Helene is a U.S. markets reporter at CoinDesk, covering the US economy, the Fed, and bitcoin. She is a recent graduate of New York University's business and economic reporting program.

Bradley Keoun is the managing editor of CoinDesk's Markets team. He owns less than $1,000 each of several cryptocurrencies.

Hi and welcome to Market Wrap! This is a limited edition because the team is off today as CoinDesk observes Juneteenth as a company holiday. We will be back Tuesday, June 21.

Bitcoin (BTC) has tumbled 23% since Sunday, heading for its worst weekly performance since May 2021. As of press time the largest cryptocurrency was changing hands just around $20,500. The price has declined 56% year to date.

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Bitcoin (BTC): $20550, −2.06%

Ether (ETH): $1084, −2.16%

S&P 500 daily close: 3,674.84, +0.22%

Gold: $1840 per troy ounce, −0.31%

Ten-year Treasury yield daily close: 3.24%


Bitcoin, ether and gold prices are taken at approximately 4pm New York time. Bitcoin is the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (XBX); Ether is the CoinDesk Ether Price Index (ETX); Gold is the COMEX spot price. Information about CoinDesk Indices can be found at coindesk.com/indices.


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Helene is a U.S. markets reporter at CoinDesk, covering the US economy, the Fed, and bitcoin. She is a recent graduate of New York University's business and economic reporting program.

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Bradley Keoun is the managing editor of CoinDesk's Markets team. He owns less than $1,000 each of several cryptocurrencies.

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Helene is a U.S. markets reporter at CoinDesk, covering the US economy, the Fed, and bitcoin. She is a recent graduate of New York University's business and economic reporting program.

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Bradley Keoun is the managing editor of CoinDesk's Markets team. He owns less than $1,000 each of several cryptocurrencies.

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