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Bitcoin's Price Rally May Add to Inflation. Here's Why
The so-called wealth effect from unrealized crypto-market gains, which is estimated to be stronger than stocks, could boost consumer spending and inject demand-pull inflation...
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Republican Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Ban a CBDC in the U.S. ... Again
Senators Ted Cruz, Bill Hagerty, Rick Scott, Ted Budd and Mike Braun filed a bill titled "The CBDC Anti-Surveillance State Act."
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U.S. Federal Reserve Gov. Christopher Waller says stablecoins may be doing the dollar a favor.  (Horacio Villalobos/Corbis via Getty Images)
U.S. Federal Reserve Gov. Waller Says DeFi Could Boost Dollar's Global Strength
Despite some fears in government circles that crypto could undermine the dollar, the Fed governor said that the use of dollar-dependent stablecoins can boost the dollar's reac...
U.S. Federal Reserve Gov. Christopher Waller says stablecoins may be doing the dollar a favor.  (Horacio Villalobos/Corbis via Getty Images)

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Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged, Sounds Hawkish Note on March
Bitcoin investors have mostly been focused on spot ETFs and the upcoming halving, but central bank monetary policy is also likely to play a sizable role in the 2024 price outl...
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Markets 'Too Optimistic' About Fed Rate Cuts: JPMorgan Asset Management
"The market may be too optimistic as we see limited evidence of disinflation in certain areas that are a focus for the Fed," strategists said, explaining a potential for a dec...
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Arthur Hayes Foresees 30% Bitcoin Crash Amid 'Vicious Washout.' Here's Why
Markets may relive last year's U.S. banking crisis as a crucial funding program is set to expire, Hayes said.
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U.S. 216K Jobs Adds in December Tops Estimates for 170K
The closely watched report is likely to add to early 2024 jitters surrounding interest rates.
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Ledger CEO Vows to Help With Asset Recovery After Hack; Bitcoin's Muted Week
Ledger CEO Vows to Help With Asset Recovery After Hack; Bitcoin's Muted Week
"CoinDesk Daily" host Jennifer Sanasie discusses the biggest headlines shaping the crypto industry today, including what Ledger CEO Pascal Gauthier posted on X (formerly Twitt...
Ledger CEO Vows to Help With Asset Recovery After Hack; Bitcoin's Muted Week

Bitcoin's Price Set to End the Week Relatively Unchanged
Bitcoin's Price Set to End the Week Relatively Unchanged
The U.S. Federal Reserve signaled on Wednesday that easier monetary policy is likely in store for 2024. OANDA senior market analyst Craig Erlam joins "First Mover" to discuss...
Bitcoin's Price Set to End the Week Relatively Unchanged

Fed Chair Jay Powell Signaled Easier Monetary Policy on Wednesday (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
TradFi Goes All-In on Fed Rate Cuts. What It Means for Bitcoin
The U.S. central bank yesterday signaled that far easier monetary policy is in store for 2024.
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