Bank of America Market Strategist Says ‘Summer Rally Is Over’ as Crypto and Stocks Slide Ahead of Fed Rate Hike This Week

Digital currency markets, precious metals, and stocks dropped another leg down on Monday following the drop markets saw last Tuesday. Last week’s fall was one of the worst weeks in more than three months as market strategists believe a sizable Fed rate hike is coming this week. Bank of America’s analysts led by Savita Subramanian believes the U.S. Federal Reserve “has more work to do,” and an aggressive central bank may be “anathema for stocks that have benefited from low rates and disinflation.” Crypto, Precious Metals, Equities Show Volatility Ahead…

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Bitcoin price falls under $19K as data shows pro traders avoiding leverage longs

An $860 surprise price correction on Sept. 6 took Bitcoin (BTC) from $19,820 to $18,960 in less than two hours. The movement caused $74 million in Bitcoin futures liquidations at derivatives exchanges, the largest in almost three weeks. The current $18,733 level is the lowest since July 13 and marks a 24% correction from the rally to $25,000 on Aug. 15. Bitcoin/USD 30-min price. Source: TradingView It is worth highlighting that a 2% pump toward $20,200 happened in the early hours of Sept. 6, but the move was quickly subdued…

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Gold and Silver Markets Shudder, Analysts Say Firm Dollar and Rate Hikes May Drag Precious Metal Markets Lower

Precious metal markets have shuddered during the last few weeks, as gold’s price per ounce nears a six-week low hovering just under $1,700 per unit. Silver crashed through the $18 range slipping to $17.80 per ounce. While both gold and silver dipped between 0.85% to 0.89% against the U.S. dollar in 24 hours, platinum dropped 2.82% and palladium shed 4.18% against the USD during the last day. Despite Scorching Global Inflation, Gold Hasn’t Been a Safe Haven in 2022 While the entire world is suffering from red-hot inflation, many would…

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Powell Says Fed’s Battle With Inflation Will Bring ‘Some Pain,’ After Insisting Last Year Elevated Inflation Is ‘Likely to Prove Temporary’

On Friday, Jerome Powell spoke at the annual Jackson Hole Economic Symposium and the Federal Reserve chair explained that the U.S. central bank is focused on fighting the country’s red-hot inflation. Powell stressed at the event that strict monetary policy is necessary, and his commentary hinted that the Fed won’t hit the brakes on monetary tightening until inflation is tamed. Fed Chair Jerome Powell Says US Central Bank’s Inflation Policy Could Bring ‘Some Pain to Households and Businesses’ Jerome Powell had a lot to say on Friday while the Fed’s…

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Bitcoin derivatives show a lack of confidence from bulls

Bitcoin (BTC) has been trending up since mid-July, although the current ascending channel formation holds $21,100 support. This pattern has been holding for 45 days and could potentially drive BTC towards $26,000 by late August. Bitcoin/USD 12-hour price. Source: TradingView According to Bitcoin derivatives data, investors are pricing higher odds of a downturn, but recent improvements in global economic perspective might take the bears by surprise. The correlation to traditional assets is the main source of investors’ distrust, especially when pricing in recession risks and tensions between the United States…

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$100K BTC Predictions, Peter Schiff on Recession and Bitcoin, Bill Gates Slams NFTs — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

It’s been a week of polarizing opinion in crypto news. Whether it’s cryptocurrency fund managers predicting $100K bitcoin by the end of the year, Peter Schiff saying things “will only get worse as the recession deepens,” or Bill Gates slamming crypto and NFTs, citing the Greater Fool Theory, there’s been no shortage of spicy debate and notable economic forecasting going on. Read about it all right here, in this week’s Bitcoin.com News Week in Review. PWC: Majority of Crypto Fund Managers Surveyed Predict Bitcoin Could Reach $100K by Year-End Major…

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Desperate LUNA Investor Arrested, New Terra Network Announced, Davos Blockchain Talk, and More — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

From a desperate investor’s ill-advised visit to Terra co-founder Do Kwon’s house resulting in an arrest, the announcement of a new Terra network, and blockchain talk at Davos, to predictions of U.S. economic collapse if inflation isn’t reigned in quickly, there’s no shortage of action-packed crypto stories this past week. Without further ado, this is the Bitcoin.com News Week in Review. LUNA Investor Arrested for Knocking on Do Kwon’s Door After Losing $2.4 Million in Terra Crash A crypto investor has been arrested after knocking on Do Kwon’s door following…

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Two years since the COVID-19 crash: 5 things to know in Bitcoin this week

Bitcoin (BTC) starts a new week struggling to preserve support as key macro changes appear on the horizon. In what could turn out to be a crucial week for Bitcoin and altcoins’ relationship with traditional assets, the United States Federal Reserve is set to be the main talking point for hodlers. Amid an atmosphere of still rampant inflation, quantitative easing still ongoing and geopolitical turmoil focused on Europe, there is plenty of uncertainty in the air, no matter what the trade. Add to that a failure by Bitcoin to benefit…

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Bitcoin drifts into weekly close while Fed rate hike looms as next major BTC price trigger

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) upped the volatility into the weekly close on March 13 as markets braced for geopolitical and macro economic cues. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Long-awaited Fed action set to come this week Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC/USD as it again came close to testing $38,000 support during Sunday. The pair had seen a quiet end to the week on Wall Street, the weekend proving similarly calm as the status quo both within and outside crypto continued without surprises. Now, attention was already…

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Powers On… The Fed endorses cryptocurrency — Kind of – Cointelegraph Magazine

[ad_1] This month, the Board of Governors of the United States Federal Reserve System issued its widely anticipated report on the nation’s possible use and adoption of digital currencies for its financial system. The document is titled “Money and Payments: The U.S. Dollar in the Age of Digital Transformation,” and true to its name, the paper is transformative. Powers On… is a monthly opinion column from Marc Powers, who spent much of his 40-year legal career working with complex securities-related cases in the United States after a stint with the…

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