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ETF Filed With SEC to Invest in Bitcoin Futures, Bonds, and Mutual Funds

[ad_1] A registration statement for a new exchange-traded fund (ETF) that will invest in bitcoin futures among other traditional investments has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund’s portfolio will include bitcoin futures traded on the Cboe Futures Exchange and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as well as sovereign debts and money market mutual funds. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive
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IBM Launches Blockchain Platform on Cloud Service in Melbourne

[ad_1] IBM has released its blockchain main net out of its data center located in Melbourne, Australia. This will purportedly allow their customers to run their applications on the company's cloud, according to an article published on news outlet ZDNet on Feb 11.The IBM platform was built on Hyperledger Fabric. Hyperledger is a project that aims to improve cross-industry blockchain technologies that is hosted by the Linux Foundation.A Sydney-based IBM
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Chinese Billionaire, Zhao Dong, Says Get Bitcoin Now ‘While No One Really Cares’

[ad_1] Zhao Dong, Bitcoin billionaire and one of China’s biggest OTC traders, has taken to WeChat to opine on the industry. He predicts no thaw of crypto-winter this year, but says now is the best time to stock up and hodl. The Public Chain Alliance Crossing The Bulls And Bears Elite Team Dong made his comments in the WeChat group for ‘The Public Chain Alliance Crossing The Bulls And Bears Elite Team’.
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Report: Bitcoin Transaction Fees Fall to 2014 Levels

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) transaction fees are at new lows, according to a new report published by crypto and blockchain research firm Diar on Feb. 11.While BTC transactions struck a one-year high in January, almost reaching the levels registered in 2017, the median transactions value in BTC have reportedly dropped. BTC median fees have reportedly decreased to 2014 levels:“Median Fees are also at levels not seen since 2015 despite the total
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‘Eventually We Will See a Bitcoin ETF’

[ad_1] А Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) will eventually come to market according to Ric Edelman, founder of advisory firm Edelman Financial Engines in an interview with CNBC on Feb. 11.Edelman stated that a Bitcoin ETF is “virtually certain,” while “the only question is when,” adding:"The [Securities and Exchange Commission] SEC has several legitimate thoughtful concerns that the industry has to overcome but I'm confident they will. Eventually we will
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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, EOS, Bitcoin Cash, TRON, Stellar, Binance Coin, Bitcoin SV: Price Analysis, Feb. 11

[ad_1] The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision.Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange.Bakkt recently completed its first acquisition of certain assets of futures commission merchant Rosenthal Collins Group (RCG). The much-awaited digital asset platform is expected to
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Crypto Bear Market Affecting Venture Capital Valuations

[ad_1] Venture capital (VC) valuations have been deeply affected by the cryptocurrency bear market, says Jalak Jobanputra, founding partner of Future Perfect Ventures, in an interview with Forbes’ Balancing the Ledger on Feb. 11.Founded in 2014 in New York, Future Perfect Ventures is a venture capital firm, focusing on early stage investments primarily in technology companies, including blockchain, machine learning, and data analytics.When asked whether there is a trend of
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Building a Better Blockchain Environment

[ad_1] A Blockchain Environment Future The concept of a blockchain environment continues to spark the imagination of developers across the globe. As you will soon learn, the transparent and immutable nature of blockchain technology makes it ideal for a number of environmental-saving tasks. Today, developers are intent on integrating blockchain technology into a variety of sustainable projects. Saving the planet isn’t an easy task. Luckily, technology now exists to transform
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Bitcoin Will Recover Without ‘Mainstream Breakout’ in 2019, Says Fundstrat

[ad_1] Fundstrat Global Advisors has published its 2019 outlook on the cryptocurrency market. The document suggests that positive incremental developments are incoming.  Mainstream Adoption Not Needed for Bitcoin to Bottom Tom Lee, Fundstrat Global Advisors’ Head Analyst, has announced the release of the company’s 2019 Outlook on the cryptocurrency market. The document outlines the disappointing year digital currencies had in 2018, as well as the fact that expectations for cryptocurrencies
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Venezuelan Nonprofit Eatbch Celebrates First Anniversary Amidst Hyperinflation

[ad_1] On Sunday, Feb. 10, the creators of the charitable organization Eatbch, a nonprofit food drive powered by bitcoin cash, celebrated its one-year anniversary. Eatbch has come along way since its inception feeding Venezuelans thousands of meals alongside branching out to other less fortunate regions like South Sudan. Also read: BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x Faster Than Ethereum Eatbch Celebrates One Year of Helping People in Need This week