Bitcoin (BTC) briefly fell below $60,000 on Oct. 22 as a correction after all-time highs deepened concerns about the market’s strength. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Trader eyes $56,000 minimum BTC buy-in Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD hitting lows of $59,930 on Bitstamp, down another 6% on the day. A
The second Bitcoin (BTC) futures-linked exchange-traded fund in the United States began trading on the Nasdaq, opening at a price of $25.52 per share. According to the Nasdaq, digital asset manager Valkyrie’s Bitcoin Strategy ETF, the second exchange-traded fund allowing U.S. investors direct exposure to cryptocurrency futures, opened at a price of $25.52 per share
Bitcoin (BTC) trading volumes on global payment service provider PayPal reached $145.60 million on Oct. 20, just as the benchmark crypto rallied toward its record high near $67,000. The latest spike in volumes came out to be the highest since the May 19 Bitcoin price crash from around $43,500 to as low as $30,000. On
Bitcoin and crypto financial services firm Valkyrie Funds will become the second firm to launch a Bitcoin futures-based ETF in the United States. The fund, BTF, aims to track the value of Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Bitcoin futures. Leah Wald, CEO at Valkyrie commented, “This Bitcoin Strategy ETF is a major leap forward for this
Bitcoin (BTC) stayed closer to $60,000 on Oct. 22 after the largest altcoin Ether (ETH) failed to cement new all-time highs. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView ETH all-time high? Blink and you’ll miss it Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView ETH/USD just match its record $4,380 on Bitstamp before seeing a harsh rejection.
The ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF is on track to reach a limit on the number of futures contracts it’s allowed after quickly becoming a little too popular. After just a couple of days of trading, the ProShares ETF has reached 1,900 contracts sold for October and there is 2,000 front-month limit imposed by the Chicago
Inflation concerns are driving Bitcoin’s record run, JPMorgan strategists said. Gold is failing to perform as an inflation hedge, prompting investors to rotate into BTC. “We believe the perception of Bitcoin as a better inflation hedge than gold is the main reason for the current upswing,” the strategists said. Concerns that inflation will keep rising
The pension fund for firefighters in Houston has allocated part of its $4 billion portfolio towards crypto. According to an Oct. 21 Bloomberg report, the Houston Firefighters’ Relief and Retirement Fund used the New York Digital Investment Group, or NYDIG, to execute the purchase of $25 million in Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH). Public records
A U.S. public pension fund has invested in bitcoin for the first time. The Houston Firefighters’ Relief and Retirement Fund acquired an undisclosed amount of BTC through institutional bitcoin services provider NYDIG. The investment “represents a watershed moment for bitcoin and its place in public pensions,” the global head of asset management at NYDIG said.
Bitcoin (BTC) briefly dipped below $63,000 on Oct. 21 as a standard correction cooled the market. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitcoin battles for new support at old peak Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC/USD as it came off all-time highs above $67,000 to hit lows of $62,860 on Bitstamp. The