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    BREAKING: ProShares follows Valkyrie in approval for listing Bitcoin Strategy ETF

    Bloomberg analyst James Seyffart reported that the crypto futures ETF would be listed with the ticker symbol BITO, possibly as early as Oct. 18. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has accepted the registration request for ProShares’ Bitcoin Strategy ETF, with the shares to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange’s Arca.According to… More

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    BREAKING: Nasdaq listing hints that the SEC may soon approve ETF application from Valkyrie

    Nasdaq’s vice president of listing qualifications, Eun Ah Choi, said shares of Valkyrie’s Bitcoin ETF had been certified for listing on the exchange. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, may soon approve an application from crypto-asset manager Valkyrie for a Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund, or ETF, with the shares to be listed… More

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    ‘Thank God for Bitcoin,’ Cynthia Lummis says on US debt limit raise

    Bitcoin should be there to allow people to save in the event the government fails, Senator Cynthia Lummis said. Amid the United States President Joe Biden signing legislation to raise the government’s debt limit to $28.9 trillion, Senator Cynthia Lummis said that Bitcoin (BTC) is a blessing of God.Senator Lummis gave a speech to the… More

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    Second-largest US mortgage lender UWM dumps Bitcoin payment plans

    United Wholesale Mortgage had previously announced plans to test Bitcoin and Ether for mortgage payments in August. United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the largest wholesale and purchase lenders in the United States, is ditching Bitcoin (BTC) payments plans after running a test.UWM officially announced Thursday that the company has successfully conducted its first-ever cryptocurrency… More

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    Biden admin weighing bank-like regulation for stablecoin issuers

    The United States government appears keen to tame the rapidly growing stablecoin market, according to reports. The Biden administration is reportedly considering a new legal framework for stablecoin issuers that would put them in the same category as banks, raising questions about the future of crypto regulation in the country.Citing people familiar with the matter,… More

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    SEC is ‘open to discussion’ when it comes to crypto: Kraken chief lawyer

    Kraken’s Marco Santori points to the adversarial stance taken by some crypto firms toward regulators. Amid a fraught period for some high-profile United States crypto firms and financial regulators, Kraken chief legal officer Marco Santori is calling for a dose of pragmatism going forward.Speaking on Bloomberg’s QuickTake Stock broadcast on Thursday, Santori told viewers, “You’re living in… More

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    Monero’s former maintainer released from US custody

    “I am actively working with my attorneys on a way to return to South Africa as soon as possible so I can address this matter and get it behind me once and for all,” said Riccardo Spagni. Riccardo Spagni, the former lead maintainer of the privacy coin Monero, has reported that United States officials have… More

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    Adapt or die: Payments giants partner with crypto firms to ensure security

    Mastercard’s upcoming acquisition of CipherTrace demonstrates the need for payments giants to partner with crypto firms to enable digital asset innovation. Institutional interest for digital assets continues to grow rapidly, demonstrating that cryptocurrencies, stablecoins and nonfungible tokens (NFT) are here to stay. At the same time, traditional financial institutions are beginning to understand the dire… More

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    MiamiCoin generated $2K every 10 minutes for the city, says mayor

    Miami’s mayor believes that if city-specific cryptos succeed, it would mean residents “won’t have to pay a cent in tax.” Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has been celebrating the success of a recent initiative to fund municipal projects through the proceeds of a city-specific crypto protocol built atop the Bitcoin blockchain.On Sept. 13, Miami’s city commissioners voted… More

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    US Treasury reportedly in talks for stablecoin regulation

    Treasury officials are studying the risks if too many people decide to withdraw their stablecoins all at once. Amid massive growth of the stablecoin market, the United States Treasury Department has reportedly discussed potential regulation for private stablecoins.The Treasury conducted several meetings last week to examine the risks of stablecoins for users, markets or the… More

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    US crypto exchange CrossTower expands to India

    CrossTower is betting on the growing crypto market in India despite uncertainty over the legal status of Bitcoin in the country. United States-based cryptocurrency exchange CrossTower is expanding operations to India despite the ongoing legal uncertainty over local crypto regulation.CrossTower has set up a local division in India and launched a cryptocurrency trading platform to… More

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    Insiders sold MicroStrategy stock after Bitcoin’s bull run

    Notorious Bitcoin bull and MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor himself hasn’t dumped any company stock since 2012. Virginia-based enterprise software company MicroStrategy has captured the attention of crypto and financial news outlets alike with its CEO’s atypical strategy of going all-in on Bitcoin, beginning in 2020, with some reporters quipping that the company has since morphed… More

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    Mass appeal: Could a Bitcoin futures EFT electrify US investors?

    Is a futures-based crypto exchange-traded fund really imminent, and if so why that, and not an ETF that takes direct ownership in Bitcoin? Are crypto exchange-traded funds (ETFs) finally coming to the United States of America? Dozens of cryptocurrency-based ETFs or ETF-like products are currently selling on regulated exchanges in Europe, while Canada and Brazil… More

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    Belarus president Lukashenko calls on state to mine cryptocurrency

    Belarus has lots of abandoned industrial sites that could be used to generate revenue through cryptocurrency mining, the Belarusian president said. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has called on the government to mine cryptocurrency use spare power infrastructure.Lukashenko spoke at the opening of the Petrikovsky mining and processing plant on Aug. 27, urging workers to move… More

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    SEC reportedly contracts blockchain analytics firm to monitor DeFi industry

    “The SEC is very keen on understanding what is happening in the world of smart contract-based digital assets,” said Victor Fang. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has reportedly signed a $125,000 deal with blockchain analytics firm AnChain.AI to help monitor and regulate the decentralized finance industry.According to a Friday report from Forbes, an AnChain.AI… More

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