ETF News

Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, are investment funds that trade on a stock market with their value derived from an underlying basket of assets such as stocks, bonds, commodities and other financial instruments. They provide investors easier exposure to a certain index of assets.

A Bitcoin ETF is similar, but the underlying asset is the Bitcoin (BTC) cryptocurrency rather than other traditional financial instruments. 

The hope of Bitcoin ETFs is that they could provide institutional investors an easier way to buy into Bitcoin and crypto markets, thus making it more attractive to the broader investment community.

While there have been many proposals for Bitcoin ETFs presented to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, the main hindrance to their approval is concern for asset volatility and market maturity, though this sentiment is starting to shift in crypto’s favor. For years, and most certainly now, there has been demand from institutional investors for this on-ramp to the crypto economy.

The crypto firm is expected to offer investment options for DeFi and NFT assets.
Mudrex launches DeFi mutual fund model for retail investors
Tom Farren
Market Update
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ProShares Bitcoin ETF to debut on NYSE on Oct. 19
Helen Partz
Grayscale looks to be seeking to restructure its Bitcoin Trust into a physically backed fund after the SEC approved a Bitcoin futures ETF.
Grayscale hints at plans to convert Bitcoin trust into BTC-settled ETF
Martin Young
Market Analysis
Bitcoin price increases will also be less dramatic moving forward, the report suggests.
Next Bitcoin price crash will be ‘shallower’ than 80%, says Pantera Capital CEO
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