Bitcoin Drops Further as Much-Awaited Bitcoin ETF Is Pushed Down the Road: BTCManager’s Week in Review Dec 10The price of bitcoin dropped by over 15 percent versus last week’s close after it became clear that the crypto markets will have to wait longer for a potential Bitcoin ETF to be approved in the U.S. “Crypto Mom” Provides Insights Hester Peirce, a commissioner of the SEC often referred to as “crypto mom” for her positive stance towards cryptocurrencies,…
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