MicroStrategy stock MSTR hits 3-month high after CEO’s exit

MicroStrategy (MSTR) stock opened higher on Aug. 3 as investors digested the news of its CEO Michael Saylor’s exit after a depressive quarterly earnings report. Microstrategy stock up 142% since May lows  On the daily chart, MSTR’s price surged by nearly 14.5% to $324.55 per share, the highest level since May 6. The stock’s intraday gains came as a part of a broader recovery that started on May 12 at $134. Since then, MSTR has grown by 142% versus Nasdaq’s 26.81% gains in the same period. MSTR daily price chart.…

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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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Bitcoin ETFs and Open Interest From BTC Futures, Options Follow Crypto Economy’s Spot Market Decline

Roughly 247 days ago, the total bitcoin futures open interest across 12 different cryptocurrency derivatives trading platforms was $26.73 billion and over the last eight months, bitcoin futures open interest has dropped 60% down to $10.69 billion. Further, the bitcoin exchange-traded funds BITO and BTF have followed bitcoin’s spot market losses, as the bitcoin ETFs have shed between 70% and more than 73% in value since last year’s price highs. Bitcoin Exchange Traded Funds Slide Over 70% in Value Against the US Dollar On November 10, 2021, the crypto economy’s…

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Bitcoin faces fresh pressure as US dollar crushes gold, risk assets

Bitcoin (BTC) hit daily lows on the July 5 Wall Street open as the U.S. dollar saw a violent surge higher.  BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView USD sets yet another 20-year record Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD retreating to $19,281 on Bitstamp as the Independence Day long weekend concluded with a bump. The pair had seen last-minute gains the day prior, these fizzling as the return of Wall Street trading was accompanied by USD strength laying waste to gains across risk assets and safe havens.…

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