Observers believe that even though the VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF and the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Bitcoin ETF are considered to have a high possibility of approval by the U.S. According to other analysts, bitcoin's long-term success is tied to the approval of ETFs and is the only catalyst that can push prices to their all-time high of $20,000 and possibly beyond.
Bitcoin users in Tokyo gathered for a meeting set to be dominated by the shuttering of the MtGox exchange amid claims of a multi-million dollar theft.
Bitcoin attempted a short-lived recovery on Tuesday, but bulls' hopes for recovery were ruined by SEC's decision to postpone a verdict for VanEck, the first bitcoin-related exchange-traded-fund. The first date to watch is August 10, which is 45 days since the Securities and Exchange Commission filed a notice on the proposal and when the time in which it would file a response runs out. It's value had fallen over $9 billion.
An ETF is a form of investment that tracks the performance of a basket of assets or a given index.
As aforementioned, altcoins followed the foremost digital asset, with cryptos like XRP and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) actually outperforming Bitcoin by upwards of 1%.
Hurricane Hector threatens Hawaii, John targets Mexico
Hurricane Hector was formed far out in the Pacific Ocean on 2 August with maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour (140 kph). A high surf warning has been issued for east shores of the Big Island in anticipation of the impacts of Hurricane Hector.
Partial Solar Eclipse 2018
The first eclipse of 2018 was the super blue blood moon on January 31, but the first partial solar eclipse was on February 15. The eclipse will officially begin at 9.02am BST (8.02am UTC) when the moon first appears to make contact with the sun's disk.
Several players have applied or are understood to be in the process of applying for permission to launch Bitcoin ETF, which would, in theory, make investing in cryptocurrency much more accessible to retail investors who could simply buy into the ETF. This is the company's third attempt to get a bitcoin ETF through the SEC's door, and the group has consistently shown that it is either completely unaware of what to do, or simply isn't interested.
Bitcoin dropped 5.7 percent to $6,484 as of 12:01 p.m.in NY, after earlier falling as much as 7 percent.
While the bitcoin ETF proposal has been in the works for about three years now, it was only revealed around June. And interest in the virtual currency appears to have increased.
Chamber of Digital Commerce President Perianne Boring on the outlook for bitcoin and regulation of cryptocurrency. "Meanwhile, we note that other bitcoin-based securities (e.g., Bitcoin Tracker One) have been available for trading on regulated exchanges as early as May 2015 in Sweden, while north of the border, Canada is working towards its own bitcoin ETF product, the Evolve Bitcoin ETF".
In rejecting the recent proposal by Gemini, the SEC had cited concerns over market manipulation and security of customer's funds.
That charge and some costs tied to a pending $69 billion acquisition of the health insurer Aetna led to the quarterly loss. Net loss attributable to CVS was $2.56 billion, or $2.52 per share, in the second quarter ended June 30.
On Friday, Paramount Pictures released the first look at its live-action " Dora the Explorer " film, produced by Michael Bay . The image features Moner sporting Dora's classic hairdo, complete with the explorer's trademark pink shirt and orange shorts.
A new study from the University of Toledo has revealed how blue light from smart devices and screens is damaging our eyes. Instead, he said, it's just blue light, which "can kill any cell type". "It can kill any cell type".
IKEA will be opening 40 such stores in years to come in Navi Mumbai, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, Surat, Pune, Chennai and Kolkata. Like the products, the food is also affordable with biryani priced at Rs 99 and chicken meat balls Rs 149.
Brian France has retreated from the spotlight the last two years as NASCAR has struggled with attendance and television rankings. He knows the ins and outs of what's going on to this very minute in the sport, has been around the sport for a long time.
Bitcoin core ( BTC ) prices at the moment are around $6481 per BTC and the cryptocurrency's market valuation today is $111B. More importantly, there was a break below a crucial bullish trend line with support at $6,800 on the same chart .
The game is the second of a two-game series in which the Magic will also play the Chicago Bulls in the Arena Ciudad de Mexico. Chicago Bulls President and COO Michael Reinsdorf released a statement about today's news.
You can find both of the gameplay sections that were shown today for DOOM Eternal below courtesy of MKIceAndFire . As promised, id Software and Bethesda has revealed at QuakeCon 2018 the first gameplay footage for DOOM Eternal .
CBA has further informed that the bond would welcome other blockchain technologies in the future times. CBA has stated that Ethereum has the " the largest and most active development community globally ".
The city just signed an interim operating agreement with Bird on July 31 to allow the company to do business in Kansas City. Riders can rent a scooter through an app on their smartphone and drop it off anywhere in the city when they are finished.
Jolie was trying to restrict Pitt's interactions with the children, and the judge came down hard on her earlier this summer. Angelina Jolie would have been better off saying it was child support since a loan she will have to pay back - see below.
Perseid meteor shower to peak over Canada this weekend
The comet Swift-Tuttle orbits the sun once every 133 years, so every August, the Earth passes through the comet's debris field. The Perseids are best seen after 11 PM, away from city lights , and while looking at the northeastern sky.
House of Fraser chain goes into administration
Later this morning, Sports Direct boss and Newcastle United owner, Mike Ashley , stepped in to buy the ailing department store. House of Fraser has gone into administration and been rescued at a knock-down price by the Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley .
Unai Emery: 'Danny Welbeck staying at Arsenal'
Ahead of them could be the exciting triumvirate of Mesut Ozil, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Arsenal have received six red cards in Premier League opening weekend fixtures, more than any other side.
Magic Leap’s mixed reality headset is finally on sale
Today, it has finally released its first product: The Magic Leap One, Creator Edition , the first "mixed-reality" headset. The device will cost $2,295, with an optional Professional Developer Package available for $495.
Ebola vaccinations could start Wednesday in Congo outbreak
More than 3,000 doses remain in stock in the capital Kinshasa, allowing authorities to deploy them quickly to affected areas. Tarik Jasarevic from the World Health Organization explains why it is so hard to deal with the latest outbreak.
Russian envoy calls on Imran Khan
However, no official notification confirming the swearing-in ceremony on August 18 has been issued as yet. Mr Khan had contested from five constituencies and had won from all of them.