SEC Postpones VanEck Bitcoin ETF, Yet Again. Should We Expect an Approval in 2019?

The SEC delays its decision on the VanEck SolidX bitcoin ETF proposal yet again. Yesterday, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) postponed its decision on the VanEck/SolidX bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposal, signaling that the regulator is still not ready to see crypto-based funds being traded on regulated exchanges. However, while the […]

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Hodler’s Digest, March 18–24: Hodler’s Digest, Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

The QuadrigaCX story gets stranger as the criminal past of one founder is allegedly revealed, while IBM gets more into blockchain. Top Stories This Week Six Global Banks Sign Up to Issue Stablecoins on IBM’s Now-Live Blockchain Network This week, six international banks signed letters of intent to issue their own stablecoins — which will […]

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Bakkt Gets $740 Million Valuation But Investors Have Questions, Sources Reveal

The significant valuation was leaked to the media following Bakkt’s 2018 Series A funding activities. Intercontinental Exchange’s to-be-launched institutional trading platform Bakkt has earned a $740 million valuation after it raised over $180 million in funding last year, anonymous sources told cryptocurrency industry news outlet The Block on March 21. Bakkt, which has yet to […]

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Most Respondents File Negative Comments for SEC’s Review of VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF

Multiple respondents have filed comments with the U.S. SEC on the latest proposed rule change for the VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF. Multiple respondents have filed comments with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on the latest proposed rule change for the VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF). Comments to date were submitted between Feb. […]

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Investment Firm Invesco Launches Blockchain ETF on London Stock Exchange

United States-based investment management company Invesco is launching a exchange-traded fund on the London Stock Exchange. United States-based investment management company Invesco is launching a blockchain exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the London Stock Exchange (LSEG) today, March 11, financial newspaper Financial Times reports on March 9. Per the article, the Invesco Elwood Global Blockchain ETF […]

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