• markets report bitcoin price
    Bitcoin

    Markets Report: Bitcoin needs $11,500 daily close as wild $20M price theory hits

    Central bank balance sheet correlation theoretically implies a Bitcoin price of $20 million, a “fun” quant analysis reveals

    Bitcoin lingered near $11,500 on August 28 as analysts delivered fresh bullish price projections that ran as high as a giant $20 million. Data from price tickers including CoinMarketCap showed fairly flat action for BTC/USD overnight to Friday, in the aftermath of the Federal Reserve’s inflation speech.

  • markets report bitcoin price
    Bitcoin

    Markets Report: Bitcoin shuns $11,500 support as $9,600 dip remains on the radar

    Opportunities for dips near or even below $10,000 are still there, one analyst says as markets await Fed direction

    Data from price trackers including CoinMarketCap showed weakness continuing in BTC/USD overnight on Wednesday. After a brief run to 24-hour highs of $11,530, downward momentum took hold again, with the pair sinking to lows of $11,340. At press time, $11,370 formed a focal point as traders both within and outside cryptocurrency closely eyed macro developments.

  • U.S. is researching digital dollar
    Cryptocurrencies,  Politics,  Regulation,  Technology

    Fed Governor says U.S. is researching a digital dollar

    The Federal Reserve may be well behind China, but news that it is actively looking at a central bank digital currency is a big step forward

    Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard said Thursday a U.S. central bank digital currency won’t happen overnight. A significant policy process which the Fed has not committed to would be required to consider the issuance of a CBDC, along with extensive deliberations and engagement with other parts of the federal government and a broad set of other stakeholders.

  • Bitcoin is not a new type of money
    Cryptocurrencies,  United States

    NY Fed: Bitcoin is not a new type of money. Crypto: Get the tar and feathers!

    “Ignorance” and “incompetence” were two of the more polite replies after a blog post by the New York Federal Reserve Bank last week argued “Bitcoin is not a new type of money”

    When the Federal Reserve Bank of New York published a blog post with the headline “Bitcoin Is Not a New Type of Money,” the authors may have hoped their thought-provoking piece would inspire genteel, reasoned debate. But probably not.

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