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Tessa Thompson Describes Valkyrie's 'Quite Erotic' Superpowers – Love And Thunder, Indeed

If you've lamented the distinct and much-documented lack of sexiness in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (I know I have!), here's a titillating sip of news to quench your thirst. Tessa Thompson spoke about Valkyrie's role in "Thor: Love and Thunder" this week, and she described her hero's powers as "erotic."Thompson sat down with W Magazine for a profile that touched upon her "Love and Thunder" role. As you may remember from 2017's "Thor: Ragnarok," Val is a legendary fighter who drowns her sorrows...
Tags: Movies, News, Thor, Valkyrie, Tessa Thompson, Thunder, Thompson, Val, W Magazine, Taika Waititi, Valhalla, MCU, Ragnarok, Waititi, Ragnarok Val


The SEC booted its decision deadline on a spot bitcoin ETF from NYDIG another 60 days

Jakub Porzycki/Getty Images The US Securities and Exchange Commission delayed its decision on the NYDIG spot bitcoin ETF. The deadline was previously January 15 and is now March 15, according to a Tuesday notice. The regulator rejected similar proposals from Valkyrie and Kryptoin just before Christmas. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. The US Securities and Exchange Commission delayed its decision on a proposed spot bitcoin exchange-traded fund from NYD...
Tags: Congress, Trends, Markets, Bitcoin, Canada, SEC, Valkyrie, Cryptocurrencies, Gensler, Gary Gensler, US Securities and Exchange Commission, VanEck, bitcoin ETF, NYDIG, Natasha Dailey, MI Exclusive


How Russia's 'Blackjack' bomber survived the Cold War and has remained on the frontlines all over the world

A Russian Tu-160 bomber during a military parade in Minsk for Belarus Independence Day, July 3, 2019.Reuters Introduced in the 1980s, the Tu-160 bomber remains the largest and fastest supersonic bomber in service. The Blackjack's most important mission was and remains to approach North America and launch its missiles. In recent years, Moscow has rebuilt its dilapidated Tu-160 force and sent it on missions around the world. Tu-160: a history — As tensions escalate between Russia and Ukrain...
Tags: Putin, Washington, China, Russia, US, Trends, Syria, Ukraine, Nato, Alaska, Arctic, Moscow, Belarus, Venezuela, Kremlin, Nicaragua


No spot bitcoin ETFs for now after 'Scrooge' SEC denies 2 more applications on investor protection grounds

Proposals by Valkyrie and Kryptoin didn't meet the SEC's investor safety standards.Emils Vanags/Getty Images The SEC rejected proposals for spot bitcoin ETFs from Valkyrie and Kryptoin on Wednesday. The applications failed because they didn't meet standards for protecting investors against fraud and manipulation. Market participants were confident spot bitcoin ETFs weren't far off, after the SEC approved futures-based ETFs in October. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10...
Tags: US, Trends, Bloomberg, Canada, SEC, Fidelity, Valkyrie, Securities And Exchange Commission, Bloomberg Intelligence, Gary Gensler, Anthony Scaramucci, NYSE Arca, Goldman Sachs JPMorgan, BTF, Eric Balchunas, Skybridge


Upcoming Christian Bale Movies To Keep On Your Radar

(Welcome to On Your Radar, a series where we take a look at what's next for the biggest actors and filmmakers, and why you should be excited...or not.)When you stop to think about it, Christian Bale has led a pretty wild acting career. Since breaking out with his role in Steven Spielberg's WWII drama "Empire of the Sun" when he was just a young teenager, Bale has starred in Disney musicals (both live-action and animated), Queer New Wave cult classics, a trilogy of Batman movies, multiple auteur ...
Tags: Movies, Edgar Allan Poe, America, Netflix, David O Russell, Christian Bale, Bale, Shirley, Thor, Amy Adams, James Gunn, Valkyrie, Vanity Fair, Steven Spielberg, Thunder, Joy


SIGN UP FOR OUR LIVE EVENT ON NOVEMBER 17: The future of crypto and its path to mass adoption

Caitlin Long; Christopher Giancarlo; Beniamin Mincu; Grayscale; Insider Bitcoin and smaller altcoins continue to advance from the fringes into the mainstream of finance.  As adoption grows, investment opportunities will grow — and so will regulatory roadblocks.  Join us on November 17 at 1 p.m. ET for a live event on the future of crypto adoption and the role regulation will play. You can sign up here if you're a subscriber.  Cryptocurrencies continue to advance from the fringes into the ...
Tags: Trends, Investing, Markets, Bitcoin, Crypto, SEC, Valkyrie, Cryptocurrencies, Webinar, Securities And Exchange Commission, Webinars, Altcoins, Samantha Lee, WisdomTree, Christopher Giancarlo, VanEck


