The United States and China are making progress in negotiations to end their ongoing trade war, but the world’s two largest economies won’t sign a new bilateral agreement just yet, US President Donald Trump said on Thursday. Trump Oval Office Negotiations Won’t Bring Trade Deal Writing on Twitter, Trump said that while he plans to meet with “China’s top trade negotiators” today in the Oval Office, he has no intentions of striking a formal trade deal until he meets face-to-face with Chinese President Xi Jinping. China’s top trade negotiators are in the U.S. meeting with our representatives. Meetings are
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has postponed its decision to approve or disapprove the VanEck/SolidX bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). Per an official document published by the agency, the new deadline to review the VanEck proposal has been shifted to February 27, 2019, which the regulator claims would afford it the time needed to review the potential rule change further.
The SEC stipulates that the commission must either approve or disapprove a proposal no later than “180 days after the date of publication of notice of the filing of the proposed rule change.” However, there is a special clause that permits the agency to extend this period by 60 days.
The Securities and Exchange Commission delayed making a decision on VanEck’s bitcoin ETF (exchange-traded fund) application until February 27, 2019. The postponement was largely expected, as 2018 draws to a close amid the ongoing crypto bear market. “The Commission finds it appropriate to designate a longer period within which to issue an order approving or
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When the bitcoin price flatlined near $ 6,500 in mid-October, many crypto analysts predicted that the bears had finally become winded following a market downturn that has persisted for nearly a year and that the market could be primed for a December rally. However, technical analyst and trader Willy Woo does not believe that the flagship
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BlackRock — the world’s largest asset manager and ETF provider — has slowly been warming to crypto, but will not launch a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) until the industry becomes “legitimate,” said CEO Larry Fink. “I wouldn’t say never — when it’s legitimate, yes,” Fink said at the New York Times Dealbook conference, as reported by CNBC.
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The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have had a huge burden to carry this month, that is, the deadline for a decision to be made on the VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF application. Frustratingly, a decision was expected to be made this month as the deadline had already been further delayed, though it now seems apparent that the SEC do have the capacity to just keep extending deadlines, leaving the Bitcoin community in limbo.
This new extension will mean no decision needs to be made until the 29th of December 2018.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has delayed their decision on the commodity-backed Bitcoin ETF. The final determination is pushed ahead, as expected.
The Waiting Begins
In a notice dated August 7, the SEC announced they are pushing back the decision on what would be the very first regulatory approved Bitcoin00 exchange-traded fund (ETF) in the U.S.
Accordingly, the Commission, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act designates September 30, 2018, as the date by which the Commission shall either approve or disapprove, or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove, the proposed rule change.
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has postponed its decision on the Direxion Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) filing until September 2018. The SEC is yet to approve any of the Bitcoin ETF applications it has received despite the sustained clamor from various stakeholders.
SEC Delays Bitcoin ETF Decision Until September
Arca Inc., submitted a rule change filing to the SEC in January 2018 seeking approval to list and trade shares of five Direxion BTC ETFs. Direxion Asset Management LLC announced plans to list their Bitcoin ETFs on Intercontinental Exchange Inc’s NYSE Arca pending the approval of the SEC.
June 11th, ORCA Alliance, an EU-based platform that bridges cryptocurrencies and traditional banking services, is launching its technical solution allowing instant cash outs from crypto exchanges directly to a payment account in less than 60 seconds. Converting cryptocurrency to euros in quick fashion would make a lot of liquidity problems surrounding cryptocurrency disappear.
ORCA is providing an answer to a long-standing problem annoying many in the crypto community — the lack of reliable ways to move various crypto assets and swap them back and forth to government-backed currencies. It is no secret in the crypto space that crypto-to-fiat exchange is a huge challenge.
The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain is now less than two years away from its next block reward halving. Current statistics show the BCH chain will halve its reward from 12.5 BCH to 6.25 BCH on or around April 6, 2020, and with more than 80 percent of BCH now in circulation, when the next halving takes place the decentralized asset will be much harder to obtain.
BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen has become the latest high-profile cryptocurrency industry figure to urge explicit caution over all ICOs.
Cohen: No Need For ‘Benefit Of The Doubt’
In comments on social media, Cohen, who stopped short of criticizing the ICO crowdfunding model itself, implied industry journalists in particular should not involve trust when rating an investment opportunity.
“As a journalist you shouldn’t give any ICO the benefit of the doubt that they’re a ‘good project,’” he wrote on Twitter. “Appropriate bayesian priors are that they’re all scams until proven otherwise.”
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LONDON – WEDNESDAY 21 MARCH – Today, intimate.io counts down to the closing of their Industry Pre-Sale, where they have so far raised a total of $ 5.1 million toward a hard cap of $ 16.85 million. The London based company are striving to serve businesses with a blockchain-based pseudonymous reputation framework to enable safe and secure transactions for an industry that has been unable to rely on traditional mechanisms of payment and identification: The Adult Industry.
Today, the founders of TravelFlex cryptocurrency announced, that the ICO of the project will continue until 12th January 2018 23:59 GMT. TravelFlex is a product for global travelers, based in blockchain technologies, developed by a Hong Kong-based company.
During this round, the company is offering to sell 95M TravelFlex coins $ 0.28 each for funding the project. Funds raised by the ICO offering will be used to develop the blockchain further and to establish additional traveler-specific services to facilitate the growth of traveling industry.