The likely impending approval of spot bitcoin ETFs has already sparked a major rally in the price of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but will the bull run continue once the funds are up and running? On this episode of Unchained, the founder and CEO of Global Macro Investor, Raoul Pal, describes why a spot bitcoin ETF is such a significant development, likening it to a free trade agreement with the traditional financial world. He also discusses what effect a spot Ether ETF is likely to have on Ether prices, the relative merits of Ether vs. Solana, the usefulness of BRC-20 tokens and why 2024 is likely to be a very good year for crypto and the economy as a whole.Answer our annual survey here.
- How Pal sees crypto as creating a new parallel financial system that a spot Bitcoin ETF will soon offer entrée to
- what he believes will be the key catalysts for the upcoming bull market in crypto
- why Raoul is predicting a “very strong 2024” for the crypto market, including his outlook for the price of Bitcoin
- how he thinks investors and institutions will respond to the potential launch of an ETH spot ETF
- why Raoul is bullish on both Ethereum and Solana
- what developments in the Solana ecosystem are making Raoul particularly optimistic
- which network Raoul expects to emerge as the winner in the blockchain space
- why he views BRC-20s and Ordinals inscriptions as positive developments for Bitcoin
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Bitcoin ETF and markets:
- Bitcoin Surges Past $40,000 for First Time Since April 2022
- Signs Increasingly Point to January Approval of Spot Bitcoin ETF Applications
- 77% of Financial Advisors Are Waiting for a Spot Bitcoin ETF to Offer Their Clients
- How Much Money Will Flow Into Bitcoin ETFs? Here’s One Projection
- Why a Spot Bitcoin ETF Will Probably Launch No Later Than January 10
- Why It Looks Like BlackRock Could Win America’s First Spot Bitcoin ETF
- The Chopping Block: Are We Back? The ‘Low IQ’ Response to the Potential Spot Bitcoin ETF
- Learn more: Bitcoin ETFs Explained: What Are They & How Do They Work?
Ordinals and BRC-20s
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Solana vs. ETH