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Cryptocurrency ETFs could soon be a reality now that regulators are actively studying them, SEC chair Jay Clayton says

Cryptocurrency exchange-traded-funds are being actively considered by US regulators, the Financial Times reported chairman Jay Clayton saying at a conference. The US Securities and Exchange Commission is working with other financial agencies to establish whose jurisdiction various crypto-products would fall under, he said. “Our door is wide open — if […]
Cryptocurrency ETFs could soon be a reality now that regulators are actively studying them, SEC chair Jay Clayton says
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First blank-check ETF begins trading as SPAC euphoria continues

Wall Street’s obsession with special-purpose acquisition vehicles can now be tracked through an exchange-traded fund. The Defiance Next Gen SPAC Derived ETF will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, the issuer said in a press release. The ETF will trade under the ticker SPAK and track […]
First blank-check ETF begins trading as SPAC euphoria continues
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It’s easier than ever to bet on the death of brick-and-mortar retail

ProShares just launched its Decline of the Retail Store ETF, which allows investors to make the inverse of a brick-and-mortar index’s return. The fund arrives at a time when many traders are sceptical about the future of traditional retail as online competition mounts. There’s no denying that traditional retailers are […]
It’s easier than ever to bet on the death of brick-and-mortar retail