VanEck’s bitcoin futures ETF will launch on Tuesday - after the SEC rejected the company’s spot ETF application

Blue bitcoin Yuichiro Chino VanEck's first bitcoin futures ETF will begin trading on Tuesday, Cboe said in a notification. The VanEck Bitcoin Strategy ETF will be listed on the Chicago Board Options Exchange under the ticker symbol XBTF. The SEC last week rejected VanEck's application to launch a spot bitcoin exchange-traded fund. Asset manager VanEck's bitcoin futures exchange traded fund (ETF) will start trading Tuesday, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) said in a n...
Tags: Trends, SEC, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Valkyrie, Securities And Exchange Commission, Chicago Board Options Exchange, CME Group, CBOE, VanEck, Bito, Chicago Board Options Exchange CBOE, Bitwise Asset Management, Matt Hougan, Camomile Shumba, Yuichiro Chino VanEck, XBTF


Bitwise says it won't go ahead with a bitcoin futures ETF because of the high cost and likely underperformance - and says spot ETFs are what people really want

Bitcoin Yuichiro Chino Bitwise CEO Matt Hougan announced on Twitter on Wednesday his company had withdrawn its bitcoin futures application. Bitcoin futures ETFs will generally underperform spot bitcoin, he said. There are 2 newly approved bitcoin futures ETFs that launched late last month. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Bitwise Asset Management, a crypto index fund manager, has withdrawn its application for a bitcoin futures exchange traded fund...
Tags: Twitter, US, Trends, SEC, New York Stock Exchange, Valkyrie, Securities And Exchange Commission, BTF, Skybridge, Bito, Matt Hougan, Hougan, Bitwise, Camomile Shumba, Yuichiro Chino Bitwise, Opening Bell Bitwise Asset Management


Things Only Comics Fans Know About Eternals' Dane Whitman, Aka The Black Knight

Those who've seen director Chloé Zhao's "Eternals" have been introduced to Dr. Dane Whitman ⁠— played by Kit Harington, aka Jon Snow in HBO's "Game of Thrones" ⁠— as a professor at the Natural History Museum in London, where he's been dating his colleague, fellow classroom instructor and scholar Sersi (Gemma Chan).Subsequent events see Sersi explain her backstory as an Eternal to Dane, but it's ultimately Dane who stands poised to tell Sersi about his recently discovered and "complicated" family...
Tags: Dane, Hbo, England, London, Movies, Earth, Iron Man, Britain, Angelina Jolie, PERCY, Camelot, Victoria, Merlin, Natural History Museum, Thor, Valkyrie


Eternals Banned In Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, And Qatar As Disney Refuses To Cut Gay Elements

Marvel Studios' "Eternals" will not play in theaters in the Middle Eastern countries of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, or Qatar. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film was supposed to debut in theaters in those countries on November 11, but when local censors presented Disney with a series of desired edits, the studio reportedly refused to comply.Since homosexuality is still illegal in many countries in the Middle East, the requested edits likely centered on Marvel's first openly gay superhero, Ph...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Saudi Arabia, Disney, Qatar, Middle East, Valkyrie, Tessa Thompson, Indiewire, Skywalker, Disney Pixar, Saudi Arabia Kuwait, Ragnarok, Brian Tyree Henry, Chloe Zhao


SEC punts on approving a spot bitcoin ETF again, pushing decision on Valkyrie's fund to 2022

Bitcoin artwork displayed at the Bitcoin 2021 convention. Marco Bello/Getty Images The SEC extended a deadline to rule on Valkyrie's proposed ETF with spot bitcoin as its underlying asset. A decision on the Valkyrie Bitcoin Fund is now slated for January 7, 2022. Investors are still waiting for the US to greenlight the first spot bitcoin ETF. The Securities and Exchange Commission will not make a decision on alternative asset management firm Valkyrie's proposed exchange-traded fu...
Tags: US, Trends, Markets, Bitcoin, SEC, Valkyrie, Cryptocurrencies, Wall Street Journal, Securities And Exchange Commission, Gary Gensler, Carla Mozee, MI Exclusive, Marco Bello Getty, Valkyrie Bitcoin Fund, Valkyrie spot bitcoin etf, SEC Valkyrie bitcoin ETF


