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5 Under-the-Radar NFT Stocks and Tips for Market Volatility, Sylvia Jablonski

NFTZ, a new pure-play NFT ETF, launched on December 1 from Defiance ETFs.
The firm’s investing chief highlights some of the surprising companies from the ETF with strong NFT exposure.
She shares her views on how to play a market where “emotionally charged panic selling” is taking place.
Non-fungible tokens were the best performing crypto sector in November, as the frenzy around the metaverse drove values up by 42%, according to data from the Kraken exchange. NFT trading volume reached around…

Grayscale Finds Rising Interest in Bitcoin as it Pushes for Spot BTC ETF

Source: iStock/pichet_w The US-based major cryptoasset management firm Grayscale turned to a survey to show the rising interest in bitcoin (BTC) among investors as the company is working hard to convince the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to launch the first bitcoin spot-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) in the US.Today, Grayscale published the results of an online survey of 1,000 US consumers, who were involved in some form of personal investing, in August this year. “It is becoming increasingly difficult for…

Best Stocks, Crypto, and ETFs to Watch

Bitcoin got smashed over the weekend, dropping to a two-month low under 42,000 before bouncing above 49,000 ahead of the new trading week. The selloff follows ‘de-risking’ in other volatile assets, along with a flight to safety, as traders and investors speculate on fallout from the Omicron variant. The senior cryptocurrency failed a breakout above the April peak near 65,000 in November, with selling pressure since that time raising odds for a long-term double top reversal.
Speaking of de-risking, 2020 meme monster GameStop Inc. (GME) reports Q3 2021 earnings after Wednesday’s…

A new fund will track NFTs and blockchain companies as metaverse ETF takes off

NFT. NurPhotoNurPhotoA new exchange-traded fund from Defiance is investing in companies exposed to NFTs and crypto.
The NFTZ fund is invested in companies including crypto miners, crypto exchanges, and fintech.
The listing comes as a metaverse-related ETF has seen inflows surge.  
A exchange-traded fund that will give investors exposure to the booming world of non-fungible tokens hit the market Thursday. It’s called NFTZ.Created by Defiance ETFs, the novel fund is investing in companies with exposure to the NFT market and blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystems, the company said…

Rising Crypto Use Bullish for New Blockchain ETF

A recent study indicates that nearly 58% of multinational companies are using at least one form of cryptocurrency for cross-border payments.That rising level of crypto adoption is significant for blockchain technologies and related investments, including the newly minted Invesco Alerian Galaxy Blockchain Users and Decentralized Commerce ETF (BLKC).BLKC, which debuted in October, follows the Alerian Galaxy Global Blockchain Equity, Trusts and ETPs Index. That benchmark “is comprised of stocks of companies that are materially engaged in the development of blockchain technology,…

A metaverse ETF has seen inflows surge 548% since Facebook’s name change. Here are its top 10…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shows off his vision for the metaverse during Facebook’s Oculus Connect conference on October 28.Facebook/Handout via REUTERSThe Roundhill Ball Metaverse ETF has seen its assets under management soar 548% since Facebook changed its name to Meta Platforms.The move highlights growing investor interest in the future potential of virtual worlds.These are the top 10 “meta” stock holdings of the almost $1 billion Metaverse ETF.A surge in interest in the metaverse has led to an explosion in asset inflows for an ETF that was at the right place at the right…

Grayscale argues the SEC’s bitcoin ETF treatment could violate the APA

In the wake of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s most recent bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) rejection, Grayscale is pushing back on the regulator’s arguments.
Grayscale is seeking to convert its bitcoin trust, GBTC, to an ETF, and recently put the Securities and Exchange Commission on the clock in October, when NYSE Arca filed to list the product. A decision could come as early as Dec. 24, although the agency has a history of extensions. It’s already published a notice on Nov.2 seeking comments on the proposed rule change. 
The SEC took a similar approach to VanEck’s offering,…

What is Blockchain ETF? How is it different from Bitcoin ETF

Updated Nov 30, 2021 | 07:40 IST

Blockchain ETFs are an investment vehicle to invest in stocks with exposure to blockchain technology. While the number of blockchain ETFs continues to grow, Bitcoin ETFs are relatively new.


