The Fed Is ‘Resolute’ on Hiking Interest Rates, Tightening Monetary Policy to Tame Inflation — Gold and Stocks Sink

Several reports detail that U.S. Federal Reserve officials are resolute on tightening monetary policy and increasing the federal funds rate until inflation in America is alleviated. Chicago Fed president Charles Evans explained on Tuesday that the central bank would likely keep up the larger than usual rate hikes until inflation is remedied. The Fed Is ‘Nowhere Near’ Done When It Comes to Tighter Policy, Central Bank Has Not Seen a ‘Turn in Inflation’ The Federal Reserve is in a predicament as inflation in America is the highest its been since…

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As The Merge Gets Closer, Ethereum’s Hashrate Dropped Over 26% Since the Network’s All-Time High 45 Days Ago

While a tentative date for The Merge has been pencilled in by developers, and even though it’s quite possible it could be delayed once again, Ethereum’s hashrate has dropped 26.26% during the last 45 days. 18.21% of the hashrate loss took place after June 30, as Ethereum’s global hashrate slipped from 1,190 terahash per second (TH/s) to today’s 973.27 TH/s. While Ethereum’s hashrate decreased, Ethereum Classic’s hashrate spiked 12.07% higher during the last two days, but the added terahash was way less than the hashrate that left Ethereum during the…

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70 to 90% Down — Crypto Economy’s Decline Shakes Out $2 Trillion in 8 Months

During the past eight months, crypto assets have shed enormous value against fiat currencies like the U.S. dollar. Bitcoin has shed 69% since the leading crypto asset’s all-time high on November 10, 2021, when the digital currency’s value tapped $69K per unit. The crypto economy has seen some healing as the market capitalization of all 13,413 tokens in existence is hovering just below the $1 trillion mark. Today’s Top 10 Crypto Assets Have Lost 70 to 90% in USD Value At the time of writing the entire crypto-economy is worth…

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While Bitcoin and Ethereum Dominance Slides, Stablecoin Market Caps Reap the Rewards

During the past 30 days, $285 billion has left the crypto economy and bitcoin’s USD value hit a 2022 low at $17,593 per unit on June 18. Moreover, last month’s statistics show bitcoin’s market dominance was 2.9% higher and ethereum’s market dominance was 2.1% higher than it is today. Bitcoin and Ethereum Dominance Has Dropped Over the Last Month The crypto bear market has done some damage to the digital currency economy and many continue to wonder if the market carnage will continue. The market has seen a brief consolidation…

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Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH on the Cusp of $1,200 Following Breakout of Key Resistance Level

Bitcoin edged marginally higher on the last Friday of the month, breaking out of its recent resistance of $21,100 in the process. ETH was also in the green during today’s session, climbing by nearly 5% to move past a price ceiling of its own. Bitcoin Following a turbulent week of trading, BTC was once again higher on Friday, as prices moved above $21,000 heading into the weekend. Less than a day after trading at a low of $20,233.56, BTC/USD rallied to an intraday peak of $21,266.39 Friday’s flurry of trading…

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Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: Bullish Sentiment Returns to BTC Following Yesterday’s Sell-off

Following yesterday’s drop in price, bitcoin stabilized during Thursday’s session, as prices hovered marginally below $21,000. Bulls are attempting to take BTC back towards this resistance level, which was broken as a result of Wednesday’s sell-off. Bitcoin BTC was trading marginally below $21,000 on Thursday, as prices slightly rebounded following declines on hump day. Following Wednesday’s low of $19,848.08, BTC/USD rose to an intraday high of $20,835.75, earlier in today’s session. This move comes as bulls seem set to once again break out of the current resistance at $21,100, which…

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Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH Down, as Two-Day Winning Streak Ends on Hump Day

Bitcoin hit a hurdle on hump day, as the world’s largest crypto token moved lower, following strong gains to start the week. ETH also slipped during today’s session, with prices moving back towards the $1,000 mark. Bitcoin Following two straight days of gains, BTC was lower on hump day, as bears seemingly re-entered the marketplace. BTC/USD is down by nearly 3% as of writing, after hitting an intraday low of $20,045.63 earlier in today’s session. This move comes after prices failed to sustain a breakout of yesterday’s resistance level at…

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Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Below $20,000, ETH Slips Under $1,000

Bitcoin fell below $20,000 on Saturday, as the sell-off in cryptocurrency markets continued to start the weekend. ETH was also trading below a key level, as prices fell below $1,000 for the first time in over 18 months. Bitcoin Bitcoin fell below $20,000 on Saturday, as bearish momentum extended entering the weekend. Despite the best effort of bulls to hold the line, the recent price support of $20,200 finally gave way earlier today. As a result of this, BTC/USD fell to an intraday low of $18,905.98 earlier in today’s session,…

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Bitcoin price drops to lowest since May as Ethereum market trades at 18.4% loss

Bitcoin (BTC) saw further losses on June 12 as thin weekend trading volumes fueled an ongoing sell-off. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Analyst likens risk asset ‘pump’ to 1929 Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD hitting lows of $27,150 on its sixth straight day of downside. With hours to go until the weekly close, the pair was in danger of resuming the losing streak, which had previously seen a record nine weeks of red candles in a row. To avoid that outcome and put in…

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Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH Falls to 15-Month Low to Start the Weekend

Crypto prices plunged as the weekend commenced, following yesterday’s U.S. inflation report, which came in at a 40-year high of 8.6%. ETH fell to its lowest point in fifteen months, while BTC dropped below $29,000. Bitcoin Following days of consolidation, BTC finally moved late on Friday into Saturday, as crypto prices responded to the latest inflation report. Data from the United States showed that inflation came in at a 40-year high of 8.6%, which is higher than the 8.3% many had expected. As such, investors seem to have panicked, and…

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