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U.S. Spot Bitcoin ETF Sees Second-Highest Trading Volume in History

On Monday, the U.S. spot Bitcoin ETF witnessed its second-highest daily trading volume, reaching $5.5 billion, according to Bloomberg analyst Eric Balchunas. BlackRock’s IBIT trading volume alone stood at $2.4 billion, with assets under management (AUM) exceeding $11 billion. Grayscale, Fidelity, ARK, Bitwise, and others also reported significant trading volumes, reflecting a surge in investor interest. Balchunas highlighted the impressive performance of these ETFs, suggesting a continuation of the bullish trend

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Bitwise CIO: ‘Too Much Demand, Not Enough Supply’ Could See Bitcoin Reach $200K This Year

The chief investment officer of Bitwise asserts that a “massive supply-demand dynamic” is responsible for the potential price spike of bitcoin beyond $200K this year, stressing that “there’s too much demand and not enough supply” for the digital currency. Because of spot bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs), he predicted “an even bigger wave” of demand for the cryptocurrency, saying, “It’s in a new era of price discovery and I think prices could go substantially higher from here.”

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Gabor Gurbacs Sees Leverage Potential in Bitcoin ETFs, Fueling Institutional Adoption

Bitcoin ETFs allow holders to use Bitcoin as a collateral and gain access to credit and leverage in the traditional markets. The few billion dollars of liquidity that’s coming in today will be nothing compared to what’s coming when more institutions begin to understand this.

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LPL Financial Takes Cautious Approach to New Bitcoin ETFs

Major financial gatekeeper LPL Financial takes a cautious approach to newly approved Bitcoin ETFs, opting for a three-month due diligence process before offering them to clients. This highlights the ongoing scrutiny surrounding these novel investment vehicles and their potential impact on the broader market.

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Four Bitcoin Spot ETFs See Unprecedented 14-Day Inflow Streak, But Grayscale Flounders

Four Bitcoin spot ETFs – iShares Bitcoin Trust (IBIT), Fidelity Wise Origin Bitcoin Fund (FBTC), ARK 21Shares Bitcoin ETF (ARKB), and Bitwise Bitcoin ETF (BITB) – have recorded remarkable consistency, attracting inflows for all of their first 14 trading days. This stands in stark contrast to the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), which has experienced daily outflows since its conversion into an ETF.

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Potential Risks of Bitcoin ETFs on the Financial System

The launch of Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the US has raised concerns about potential risks to the financial system. Experts warn that these ETFs could exacerbate volatility in the Bitcoin market and create systemic risks, causing ripple effects throughout the financial system.

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Gensler Reiterates Stance on Ethereum ETFs: Bitcoin Approval “Cabined,” No Signalling Yet

In a reiteration of his previous remarks, SEC Chair Gary Gensler has maintained a cautious stance on Ethereum Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). Responding to inquiries about potential ETH ETF approvals, Gensler emphasized that the recent greenlighting of Bitcoin ETFs should not be misconstrued as broader acceptance of cryptocurrency products.

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Grayscale’s Spot Bitcoin Has Had $2.2 Billion Outflows in 5 Days

In the dynamic landscape of cryptocurrency investments, Grayscale’s Bitcoin ETF (GBTC) is undergoing a transformative shift, evolving from a closed-end fund to a spot ETF. The initial five days of trading in this new form have witnessed substantial outflows, totaling an estimated $2.2 billion. This exodus is primarily influenced by two key factors affecting investor decisions.

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Gurbacs Celebrates Historic ETF Collaboration That Transforms Financial Landscape

Wall Street danced with Satoshi! Bitcoin ETFs unleashed the “largest coordinated institutional tango” ever, bringing traditional finance and crypto together in a slow, seductive embrace. Years of tireless whispers from issuers, exchanges, regulators, and even the media finally crescendoed into a market boom, potentially making Bitcoin 50x more accessible. This ain’t a quick fling, folks; it’s a long-term commitment, building a new financial future brick by brick. Buckle up, the crypto revolution just got ballroom-ready!

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Arthur Hayes Writes On Bitcoin ETF Approval and the Unraveling of Traditional Finance

In a stark analysis, BitMex founder Arthur Hayes unveils the seismic impact of the imminent approval of a Bitcoin Exchange Traded Fund (ETF). Tracing the roots of Bitcoin’s emergence as a financial lifeline outside traditional systems, Hayes navigates through the financial crises of the past, highlighting Bitcoin’s resilience in the face of adversity.

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