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Why SEC’s Recent Efforts to Create US-Compliant ICOs Matter

Nov 8, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

Recent moves by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) can improve the conduct of initial coin offerings ICOs globally. It wants to improve communication and understanding with emerging technology startups. Besides, it plans to clarify when and how cryptocurrencies are securit...

SEC’s ETF Notice Strengthens Bitcoin Market Position

Sep 21, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

Most recent notifications by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) about crypto-based ETFs had negative effects on the market. However, its latest notice in which the SEC turned the table to ask the public for comments on a pending Bitcoin ETF application, seems to have...

Bitcoin Price Hints at Post-2020 Halving

Aug 26, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

The price of Bitcoin may hit six figures by 2020 when the next block reward halving takes place if the protocol maintains its exponential trend as show in history data. Its growth pattern indicates that despite both previous halvings came about after long bear periods and there were rising vocal...

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...

Bitcoin ETF Decision Delayed, Crypto Prices Tank

Aug 8, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

The prices of Bitcoin and several other cryptocurrencies have taken a nosedive after the news broke out that the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has extended its first decision period to either approve or disapprove the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust by 45 days. As a result...

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 ...

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 ...