Bitcoin dropped during Asia-Pacific and European trade Thursday as rising bond yields prompted concerns that central banks may begin tightening monetary policies sooner-than-expected. The benchmark cryptocurrency fell up to 3.59 percent to $48,562, extending its…

“Why won’t bitcoin die?” is a common question I’ve heard asked throughout the years by people sitting on the sidelines watching the bitcoin price hectically rise and fall, time and time again.  The mainstream media…

Listen To This Episode: In this episode of Bitcoin Magazine’s “Fed Watch” podcast, hosts Christian Keroles and Ansel Lindner gave an update on bitcoin’s price action over the last two weeks, spoke about the Tether…

Listen To This Episode: In this episode of Bitcoin Magazine’s “Fed Watch” podcast, Christian Keroles and Ansel Lindner gave an update on central bank news in relation to bitcoin. This is the only podcast that…

Bitcoin plunged by more than $3,000 after establishing a record high on Tuesday, stoking concerns about an extended price decline on growing profit-taking sentiment. Nevertheless, the flagship cryptocurrency discovered a substantial interim support range above…

Bitcoin and global equities are trading lower, while the anti-risk U.S. dollar is climbing ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later today that may inject volatility into financial markets. The number-one cryptocurrency by market…

Bitcoin logged its worst plunge since March in the previous three sessions, stoking concerns among traders that its overheated price rally is beginning to lose steam. The flagship cryptocurrency plunged 5.18 percent during the weekend…

01/Nov/2008: A pseudonym of unknown nationality sent an email carrying word of Bitcoin, a peer-to-peer, electronic cash system with no trusted third party. The New York Times 02/Dec/2008: “U.S. Recession began last December, economists say” …

This week the U.S. Federal Reserve met for two days at the Federal Open Market Committee meeting and detailed that it would keep short-term borrowing rates at near zero. Meanwhile, the Fed also stated that…

Listen To This Episode: The dynamic duo of “Fed Watch” is back in another episode. This time, Christian Keroles and I walk through policy updates from the three major central banks of the world, the…

Bitcoin prices edged higher on Wednesday as traders pinned hopes on the ongoing stimulus talks and fresh guidance from the Federal Reserve. The flagship cryptocurrency rose up to 2.18 percent to $19,866, its best level…

Bitcoin flipped into positive territory ahead of the New York opening bell, tracking US stock futures’ gains as investors pinned hopes on Washington’s economic relief package. The benchmark cryptocurrency jumped 1.48 percent from its Asian…

Bitcoin dropped on Tuesday, with its bull run foreshadowed briefly by short-term profit seekers. The benchmark cryptocurrency plunged almost 1.5 percent to $19,385 ahead of the New York opening bell, suggesting that traders secured their…

Bitcoin rose Wednesday, right ahead of the release of the Federal Open Market Committee’s minutes from their November meeting. The benchmark cryptocurrency climbed 0.13 percent to $19,198, with its rally slowing down as traders weighted…

Bitcoin rallied to over $19,000 in the same week that saw President-elect Joe Biden’s decision to appoint Keynesian economist Jenet Yellen as the next US Treasury Secretary. Anthony Pompliano, the co-founder/partner at New York-based Morgan…

Bitcoin was lower after surging nearly $600 on Thursday to climb above $16,000 for the first time in almost three years.   “Investors should plan for volatility as well as price appreciation,” the blockchain analysis firm…

Bitcoin (BTC) is starting what will be likely a hectic week for markets as the United States begins its two-month presidential transition. After Joe Biden was declared the projected winner of the U.S. presidential elections…

The United States Federal Reserve is still unintentionally advertising Bitcoin, as Chair Jerome Powell argues for more money printing. In a tweet on Nov. 6, Tyler Winklevoss, co-founder of crypto exchange Gemini, said that Powell’s…

The United States Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell recently said that additional fiscal stimulus could result in a stronger recovery. He also emphasized that the Fed had enough tools to support the economy. After the…

The United States Federal Reserve is still unintentionally advertising Bitcoin, as Chair Jerome Powell argues for more money printing. In a tweet on Nov. 6, Tyler Winklevoss, co-founder of exchange Gemini, said that Powell’s latest…

