Inflation

A weakening labor market could persuade the Fed to cut rates even as inflation is not yet back to the Fed's 2% goal. (Anchalee Phanmaha/Getty Images)
Fed Might Focus on Weakening Labor Market Rather Than Inflation as It Mulls Rate Cuts: Economists
Thursday’s CPI report showed that prices declined on a monthly basis for the first time since March 2020, spurring hope that the Fed will finally cut rates.
A weakening labor market could persuade the Fed to cut rates even as inflation is not yet back to the Fed's 2% goal. (Anchalee Phanmaha/Getty Images)

What Cooling Inflation Means for the Crypto Market
What Cooling Inflation Means for the Crypto Market
FedWatch Advisors founder and CIO Ben Emons joins CoinDesk to discuss the crypto markets' reaction to the latest Consumer Price Index report and his bitcoin price outlook as U...
What Cooling Inflation Means for the Crypto Market

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U.S. Inflation Was Negative in June; Bitcoin Jumps Above $59K
Market participants became increasingly convinced that the Fed was going to trim rates at its September meeting following the report.
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Bitcoin Waits for Guidance From U.S. Inflation Data, Bond Market
The data is expected to show a continued progress on the inflation front, cementing the case for Fed rate cuts.
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U.S. CPI Was Flat in May, Beating Expectations; Bitcoin Rises to $69.2K
Softer inflation data could prove a boon to recently under pressure digital asset prices.
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Why Zoomers Should Embrace Bitcoin: An Open Letter to Gen Z
A high school junior makes the case to her peers.
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Bitcoin Is Still Strong, but Macro Factors Pose Risk, Crypto Analyst Says
Hardening government bond yields post a risk to risk assets, including cryptocurrencies, one crypto observer said.
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Bitcoin price on May 15 (CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Hits $66K as Soft Inflation Data Sparks Crypto Rally
Sluggish U.S. retail sales and softer inflation reports have opened the way for the next leg up in the crypto rally, Swissblock said.
Bitcoin price on May 15 (CoinDesk)

The government's inflation report for April was released Wednesday morning (Getty Images)
U.S. CPI Softer Than Expected at 0.3% in April; Bitcoin Rises to $63.7K
In a year of mostly bad news on inflation, the government's Wednesday report gave some hope that Fed rate cuts might still be on the table.
The government's inflation report for April was released Wednesday morning (Getty Images)

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Bitcoin Market Activity Suggests Looming U.S. Inflation Data May Be Non-Event
The way bitcoin options are priced suggests Wednesday's CPI report, though pivotal, may do little to disturb the calm in the crypto market.
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