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BlackRock’s Ether ETF, 6.9k ETH Burned
Nasdaq Filed For BlackRock’s ETH ETF; FTT Up 90%; ETH Surges Past $2,000
Welcome to Coinfeeds Daily Digest! Today we’re covering BlackRock's confirmed plans for its Ethereum ETF and the filing of the new iShares Ethereum Trust in Delaware, Bitcoin topping $37,000 amid market optimism towards the Bitcoin ETF decision, a rare tokenized Pokemon card giveaway from Courtyard, MicroStrategy's portfolio gains, the launch of Flashbots’ new ETH-based trading bot for Telegram, as well as FTT's 90% price increase that's a result of Gensler's approval of a clean and honest FTX reboot. Moreover, discuss ETF efforts in Hong Kong, where UBS started offering crypto ETF trading to wealthy clients
BlackRock's Plans for Ethereum ETF Confirmed in Nasdaq
BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, has confirmed its plans to launch an Ethereum exchange-traded fund (ETF), according to a filing with Nasdaq; the move will require regulatory approval. BlackRock also registered a corporate entity, iShares Ethereum Trust, in Delaware.
6,915.13 Ether Worth $14 Million Burned in Ethereum Transactions
6,915 of Ethereum was burned, which was a direct result of the EIP-1159 upgrade implemented on the blockchain. This upgrade introduced significant changes to the fee model of Ethereum transactions, one of them being the introduction of a base fee that is burned with each transaction. From here, a portion of every transaction made on the Ethereum blockchain gets permanently removed from circulation.
Bitcoin Surges as Decision on Bitcoin ETFs Nears
Bitcoin's price briefly surpassed $37,000 amid market optimism over the pending approval of spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the United States. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has until November 17 to approve several high-profile ETF offerings.
Ethereum Price at a 7-Month High Amid BlackRock's Ethereum ETF Plans
The recent news of BlackRock's plans for an Ethereum ETF has caused the price of Ethereum to surge. After the announcement, Ethereum's price jumped 10%, surpassing $2,000 for the first time since July. It continued to rise, reaching a 7-month high of nearly $2,100.
Polygon Labs Launches $90M Fund to Boost Ecosystem Growth
Polygon Labs, a leading player in the blockchain space, has recently launched Polygon Village 2.0, a $90 million fund aimed at fostering growth and development within the Polygon ecosystem. This move follows the proposals for the Polygon 2.0 upgrade that seeks to establish a network of ZK-powered Layer 2 chains.
Courtyard's Unique Giveaway: Tokenized Pokémon Cards as NFTs
Courtyard, a platform known for vaulting collectible cards, has announced a unique giveaway. The company is set to distribute hundreds of mystery card packs, each containing tokenized Pokémon cards in the form of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs). These NFTs can be traded or even redeemed for physical versions of the cards.
MicroStrategy's Bitcoin Investment Yields $1 Billion Profit Amidst Bitcoin Rally
The company's bold venture into the digital asset market has resulted in a profit exceeding $1 billion. This comes as Bitcoin rallies to a yearly high of over $37,000, marking its highest point since May 2022.
Flashbots Introduces Alfred: A Telegram Bot for Ethereum Users
Stephane Gosselin, co-founder of Flashbots, has recently launched a Telegram trading bot named Alfred. This bot has been designed to facilitate user-friendly token swaps on Ethereum, a popular blockchain platform.