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Bitcoin ETFs Can Work – but This Ethereum ETF Won't

Seeing two Bitcoin ETFs seeking regulatory approval, an upstart group has now filed for something even more radical – an Ethereum ETF.

The evidence suggests the group, the EtherIndex Ether Trust, threw together its S-1 filing with the SEC willy-nilly in an effort to be first in line to file for an Ethereum ETF.

But the problems with this ETF proposal run much deeper than that.

Here's why no Ethereum ETF will see the light of day for a very long time...

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Why the SolidX Bitcoin ETF Is a Step Behind the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF

One Bitcoin ETF is good, but two are better. And now that the SolidX Bitcoin ETF has filed an S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission, we could have two Bitcoin ETFs trading on major U.S. exchanges by next year.

The only question now is which one will gain the bragging rights of making it first to the finish line.

And while the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust is in the lead, this race is closer than you think...

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What the Bitcoin Price Will Do After the Bitcoin Halving

The Bitcoin price could be in for a shock this weekend as the long-awaited Bitcoin halving hits.

The Bitcoin halving means the reward that Bitcoin miners receive for solving a "block" in the blockchain falls from 25 bitcoins to just 12.5 bitcoins.

Short-term concerns about a big drop in the price of Bitcoin are overblown.

But how the halving will affect the Bitcoin price in the long term is another story...

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Why the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF Is Back on Track for Approval

The Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF is alive and well.

After 18 months of no news, two significant filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission have revived hope we'll see a Winklevoss Bitcoin exchange-traded fund before fall.

One of the filings is a sixth revision of the original S-1 filed exactly three years ago. But the other is a new filing.

Here's why the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust may be just months away from SEC approval...

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Investing in Bitcoin Has Delivered an Annual Return of 82%

For the past few years, investing in Bitcoin has been a scary prospect thanks to its infamous volatility.

But if you apply the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) tool to even out that volatility, Bitcoin's appeal becomes apparent. Using CAGR, Bitcoin's annual return over the past three years is a stunning 82%. And it's not over.

These annual Bitcoin price gains will outstrip any other investment...

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Why the Bitcoin Price Rise on Brexit News Matters

The Bitcoin price got a healthy 8.8% pop from the shocking vote in Britain to leave the European Union, otherwise known as "Brexit."

While it should have been no surprise that the price of Bitcoin would follow gold during a black swan event like this, the digital currency until now hasn't been widely viewed as a safe haven.

Here's what's changed - and why investors now need to seriously consider adding Bitcoin to their portfolios...

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Bitcoin Price Surges Today, and More Gains Are Coming

The Bitcoin price breached the $700 mark today, its highest level since February 2014.

The cryptocurrency is up more than 51% in the last month and is poised for more gains.

Here's how high the Bitcoin price could be headed this year...

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This Fintech Experiment Could Be Huge… Here's What You Need to Know

Fintech is changing the way we live, work, and conduct business.

And one new venture – which just raised over $152 million via crowdfunding – is leading the way.

Its goals, rooted in blockchain technology, are so radical they could redefine what it means to invest. Here's how...

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Why These Bitcoin Price Moves Are All About China

The sudden 20% jump in the Bitcoin price over the past week can be traced back to buying in China.

The Chinese became interested in the digital currency back in 2013 and now are responsible for more than 90% of the world's Bitcoin trading. But the rapid rise in the Bitcoin price had a trigger.

Here's why Chinese investors made a mad dash for Bitcoin last week...

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This Bitcoin Price Prediction Sees a 2016 Rise to $1,000

A new Bitcoin price prediction from an entrepreneur with a knack for making accurate calls on the digital currency sees Bitcoin going much higher over the next two years.

This is the third time in three years that Gyft founder Vinny Lingham has made a Bitcoin price prediction, and he was spot-on with the first two.

Here's why Lingham thinks Bitcoin will double in 2016 - as well as his surprising 2017 Bitcoin price prediction...