• Bitcoin Price Markets Report

    MARKETS REPORT: Bitcoin eyes $9,000 as trader warns institutions are short, fear growing

    Coronavirus is back in the spotlight as growing hospital admissions in the U.S. fuel a stocks rout that triggered losses for Bitcoin on Tuesday.

    Having reached local highs of $9,330 on Monday, BTC/USD lost momentum overnight, in step with a dip on Wall Street with Tuesday seeing further losses. Bitcoin thus continues its correlation with macro markets.

  • CNBC's Fast Money
    Bitcoin,  Media

    CNBC show smacks down jilted bitcoin bear

    Technical analyst Peter Brandt claims he was booted from Fast Money but the show is fighting back hard.

    While we’re on a roll when it comes to Twitter-based media feuds, here’s another one, this time involving CNBC and technical analyst Peter Brandt. And it’s kinda weird. On Saturday, Brandt took to Twitter to tell this tale: True story about @CNBCFastMoney I was scheduled to appear on Dec 14. I was planning to say $BTC was topping & time to bail out. I was bumped for some “expert” that predicted $50,000. That is my @CNBC story. — Peter Brandt (@PeterLBrandt) February 18, 2018 Except, contrary to Brandt’s preface of “true story,” it didn’t happen. And Fast Money wasn’t having any of it. On Tuesday, they shot back this tweet,…