What financial advisers are saying about the new bitcoin ETFs

Jan 17, 2024
Exchange-traded funds are basically an easy way to invest in bitcoin from one's brokerage account. The SEC approved the bitcoin EFTs last week.
The new ETF will make investing in bitcoin easier. But financial advisers aren't sold on the risk factor.
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Gold prices hit a record high

Dec 4, 2023
The price of gold has been climbing for weeks as investors flock to the “safe haven” amid global uncertainty. But is gold really a safe investment?
Gold prices hit $2,100 per ounce in Asia today, a record high. Many investors view gold as more stable than traditional stocks.
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Proposed bitcoin ETFs spotlight debate over rules governing crypto

Mar 22, 2022
SEC delays decision on allowing exchange-traded funds. It has to make big calls on digital currencies, whether it wants to or not.
The SEC is spending a lot of time figuring out how to deal with cryptocurrencies.
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Bitcoin fund hits the New York Stock Exchange

Oct 19, 2021
The debut of the cryptocurrency ETF is a first. But like bitcoin itself, the value of the asset could be volatile.
A banner ballyhooes the newly listed bitcoin ETF outside the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday.
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What's the value of a good stock ticker?

Sep 2, 2021
A gray market in stock symbols is emerging on Wall Street, and some fetch six figures. Bloomberg’s Katie Greifeld tried to buy MEME.
Companies with clever ticker symbols outperformed the market from 2006 to 2018, a study showed. Bloomberg reporter Katie Greifeld tried to buy MEME.
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What are ETFs and why is the Fed pouring billions into them?

May 12, 2020
The Federal Reserve is prepared to invest hundreds of billions of dollars in corporate bond ETFs to support businesses, and make it possible for these businesses to borrow during the Coronavirus downturn.
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First, brokerages cut commissions. Now they may be bulking up.

Nov 21, 2019
Charles Schwab is reportedly in talks to buy rival TD Ameritrade. Merging could help make up for cutting trading fees to zero.
Charles Schwab is reportedly considering merging with TD Ameritrade.
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Rebalancing the S&P 500 means a whole lot of trades

Mar 15, 2019
Friday was one of the four times a year when the S&P 500 rebalances itself. This means that some stocks leave this index and some come in. This also means that all the indixes and exchange-traded funds that track the S&P 500 (and there’s many) have to also rebalance themselves to reflect the changes. S&P […]
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Introducing exchange-traded funds with 'biblical values'

Mar 7, 2017
The companies that are being screened out include those that are vocal about lesbian, gay and transgender issues.
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Tweets to determine certain stock values

Oct 15, 2015
The apocalypse is nigh.