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New Delhi: Even as Bitcoin, the oldest cryptocurrency,…

$32bn Grayscale Bitcoin Trust feels the heat from cheaper ETFs

The North American rollout of bitcoin exchange traded funds appears to have tipped the world’s largest crypto fund into a seemingly permanent discount to its net asset value.The $32bn Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), which owns 3.5 per cent of the world’s bitcoin, currently trades 15 per cent below the value of its underlying assets.It had traded at a substantial premium to NAV for much of its existence but stumbled to a sharp discount after the emergence of the first North American bitcoin ETF in Canada in February.The flip from premium to discount has hit investors in the…

What are blockchain ETFs? – The Economic Times

1. Blockchain ETFs offer an efficient investment vehicle to invest in a select basket of blockchain specific stocks.
2. Blockchain specific stocks are those that have blockchain technology-related operations or profit from the development and use of blockchain technology.
3. Blockchain tech enables companies that use it to cut costs and simplify their operations through decentralisation.

4. Being a theme-based investment, blockchain ETFs carry the inherent risk of non-performance, non-adaptability, or failure of the blockchain ecosystem.
5. They are different from Bitcoin ETFs which…

Assessing Blockchain’s Brightest Innovations for 2022 and Beyond

2021 has been a banner year for blockchain. While much of the global news agenda revolved around lockdowns, vaccines and other byproducts of the pandemic, the total market value of cryptocurrencies rose above $2 trillion, fell back – then retook the milestone.
Elsewhere, decentralized applications (dApps) flourished on Ethereum and multiple rival networks; non-fungible tokens (NFTs) brought a legion of new users to the industry; bitcoin set a fresh all-time high after the appearance of the world’s first bitcoin ETF; blockchain-based gaming took flight, and…

Bitcoin Leads Market As Inflows See An Uptick From Previous Week

Bitcoin inflows have dominated the market again after another week of institutional investments flowing into the asset. This has been a recurring theme for the past couple of weeks as reported by CoinShares. This week has proved to be no different as the digital asset once again made up for the majority of the volume coming into the market.
The launch of the VanEck Bitcoin Futures ETF had a role to play in this as the majority of the bitcoin volume came from ETF investments. This accounted for 90%, leaving 10% to the other products associated with the…

Invesco Joins Bitwise in Blaming the SEC for Decision to Withdraw ETFs


Source: AdobeStock/JHVEPhotoThe American exchange-traded fund (ETF) issuer Invesco has for the first time revealed the reason for its surprise decision to pull out of the race to bring a bitcoin (BTC) futures-backed ETF to the market – and just like its competitor Bitwise Asset Management, the firm has blamed the rules from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).According to Invesco, the main problem is the SEC’s requirement that an ETF only holds bitcoin futures contracts traded on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). Futures contracts must be rolled over each month as they…

Red Numbers, Crypto Centres, Wrong Hands and 20 Crypto Jokes

This past week, the markets went red. Anyways.Just before the start of the week, Bitcoin’s largest upgrade in more than four years Taproot went live. Then CRO jumped following the news that Crypto.com had secured the naming rights for the famous Staples Center. While that was happening, Binance published a bill of rights for crypto users, and a “final and binding” Mt.Gox resolution was legally “confirmed” by the Japanese courts. The VanEck Bitcoin Strategy ETF had a slow start compared to its two earlier competitors, a…

Crypto Alert: Valkyrie To Launch DeFi Fund on Nov. 22 as CEO Cites ‘Massive Opportunity in the…

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Crypto firm Valkyrie Investments — which recently launched the second Bitcoin-futures exchange traded fund (ETF), is launching a decentralized finance (DeFi) fund November 22, “off the back of client demand.”
Find: 8 Best Cryptocurrencies To Invest In for 2021Explore: Bitcoin-Linked ETFs Are Booming — Could Bitcoin Funds Be the Next ‘Holy Grail’?
The Valkyrie On-Chain DeFi…

Tokenize Everything | ETF Trends

Here’s the problem with the crypto space right now: There’s quite literally so much cool stuff going on that it’s becoming legitimately impossible for any one person to even pretend to keep up with every interesting new project. Imagine I told you that I was up to speed on every cool small business idea in the world. You know I’d be lying. But that’s what the pace of growth is like in crypto right now, and that’s honestly a problem.Why Tokenization MattersAt the heart of most of what’s interesting right now in crypto are “tokens.” For the crypto-noobs like myself, a key…

