Will an ETF Transform Bitcoin like it did in Gold?

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Bitcoin ETF

March 28th 2003. That was the date the world’s first gold exchange-traded fund (ETF), ETFS Physical Gold (GOLD), made its entrance on the world stage. Around 18 months later, the largest and most renowned physically-backed gold ETF, SPDR Gold Trust (GLD), was up and running. From then on, things had been never the same again… During the 15 or so years since their introduction, ETFs have had a seismic impact on the gold market. Even simply in terms of price, an ounce of the yellow metal was valued at around $330 when GOLD first launched. Today, it’s well over $1200,…...

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Dr Justin Chan Dr Chan founded DataDrivenInvestor.com (DDI) and is the CEO for JCube Capital Partners. Specialized in strategy development, alternative data analytics and behavioral finance, Dr Chan also has extensive experience in investment management and financial services industries. Prior to forming JCube and DDI, Dr Chan served in the capacity of strategy development in multiple hedge funds, fintech companies, and also served as a senior quantitative strategist at GMO. A published author at professional journals in finance, Dr. Chan holds a Ph.D. degree in finance from UCLA.