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Bitcoin Spikes 4% After Federal Reserve Maintains Rates At FOMC

Bitcoin (BTC)’s price spiked on Wednesday following the latest Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) meeting, at which the Federal Reserve announced no changes to interest rates. The decision keeps the central bank’s benchmark rate between 5.25% and 5.50%, and pushes back investors’ hopes of a more dovish pivot for markets in the near term. Bitcoin traded for $62,000 one hour before the announcement, before shooting to $64,600 as the updated benchmark rate was revealed. In a...

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Federal Reserve Official Says Crypto and Stablecoins Will Strengthen and Not Threaten US Dollar

CoinspeakerFederal Reserve Official Says Crypto and Stablecoins Will Strengthen and Not Threaten US Dollar According to the official, the use of dollar stablecoins in the decentralized finance sector is good because it strengthens the USD. Federal Reserve Official Says Crypto and Stablecoins Will Strengthen and Not Threaten US Dollar

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Gold Set to Hit $2,200 with Silver Expected to Rise When Federal Reserve Begins Cutting Rates, Says UBS

CoinspeakerGold Set to Hit $2,200 with Silver Expected to Rise When Federal Reserve Begins Cutting Rates, Says UBS A UBS strategist says that both gold and Bitcoin will benefit from the Fed when the agency decides to cut interest rates. Gold Set to Hit $2,200 with Silver Expected to Rise When Federal Reserve Begins Cutting Rates, Says UBS

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US Weekly Job Claims Edge Up Slightly amid Robust Labor Market, GDP in Q3 Increases at 4.9%

The Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that GDP increased at a 4.9% annualized rate in Q3, slightly below the previously reported 5.2% pace. The latest report from the United States Labor Department reveals a marginal increase in weekly jobless claims, with the number rising by 2,000 to 205,000 for the week ending December 16. While this uptick might raise eyebrows, it is important to note that the overall trend remains at historically low levels, indicative of a labor market that has...

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Bitcoin Price Stuck at $41K as Traders Eye Fed Rate’s Decision

As the crypto market braces for the Federal Reserve’s decision, traders are showing caution, evidenced by a 40% drop in trading volume over the last 24 hours. Bitcoin (BTC), the world’s leading cryptocurrency, finds itself in a period of consolidation around the $41,000 price mark, as traders eagerly await the Federal Reserve‘s interest rate decision, scheduled for today. Bitcoin’s Price Movement Bitcoin’s recent journey in the market has been characterized by volatility, with the price...

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Treasury Yields Inch Higher Ahead of Fed Meeting, Bitcoin Price at $42K

Traders are on edge, eagerly watching the Federal Reserve meeting for clues about prospective interest rate changes. Amid eventful financial dynamics, US Treasury yields edged higher earlier today, while the crypto market, specifically Bitcoin (BTC), is experiencing a downturn with the coin’s price plummeting to $42,000. The simultaneous rise in Treasury yields and the drop in Bitcoin’s price prompts discussions about the relationship between traditional and crypto markets. Historically,...

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Will December See a Bitcoin (BTC) Bull Run? Three Major Factors to Consider

TL;DR Bitcoin’s 2023 Surge: Bitcoin has risen over 130% this year, with upcoming factors including the December 13 FOMC meeting and the December 12 US inflation rate announcement potentially influencing further price movements. Interest Rate Impact: The Federal Reserve’s upcoming decision on interest rates, which might remain stable or decrease, is expected to affect Bitcoin’s value. Lower interest rates could encourage investment in BTC. Spot BTC ETF Prospects: The potential...

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Dow Futures Slightly Up after closing at New 2023 High, Treasury Yields Remain Flat

Stock futures are mixed after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed its best month in more than a year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to a new high for the year on Thursday. This marked a stellar month-end performance amidst signs of reduced inflation and robust earnings reports. Climbing by 520 points, or 1.47%, the Dow closed at 35,950.89, surpassing its previous peak set in August. Similarly, the S&P 500 added 0.4% to hit 4,567.80, while the Nasdaq Composite dipped...

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Bitcoin Price Surges Over $37,400 amid Steady Treasury Yields

In the midst of economic uncertainties, the crypto market, particularly Bitcoin, has experienced notable price movements. The crypto market is witnessing a surge in Bitcoin (BTC) price, reaching over $37,400, while US Treasury yields remain little changed since Friday. As investors keep a close eye on economic data that could influence the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy, the steady Treasury yields play a crucial role in shaping market dynamics. Treasury Yields and Market Stability...

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