SIGN UP FOR OUR LIVE EVENT ON NOVEMBER 17: The future of crypto and its path to mass adoption - CLONE

Bitcoin and smaller altcoins continue to advance from the fringes into the mainstream of global finance. Caitlin Long; Christopher Giancarlo; Insider Bitcoin and smaller altcoins continue to advance from the fringes into the mainstream of finance. As adoption grows, investment opportunities will grow - and so will regulatory roadblocks. Join us on November 17 at 1 p.m. ET for a live event on the future of crypto adoption and the role regulation will play. You can sign up here if you'...
Tags: Trends, Investing, Markets, Bitcoin, Crypto, SEC, Valkyrie, Cryptocurrencies, Webinar, Securities And Exchange Commission, Webinars, Altcoins, Samantha Lee, WisdomTree, Christopher Giancarlo, VanEck


Anthony Scaramucci compares bitcoin to early days of Facebook, Amazon and Google

Bitcoin network. Namthip Muanthongthae Anthony Scaramucci said bitcoin reminds him of Facebook, Amazon and Google in their early days. He said bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have early adoptive technologies. Scaramucci also told CNBC Monday that he sees bitcoin as "digital gold." Anthony Scaramucci, the founder and managing partner of SkyBridge Capital, said bitcoin's volatility is akin to big tech companies like Facebook, Google, and Amazon in their early days. "They all started...
Tags: Google, Amazon, China, Trends, Markets, Bitcoin, Valkyrie, Donald Trump, Cnbc, Facebook Google, Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge Capital, Facebook Amazon, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Scaramucci, Stanley Druckenmiller


Should you buy a bitcoin-futures ETF versus actual bitcoin or crypto stocks? Experts weigh in on the advantages of each.

Bitcoin has pushed to an all-time high above $66,000. Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Bitcoin futures ETFs burst onto the scene this week, marking a new milestone for the crypto market. Insider talked to market experts about how the new ETFs compare to owning actual bitcoin. ProShares and Valkyrie launched their ETFs this week, with VanEck set to follow. A new type of exchange-traded fund sprang into the public markets this week with the arrival of ETFs tied to ...
Tags: London, Trends, Markets, Bloomberg, Bitcoin, Citigroup, SEC, Valkyrie, Cryptocurrencies, Perkins, Jpmorgan, Cai, CME, MicroStrategy, Carla Mozee, Christopher Perkins


Asset manager Valkyrie's bitcoin futures ETF will start trading on Friday, reports say

Bitcoin network Namthip Muanthongthae Valkyrie's bitcoin futures ETF will start trading in the US on Friday, October 22, media reports said. The Valkyrie Bitcoin Strategy ETF will trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker "BTF", according to an SEC filing Thursday. It will compete with ProShares' bitcoin futures ETF, the first in the US and the fastest ETF to top $1 billion in assets under management. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Valkyrie, a...
Tags: US, Trends, Bloomberg, SEC, Valkyrie, Nasdaq, Kraken, BTF, VanEck, Thomas Perfumo, Camomile Shumba, Opening Bell Valkyrie


Valkyrie switches the ticker of its bitcoin-linked ETF to BTFD - echoing the obscene trading strategy - just ahead of its likely launch

BTFD has been a solid crypto trading strategy in 2021. SOPA Images/Getty Images Valkyrie has changed the ticker for its bitcoin-linked ETF to BTFD - "buy the fucking dip." It will be hoping that the name change appeals to the crypto community and meme stock crowd. The BTFD trading strategy has proved fruitful this year, as crypto markets have soared. Valkyrie looks set to soon launch its own bitcoin futures ETF and has chosen a ticker that will appeal to crypto fans and meme-stock traders....
Tags: Trends, Bloomberg, SEC, Valkyrie, Invesco, Securities Exchange Commission, Eric Balchunas, Gen Zs, Harry Robertson, Bito, BTFD, SOPA Images Getty Images Valkyrie, Balchunas, Galaxy Digital Read


United States: SEC Hinting Approval Of Bitcoin Trading Of Crypto-asset Manager Qualification! - Foley & Lardner

