Reuters published an article yesterday entitled “Goldman Sachs on hunt for bargain crypto firms after FTX fiasco”. It’s easy to dismiss this as a just an opportunistic move from an aggressive investment bank and leave it at that. But think about it closely and its significance grows. First, let’
According to ByteTree data, 838,116 BTC are held by funds and ETFs, which is 4.4% of the total bitcoins mined to date. That had been growing into mid-2021 but has subsequently slowed. Source: ByteTree Remarkably, 77% of all bitcoin held in funds (633,394 BTC) are held in
ByteTree Market Health Update; Issue 100 I always enjoy Coinbase (COIN US) results as they give a good insight into the digital asset space. Q3 revenue came in at $1,234 million on customer assets of $255 billion. Not too shabby. They’ve hired 600 people in Q3 and now
ByteTree Market Health Update; Issue 97 The Bitcoin ETFs are coming to America, and the market is psyched. Some estimates see $50bn of potential demand via these new futures-based vehicles. If that money comes, this bull market will be unstoppable. Yesterday, the first of many Bitcoin futures ETFs was launched
ByteTree Market Health Update; Issue 83 The Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) remains the largest Bitcoin fund in the world, holding an estimated 653,847 BTC. ByteTree’s Bitcoin fund data shows all the Bitcoin funds hold 794,520 BTC, which means GBTC represents 82% of all BTC held by funds.
ByteTree Market Health Update; Issue 82 After the roller coaster ride in Bitcoin in recent weeks, I asked three of the leading ETF providers what would make their institutional clients allocate more money to Bitcoin? Daniel Masters, the Executive Chairman for CoinShares, said: “To the many institutions around the Globe
ByteTree Market Health Update; Issue 81 Over the past 30 trading days, MicroStrategy (MSTR) has seen an average daily trading volume of $450m. With a market cap of $6.1bn, the company sees 7.3% of its stocks change hands each day. Contrast that to the $23bn Grayscale Bitcoin Trust