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After Bitcoin, Will the SEC Greenlight Spot Ethereum (ETH) ETF This Year? (Poll)

The US Securities and Exchange Commission finally greenlighted a spot Bitcoin ETF earlier this week, although in a slightly reluctant fashion. Now, speculations are starting to arise on when the agency will do the same in terms of an exchange-traded fund tracking the performance of the second-largest cryptocurrency. When ETH ETF? 2023 will go down in history as the year with the most news and developments in terms of ETFs as numerous companies filed for such products for BTC...

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SEC Chair Says Bitcoin Is Centralized After Approving ETFs

The chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has doubled down on his criticisms of Bitcoin (BTC) despite approving a slew of exchange-traded funds for the asset earlier this week. During an interview with CNBC on Friday, the chairman argued that Bitcoin boasts few use cases aside from illicit activity, and has ironically trended toward centralization across time. The Irony Of Bitcoin ETFs Bitcoin descended 6% to $43,500 on Thursday as many investors rotated...

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Spot Bitcoin ETF Enthusiasm Spurs Increased Capital Inflow into Crypto Markets

After a challenging decade of attempts, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) finally approved spot Bitcoin ETFs. These products enable retail customers and traditional financial institutions to access Bitcoin’s price through standard brokerage apps without relying on crypto exchanges. This excitement is being reflected in the prices of altcoins as data indicates a notable influx of capital into the crypto market. Spot Bitcoin ETF Frenzy Boosts Capital Inflow At the...

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Franklin Templeton Takes Lead in Bitcoin ETF Fee War

The timing of the fee reduction aligns with the recent approval of several Bitcoin ETFs, leading to a rush among providers to position themselves favorably in the competitive ecosystem. In a strategic move to gain a competitive edge, Franklin Templeton, an American multinational holding company, has once again slashed the fees for its Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF), positioning itself as the most cost-effective option among the recently launched investment products. Franklin...

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Bitcoin Spot ETF Approved, Ethereum Explodes 20% Weekly, and More: This Week’s Crypto Recap

What a week… The United States Securities and Exchange Commission finally greenlighted a spot Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF). Those of you who’ve been following the industry for many years know that this has been one of the most highly-anticipated moments, and it’s absolutely monumental how far the industry has come in 2024. But the process itself was particularly scuffed, to say the least. First, the SEC’s X account was compromised, and the attacker tweeted (falsely)...

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CoinShares Looks to Buy Valkyrie Funds Following Bitcoin ETF Clearance

Being the third lowest performer by trading volume among the 11 spot Bitcoin ETFs that debuted on Thursday, Valkyrie’s spot Bitcoin ETF garnered just under $9 million in trading volume during the day. CoinShares International Limited, a leading player in the European digital asset industry, announced today that it has exercised its option to acquire Valkyrie Funds. This strategic move comes in the wake of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) approval for Valkyrie’s spot...

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Bitcoin ETF Approval Can Push BTC Price to Over $100K in 2024

Post the Bitcoin ETF approval, the Bitcoin halving in April 2024 will prove to be a major catalyst in driving the BTC price above $100,000 by the end of the year. In the aftermath of the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s groundbreaking approval of the first-ever US spot Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), cryptocurrency enthusiasts are optimistic about BTC price potential to surge beyond $100,000 this year. Investors in the crypto space believe that the approval of a Bitcoin ETF is...

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Senator Elizabeth Warren Criticizes SEC’s Approval of Bitcoin ETFs

While Warren has expressed her dissatisfaction with the approval of the 11 BTC ETFs, some lawmakers in the US support the SEC’s decision. In a recent development, US Senator Elizabeth Warren, a key Democratic figure from Massachusetts and a Senate Banking Committee member, has strongly criticized the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its recent approval of spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). On January 10, 2024, the SEC authorized 11 asset managers in the US to offer...

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South Korea’s Financial Regulator Says US Bitcoin ETFs Defy Local Law

Authorities in South Korea have warned local financial institutions from offering spot crypto ETFs following SEC approval in the US. South Korea’s financial regulator, the Financial Services Commission (FSC), has said that the spot Bitcoin ETFs recently approved in the US may contravene the country’s law. In an official statement published on Friday, the regulator sounded a note of warning without providing extensive details: “Domestic securities firms brokering overseas-listed Bitcoin...

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Robinhood Lists All 11 New Spot Bitcoin ETFs

US-based customers may now access all 11 spot Bitcoin ETFs in both retirement and brokerage accounts through Robinhood Financial. Robinhood has stayed true to its word by listing all new spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on its platform. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved spot Bitcoin ETFs on Wednesday, including funds from BlackRock, Grayscale, Fidelity, Invesco, Valkyrie, Bitwise, Hashdex, BZX, VanEck, WisdomTree, and Franklin Templeton. Shortly after the...

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