Stop Moving the Goal Posts

Earlier this month, representatives from options exchange CBOE, fund provider VanEck, and blockchain startup SolidX met with top Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) brass, and — unsurprisingly — the group’s pending bitcoin ETF application was at the top of the agenda. Bitcoin Market Reaching Maturity In the meeting, which was held on Oct. 9, VanEck …

Element Analysts Believe Bitcoin Market Has “Ran Out of Juice”

Element Group, a cryptocurrency economics and digital assets solutions analyst, published a report explaining that the SEC’s delay in approving bitcoin ETF proposals is the primary reason why the market has become so boring in recent weeks. Crypto Market Has Become Boring BTC/USD | Bitfinex “One can argue that the depressed volatility patterns we’re seeing …

A Bitcoin ETF is Inevitable, but Damaging

Author of the book ‘Mastering Bitcoin’ and noted bitcoin advocate Andreas Antonopoulos believes that a Bitcoin ETF is imminent. However, he insists that the long-term implication of such fund will do more harm than good for the original cryptocurrency. Intermediary Bitcoin ownership Antonopoulos described an exchange traded fund(ETF) as a fund that has a custodian …

CBOE President Cautiously Hopeful on Bitcoin ETF Prospects Despite SEC Action

CBOE Global Markets Inc. could well become the first company to win approval for a bitcoin ETF, but whether that coveted accomplishment materializes remains to be seen. For his part, Chris Concannon, CBOE’s president and CEO, said that he is optimistic that the Securities and Exchange Commission will grant his wish, but he recognizes that …

Crypto ETF Rejection Sends Bitcoin Price Below $8,000

Within hours that the SEC announced that it has rejected a proposed bitcoin ETF submitted by the Winklevoss Twins, the bitcoin price dipped below the $8,000 mark and is now currently teetering back and forth across that psychologically-significant level. CCN reported on the breaking ETF announcement earlier today. About the ETF The announcement comes after the …

Wall Street’s ‘Crypto King’ Says Regulatory Clarity Is Bullish for Bitcoin

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Bart Smith, who was crowned “Wall Street’s Crypto King” by CNBC, is optimistic that institutional investors will start pouring money into the cryptocurrency market once more regulatory clarity is provided. Smith heads the digital asset group at Pennsylvania-based investment firm Susquehanna International Group, which first …