October is here and that means one thing - it's Uptober!
Even in this bear market, there's just something about this time of year that lifts our spirits and revives optimism for crypto.
Maybe it's the changing leaves or the crisp fall air—who knows 😕
What we do know is that the market is already moving green and Bitcoin is now doing $28K.
Will this continue till the year ends? Only time will tell. Keep a close eye on your positions and set alerts using your trustworthy Coinigy account.
Here are the highlights from last week:
- Ethereum futures ETFs to start trading next week
- Bitcoin jumps above $28k for the first time since August 2023
- Ben ‘BitBoy’ Armstrong arrested on live stream over Lambo dispute
- SBF trial dates revealed: FTX founder to stand trial over 6 weeks
Ethereum futures ETFs to start trading next week
Investment firm Valkyrie will start offering exposure to Ether futures in the coming days. The firm told Cointelegraph on Sept. 28 that its Bitcoin strategy ETF will allow investors access to Ether and Bitcoin futures “under one wrapper,” making it one of the first firms to do so amid several pending applications with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Bitcoin jumps above $28k for the first time since August 2023
The world’s largest crypto asset, Bitcoin [BTC], broke through the $28,000 barrier for the first time in over six weeks, and investors hoped that the breakout would pave the way for more substantial gains in the coming days.
Ben ‘BitBoy’ Armstrong arrested on live stream over Lambo dispute
Crypto influencer Ben Armstrong, previously known as “BitBoy,” has reportedly been arrested while livestreaming outside the house of a former business associate, who he alleges is in possession of his Lamborghini.
Before the YouTube stream, he posted that he was “going live soon from a very special location.”
SBF trial dates revealed: FTX founder to stand trial over 6 weeks
Sam Bankman-Fried's trial is scheduled to start on Oct. 3, but the actual opening arguments are projected to begin a day later, a newly released court trial calendar shows.
The document, posted to the public court docket on Thursday, shows that while most of October and the first week of November are dedicated to the trial, the court will not be in session between Oct. 20 and Oct. 25. Nov. 3 will also be a day off, as will Oct. 9 and Nov. 10 – both of which are public holidays.