The ‘Everything Crash’ Is Coming? Markets Go Risk-Off as European Stocks See Worst Day in 5 Months

Stocks, oil, even gold are down on fears of resumed COVID-19 lockdowns, but bitcoin hodlers are keeping the faith.

Oct 28, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. UTCUpdated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:24 a.m. UTC
Oct 28, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. UTCUpdated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:24 a.m. UTC

Stocks, oil, even gold are down on fears of resumed COVID-19 lockdowns, but bitcoin hodlers are keeping the faith.

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Today on the Brief:

  • Section 230 hearing with social media CEOs in Washington D.C.
  • Bitwise now has more than $100 million AUM
  • Trump website defaced with monero request

Our main discussion: Markets go risk-off. 

With rising fear of COVID-19 lockdowns, everything from stocks to oil to gold and, yes, even bitcoin is down on the day. The important question is whether this is a short-term volatility phenomenon or part of a larger systemic shift.

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