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Is a Bitcoin ETF Necessary?

Aug 10, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

Bitcoin is still edging closer to its original dominance level of half the entire market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies - ~49% at the time of this writing - despite the delay in the much-awaited decision on the CBOE Van Eck Bitcoin ETF and the slight negative effect it had on pric...

Effects Of ETF On Bitcoin Ecosystem: What To Expect

Aug 1, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

From China to the US, no regulatory body has approved any issuers' plans for a Bitcoin or cryptocurrency ETF despite several applications seeking for such an approval have been filed. All eyes are on the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with the hope that its approval of ...

Vitalik On ETFs, Crypto Adoption

Jul 31, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

Ethereum’s co-founder, Vitalik Buterin, has shared his view on the too-much emphasis being placed on the actualization of an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) for either Bitcoin, Ethereum or any other cryptocurrency. In a tweet, Buterin notes that enough emphasis should rather be on how to...

Bitcoin Price Drops On ETF Denial

Jul 27, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

Not the much-anticipated Van Eck SolidX CBOE ETF which is currently under consideration and an outcome expected as from August, the SEC's denial of the Winklevoss ETF has sent the price of Bitcoin down by almost 4%. The proposal by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, founders ...

Bitcoin Moving Too Fast?

Jul 25, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

Bitcoin price has rapidly surged over $8,300 - it added another $500 within a 24-hour period. Moving at this fast pace, a correction should be expected as the 10-day upswing in the price - especially in the last few days - continues. Aside the filed Bitcoin ETF application whose outcome is...

So Much Ado About Bitcoin ETF Approval

Jul 24, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

It is being said here and there: the awaited Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) could be approved by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Though there is no firm basis to this optimism, the excitement surrounding the purported approval is being credited for catalysing the price...

Crypto Regulation In 2018: Hold On!

Jul 18, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

2018 was touted to be the year of regulation in the crypto space. Some market reports shared the view that the gaze of major countries will be on the industry to make their assessment and proffer ways to clear several issues usually associated with the evolving space. However, not much has been se...

Russia follows China as Bitcoin effect soars in other countries

Jan 16, 2017

Olusegun Ogundeji

As the understanding that China has not been working to discourage innovation around Bitcoin sinks deeper, a top official of the Bank of Russia has come out to say that they will not take measures to prohibit Bitcoin use in their country. While making the decision known, the Bank’s deputy...