Are Bitcoin Traders Planning for an ETF Approval?

Traders seem to be already pricing in the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) upcoming ruling on the Winklevoss bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), according to most analysts polled by CoinDesk. Should the fund – sought by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss – receive approval, the creation of an easily accessible...
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Charts: How an ETF Approval Could Impact Bitcoin’s Price

Willy Woo is an entrepreneur, angel investor, derivatives trader and cryptocurrency enthusiast. In this guest feature, Woo explores how the bitcoin market might react if a long-awaited ETF was approved and millions in new capital were injected into the market overnight. This infographic of bitcoin’s price...
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International Securities Regulators Publish Blockchain Research

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), a cooperative group of global securities markets regulators, has published a wide-ranging research paper that includes findings on blockchain tech. The 70-plus page paper, published Wednesday, casts a wider net on the world of fintech, exploring areas such...
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Illinois Legislator Calls for Blockchain Working Group

A draft resolution submitted to the Illinois legislature has proposed the creation of a working group dedicated to blockchain technology. House Resolution 120, filed on Wednesday by state representative Michael Zalewski, would establish a 12-person group focused on researching the tech. Public records show that...
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More Chinese Exchanges Impose Bitcoin Withdrawal Delays

Following the lead of two of the market’s more prominent exchanges, at least six other China-based bitcoin exchanges have announced updates to withdrawal policies as part of a bid to tighten AML oversight. Announced today, BitBays, BTC100, BTCTrade, CHBTC, HaoBTC and Yunbi have all enacted...
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