Category: Eric Balchunas

Bitcoin ETF Launch Hype Fades as Funds Slip in Value, BTC Futures Open Interest Down 38% in 2 Months

Bitcoin ETF Launch Hype Fades as Funds Slip in Value, BTC Futures Open Interest Down 38% in 2 Months

Following the charged-up debut of the Proshares bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), Valkyrie’s bitcoin futures ETF and the Vaneck bitcoin strategy ETF, interest in these types of funds seems to have faded a great deal. After the Proshares bitcoin ETF BITO reached an all-time high on November 10, the ETF is down 39% over the last […]

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The Crypto ETF Revolution Can Pose Major Risks to Crypto Exchanges. Here’s Why

The cryptocurrency market got its first Bitcoin ETF this week after a long. The market also responded in equal measure with an overwhelming demand for the ProShares strategy Bitcoin ETF. Well, this could be just the beginning of the crypto revolution coming to the market over the next decade. The $7 trillion ETF industry has […]

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Valkyrie’s Bitcoin Strategy ETF Debut Listing Drops Over 4% — Proshares ETF Slides 3.5%

Valkyrie’s Bitcoin Strategy ETF Debut Listing Drops Over 4% — Proshares ETF Slides 3.5%

On Friday, the Valkyrie Bitcoin Strategy Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) launched on Nasdaq under the ticker BTF and dropped in value not too long after the ETF first came out of the gate. The second bitcoin ETF to launch in the United States followed bitcoin’s spot price movements on Friday, as BTF started the day above […]

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Sources Say Valkyrie Bitcoin Strategy ETF Set to Launch on Nasdaq This Week

Sources Say Valkyrie Bitcoin Strategy ETF Set to Launch on Nasdaq This Week

After the Proshares Bitcoin Strategy exchange-traded fund (ETF) listed and smashed records in the first two days of trading, Vaneck’s bitcoin futures ETF was given the green light to start trading next week. Furthermore, sources say that the Valkyrie Bitcoin Strategy ETF is set to launch this week with a possible listing on Friday. Proshares […]

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Proshares Bitcoin Strategy ETF Debut Captures Close to $1 Billion in Volume

Proshares Bitcoin Strategy ETF Debut Captures Close to $1 Billion in Volume

The first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) launched in the United States and smashed records on Tuesday, capturing close to $1 billion in total volume. Eric Balchunas, the senior ETF analyst for Bloomberg said that the Proshares Bitcoin Strategy ETF (BITO) definitely “defied expectations.” Proshares Bitcoin ETF Commands Serious Volume Proshares Bitcoin Strategy exchange-traded fund (BITO) […]

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Bitcoin ETF Approval Expected by Month’s End, Prominent Hedge Fund Puts More Weight Behind BTC

Bitcoin ETF Approval Expected by Month’s End, Prominent Hedge Fund Puts More Weight Behind BTC

The price of bitcoin soared past the $55K handle on Wednesday for the first time in four months giving proponents hope the crypto bull run has been re-ignited. Speculators are predicting a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) will be approved soon and some believe bitcoin will outperform other crypto assets this month. ETF Analyst Eric Balchunas […]

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SEC Delays 4 Bitcoin ETF Deadlines — Regulator ‘Finds It Appropriate to Designate a Longer Period of Time’

SEC Delays 4 Bitcoin ETF Deadlines — Regulator ‘Finds It Appropriate to Designate a Longer Period of Time’

On Friday, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has delayed four bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETF) deadlines for another 45 days. The regulator notes that the entity needs more time to decide on the ETF applications. Global X, Kryptoin, Valkyrie, Wisdomtree Bitcoin ETF Deadlines Extended The Kryptoin Bitcoin ETF, Global X Bitcoin Trust, Valkyrie XBTO […]

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Strategist Mike McGlone Believes Bitcoin Can Jump to $60K Resistance vs. $20K Support

Strategist Mike McGlone Believes Bitcoin Can Jump to $60K Resistance vs. $20K Support

The senior commodity strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence, Mike McGlone, has been long on bitcoin for a while now and he said last month that bitcoin has a “bullish ace up its sleeve.” This week the strategist’s analysis notes that bitcoin prices will likely revert toward the $60K handle in contrast to the $20K support range. […]

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