Grayscale May a Have Secret Chainlink Trust – BeInCrypto

Grayscale Investments appears to have incorporated a Chainlink (LINK) trust, as well as trusts for other smaller-cap altcoins. Are there more trusts on the horizon?

Grayscale Investments has been one of the loudest voices in crypto.

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Crypto Fear and Greed Index Reads ‘Extreme Greed’ Despite Bitcoin Price Pullback – BeInCrypto

The Crypto Fear and Greed Index continues to give a reading of ‘Extreme Greed,’ despite a Bitcoin price pullback. The leading cryptocurrency fell briefly below $33,700 on Jan. 20.

The Fear and Greed Index has suggested ‘Extreme Greed’ in the Bitcoin market now since early November.

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Low-Fee Bitcoin Trust to Challenge Grayscale – BeInCrypto

A new kid on the block is launching the Osprey Bitcoin Trust on OTC markets. The 0.49% management fee plans to challenge Grayscale’s investment dominance.

Custodial Fee Wars
Cryptocurrency is still barely represented on traditional markets.

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4,700+ Bitcoin Added to Grayscale’s AUM in 48-Hours

Grayscale Investments added 2,612 BTC to its assets under management (AUM) on Jan. 14. This follows purchases of 2,172 bitcoin the previous day.

In a Grayscale report, the firm stated that much of last year’s soaring demand came from institutional investors.

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Grayscale Dissolves Its XRP Trust Prior to SEC Lawsuit – BeInCrypto

Grayscale Investments has announced that it has started to dissolve the Grayscale XRP Trust. The news follows the filing of a lawsuit by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in December.

The SEC alleges that XRP is a security based on Ripple’s involvement with the digital currency.

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Grayscale’s Assets Under Management Reaches $25B – BeInCrypto

Grayscale Investments has crossed $25 billion in assets under management, going up by nearly 13x since Q1 2020.

Digital asset management firm Grayscale Investments tweeted on Jan. 12 that it had reached $25 billion in assets under management (AUM).

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DeFi Market Cap Surpasses XRP Amid Marketwide Sell-Off – BeInCrypto

The DeFi market’s assets have collectively surpassed XRP’s market cap as the latter faces a major lawsuit from the SEC.
Data from Messari shows that DeFi’s total market cap ($11.5 billion) has overtaken that of the lawsuit-stricken XRP ($10.

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