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The Institutional Landscape For Bitcoin With Cathie Wood And Anthony Scaramucci

In this Bitcoin Magazine Podcast episode, Cathie Wood and Anthony Scaramucci discuss the current macroeconomic backdrop of Bitcoin. This podcast episode was inspired by the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami on June 4 and 5. Make sure to set reminders for the Bitcoin 2021 day one YouTube live stream as well as the day two […]

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CFO of World’s Largest Hedge Fund Joins Institutional Bitcoin Firm NYDIG

NYDIG, a leading bitcoin financial services firm, has announced that it will welcome the CFO of Bridgewater Associates John Dalby to its team. Dalby joins NYDIG as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in what represents one of the biggest personnel shifts from the mainstream financial industry to the crypto world. Contributing to the Greater […]

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Institutional managers hold a record $13.9B worth of Ethereum

Weekly inflows into Ethereum investment products continue to grow, according to the latest CoinShares report. Institutional investment managers bought $30.2 million worth of Ethereum (ETH) last week, bringing their total holdings to a record $13.9 billion, according to CoinShares. Inflows into Ethereum products appears to be ramping up as investors devote greater attention and resources […]

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Kava Lets Institutional Bitcoin Holders Earn Over 45% APR without Counterparty Risk

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Morgan Stanley Files To Offer Bitcoin Exposure Through Institutional Funds

Morgan Stanley has filed to offer bitcoin exposure through its institutional funds. In a March 31, 2021, filing, Morgan Stanley revealed that a number of its institutional funds are seeking to offer exposure to bitcoin. This exposure would be indirectly through cash-settled futures or through investments in the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC). “Certain Funds may […]

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Bitcoin Hits $60,000 with Institutional Demand Still on Rise

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Foundry Digital’s Bitcoin Mining Pool Is Welcoming Institutional Clients

Foundry Digital announced that Blockap is mining bitcoin in its pool as it opens its doors to other interested institutional participants. Foundry Digital, a subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, announced today that it is seeking institutional businesses that want to participate in bitcoin mining to participate in its Foundry USA Pool, according to a press […]

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Coinbase Registers Second 12K Bitcoin (BTC) Outflow In A Week, U.S. Institutional Buyers Holding Strongly

In a broader cryptocurrency market correction, the Bitcoin (BTC) price has tanked 6% today slipping below $47,000. As of press time, BTC is trading at a rate of $46,784 with a market cap of $875 billion. The latest Bitcoin price correction comes amid the drying up of trading volumes. However, it turns out that institutional […]

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Bitcoin price flies solo? Institutional crypto push may be overrated

Bitcoin’s market cap broke the $1 trillion barrier without a final push from institutions — could their influence be overrated? In the history of financial markets, there are only a few tradable assets that have conquered this frontier. Currently, Bitcoin has the eighth-highest market cap among all tradable assets in the world, including equities and […]

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Ethereum as well as Bitcoin Witnessing Rise in Institutional Investors

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Blockchain Bites: Universities Are Gaining Bitcoin Exposure as Institutional ETH Appetite Grows

Meanwhile, BoE Governor Andrew Bailey said crypto qua crypto fails as currency qua currency, though dissidents like Alexey Navalny might disagree.

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Goldman Sachs Exec Says More Institutional Investment Would Calm Bitcoin Volatility

Global head of commodities research Jeff Currie believes the amount of institutional money in bitcoin needs to grow to mature the asset.

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How Monetary Policy And Dollar Devaluation Are Driving Institutional Interest In Bitcoin

In the second half of 2020, institutional investors increasingly started to show an interest in bitcoin. More and more investors have announced that they have allocated part of their cash reserves or a share of their fund toward bitcoin.  The most prominent one certainly has been Michael Saylor with his company MicroStrategy holding 70,470 bitcoin […]

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CME Becomes Biggest Bitcoin Futures Exchange as Institutional Interest Rises

Chicago Mercantile Exchange now tops the list of the biggest bitcoin futures trading platforms, accounting for nearly 20% of all open interest.

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Bitcoin Breaks $30K, XRP Crashes, Institutional Investors Adopt Crypto

With bitcoin breaking $30k for the first time, cryptocurrency experts provide a commentary on their take about the future of the digital currency. Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more A number of crypto market experts have weighed in on what they believe is driving the current bull run, including Ripple’s XRP being removed […]

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Ethereum (ETH) Price Skyrockets 40% Above $1100, Institutional Interest Spikes

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Mining, Institutional Adoption And Community Voice Defined Bitcoin’s 2020

2020 was unforgettable, especially for Bitcoin. To help memorialize this year for our readers, we asked our network of contributors to reflect on Bitcoin’s price action, technological development, community growth and more in 2020, and to reflect on what all of this might mean for 2021. These writers responded with a collection of thoughtful and […]

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Shark Tank Investor Slams Bitcoin, Crypto: “Not An Institutional Product”

Bitcoin in 2020 has finally attracted institutional investors with serious wealth and capital to throw around. And it is exactly why the leading cryptocurrency is trading well above its previous peak set in 2017. But why then, is one of the world’s most “wonderful” investors and TV show “shark” claiming that crypto is “not an […]

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MassMutual Buys $100M in Bitcoin, Bets on Institutional Adoption With $5M NYDIG Stake

Massachusetts Mutual has made a $100 million investment in bitcoin and a $5 million equity stake in New York Digital Investments Group.

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Institutional Buying Can Push Bitcoin (BTC) Price to $250K, Says Investor Raoul Pal

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Bitcoin Rally Isn’t Just Institutional Driven, Emerging Markets Are Voting For Revolution

Bitcoin very well has the potential to be the successor to the dollar and the next global reserve currency. For now, the store of value narrative and acting as a hedge against inflation has drawn institutions to the asset class finally. Crypto analysts point to the high wealth, “smart money” investor class as the sole […]

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CME Sees Record High Open Interest for Bitcoin Futures on Wave of Institutional Inflows

Open interest surged to $976 million Monday.

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JPMorgan: Institutional Investors Pumping Money Into Bitcoin Over Gold

Smart institutional money prefers bitcoin to gold. Bullish on Bitcoin In a research note published on Friday, JPMorgan analysts noted that an increasing number of institutional investors, including family offices, are considering looking at bitcoin as a legitimate alternative to gold. According to the note, JPMorgan analysts found that through October, Grayscale’s bitcoin trust witnessed […]

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