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Bitcoin Falls as Second Bitcoin ETF Goes Live in the US

The price of bitcoin (BTC) fell Friday morning US time just as the second bitcoin futures-backed ETF, the Valkyrie Bitcoin Strategy ETF with ticker BTF, went live on the Nasdaq stock exchange. Since going live at 09:30 ET (13:30 UTC), BTF was down by 3.15% from a price per share of USD 25. Read more →

MicroStrategy’s and Grayscale Bitcoin Trust’s Shares Now Compete with ETFs

The returns for shareholders in two popular proxies for the bitcoin (BTC) price, namely MicroStrategy (MSTR) and the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), have fallen well behind those of spot bitcoin holders this year, with some speculating that the two investment vehicles are no longer needed now that bitcoin ETFs exist. Year-to-date, MicroStrategy’s share is up by about 89%, while shares of the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust are up by 53%, data from Morningstar showed…. Read more →

Bitcoin and Ethereum Reach Key Support, Altcoins Face Sellers

Bitcoin price started a downside correction from the USD 67,000 zone. BTC corrected lower below USD 65,000 and USD 63,500, before going higher again. It is currently (11:51 UTC) trading above USD 63,500, but there is a risk of a downside correction. Besides, most major altcoins are also correcting lower. ETH is down over USD 200, but it is still above USD 4,000. Read more →

Walmart Begins Bitcoin ATM Pilot at 200 American Stores

The American retail behemoth Walmart has begun a crypto pilot that involves installing bitcoin (BTC) using ATM machines at 200 of its outlets in the United States. The pilot involves the firm Coinstar, which operates the machines and is rolling out 8,000 devices across the country, in partnership with the crypto exchange Coinme, per Reuters and Bloomberg. Read more →

Abkhazia to Build New Crypto Mining Technopark – and a Power Station to Fuel it

The fate of Bitcoin (BTC) and crypto mining in the de facto Caucasus-based state of Abkhazia has taken another bizarre turn after the government announced it would be building a new IT park dedicated to mining tokens. EADaily reported that the President of Abkhazia, Aslan Bzhania, made the announcement on a visit to the Gudauta and Gagra regions, where he announced that a new Gyachripsh-based substation would be put to use – to power “a technopark for cryptocurrency mining. Read more →