Recap | VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF delayed by SEC for public comments | Why BitMEX CEO believes the bitcoin bull market is just starting
Another day, another Bitcoin ETF delay 🙄
|CryptoSlate||May 20, 2019|| 6|
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The VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF was delayed another five weeks in an order issued by the Securities Exchange Commission. So far, the Commission is unconvinced that BTC is sufficiently resistant to price manipulation to allow listing on public exchanges, among other concerns.
Dragonchain, an enterprise blockchain-as-a-service provider originally developed out of a Disney technology incubator, was awarded a patent for a loyalty system that tracks and monetizes time on the blockchain, according to documents published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
WhatsApp, the world’s most popular messaging platform, will now allow its users to transfer Bitcoin and Litecoin via the Lite.Im bot. Developed by blockchain platform Zulu Republic, the bot will also enable transactions in ETH and ZTX, the company’s native token.
Arthur Hayes, the CEO of BitMEX, the most widely utilized margin trading platform for crypto assets such as bitcoin and Ethereum, has said that the bitcoin bull market is real.
A recent comparison from Coinmetrics showed that Bitcoin, Dogecoin, Dash, and Ripple have seen a significant increase in the number of active addresses. While these coins have performed very well this year, other solid performers such as NEO saw a 70 percent drop.
On the Bitcoin-centered episode of 60 Minutes on Sunday night, Pomp noted the Federal Reserve governor had no response to how central banks manipulate US dollars.
Some interesting stats about how quickly the price of Bitcoin skyrocketed during the 2017 bull market.
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