• Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Jay Clayton looking as if he just heard a joke about stablecoins (via SEC)
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    SEC Chair Jay Clayton says Bitcoin ETFs are making progress

    The way Clayton described his agency’s concerns during a CNBC interview may be more telling than what he said

    Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton said that agency is closer to approving a cryptocurrency ETF that would let retail investors invest in bitcoin through mainstream brokerage accounts.

  • If it can be traded, it can be charted (via Pixabay).
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    Analyst says bitcoin’s wild June volatility dooms SEC approval of ETFs anytime soon

    Arca Chief Investment Officer Jeff Dorman called last month’s price volatility brutal and unprecedented

    Arca Chief Investment Officer Jeff Dorman said in a note on July 2 that after a “brutal [June] with unprecedented volatility,” the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is unlikely to approve cryptocurrency index funds (also known as exchange-traded funds) anytime soon.