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While the ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF is the first of its kind, there are a host of other versions coming soon. The futures-based strategy could make the tech stock volatility of the 1990s look tame by comparison, according to experts.
Claims that crypto is 'untraceable' and the 'perfect tax haven' have been exploded. Those who bought into this mythology have to decide what to do.
For crypto-skeptic advisers, the fact that the ban proved to be a tempest in a teapot should be a wake-up call. Crypto as an asset class is here to stay.
The applications the SEC will consider, for ETFs that hold Bitcoin futures, all follow a format that SEC Chair Gary Gensler has indicated could be received favorably by the regulator.
The devastating consequences of a default make it unlikely to happen, advisers say. Inflation is a bigger threat.
Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., raised concerns about what Gensler's recent hiring of Barbara Roper means for the future of the Regulation Best Interest standard of conduct.
Research shows that investors in digital currencies also see inflation as a longer-term reality.
Crypto custodians must provide the same types of institutional infrastructure available to any other asset classes.
SALT conference panelists say millennials' heightened interest in crypto investing comes amid the largest generational transfer of wealth.
GOP senators assert that the SEC's effort to expand ESG reporting pushes a social policy agenda, while the SEC chair says agency is reacting to investors' demands for more information.
iCapital’s advisers can access digital currency investments for their clients through a Grayscale diversified market-cap weighted investment.
The regulator sued five BitConnect promoters in May for their roles in promoting the scheme by creating testimonials on YouTube, sometimes multiple times a day.
The process of mining cryptocurrency sops up more energy than entire nations. Lawmakers like Elizabeth Warren, and billionaires like Bill Gates, have recently called attention to the environmental impacts.
Digital asset investment products from Grayscale, Bitwise, 21Shares and others saw outflows for the fifth straight week, the longest such streak since January 2018.
After stealing $610 million from a DeFi protocol that lets users swap crypto tokens, the online thieves pledged to give back the money. So far, they've returned about $258 million.
MML Investors Services has entered into a placement agent agreement with NYDIG, a provider of technology and investment solutions that focuses on Bitcoin.
The SEC chairman tells Sen. Warren that lawmakers should give watchdogs clear powers to write rules for exchanges, including DeFi trading venues.
The provision, tucked inside a massive infrastructure bill, would require tax reporting for transactions similar to securities. The measure seeks to ensure that details about digital transactions — such as purchase price, gains and losses — are reported to the IRS.
The Securities and Exchange Commission chairman called on lawmakers to expand the agency's investor protection mandate to include crypto trading and decentralized finance. Cryptocurrency assets are worth roughly $1.6 trillion.
The cryptocurrency's gains were sparked by speculation that Amazon might eventually accept Bitcoin as a method of payment.