The CoinTelegraph.com reported that "The United States Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, may soon approve an application from crypto-asset manager Valkyrie for a Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund...
Tags: News, United States, Crypto, SEC, Valkyrie, Btc, Foley, United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Lardner


Analysts predict Valkyrie will launch Bitcoin Futures ETF this week

Commentators are predicting that a second futures-based Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) will go live by the end of the week following...
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SEC Said To Allow Bitcoin Futures ETFs As Deadline Looms

The Securities and Exchange Commission is poised to allow the first U.S. Bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund to begin trading in a watershed moment for the cryptocurrency industry, according to people familiar with the matter. Bloomberg reports: The regulator isn't likely to block the products from starting to trade next week, said the people, who asked not to be named while discussing the decision. Unlike Bitcoin ETF applications that the regulator has previously rejected, the proposals by Pro...
Tags: Tech, Bloomberg, Bitcoin, Canada, Cameron, SEC, Valkyrie, Securities And Exchange Commission, Facebook Inc, Gary Gensler, Europe Read, Tyler Winklevoss, VanEck, Invesco Ltd, ProShares


The SEC is ready to allow bitcoin futures ETFs to start trading next week, report says

Getty The first US bitcoin futures ETF is likely to start trading next week, Bloomberg reported late Thursday. It reported the SEC is unlikely to block the products, which would be a "watershed moment for crypto," an analyst said. Bitcoin hit a six-month-high above $60,000 on Friday, on hopes a bitcoin futures ETF is within reach. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. The Securities and Exchange Commission is set to allow the first US bitcoin futures ex...
Tags: Europe, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Bitcoin, Canada, SEC, Valkyrie, Securities And Exchange Commission, Gensler, Invesco, Tyler, Gary Gensler, ETF, Cameron Winklevoss, VanEck


Biostar Is Ready To Launch Its Valkyrie And Racing Z690 Motherboards

Biostar is all set to showcase its new motherboards for the Intel Alder Lake CPU series. The company is the first to tease products that feature LGA1700 sockets. The post Biostar Is Ready To Launch Its Valkyrie And Racing Z690 Motherboards appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: Hardware, All News, Hardware News, Motherboard, Valkyrie, BIOSTAR, Z690, Intel Z690, Z690 Motherboard, Intel Alder Lake CPU


Thor: Love And Thunder: Release Date, Cast, And More

(Welcome to ...And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.)Chris Hemsworth's Thor is the first founding Avenger to get a fourth solo movie, but he won't be entirely alone in "Thor: Love and Thunder." Like "Thor: Ragnarok," which saw him buddying up with Hulk and leading his own team of off-brand Revengers, "Thor: Love and Thunder" will see the Odinson sharing screen time with the Guardia...
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10 Years Ago, ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’ Gave Tom Cruise’s Career New Life

(Welcome to Man on a Mission, a monthly series where we revisit the films of the Mission: Impossible franchise as we sprint toward the release of the seventh film.) Modern action-movie franchises are typified by recurring tropes and action aesthetics. Watch an entry in the John Wick films, and you can rest assured you’ll see bloody, intense, and impressively staged fight scenes. Check out the latest Fast and Furious film, and you know that you’ll see increasingly outlandish and ridiculous chase...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, France, Disney, Features, Cruise, Oscar, Dubai, Moscow, Katie Holmes, Bird, Cia, Pixar Animation Studios, Kremlin, Pixar, Valkyrie


Taika Waititi Gives Updates on Star Wars & Live-Action Akira Films

Take Waititi is one of Hollywood’s busiest men, with the highly popular director working on a ton of different projects. Speaking to Wired in a new interview, Waititi gave out some updates on some of his more anticipated works. RELATED: Thor: Love and Thunder Set Photos Give First Look at Christian Bale’s Gorr the God Butcher With Thor: Love and Thunder now finished filming, Waititi’s next focus is on his Star Wars film, something that Waititi says hasn’t evolved much beyond knowing that things ...
Tags: Star Wars, Hollywood, Movies, Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Anime, Chris Hemsworth, Thor, Chris Pratt, Valkyrie, Natalie Portman, Thunder, Melissa Mccarthy, Korg, Vin Diesel, Taika Waititi


