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Bitcoin ETF Proposals Withdrawn After SEC Pushback

Bitcoin ETF Proposals Withdrawn After SEC Pushback

Several firms seeking to list exchange-traded funds (ETFs) tied to bitcoin have withdrawn their filings at the request of officials from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Direxion Shares ETF Trust, Exchange Listed Funds Trust and ProShares Trust all filed to create exchange-traded products in the past month. Yet notably, none of the proposed offerings would have held bitcoin […]

What Comes After the Futures? The Next Chapter for Bitcoin

What Comes After the Futures? The Next Chapter for Bitcoin

On the ninth anniversary of Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper, one of the world’s most respected derivatives providers, the CME Group, announced it would launch a regulated bitcoin futures market. Not to be understated, this was a pivotal moment in bitcoin’s history, and quite simply, the future has never been brighter. It’s safe to say that 2017 has […]

Industry Executives Think a Bitcoin ETF Is on Its Way

Industry Executives Think a Bitcoin ETF Is on Its Way

Bitcoin exchange-traded funds are coming, helped by the emergence of derivatives on the digital currency, according to industry executives. Don Wilson, founder of Chicago-based trading powerhouse DRW Holdings LLC, said on a panel at the Futures Industry Association annual conference in Chicago that it seemed obvious that futures and options will lead to an ETF. […]