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Fed Chair Powell Testifies Before The House Committee On Financial Services
Bitcoin and the Liquidity Question: More Complex Than It Seems
Monetary liquidity expectations is one driver moving crypto markets these days, though not in the way many think – even if easing is around the corner, liquidity is tight, says Noelle Acheson.
Fed Chair Powell Testifies Before The House Committee On Financial Services

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This Crisis Will Define the Future of Money
The recent collapse of three high profile banks Silicon Valley Bank Silvergate Bank and Signature Bank has caused worrying outflows at hundreds of regional banks Now with the U S Federal Reserve creating a new backstop facility reportedly worth 2 trillion and Switzerland’s central bank bailing out Credit Suisse to the tune of 54 billion [...]
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The Price for Crypto’s Recovery: A New Narrative
Crypto recovery, and price gains, depend on use cases this time around
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RIP Transitory Inflation, Long Live Quantitative Tightening
June will be the first month the Federal Reserve allows Treasury bonds to mature without replacement.
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Fed Chair Jerome Powell speaks Wednesday at a virtual press conference. (Federal Reserve, modified by CoinDesk)
Federal Reserve to Taper Money Printing That Fueled Bitcoin Bets
The $120 billion of monthly bond purchases has provided a tailwind for bitcoin as investors see the cryptocurrency as a hedge against dollar debasement in the face of ultra-loose monetary policies.
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US September Jobs Report Misses, Amid Fed Tapering Speculation
August’s jobs number was revised up by 131,000. Bitcoin prices hold steady after the report.
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Federal Reserve Could Taper ‘Soon’ as Officials See Interest Rate Hike Next Year
Officials still characterize inflation as “transitory;” bitcoin’s price rises.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks Wednesday at a virtual press conference. (Federal Reserve, modified by CoinDesk)

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Key US Inflation Gauge Slips to Slowest Pace in 6 Months, Bitcoin Rises
Core CPI, which excludes energy and food prices, rose 0.1% last month, the slowest pace since February.
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ECB Signals ‘Moderate’ Slowdown in Asset Purchases; Bitcoin Rises
The European Central Bank says it will slow down the average pace of asset purchases but keep the overall size of its quantitative easing program intact.
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US Misses Expectations in August Jobs Report, Pushing Bitcoin to 3-Month High
The U.S. only added 235,000 jobs, falling well short of the 725,000 projection.
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