The Best Motorcycles of the 1990s

Next up on our voyage through the decades, we arrive at the 1990s. While the 80s was a decade of innovation and excitement, the party really got started in the 90s. If you were a young and impressionable youth with a taste for high-speed thrills, jaw-dropping lean angles, and a penchant for general mischief, then the 90s was the decade for you. The efforts by designers, engineers, and manufacturers throughout the 80s had paid off: the superbike had truly arrived, and it was fast becoming the mos...
Tags: Europe, Motorcycles, Ducati, Honda, North America, Valkyrie, Triumph, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Daytona, Brembo, Kawasaki Ninja, CBR, Suzuki, Busa, Aprilia


Thor: Love and Thunder Set Photos Give First Look at Christian Bale’s Gorr the God Butcher

It has been over two months since principal photography on Thor: Love and Thunder had officially wrapped in Australia, and now it seems like Marvel Studios has already started the standard additional photography or reshoots on the highly-anticipated MCU movie in Malibu. Because of this, new behind-the-scenes photos from the set of Taika Waititi’s fourth Thor installment have surfaced online (via Daily Mail), providing us our first look at Christian Bale in his Gorr the God Butcher makeup and cos...
Tags: Movies, Australia, Daily Mail, Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Chris Hemsworth, Thor, Chris Pratt, Valkyrie, Natalie Portman, Marvel Studios, Malibu, Thunder, Melissa Mccarthy, Comic Book, Korg


Upcoming Chris Hemsworth to Keep on Your Radar

Chris Hemsworth has filled many roles — Starfleet captain, cult leader, secret agent, and, most famously, the literal God of Thunder. And every time he appears on screen, we can’t help but want more of him. Since it’s so important to stay up to date on All Things Chris Hemsworth, here’s a breakdown of everything he has coming in the near future (plus a few educated assumptions and guesses). Escape From Spiderhead Chris Hemsworth is one part of the star-studded trio leading the cast of thi...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Chris Hemsworth, Valkyrie, Natalie Portman, Hall of Fame, Tessa Thompson, Thunder, George Miller, George Saunders, Hogan, Hulk Hogan, Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Taika Waititi, Jane Foster


Lady Sif is Here to Stay in the MCU Beyond That Surprise ‘Loki’ Cameo, Jaimie Alexander Teases

The fourth episode of Loki featured a surprise appearance from everyone’s favorite Asgardian warrior, Lady Sif (Jaimie Alexander). She was angry, clutching a clump of her own hair, and stuck in a loop that caused Loki (Tom Hiddleston) immense emotional (and physical) pain. And yet, it was incredibly fun to watch. So if you enjoyed watching Sif hurt the “hero” of the latest Disney+ series, you’ll be delighted to learn that she’ll be back again very soon. In a post to her Instagram story, Jami...
Tags: Television, Movies, Nbc, Abc, Disney, Sequels, Thor, Valkyrie, Natalie Portman, Marvel Studios, Tessa Thompson, Alexander, Loki, Jaimie Alexander, Peter Quill, Comic Book/Superhero


10 ‘Loki’ Episode 4 Easter Eggs and What They Could Mean for the Marvel Cinematic Universe

The fourth episode of Loki certainly took a couple interesting turns that we weren’t expecting at all. The last 10 minutes or so of the episode were some of the most thrilling moments we’ve had in the television expansion of the Marvel Cinematic on Disney+, but there are plenty of cool little details throughout that reference Norse mythology, Marvel Comics, and more. So let’s dig into some Loki episode 4 Easter eggs. Before we begin, we’d just like to clarify that Easter eggs are not clear an...
Tags: Television, Movies, Mahershala Ali, New York City, Disney, Thor, Thanos, Valkyrie, Marvel Comics, Easter Eggs, Marvel Studios, Michael Keaton, Loki, TVA, Brenda Lee, Coulson


Taika Waititi Could Make ‘Thor 5,’ but He Packed “Every Ridiculous Concept” Into ‘Thor: Love & Thunder’

Thor: Love & Thunder recently wrapped production and the film is now being cut together for a release early in 2022. This marks the second film in the Thor franchise to be directed by Taika Waititi, who made his blockbuster debut with Thor: Ragnarok. That vibrant sci-fi adventure sent Thor in a much more wild, weird, and hilarious direction than we’d seen before, and it sounds like the upcoming sequel will take that to the next level. But what about Thor 5? Is that already on Taika Waititi’s mi...
Tags: Movies, Australia, Sequels, Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Chris Hemsworth, Thor, Valkyrie, Natalie Portman, Marvel Studios, Tessa Thompson, Vin Diesel, Zoe Saldana, Jeff Goldblum, Sydney Morning Herald, Taika-Waititi