Tagged: exchange traded funds

Coinbase Transaction Revenue Stream Might Get “Killed” by Bitcoin and Crypto ETFs, Analyst Argues

Ram Ahluwalia, CFA, Founder of PeerIQ and careful observer of the Fintech, Crypto, markets, and startups space, has posed what he claims to be “a $100 billion question” for Coinbase. So here’s the $100 Bn question for Coinbase…If digital currency ETFs are inevitable, consumers will… Read More

Bitcoin ETF: Pending US BTC Exchange Traded Fund Applications include WisdomTree, VanEck, NYDIG Asset Mgmt, Skybridge, First Trust 

The researchers at Bloqport have confirmed that only a month after launch, the first-ever Bitcoin ETF has reached $1 billion CAD in assets under management or AUM (as of March 20, 2021). Just one month after launch, the first ever #Bitcoin ETF has hit $1… Read More

North American Purpose Bitcoin ETF Now Holds Over 11,000 Bitcoin (BTC) Valued at More than Half a Billion Dollars

The North American Purpose Bitcoin ETF, which was introduced last month, has reportedly seen huge demand, as over $165 million in trading volume was recorded (as of February 19, 2021). The new ETF is the first Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) in North America. It now… Read More

Bitcoin ETF: Ontario Securities Commission Approves Second BTC Exchange Traded Fund or ETF from Evolve Funds

As digital assets investing continues to become more widely adopted by institutional clients, Canada is introducing its second cryptocurrency exchange-traded-fund (ETF). The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has reportedly approved the second Bitcoin ETF from Evolve Funds, which has come only a few days after the… Read More

Digital Assets Ecosystem Surpasses $1.5T Market Cap, $60B in BTC held by Public Firms, as First Bitcoin ETF to Launch in Canada

Researchers at Bloqport have confirmed that publicly-traded firms and fund managers now hold approximately $60 billion worth of Bitcoin (BTC), which is around 6% of the digital asset’s circulating supply. Publicly-traded companies and fund managers now hold around $60 billion worth of #Bitcoin, roughly 6%… Read More

Personal Finance Professional Explains how 401(k) Plans, Robo-Advisors, Investment Apps can Help Grow Our Wealth

Erica Gellerman, a CPA, MBA, and personal finance expert, notes in a blog post published by Chime Financial Inc. (a US-based banking challenger valued at around $14.5 billion) that if you’re planning to grow your wealth or net worth, then investing can be “a smart… Read More

Digital Wealth Manager SIMON Adds New ETFs to Platform, Launches New Marketplace

SIMON has expanded its digital wealth management platform to include exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The company has also launched a new marketplace with Innovator’s Capital Management’s Defined Outcome ETFs – which includes their Buffer ETFs. These products are currently available on SIMON’s centralized platform for “risk-managed… Read More

ARK Fintech Innovation ETF has Surged Over 60% in 2020, Other Similar Digital Tech Investments Performing Well during Pandemic

The COVID-19 outbreak has created various socio-economic challenges and has also accelerated the shift towards all-digital platforms and services. Fintech adoption is one the rise, globally, due to what many consider permanent changes in consumer behavior. Individuals and businesses are conducting more online transactions instead… Read More

Fintech ETFs Record Significant Gains as Consumers Stay Home and Shop via Digital Commerce Platforms

As US residents continue to stay home, due to lockdowns following the COVID-19 outbreak, many consumers have been purchasing products and services from online merchants (instead of visiting physical store locations). A significant increase in e-commerce activity has led to the adoption of the latest… Read More

UP Fintech, a Digital Brokerage Firm Focused on Global Chinese Investors, to Enter Wealth Management Business

UP Fintech Holding Ltd, a major digital brokerage company focusing on global Chinese investors, has confirmed that it’s entering the wealth management and technology (Wealthtech) business. UP Fintech has introduced a product, called the “Fund Mall,” which offers a new wealth management feature that makes… Read More

Singapore-based Smartly, a Robo Advisory Platform, to Close Down Due to Increasing Competition in Wealth Management Sector

Singapore-based Smartly, a Robo-advisory platform, is reportedly planning to close down its business operations, due to intense competition in the wealth management and technology (Wealthtech) industry. Established in 2015 and acquired in 2019 VinaCapital, a Vietnamese investment management company, Smartly’s management has been struggling  to… Read More

New York-based Fintech AllocateRite’s Portfolio Management Strategies Now Available via iOS and Android Mobile App

New York-based AllocateRite, a Fintech and data science firm that offers exchange-traded-funds (ETF)-based dynamic asset allocation options and risk analytics services, recently confirmed that its portfolio management and asset allocation strategies will be available via iOS and Android mobile devices. AllocateRite’s mobile app will be… Read More

Trillion Dollar Asset Manager Vanguard Now Offering Zero-Fee Online Stock and Options Trading

Pennsylvania-based Vanguard, a registered investment advisor with over $5.3 trillion in assets under management, announced on January 2 that it will be introducing zero-fee online stock and options trading to all Vanguard Brokerage clients. As mentioned in a release, this expands Vanguard Brokerage’s commission-free platform… Read More

Millennials are Increasingly Investing in Exchange Traded Funds and Cash Compared to All Other Generations, Charles Schwab’s Report Reveals

Millennials are allocating a relatively greater percentage of their investment portfolios to exchange-traded-funds (ETFs) and cash compared to other age groups, according to Charles Schwab’s SDBA indicators report. The report, which serves as a benchmark on retirement plan investments in self-directed brokerage accounts (SDBAs), tracked… Read More

Institutional Trading Service IPC Adds Cryptocurrency Feature in Partnership with ZoozBit: Create Your Own ETF

IPC, a secure trading and communications network for financial institutions, is adding a cryptocurrency platform through which IPC customers can create their own cryptocurrency Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs). The new feature is via a partnership with ZoozBit. IPC has been anchored in the more traditional securities… Read More

Reality Shares Announcing Closure of Two Exchange-Traded Funds

Exchange-traded fund provider Reality Shares announced on Tuesday it has liquidated and closed the Reality Shares Nasdaq NexGen Economy China ETF (BCNA) and the Reality Shares Fundstrat DQM Long ETF. According to Reality Shares, BCNA will cease trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq), DQML… Read More

SoFi Announces the Release of Two New Exchange-Traded Funds SoFi Gig Economy ETF (GIGE) and SoFi 50 ETF (SFYF)

Fintech unicorn SoFi announced on Tuesday the launch of its newest exchange-traded funds (ETFs), which are the SoFi Gig Economy ETF (NASDAQ: GIGE) and the SoFi 50 ETF (NYSE: SFYF). According to SoFi, the ETFs will further extend its approach of providing members access to… Read More

Bear Market or Not: Nasdaq Moving Forward on Plans to Sell Bitcoin Futures

Nasdaq is proceeding with plans to list a Bitcoin futures product on its exchange despite Bitcoin’s waning fortunes in 2017, sources to Bloomberg say. Nasdaq hopes to have its Bitcoin futures market up and running by Q1 2018 and is working now to meet expectations at… Read More

Soon to be the Norm: Bitcoin Based ETFs Expected to Trade on CBOE, NASDAQ & NYSE

Multiple securities filings have cropped up on the Securities and Exchange Database regarding applications to trade Bitcoin based Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).  The applications to trade ETFs follows the launch of Bitcoin based futures contracts that kicked off earlier this month. An example would be… Read More

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