Spot Ethereum ETFs

Why VanEck CEO Is Concerned About High and Unpredictable Transactions Fees on Bitcoin and Ethereum

On 9 April 2024, day one of the three-day Paris Blockchain Summit, during a highly informative segment on CoinDesk TV’s “Markets Daily,” Jan van Eck, CEO of VanEck, offered a wealth of insights on the dynamics shaping the cryptocurrency market in 2024. The VanEck CEO noted that Europe is ahead of the United States in […]

Bitwise Files Registration Statement for Spot Ethereum (ETH) ETF Despite U.S. SEC’s Cryptic Stance

Bitwise Asset Management (aka “Bitwise Investments”) has filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to list and trade shares of a spot Ethereum ETF. In a March 28 filing, Bitwise filed a Form S-1 registration statement with the SEC for shares of its spot Ethereum ETF. The filing came amid speculation that […]

$ETH: Grayscale’s CLO Explains Why He Still Expects U.S. SEC to Approve Spot Ethereum ETFs

In a recent discourse on the social media platform X, Craig Salm, the Chief Legal Officer (CLO) of Grayscale Investments, shared his insights and optimism regarding the approval of spot Ethereum ETFs in the U.S., despite what many perceive as a lack of engagement from the U.S. SEC. Salm began the thread by addressing the […]

Bloomberg Analyst on Why He Is ‘Pessimistic Re Spot ETH ETF Approval Chances’

In a recent development, two Democratic Senators, Jack Reed (D-R.I.) and Laphonza Butler (D-CA), have urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to halt the approval of any further crypto exchange-traded products (ETPs). The Senators expressed their concerns in a letter addressed to SEC Chair Gary Gensler, citing risks associated with poor broker disclosure […]

$ETH: Prominent Lawyer Jake Chervinsky’s Sobering Insight on the Spot Ethereum ETFs’ Rocky Road Ahead

In a post on social media platform X, dated 11 March 2024, Jake Chervinsky, Chief Legal Officer at Variant Investments, shared a candid analysis regarding the prospects of an Ethereum (ETH) Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) being approved by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This comes after the watershed moment on 10 January 2024, when […]

Hopes Dashed? Spot Ethereum ETF Approval May Face SEC Delays Beyond 2024

The potential for a spot Ethereum exchange-traded fund (ETF) has become a topic of keen interest among investors and industry insiders. During a recent interview with The Block, Steven McClurg, Chief Investment Officer at Valkyrie, shared his insights on the matter, suggesting that while a spot Ethereum ETF may not be imminent, its approval could […]

Standard Charted Bank Expects ‘Pending Applications for ETH U.S. Spot ETFs To Be Approved on May 23’ and Ethereum Price To Climb As High as $4000 by Then

Standard Chartered Bank reportedly has predicted that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will approve spot Ethereum exchange-traded funds (ETFs) by May 23, 2024. Standard Chartered Bank, a British multinational banking and financial services company, has a significant presence in global markets. Founded in 1969 through a merger of two banks, the Standard Bank […]

Yield App CIO: ‘Approval of an ETH Spot ETF Is Now Not Only Certain, but Imminent’

Lucas Kiely, the Chief Investment Officer for Yield App, shared his insights on the potential approval of spot Ethereum (ETH) Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in an opinion piece published by Cointelegraph on 23 January 2024. His perspective comes from a background of extensive experience in investment portfolio management […]

Mizuho Securities Analyst on Impact of Spot Bitcoin ETFs on Coinbase and BTC Trading

On 11 January 2024, Dan Dolev, a senior analyst at Mizuho Securities, appeared on CNBC’s “The Exchange” to discuss the implications of spot Bitcoin ETFs, particularly focusing on Coinbase and the broader cryptocurrency market. Mizuho Securities is a prominent financial institution operating as a subsidiary of Mizuho Financial Group, one of Japan’s major banking corporations. […]

JPMorgan Strategist Skeptical About U.S. SEC’s Approval of Spot Ethereum ETFs by May

Although the crypto market seems to believe that SEC-approved spot Ethereum ETFs are just around the corner judging by Ethereum’s price action since January 11, the day that the SEC approved eleven spot Bitcoin ETFs, JPMorgans most prominent blockchin/crypto analyst is not so sure. Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou, an analyst at JPMorgan, told The Block that for […]