SEC Chair Needs Basic Changes Before Crypto ETF Approval
Regardless of the unswerving rejections of Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) applications set forth up to the present time, optimism is still high amongst some cryptocurrency users, that the imminent ETF decision may eventually be the one that is approved. That was until Jay Clayton, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman reassured those hopes again when he presented in a speech at Coindesk’s Consensus Invest Conference in New York.
Bitcoin Price Surges Close to $3,700, Ethereum Surpasses Ripple
The one-day (24h) period of trading has not registered a vast activity in the digital currency economy. Since the surge on February 8, which saw Bitcoin (BTC) touch the $3700 resistance level, nothing actually momentous has taken place on the BTC markets. However, ETH has finally managed to race past XRP.
Bitcoin ETF has a Hope as SEC is Open for Innovation
The Commissioner of the US Security and Exchange Commission (SEC), Hester Peirce, aims at opening the SEC to innovation, invention and entrepreneurship. Of late, the leaked interviews of Hester gave the crypto industry hope for Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) approval. Hester, also known as the Crypto Mom, calls for an innovative and improved regulatory framework which is more malleable to the cryptocurrency field.