Bitcoin ETF Heads Toward the SEC Starting Gate

After several fitful starts, an exchange-traded crypto fund may soon start its run. A proposal for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) is now back on track after a fitful start with the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC). On January 10, Bitwise Asset Management officially proposed the concept and an operating framework to the US Securities…

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Gov't Shutdown Freezes SEC Activity, But Bitcoin ETF Date Unaffected

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has frozen all pending administrative proceedings due to the government shutdown. According to a legal expert, however, the Commission is not allowed, by law, to delay the decision on VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF past its current deadline.  No More Delays Despite Government Shutdown The SEC has issued an order…

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Here's how lost furloughed federal worker paychecks could weigh on the US economy

Federal workers furloughed by the ongoing partial government shutdown have been bearing the brunt of the political standoff between President Donald Trump and Congress over funding for a border wall. Those federal employees are feeling the squeeze on their wallets. As the stalemate drags into its third week, the impact may soon be felt by…

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