Alternative financial services firm, Valkyrie Digital Assets, has become the latest company to file for a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) offering indirect exposure to BTC via cash-settled futures contracts. According to a draft prospectus dated August 11, the Bitcoin futures contracts will be purchased via a Cayman Island-based subsidiary wholly owned by the fund via
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Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin is on a mission to make humans immortal. Buterin, 27, proposes the idea that “aging is an engineering problem.”  He is not alone in his combined interest in Bitcoin and biohacking. Famous biomedical aging researcher Aubrey de Grey, Xanadu architect and Agoric chief scientist Mark Miller, Bitcoin Cash billionaire Roger Ver
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Bitcoin (BTC) reserves on derivatives exchanges have dropped to levels last seen before the May price crash. Data from on-chain analytics service CryptoQuant confirmed that as of Aug. 10, derivatives reserves totaled 1.256 million BTC — the least since May 11. Institutions repeat Q4 2020 Against a backdrop of institutional interest returning to cryptocurrency instruments
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Bitcoin (BTC) returned to $46,000 after a brief consolidation on Aug. 10 amid continued surprise at the strength of the BTC price comeback. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView 3 days to Bitcoin golden cross Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD hovering around the $46,000 mark Tuesday. The pair had spent the night
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Institutions have not left the Bitcoin (BTC) market even in the face of a 50%-plus bearish correction earlier this year, so shows data provided by Glassnode. The blockchain analytics platform reported Monday that the dominance of Bitcoin transactions exceeding $1M has surged twofold since September 2020—from 30% to 70% of the total value transferred. Since
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A commissioner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has criticized the securities watchdog for focusing on enforcement actions in its oversight of the crypto industry. SEC Commissioner Slams Agency for Focusing on Enforcement Actions in Regulating Crypto Assets SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce criticized her own agency Monday after it announced an enforcement action
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It probably came as little surprise last year when crypto intelligence firm Chainalysis declared East Asia “the world’s largest cryptocurrency market,” accounting for 31% of all cryptocurrency transacted during the previous 12 months. The region has a broad base of retail users along with a solid foundation of crypto traders and institutions, and China alone
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