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ProShares’ bitcoin futures fund is on monitor to be one of many largest ETF launches ever, drawing huge demand on its opening day

A banner for the ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF hangs outside the New York Stock Exchange. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images

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A banner for the ProShares Bitcoin Technique ETF hangs outdoors the New York Inventory Alternate. Picture by Spencer Platt/Getty Photographs

The launch of the ProShares Bitcoin Technique ETF is proving to be successful with traders amid its first few hours of stay trades.


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The ETF, which positive aspects publicity to bitcoin through futures contracts reasonably than proudly owning it outright, noticed greater than 17 million shares commerce fingers at a worth of a minimum of $40 by early afternoon, making it top-of-the-line ETF launches of all time.

With greater than $700 million

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U.S. gymnast catches COVID days before opening ceremony as coronavirus chips away at Olympic teams

Tokyo — With just four days to go until the opening ceremony, the COVID-19 pandemic is casting an ever longer shadow over the Tokyo Summer Olympics. Officials have reported at least 12 new coronavirus cases connected with the Games since Sunday, including a U.S. gymnast and the first cases among athletes inside the Olympic village.

Several of the latest COVID-related losses will be felt sorely by Team USA. 

On Monday, the Japanese city hosting the U.S. gymnastics team for pre-Games training said a female gymnast from the team had tested positive. The name of the athlete, who is in

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The European Union Recommends Opening to Americans to Rescue the Summer

BRUSSELS — In a rush of hope that Europe has turned the page on its pandemic ordeal, the European Union on Friday urged its member countries to open their doors to American leisure travelers, after more than a year of tight restrictions and economic slump.

Most countries are expected to open to Americans immediately — if they haven’t already — including Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece, among others. For the tourism powerhouses of Europe, especially, the ruling offered long-awaited relief that they could begin recouping their economic losses from the pandemic as summer weather arrives.

“We have a

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Hartford health officials announce opening of 8 mobile vaccinations clinics from April 14

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Between April 14 and April 19, there will be eight mobile vaccine clinics across Hartford that do not require appointments, officials announced.

For the FEMA/Trinity Health Of New England clinics between Friday and Monday, appointments are encouraged and can be made by calling 2-1-1. Walk-ups will be taken as well.

See below for the full list:

CLINIC: City of Hartford Department of Health and Human Services
WHERE: Outside on Burr Mall, 550 Main Street, Hartford
WHEN: Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 2 PM – 6:30 PM
APPOINTMENTS: Walk-up first dose Moderna clinic, no appointment necessary; second dose

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T-Mobile Park Opening Day health and safety protocols

SEATTLE — The Mariners are thrilled to welcome fans back to T-Mobile Park for the first time in more than a year and a half. And ahead of Opening Day on Thursday, they extensively outlined the new health and safety measures that will be implemented for the capacity of 9,000 ticketed entrants and everyone else in attendance, including staff.

For more information, fans can watch a short video at to help navigate the changes which are designed to provide a safe gameday experience. As the season progresses, restrictions may be relaxed in response to improved health conditions.

All guests

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