Proshares’ Bitcoin ETF sees $1B in first day volume, BTC price hits new high, and Coinbase partners with NBA and WNBA: Hodler’s Digest, Oct. 17-23

[ad_1] Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Bitcoin officially hits new all-time high above $65K Bitcoin (BTC) surged to new all-time highs this week, breaking the former ceiling of $64,900 from April as the asset went into price discovery mode before topping out around $67,000. The bullish momentum coincided with the…

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VanEck and ProShares file for ETH futures ETFs

[ad_1] Two more Ethereum-based exchange-traded funds have been filed this week bringing the total to 23 crypto ETF filings so far in 2021. VanEck and ProShares are the latest two firms to reveal plans for institutional products focused on Ethereum. According to filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Aug. 18, VanEck is seeking to launch an “Ethereum Strategy ETF”, while ProShares is calling its proposed product the “Ether Strategy ETF”. Both ETFs aim to provide exposure to Ethereum by investing in ETH futures contracts in addition to…

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