Bitcoin ETF

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Aug 6)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Aug 6)

Bitcoin is +1.8% to $40.2k, ETH +3.6% to $2800 after the London hard-fork. Movers are TRU +240%, FIS +117%, INJ +19%, DLT +18%, AST +17%, POND +14%. Ethereum’s London hard-fork initiated without any large disruptions and services are starting to implement the upgrades — uptake of the new chain is ~1%, which is anticipated to slowly ramp up to eventual full adoption. Ethan Allen, the furniture maker, is dropping their stock ticker $ETH after lots of confusion and pamping of th…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Aug 4)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Aug 4)

Bitcoin price is softer again -2.4% to $38.4k, ETH is also down -4.2% to $2500. Movers are YFII +26%, LINA +18%, OAX DEGO +15%, RSR +11%, rest are relatively calm. The big headline this morning is from SEC Chairman Gary Gensler's speech at the Aspen Security Forum, saying he believes the vast majority of crypto tokens and ICOs violate US security laws and are all securities. He adds, "I believe we have a crypto market now where many tokens may be unregistered securities, without required disclos…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (July 27)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (July 27)

Bitcoin is up +8.5% to $37.6k while ETH is +3.5% to $2250. Movers are DENT ANKR +18%, HOT +16%, SNX +15%, LIT +14%, MATIC +13%, CHR -18%, DEGO -17%, ALICE -15%. About $1B in shorts were liquidated yesterday and volumes picked up as BTC quickly ramped to $40k but failed to hold. Many point to the Amazon payment in Bitcoin 'news', which naturally they denied, or Tesla's earnings call but data shows a potential rotation from USDT to other stablecoins which ended up seeing, for example, BUSD print $…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 29)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (June 29)

Bitcoin is flat at $34250, while ETH is ripping up +7% to $2080. Movers are COMP +21%, INH STMX +19%, BAL +16%, with the rest mostly following in positive territory. Cathie Wood's ARK Invest joins the Bitcoin ETF race as they file with the SEC and join the waiting list behind WisdomTree, Fidelity and VanEck. Jack Dorsey is hinting at a potential crypto tie-in for Tidal with Jay-Z, after Square's acquisition of the company back in March. The most boomer news this morning comes from the UK, as the…