February 24, 2024
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Bitcoin 51,754 – Ethereum 2,787 – Solana 109.24 – XRP 0.,551 – Cardano 0.5978

Bitcoin trades above $52,100

Franklin Templeton had officially filed for a spot ethereum exchange-traded fund

Kevin Worth is no longer the CEO of CoinDesk. He was replaced by Sara Stratoberdha as part of a restructuring initiated by the company’s new owner, the cryptocurrency exchange Bullish

MetaMask has collaborated with Robinhood HOOD to enable direct crypto purchases for users

MicroStrategy MSTR bought 850 more Bitcoin for $37.2 million

Standard Chartered Sees Ether ETH HItting $4,000 By May When Ethereum ETF Is Approved

2-4-2024

Bankrupt cryptocurrency lender Celsius have started paying its creditors up to $3 billion

Transak Partners With Visa V for Crypto to Fiat Conversion in 145 Nations

Bitcoin halving will occur in April 2024, when the number of blocks reaches 840,000

US government plans to sell $130 million worth of Bitcoin seized from SilkRoad

Tiger Brokers will provide cryptocurrency trading services to professional investor clients in Hong Kong

SEC has delayed its decision on BlackRock’s application to launch a spot Ethereum ETF to March

Bitcoin miner Core Scientific CORZQ relists on Nasdaq

BlackRock’s iShares Bitcoin Trust acquires 6,495 BTC from Coinbase Prime

Trezor Wallet Says 66,000 of Its Users Affected in Data Breach Last Week

FTX trading arm has dropped its lawsuit against Grayscale Investments

FTX sold about $1 billion of Grayscale’s spot Bitcoin

Terraform Labs files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Delaware

ARK Next Generation ETF (ARKW) sold 758k shares of BITO, worth $15 million, and bought 365k shares of ARKB, its own bitcoin ETF, also worth $15 million

Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) declines retail spot Bitcoin ETF listings

Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan: “I defend your right to do Bitcoin… It’s OK. I don’t want to tell you what to do. My advice is don’t get involved.”

Gemini crypto exchange gains regulatory approval to operate in France

Google Cloud GOOGL enters the blockchain infrastructure industry by joining Flare as a network validator and infrastructure provider

1-16-2024

US Spot Bitcoin ETFs volume hits $7.69B in first two trading days

GameStop has decided to wind down the NFT marketplace due to the continuing regulatory uncertainty of the crypto space

Robinhood HOOD has added all 11 SEC-approved spot Bitcoin ETFs

Bitcoin ETF turnover hits $4.6 bln in the first trading day

Vanguard says they will not offer spot Bitcoin ETFs

Spot Bitcoin ETF volume surpasses $1 billion after US market open

Bitcoin hits 48,000 as spot ETFs go live in the US

CEO Vlad Tenev said that Robinhood HOOD plans to list Bitcoin ETFs following SEC approval

Spot #Bitcoin ETFs approved by SEC:

• Ark Invest

• BlackRock

• VanEck

• Bitwise

• Fidelity

• Franklin

• Valkyrie

• Hashdex

• Invesco Galaxy

• Grayscale

• WisdomTree

“As described in more detail in the Proposals’ respective amended filings, 15 each Proposal seeks to list and trade shares of a Trust that would hold spot bitcoin,16 in whole or in part.17 This order approves the Proposals on an accelerated basis. 18”

NYSE Arca proposes to list and trade shares of (1) the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust3 and (2) the Bitwise Bitcoin ETF4 under NYSE Arca Rule 8.201-E (Commodity-Based Trust Shares), and (3) the Hashdex Bitcoin ETF5 under NYSE Arca Rule 8.500-E (Trust Units);

Bitcoin ETF: SEC “THEREFORE ORDERED, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Exchange Act,87 that the Proposals (SR-NYSEARCA-2021-90; SR-NYSEARCA-2023-44; SR-NYSEARCA2023-58; SR-NASDAQ-2023-016; SR-NASDAQ-2023-019; SR-CboeBZX-2023-028; SRCboeBZX-2023-038; SR-CboeBZX-2023-040; SR-CboeBZX-2023-042; SR-CboeBZX-2023- 044; SR-CboeBZX-2023-072) be, and hereby are, approved on an accelerated basis”

Mercari e-commerce platform, has announced plans to accept Bitcoin transactions on its platform

1-8-2024

Crypto traders await a decision on the Ark 21 Shares spot Bitcoin ETF on Wednesday, January 10

Van Eck will donate 5% of their Bitcoin ETF profits to Bitcoin Core developers for at least 10 years

Visa V Launches Web3 Loyalty Reward System to Enhance Customer Engagement

Marathon Digital Holdings MARA produced 1,853 bitcoins in December and 12,852 bitcoins in 2023

Former executives of Citigroup Inc. C will offer Bitcoin -backed securities that do not require SEC approval

ARK Invest sold another 166,183 Coinbase COIN shares

SEC Engages In Crucial Talks With Major Exchanges about Bitcoin ETF

South Korea proposes ban on credit card payments for crypto

Goldman Sachs is considering a partnership with BlackRock and Grayscale for Bitcoin ETFs.

Microstrategy MSTR bought 14,620 bitcoin at around 42,113 per bitcoin

12-31-2023

Cathie Wood expects the SEC to approve a spot bitcoin ETF in January 2024

Crypto YTD Performance:

Bitcoin $BTCUSD +163.78%

Ethereum $ETHUSD +91.09

XRP +79.79

Bitcoin Cash $BCH +140.419%

Litecoin $LTC +6.54%

Monero $XMR

Crypto today:

Bitcoin 43,760 +0.03%

Ethereum 2,295.62 -0.86%

XRP 0.6189 -0.46%

Bitcoin Cash 231.81 -2.56%

Litecoin 72.1400 -1.70%

Monero 177.30 +0.84%

Russia integrates the digital Ruble into its tax code

French regulator approves Coinbase COIN as a virtual asset service provider in France

SEC delays decision on Ethereum ETFs to May 2024

Most cryptocurrencies are up today:

$DOTUSD +12.92%

$SOLUSD +11.43%

$ADAUSD +3.00%

$ETHUSD +2.16%

$UNIUSD +2.09%

$BTCUSD +0.45%

A BVI court has issued an order freezing approximately $1.14 billion in assets belonging to the founders of Three Arrows Capital.

Mike Novogratz Galaxy Digital CEO Urges Removal of Senator Warren

Revolut has launched cryptocurrency trading services in New Zealand

Coinbase CEO, Armstrong Says Being Anti-Crypto is Bad Political Strategy

The US government takes complete ownership of 69,370 Bitcoin BTC linked to the Silk Road

40% of American Investors Expect Crypto To Be Part of Their Future Portfolio, According to Grayscale Poll

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