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The Single-Mandate Fed Says There Are Too Many Employed People
The tight labor market has become the antagonist in Jerome Powell’s war on inflation.
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The Breakdown
Bleak Week as Bitcoin Hits 3-Month Low
Sentiment is down and enforcement actions are up ahead of the FOMC meeting this week.
The Breakdown

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As the Market Slinks Down, It's Time to Touch Grass
A look at FOMC meeting minutes and other macro indicators.
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The Fed Raised Rates and Markets Freaked Out
After Jerome Powell’s press conference, all markets reacted aggressively and then swiftly retraced their moves as market sentiment shifted overnight.
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Wait, Was the Fed Meeting Dovish or Hawkish?
A 50bps hike comes out of the FOMC meeting.
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Bitcoin May 3
Bitcoin Diverges From Stocks as Fed Meeting Starts, Slips Toward $38K
It has become a rare occurrence these days but BTC went its own way, dropping on Tuesday as stocks rose.
Bitcoin May 3

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Fed's Hawkish Pivot May Not Last, Bitcoin Analysts Say
The Fed might not act as decisively in tightening monetary policy if financial stability concerns start to outweigh the risk of fast inflation.
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Bitcoin Drops to 6-Month Low, Ether Eyes Bearish Cross as US Stock Index Futures Erase Early Gains
Bitcoin and ether fell to their lowest levels since July after Goldman Sachs predicted a faster pace of Fed tightening.
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