Jul 19, 2023
Recently, we have a few asset managers, including some
of the largest in the world like Blackrock apply to create Bitcoin
spot ETFs in the United States. This sparked a lot of speculation
about whether this could herald institutional adoption of crypto
and kickstart a bull market.
Today, we have Ram Ahluwalia, CEO of Lumida and previous Head of Crypto & Digital Assets at Cross River, a crypto-friendly bank to share with us:
Implications of BTC ETF on markets
Odds of SEC approval
Reasons for previous rejections
Host: Jason Choi @mrjasonchoi . Not financial advice.
(00:00:00) – Introduction to BTC ETFs
(00:03:10) – Importance of Spot BTC ETF
(00:06:52) – SEC’s reason for rejecting BTC ETFs
(00:13:57) – SEC’s stance on Crypto
(00:17:30) – Why BlackRock is applying for BTC ETF now
(00:21:38) – Larry Fink’s agenda
(00:28:38) – Need for clearer guidance
(00:32:44) – Likelihood of ETF approval
(00:35:11) – Past applications vs Now
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