Bitcoin has wholly sidelined its widely-covered correlation with the US stock market. On Thursday, the benchmark cryptocurrency sustained its weekly gains as its price surged by more than 1 percent. The move briefly pushed the…

This week, as world leaders gather virtually for DC Fintech Week in Washington, D.C., a key focus will be on central banks issuing their own digital currencies (CBDC). A pivotal player here is the United…

On Monday, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) published a report on crypto assets like central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and global stablecoins (GSCs). Moreover, the IMF also hosted a virtual panel that discussed digital currencies…

Crypto market sentiment appears to be improving across the board and the global push to mainstream central bank digital currencies is also making headway.  In China’s Shenzhen province about 2 million people had applied for…

According to the Federal Reserve Chairman, Jerome Powell, the road to economic recovery is far from over and the Covid-19 pandemic has fueled the tragedy. During his speech at the National Association for Business Economics…

Bitcoin could hit a new year-to-date (YTD) high, abetted in part by the risks surrounding the US presidential election. The analogy takes cues from a quarterly commodity outlook published by Citigroup. The American banking giant…

Bitcoin (BTC) starts a new week still looking for $11,000 support as macro markets wobble over coronavirus and banks’ criminal activities. Cointelegraph highlights five factors that could shape BTC price action in the coming days.…

Every time the Federal Reserve meets, it’s important to remember that the only real monetary policy tradition at the 107-year-old institution is that a bunch of people will get together and talk about markets and the economy and…

$1.4 billion every hour.  According to Bank of America, that’s the pace at which central banks around the world have been buying assets since the coronavirus-related lockdowns started in March. Coincidentally or not, the market value…

In mid-August the U.S. stock market defied odds and mainstream media claimed after the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index touched new heights on August 18, it ‘officially’ ended the “shortest bear market in history.” Interestingly…

Frances Coppola, a CoinDesk columnist, is a freelance writer and speaker on banking, finance and economics. Her book “The Case for People’s Quantitative Easing” explains how modern money creation and quantitative easing work, and advocates…

This week was quite eventful for crypto and traditional markets and investors will note that as central banks introduce new monetary expansion policy, Bitcoin (BTC) and altcoins have begun to forge their own path.  Before…

Bitcoin (BTC) spiked to $11,600 on Aug. 27 as the United States Federal Reserve committed to maintaining an average of 2% inflation. Data from Coin360 and Cointelegraph Markets showed BTC/USD jumping several hundred dollars on…

Bitcoin (BTC) spiked to $11,600 on Aug. 27 as the United States Federal Reserve committed to maintaining an average of 2% inflation. Data from Coin360 and Cointelegraph Markets showed BTC/USD jumping several hundred dollars on…

Market Moves As Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell prepares to speak Thursday at the U.S. central bank’s annual Jackson Hole Economic Symposium in Wyoming, the occasion offers a glimpse of just how dramatically once-slow-moving monetary forces have accelerated…

The United States Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell will give a speech on the Fed’s monetary policy in several hours. Contrary to expectations, it might not have any major impact on the price of Bitcoin…

On Thursday, U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell is expected to deliver an important speech that will highlight a new strategy of targeting “average inflation.” This means that the Fed might allow inflation to overshoot…

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has increased by nearly 30% since late June, from $8,905 to just under $11,500 as of press time. Following the strong rally of the dominant cryptocurrency, three macro factors point…

The U.S. central bank has been working on creating a digital dollar, according to a recently published transcript from Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard. On Thursday, she told participants attending “San Francisco’s Innovation Office…

Bitcoin (BTC) soared past the key technical resistance level of $11,500 and past $11,600 on Aug. 5 as a fresh round of bullish sentiment canceled out more of last weekend’s plunge. Cryptocurrency market daily snapshot…

Central banks worldwide have injected further stimulus into the economy, as European Union (EU) leaders recently approved a $2.1 trillion budget, the Bank of England boosted stimulus injections in mid-June, and the Federal Reserve announced…

Bitcoiners, already rocked by this year’s coronavirus-inflicted turbulence, face a fresh source of volatility as the market heads into the second half of 2020: the U.S. presidential election.  According to Deutsche Bank, Germany’s biggest lender, a reelection…