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Jerome Powell: If USD Was Digital, BTC Would Vanish

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell took the stand to discuss bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with the U.S. Financial Services Committee. He stated to the panel that if the United States had its own digital currency in play, bitcoin would serve no purpose and would ultimately disappear. Jerome Powell Doesn’t Appear Against the Idea of a National Digital Currency Powell explained: One of the arguments that are offered in favor of a digital currency: you would not...

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Jerome Powell Swipes at Bitcoin, Currency Falls

Bitcoin has taken a nasty hit in recent days. The world’s number one digital currency by market cap – which was previously trading in the $58,000 and $59,000 ranges – has stumbled backwards and is now trading for around $55,000. Earlier today, we published an article suggesting that the expiration of various bitcoin options was to blame, though there may have been another contributing factor. Jerome Powell – chair of the Federal Reserve – released an official statement...

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Bitcoin Is About to Strike the $12K Mark All Over Again

Bitcoin is on the verge of hitting the $12,000 mark again. This would be the first time the currency has done so in about two months, with late August being the last time the price of the world’s number one cryptocurrency by market cap has come this close.Bitcoin Is Once Again Heading for the TopDuring that time, the asset rose as high as $12,400, though a historically bearish September would then set in and drag bitcoin down to the bottom of the financial ocean, taking its price all the way...

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Another Major Fall? Predicting Where Bitcoin Will Go Next

It’s been a relatively odd week for bitcoin, the world’s number one digital currency by market cap. At the time of writing, the asset is currently trading for just over $11,500, which is a few hundred more than where it stood just 48 or 72 hours ago.Will Bitcoin Go Up or Down?The currency has been in an up-and-down pattern over the last few days. While this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, it also shows that bitcoin’s resilience is not exactly where we thought it was prior. Before, the currency...

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With Inflation Again on the Rise, Bitcoin Could Soon Explode

Many people are seeing bitcoin as a potential hedge against inflation, but as of late, that sentiment is growing, largely because of Jerome Powell, head of the Fed.Bitcoin Could Potentially Surge in the Coming WeeksAs the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman, Powell will be speaking this week at the annual Jackson Hole conference in Wyoming. He’s expected to lay down the law and instill a new set of rules and regulations that will potentially bring inflation in the United States even higher. Among...

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Jerome Powell Interview Causes Some to Tout BTC

Many people are comparing bitcoin favorably to the centralized banking system of the United States following an interview on “60 Minutes” with U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell.Jerome Powell: We Printed Money DigitallyPowell appeared to discuss the country’s reaction to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the issuance of over $2 trillion in federal relief aid to small businesses and American individuals alike. Many people have already received checks of a full $1,200 as required by...

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Jerome Powell and His Words of Doom and Gloom Lead to BTC Buys

Bitcoin, as of late, has been seen by investors as a tool that can potentially hedge wealth against inflation and other economic problems. It looks like that attitude towards the cryptocurrency is likely to continue in America for some time considering the new warning by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.Jerome Powell: The Economy Is Still WeakYesterday, Powell emerged to warn U.S. citizens that the economy is slated to face weak growth in the coming months “without modern precedent.” He...

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Vom Helikoptergeld zum Digitaldollar

Die Demokraten, die im US-Repräsentantenhaus über die Mehrheit verfügen, zeigen sich sehr offen für die Möglichkeit zukünftige Helikoptergeldzahlungen digital vorzunehmen. Federal Reserve übt Zurückhaltung In der Vergangenheit zeigte sich die amerikanische Notenbank wenig überzeugt von der Option, Echtzeit-Überweisungen mithilfe einer Digitalwährung zu ermöglichen. Hatte sich der amerikanische FED-Chef Jerome Powell zuletzt offener für die Möglichkeit digitaler Transaktionen...

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Reasons Why Markets Continue to Rise Despite Growing Number of Coronavirus Cases

Well, the jobless figures and the economic outlook seem pretty bleak for the coming few quarters amid coronavirus, here is how the market is reacting to the situation. Is any further damage already priced-in?On Thursday, March 26, Dow Jones surged 6.38% closing the day 1351 points higher at 22,552 levels. This has been the index’s biggest 3-day surge since 1931. Just in the last three days, Dow has added nearly 4000 points to its rally.However, it was all surprising to see the markets rally...

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Dow Adds 2% and Sees Two Consecutive Positive Closings for the First Time after February

Dow Jones has seen a path to recovery after the Federal Reserve announced major stimulus measures on Monday. Here’ a look at how this fiscal stimulus might help to overcome the existing economic challenges.On Monday, March 23, the White House and the Senate agreed to introduce a stimulus package to combat this economic meltdown caused due to the coronavirus pandemic. Soon after, the markets showed a renewed sense of optimism.On Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged over 10% moving...

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