Guggenheim Partners Makes Another Crypto Investment Promise

During a time of soaring prices for “hustle” cryptocurrency Dogecoin, perhaps the surest trick to ensure news coverage is announcing an investment in cryptocurrencies. Guggenheim Partners, which received extensive airplay last December after promising to invest in crypto with its Macro Opportunities Fund, seems to have perfected that trick. The Chicago-based company is out with another fund that, you guessed it, promises to seek exposure … Continue reading Guggenheim Partners Makes Another Crypto Investment Promise

Will There Be A Bitcoin ETF Next Year? Yes, Say These Two Crypto-Focused Funds

Will there be a bitcoin ETF in 2019?  Matthew Hougan, Global Head of Research at Bitwise Investment – a San Francisco-based asset management firm, says “conditions” today are suitable to satisfy the SEC’s concerns. Bitwise has index funds that track cryptocurrency performance and may file for a Bitcoin ETF in the future, according to Hougan.  In a January letter, the federal agency had laid out … Continue reading Will There Be A Bitcoin ETF Next Year? Yes, Say These Two Crypto-Focused Funds

Asset Management Firm Bitwise Launches Two New Funds In Slumping Crypto Markets

Even as retail investors flee a crashing cryptocurrency market, institutional investors are loosening their purse strings. Last month, digital asset manager Grayscale reported record institutional capital inflows into the firm. This month, San Francisco-based asset management firm Bitwise is announcing the addition of two new index funds to service increased demand for cryptocurrencies from institutional investors. Since the start of this year, bitcoin, the world’s … Continue reading Asset Management Firm Bitwise Launches Two New Funds In Slumping Crypto Markets

Ethereum Derivatives Might Bring Institutional Investors To The Cryptocurrency

Ethereum’s ether might be next in line to attract funding from institutional investors after bitcoin. Consensys, a firm started by Joseph Lubin, ethereum cofounder, to implement smart contracts, is partnering with TrueDigital, an affiliate of New York-based TrueEx, to develop a benchmark rate for ether and “the infrastructure needed for the broad adoption of digital assets by the institutional community.” The first product of the … Continue reading Ethereum Derivatives Might Bring Institutional Investors To The Cryptocurrency