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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3 reasons why Bitcoin traders should be bullish on BTC

Bitcoin (BTC) has been in a rut, and BTC’s price is likely to stay in its current downtrend. But like I mentioned last week, when nobody is talking about Bitcoin, that’s usually the best time to be buying Bitcoin.  In the last week, the price took another tumble, dropping below $19,000 on Sept. 6 and currently, BTC bulls are struggling to flip $19,000–$20,000 back to support. Just this week, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated the Fed’s dedication to doing literally whatever it takes to combat inflation “until the job…

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July’s CPI Report Shows US Inflation Cooling — Critics Say ‘US Government’s Formula Understates the Actual Rise in Prices’

After last June’s inflation report published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicated that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) reflected a 9.1% year-over-year increase, July’s CPI data has come in lower with a year-over-year increase of 8.5%. Economists polled by media publications estimated that July’s CPI data would print 8.7%, however, July’s core CPI, the government’s broadest measure of inflation, remained the same as June. CPI Report Shows Inflation in the US May Have Peaked, Stocks, Cryptos, and Precious Metals Jump Higher The Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq, S&P…

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Bitcoin price rejects at $24K as ‘classic short setup’ spoils bulls’ fun

Bitcoin (BTC) saw fresh volatility after July’s final Wall Street open as highs north of $24,000 remained solid resistance. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Resistance strikes BTC at $24,000 Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView reflected bulls’ continuing struggle as BTC/USD lurched around the $24,000 mark on July 29. The pair had attempted to match the week’s local top of $24,450, this ultimately failing to materialize as a resurgent U.S. dollar pressured crypto despite the gains of U.S. stocks . The U.S. dollar index (DXY) continued higher during…

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126% return for stock market short-sellers who smelled blood in crypto waters

Short-sellers have made a killing on various sectors of the United States stock market this year, but no other sector “held a candle” to the blockchain industry, with crypto company short-sellers profits up 126% in 2022, according to new data. On Thursday, technology and data analytics firm S3 Partners published a video summarizing its recent report, which found that overall, U.S. equity short-sellers are up on average more than 30% for the year. Some of these profit gains were attributed to the short-selling of automobiles and components stocks (up 54%),…

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$1.9T wipeout in crypto risks spilling over to stocks, bonds — stablecoin Tether in focus

The cryptocurrency market has lost $1.9 trillion six months after it soared to a record high. Interestingly, these losses are bigger than those witnessed during the 2007’s subprime mortgage market crisis — around $1.3 trillion, which has prompted fears that creaking crypto market risk will spill over across traditional markets, hurting stocks and bonds alike. Crypto market capitalization weekly chart. Source: TradingView Stablecoins not very stable A massive move lower from $69,000 in November 2021 to around $24,300 in May 2022 in Bitcoin’s (BTC) price has caused a selloff frenzy…

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Net Inflows Into Largest Gold ETF Surge Amidst Falling Stocks and Crypto Prices – Featured Bitcoin News

[ad_1] Net inflows into SPDR Gold Shares surged to a new record of $1.63 billion, the highest since its listing in 2004. The surge of net inflows into one of the largest gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs) comes against a backdrop of falling cryptocurrency and stock values. Investors More Bullish on Gold One of the world’s largest gold ETFs, SPDR Gold Shares, recently recorded a net inflow of $1.63 billion, the highest since its listing in 2004, a report has said. Friday’s record inflow, which comes as stock and crypto prices…

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Argo Blockchain among most traded stocks by Fidelity customers

[ad_1] Financial services company Fidelity Investments’ U.K. arm reported that over the last 12 months, customers were most interested in trading shares of crypto mining firm Argo Blockchain.  In a Thursday report, Fidelity said Argo Blockchain ranked third among the top five stocks most actively traded by its customers in 2021 — the others were Rolls-Royce, British Airways owner International Consolidated Airlines, oil giant BP and Lloyds Banking Group. Argo, which Fidelity described as a “trending” stock, also ranked third among stocks traded by Self-Invested Personal Pension, or SIPP, investors.…

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Bitcoin drops below $54K, stocks sell-off after new COVID-19 variant emerges

[ad_1] Crypto exchange Deribit is the absolute leader in the Bitcoin (BTC) options markets, and on Nov. 24, the 25% delta skew indicator signaled that sentiment among pro traders was becoming “more bearish overall.” We’ve seen 25-Delta put skew moved from around 0% to almost 10-15% pending time to expiry since beginning of Nov implying a more bearish overall sentiment. Premiums for downward protection are getting more expensive.In the short term, this expiry has a Max pain of $58k. https://t.co/jhpT1riX3g — Deribit (@DeribitExchange) November 24, 2021 Bitcoin price appears to…

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Powers On… Why US officials ignore ethics and STOCK Act by trading stocks? – Cointelegraph Magazine

[ad_1] About two weeks ago, The Wall Street Journal ran an expose on the number of judges who held or traded the stock of companies over which they presided in legal proceedings. The article identifies 131 federal judges nationwide who did this during the period of 2010 to 2018. Of those 131 members of the judiciary, 61 judges purportedly traded the public company stock of litigants during the case. Imagine that! It’s quite incredible, actually. Powers On… is a monthly opinion column from Marc Powers, who spent much of his…

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