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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Expert: SEC Still In Information-Gathering Mode Regarding Bitcoin ETF

ETF.com’s Dave Nadig says that the U.S. SEC is “still in information-gathering mode” regarding a bitcoin ETF. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is “still in information-gathering mode” regarding a bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF), the managing director of ETF.com told CNBC on May 20. Dave Nadig, managing director of а leading authority […]

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Report: Coinbase Negotiates Acquisition of Xapo’s Bitcoin Custody Business

Coinbase is reportedly negotiating the acquisition of the bitcoin custody business of cryptocurrency wallet provider Xapo for $50 million in cash. American major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is reportedly negotiating the acquisition of the bitcoin (BTC) custody business of cryptocurrency wallet provider Xapo, technology-focused media outlet the Block reported on May 16. Sources familiar with the […]

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Hodler’s Digest, April 15–21: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

FinCEN’s enforcement against a p2p crypto exchanger could set a precedent, and French instant mashed potatoes go blockchain. Top Stories This Week FinCEN Takes First Enforcement Action Against Peer-to-Peer Cryptocurrency Exchanger In an apparent first, the United States Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has given a penalty to a California resident who has been accused […]

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Crypto Exchange Gemini Rolls Out Native Wallet Support for SegWit Bitcoin Addresses

Gemini, the crypto exchange founded by the Winklevoss twins, has updated its wallet infrastructure to include support for SegWit bitcoin addresses. Gemini, the crypto exchange founded by the Winklevoss twins, has updated its wallet infrastructure to include support for Segregated Witness (SegWit) bitcoin (BTC) addresses. The news was revealed in a Gemini blog post on […]

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