When Elon Musk was ranting openly about how bad Bitcoin is for the environment t — even though the billionaire investor had his company Tesla pour $1.5 billion into the flagship cryptocurrency — one of his arguments concerned its public ledger’s centralization.
BTC/USD finally showed strengthening signs of becoming an independent asset. The cryptocurrency’s lack of responsiveness to Mr. