• Bitcoin,  Commentary,  Opinion

    Opinion | The Dip in Bitcoin Price Was Caused By Correlation With The Stock Market

    The reasons behind the largest cryptocurrency asset moving closer with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones

    Bitcoin hit a price of $42,874.62 early this Saturday morning. The largest cryptocurrency asset has not seen prices like this in nearly two months, and nonetheless in a 12% decline overnight. While many fear this to be a sign of an impending bear market, it is nothing more than a shakeout influenced by the recent decline in the stock market. Stock Market Pressure In recent weeks the stock market has seen selloffs of billions of dollars from billionaires like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos. This is because the Biden administration is imposing a surtax on multimillionaires and billionaires. The tax is 5 percent on households making $10 million or more,…

  • Bitcoin price rally tracks stocks

    Monday Bitcoin price rally tracks stocks, hides weak performance

    Bitcoin still dances to the tune of macro markets; analyst predicts BTC $190,000 if the S&P 500 cracks 4,000

    A push to $9,200 fuelled by stock market optimism hides otherwise weak price performance in Bitcoin, with no end to the correlation in sight. Bitcoin faces a major test at the start of a new week’s trading, as an unlikely global stock market rally contrasts with rising uncertainty over COVID-19.