1 Top Publicly Traded Option for Investors Looking for Exposure to DeFi

stock analysisWritten by Chris MacDonald at The Motley Fool CanadaThere are now a number of options for Canadian investors to get exposure to the crypto space via publicly traded companies. One such option is via a crypto-linked ETF, such as Purpose Bitcoin ETF. Another option is via a company like Tokens.com, which I recently highlighted.However, for investors looking for growth in the decentralized finance (DeFi) world, such options are harder to find. One such company that’s grabbed my attention of late is WonderFi (NEO:WNDR).Let’s dive into what this company does, and why investors…

1 Top Publicly-Traded Option for Investors Looking for Exposure to DeFi

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There are now a number of options for Canadian investors to get exposure to the crypto space via publicly traded companies. One such option is via a crypto-linked ETF, such as Purpose Bitcoin ETF. Another option is via a company like Tokens.com, which I recently highlighted.

However, for investors looking for growth in the decentralized finance (DeFi) world, such options are harder to find. One such company that’s grabbed my attention of late is WonderFi (NEO:WNDR).

Let’s dive into what this company does, and why investors may want to…

Inflation fears sparks Bitcoin rally before Taproot – Crypto Roundup, Nov 15, 2021

First major upgrade in four years set to accelerate Bitcoin innovation
After briefly eclipsing all-time highs on shocking inflation figures, Bitcoin settled down to finish the week with 2% losses as the long-awaited Taproot upgrade was activated
At its peak on Wednesday, Bitcoin flirted with the $69K level. Within a few hours however, fresh fears of an Evergrande-induced financial collapse swept over the market, dragging cryptoassets down alongside the S&P 500. Adding to the blow, the Securities and Exchange Commission then denied another spot Bitcoin ETF…

Small-cap altcoins stage a recovery as Bitcoin traders aim to recapture $60K

The fortitude of Bitcoin (BTC) holders continues to be tested on Nov. 17 as a number of attempts to push the price to $59,000 and below grow. This level has been well defended by bulls but analysts are still watching for the $63,000 level to be reclaimed as support before saying the “dip” has ended.While much of the recent focus has been on Bitcoin and matters related to exchange-traded funds (ETFs), the altcoin market has been providing some relief and a handful of tokens rallied toward new all-time highs on Nov. 17. Top 7 coins with the highest 24-hour price change. Source: Cointelegraph…

Slow Start for Third Bitcoin ETF, Lower Costs Could Attract More Capital


Source: AdobeStock/piter2121The latest bitcoin (BTC) futures exchange-traded fund (ETF) to be launched in the US – the VanEck Bitcoin Strategy ETF (XBTF) – has had a slow start compared to its two earlier competitors, ProShares’ BITO and Valkyrie’s BTF. But lower costs and a stronger brand should attract more capital over the long-term, some analysts argue.When ProShares launched the first bitcoin futures ETF, BITO, on October 19, it was quickly deemed one of the most successful ETF launches of all time in the US. The fund saw a turnover of almost USD 1bn in the first day of…

Coinbase Users Sharing Crypto Portfolios, ETFs in US & India + More News

Source: AdobeStock/monticelllloGet your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptoasset and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news.__________ Exchanges newsCoinbase has announced it will allow users to easily share information about their crypto holdings and portfolio with their private or social network. Users can share their crypto portfolio’s allocation percentage (but not overall balances) with others, as well as asset pages about the cryptos they own, in order to be…

Completely Decentralized ETF (D-ETF) Announces Public Token Pre-Sale in November 2021

LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / November 1, 2021 / D-ETF’s public token pre-sale is scheduled for mid-November 2021. With D-ETF people get access to more than 10 to 20 cryptocurrencies at once and benefit from their performance through one unique token. The D-ETF is an ERC-20 based token re-inventing the traditional ETF landscape by giving investors unlimited tradeability, no intermediaries, and giving token holders the option to participate in the investment allocations through a self-operating DAO.Traditional finance has battled for several years to get the first Bitcoin ETF in the US, and…

Bulls Put On The ‘Spot’ As VanEck Bitcoin ETF Is Rejected

Bitcoin ETF season has come to an abrupt halt as the spot-based ETF proposal by VanEck has been rejected by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Here is a closer look into why the SEC rejected the proposal, what this means for future approvals, and what it could mean for the cryptocurrency’s continued bull run.
The SEC Denies VanEck Spot Bitcoin ETF Proposal
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission announced Friday that it had rejected a proposal for the VanEck Bitcoin ETF. The application was filed in March by the CBOE BZX Exchange, but the…