Tag: interest rates

Sep 21 2022

Fed Goes Big Again With 75 Basis Point Hike In Bid To Curb Inflation

The Federal Reserve hiked interest rates by three-quarters of a percentage point for the third consecutive time, sending Bitcoin below $19,000.The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) raised U.S. interest rates by 75 basis points on Wednesday, the third hike in a row of such a size as it wrestles with stubborn inflation levels.The market was pricing 82% probability of a 0.75%...

Predictions For Bitcoin And World Markets With The Upcoming FOMC Meeting

Ansel Lindner explains the thinking behind the chess moves of the biggest powers in the world and what these moves mean for bitcoin and global markets.This is a full transcription of the “Bitcoin Magazine Podcast,” hosted by P and Q. In this episode, they are joined by Ansel Lindner to talk about the Federal Open Markets Committee meeting....

Jul 28 2022

Bitcoin Rips Higher On Federal Reserve Rate Hike

The Federal Reserve hiked 75 basis points as expected and markets across the board rallied higher with no surprising or unanticipated bad news....

Jul 27 2022

Bitcoin Rises Above $22,000 As Fed Raises Interest Rates By 0.75%

The FOMC increased interest rates by 0.75 percentage point while indicating ‘unusually large’ hikes may be appropriate in future meetings; Bitcoin’s price jumps.The FOMC raised target rates for the federal funds rate by 75 basis points.Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell indicated “unusually large” increases could be appropriate in future meetings.Powell also stated a period of...

Jul 21 2022

The Fed Is About To Raise Rates Again, What’s Next For The Bitcoin Price?

The Federal Reserve is positioned to raise interest rates for the third month in a row. What effect will this have on the recent bitcoin rally?Watch This Episode On YouTube or...

Jun 24 2022

Is Bitcoin Afraid Of Big Bad Jerome Powell?

The Federal Reserve is acting on behalf of commercial banking interests to crush asset prices. Can bitcoin compete in a world of coordinated inflation?This is an opinion editorial by Tom Luongo, a former research chemist and financial/political commentator specializing in the intersection of geopolitics, financial markets, gold and cryptocurrencies.The Federal Reserve is on the attack, but not...

May 23 2022

Bitcoin Back Below $30,000 After A Record 8 Weeks In The Red

Bitcoin decoupled from equity markets to the downside on Monday after ending last week as the eighth consecutive weekly loss.Bitcoin has failed to hold the $30,000 level on Monday after scoring its eighth consecutive week in the red for the first time ever.During these eight weeks, which began in late March and ended on Sunday, bitcoin has lost over 35% of...

May 14 2022

The Financial Dark Ages Are Ending Thanks To Bitcoin

Bitcoin represents a financial renaissance, which means society still exists in a monetary Middle Ages dominated by the alchemy of fiat currency.During the Middle Ages, a group of men tried to turn base metals into gold; they were known as alchemists and they did not succeed in their endeavors. We’re fortunate that they didn’t. Why? Consider the alternative.Had the alchemists found...

May 11 2022

Bitcoin Plunges To Lowest Level Since January 2021

May 11 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin price crash equities feature fed

Bitcoin’s price revisited early 2021 levels on Wednesday as the currency struggled to maintain the $30,000 zone.Bitcoin extended losses to reach levels last seen in January 2021 on Wednesday amid a broader market sell-off.The peer-to-peer digital currency struggled to hold the $30,000 level throughout the day as U.S. inflation levels were reported above market expectations and a macroeconomic risk-off...

May 04 2022

Bitcoin Touches $40,000 As Fed Raises Rates In Biggest Hike In 20 Years

The Federal Reserve raised rates by 50 basis points on Wednesday in its latest attempt to curb inflation in the U.S.The U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) has raised interest rates by 50 basis points in its largest hike since 2000.Bitcoin briefly touched $40,000 after the Fed released its new monetary policy guidelines....

Apr 13 2022

Bitcoin Price Falls As Interest Rates Rise

Rising interest rates may seem bullish for the bitcoin price, but a credit market unwind and hawkish central bank means a market selloff in the short term.The below is from a recent edition of BM Pro, Bitcoin Magazine's premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox,...

Apr 08 2022

Bank of America: coming “recession shock” possible boon for crypto

The macroeconomic picture is deteriorating fast and could push the U.S. economy into recession as the Federal Reserve tightens its monetary policy to tame surging inflation, Bank of America strategists warned in a weekly research note, Reuters reports...

Mar 16 2022

Bitcoin Surges Past $40,000 As Fed Hikes Interest Rates

Mar 16 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin fed interest rates markets news

BTC, the Nasdaq and the S&P; 500 have all reacted positively to the Fed’s policy which came in line with expectations.The Federal Reserve has raised interest rates for the first time since 2018 in a bid to begin curbing inflationary pressures it blames on supply and demand imbalances and rising energy prices.The U.S. central bank hiked its target range for the...

Mar 08 2022

How The Latest Macroeconomic Trends Are Impacting Bitcoin

How stocks correlation, Grayscale, Russia, stablecoins, rate hikes and more are impacting the bitcoin price today.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Feb 26 2022

Bitcoin Price And Other Markets React To Russia Ukraine Invasion

Bitcoin short squeeze boosts the price while risk assets trade as if maximum fear and uncertainty are priced in after the declarations of war.The below is from a recent edition of the Deep Dive, Bitcoin Magazine's premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox,...

Feb 24 2022

[Updated] Analysts: Inflation will go down, act accordingly

Feb 24 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis cpi fed federal reserve government

If nothing extraordinary happens, the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates and implement “quantitative tightening”, that is to withdraw liquidity from the market, in its fight against the high inflation rate. The question is if Fed's measures will be enough to push back inflation to normal levels? According to a blogpost from analysts Bitmex Research, Fed’s actions will have a...

Feb 23 2022

Analysts: Inflation will go down, act accordingly

Feb 23 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis cpi fed federal reserve government

If nothing extraordinary happens, the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates and implement “quantitative tightening”, that is to withdraw liquidity from the market, in its fight against the high inflation rate. The question is if Fed's measures will be enough to push back inflation to normal levels? According to a...

Jan 28 2022

How Bitcoin’s recent sensitivity to interest rate hikes could be bullish

Bitcoin has so far been very sensitive to any decisions coming from the Federal Reserve, experiencing massive sell-offs in an aggressive reaction to inflation. This has prompted many to worry about how Bitcoin will perform in a rate-rising environment, given the fact that the Federal Reserve is considering 4 interest rate hikes in 2022. While Bitcoin's...

Jan 26 2022

Know a good blog/source that is not listed? Contact us or fill the form below to add one: