‘I have no interest in being a crypto cowboy’

Kevin O’Leary Scott Millian | CNBC Notorious Kevin O’Leary has been investing in cryptocurrency but hasn’t done it lightly, telling CNBC that he’d rather consult with regulators in the field than be a “crypto cowboy.” O’Leary told CNBC’s “Capital Connection” on Tuesday that he prefers to consult with regulators before investing in cryptocurrency, in order … Read more

GOP Senator Toomey debuts bill to protect payment for order flow

Pat Tommy (R-PA) speaks during a press conference to present the Republican infrastructure plan, at the US Capitol in Washington, April 22, 2021. Erin Scott | Reuters On Thursday, Senator Pat Toomey will introduce legislation to protect a controversial practice known as pay for order flow, which is the main source of revenue for online … Read more

What first bitcoin futures ETF means for cryptocurrency industry

Bitcoin (BTC) has crossed the $66,895 threshold for the first time in its history. Chesnot | Getty Images This week marked a milestone in the cryptocurrency space as investors began trading the first US bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund, outpacing other ETFs, and another followed on Friday. These funds invest in bitcoin futures, or agreements to … Read more

The SEC is poised to allow the first bitcoin futures ETFs to begin trading, source says

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler testifies before the SEC Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee oversight hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. September 14, 2021. Evelyn Hochstein | Reuters The Securities and Exchange Commission is set to allow the first US bitcoin futures-traded funds to begin trading next week, … Read more