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Why does GBTC frequently not track Bitcoin's price?

As far as I know, the Grayscale Bitcoin Investment Trust (symbol GBTC) is currently the closest thing on the market to a Bitcoin ETF. According to their web page, the investment objective of the ...
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Why did the SEC deny the attempt to list the Winklevoss' Bitcoin ETF?

What were the reasons for the SEC to deny the ETF?
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What are the Pros/Cons of investing in the Bitcoin ETF vs. bitcoins yourself?

Hypothetically, the Winklevoss ETF is approved tomorrow, 3/10/17. The ETF price, which starts at $100/share, will correlate directly with the price of Bitcoin, I assume. What would be some pros/cons ...
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Bitcoin ETF - Press releases

On 11th of March 2017 the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commision will decide whether the Bitcoin Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) will be approved or not. The decision will almost certainly have massive ...
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How will a bitcoin ETF be any different from a bitcoin exchange?

The W.Twins bitcoin ETF/trust stock can be converted to real bitcoins. This means that we can buy $100 worth of stock and convert it to maybe 0.5 BTC depending on the current rate. And we can buy 0.5 ...
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is bitcoin stability by securitization possible?

Bitcoin is subject to high volatility with little means of hedging. The available ways of hedging being to be short or buy puts on VERY ILLIQUID exchanges that contain no market participants, no ...
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Do any ETFs purchase Bitcoins? Is that scenario possible?

Is there any ETF that allows for the purchase of Bitcoins? Is this possible? More info... An ETF is like a stock that is publicly traded on the stock market, and it can represent: A collection ...