morehead believes a Bitcoin-ETF approval is insignificant in comparison to Bakkt and Fidelity launching cryptocurrency trading platforms for institutional investors. Too Early for a Bitcoin ETF, Says Pantera Capital CEO Yesterday, Pantera Capital founder and CEO, Dan Morehead spoke with Messari director of business development and panel moderator Katherine Wu at […]

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