Tag: bitcoin volatility

Sep 22 2022

Unpacking The Bitcoin Volatility Triggered By The FOMC

The FOMC meeting that was held on Wednesday, September 21st, triggered massive volatility for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. This volatility was expected and stuck to the previous trends like clockwork. It leaves a lot to be desired in the way that it played out, though, and shows a precedent for the crypto market, especially during the bear run. Bitcoin Volatility Wracks Nerves The...

Jul 15 2022

Here’s Who Was Behind Bitcoin’s Recovery To $22,000 According To Open Interest

Bitcoin had recovered to $22,000 last week to the surprise of investors. It was an unexpected move on the part of the digital asset but it no doubt did a good number on the market sentiment during that time. The cryptocurrency has since lost a good portion of its gains from that recovery but a look back at the open interest from that...

Jul 13 2022

The FED Measures Inflation In Bitcoin Terms, Tries To Fool The General Public

The tables have turned. The FED concedes defeat and acknowledges bitcoin. Of course, they twist both numbers and words to try to make it seem like the dollar is the better money, but we all know what’s going on. A quote wrongly attributed to Gandhi describes the situation: “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you...

Jun 23 2022

Bitcoin Trading Volume Nears One-Year Highs As Volatile Market Continues

Data shows the Bitcoin spot trading volume has surged up recently and is now approaching one-year highs as volatility in the market continues. Bitcoin Weekly Trading Volume Jumps Up To Almost $8 Billion According to the latest weekly report from Arcane Research, the spot volume has continued to go up since the crash. The "...

May 17 2022

By The Numbers: Bitcoin’s Most Volatile Day Of 2022 Compared

Bitcoin has had its fair share of highly volatile days since its inception. This comes as no surprise given that volatility remains one of the most prominent characteristics of the cryptocurrency and this volatility is a major pull for investors. Nevertheless, there have been days when the volatility has been higher than normal, usually following large market downtrends. One of such days was...

Apr 12 2022

The Legendary TV Show “60 Minutes” Turns Its Eye To El Salvador’s Bitcoin Beach

It doesn’t get much mainstream than CBS’s “60 Minutes.” The legendary newsmagazine debuted in 1968 and has been going strong ever since. And now, they’re talking about El Zonte AKA Bitcoin Beach, the place where it all started. How did it start, though? Even though Bitcoinist has written extensively...

Feb 09 2022

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 8, Part 2, Proof-Of-Work)

To understand Bitcoin, people need to understand Proof-Of-Work. It might be the most crucial aspect of the network. Proof-Of-Work provides security, resolves the issuance problem, and guarantees “a ledger of ownership and transactions that is beyond dispute.” And that’s just the beginning. How does Proof-Of-Work accomplish all that? That’s what this section is all about....

Sep 29 2021

Bitcoin Volume & Volatility Suggest The Trend Is Waking Back Up

Data shows that after a while of inactivity, Discord's trading volume and volatility trends seem to be waking back up. Bitcoin Trading Volume Climbs Back Up As per the latest Arcane Research report, the BTC trading volume has climbed back up in the last week as the 7-day average value floats above $6 billion now. The daily "...

Aug 07 2021

CNBC Is As Clueless About El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law As Most Mainstream Media

This analysis of the Bitcoin Law will not age well. In a recent episode of CNBC’s “Beyond The Valley” podcast, they tried to cover the risks inherent in El Salvador’s decision to make Bitcoin legal tender and failed miserably. This is a technology-focused specialized podcast. Could they be this clueless? Or did they have an agenda and tried to muddy the waters with...

Jul 30 2021

Aljazeera Vs. El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

It’s time to turn our heads to the Arabic world. How does the Qatar-based international news station Aljazeera sees El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law? Are they as lost as western media or can they handle themselves in the cryptocurrency space? Well, their journalistic report is balanced and complete. Aljazeera gives you the good and the bad. They’re still confused about a few concepts, but...

Jul 20 2021

Bitcoin Volume Observes Yearly Lows As Volatility Declines Further

Bitcoin continues to observe new yearly lows for volume as volatility also continues to decline further. Bitcoin Volume And Volatility At Yearly Lows As per an Arcane Research report, the 7-day average trading volume for BTC continues to hit yearly lows. This is the third consecutive week that the indicator has plunged down. The below...

Dec 03 2020

Bitcoin a ‘Potential Store of Value’ That’s Very Volatile: Fidelity Digital Assets Head

Many investors aspire to hold bitcoin as a store of value, but right now the cryptocurrency is very volatile, said the head of Fidelity Digital Assets.

Nov 17 2020

Traders Brace for Major Volatility as Bitcoin Price Nears Record Highs

Volatility has stayed relatively low through Bitcoin’s slow march toward record highs.

Oct 26 2020

Looking at Bitcoin Volatility Over the Years

Since it was introduced in 2009, one of the biggest knocks against Bitcoin has been its lack of price stability. Bitcoin volatility has been a much-discussed topic over the past decade. Some believe that the price of Bitcoin is not stable enough to be used as a currency, while others believe that its price is...

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