Will there be SEC approved Bitcoin ETF’s soon?

Exchange Traded Funds, also known as ETF’s, have made headlines in the past couple of years.  The prospect of cryptocurrency ETF’s listed on stock exchanges first started with Gemini and the Winklevoss twins.     The Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust was the first Bitcoin ETF to be filed with the SEC – Securities and Exchange Commission in 2013.  In early 2014, the Bitcoin Investment Trust announced plans to release an over-the-counter Bitcoin ETF. Unfortunately, the SEC denied a request to list an ETF from investors Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, owners of…

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Bitcoin Futures Dancing on the Ceiling at the Super Bowl

Fans at Super Bowl LII, the US NFL championship game played Sunday, Feb. 4 between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots, were treated to a television ad from brokerage firm TD Ameritrade that advertised Bitcoin (BTC) futures.     Singer Lionel Richie appeared in the US-based brokerage firm’s ad describing a customer’s ability to trade 24 hours a day, 5 days a week while. The ad, which played immediately after the national anthem, ended with the company’s logo and the phrase, “Bitcoin futures available. Fiesta forever”:    …

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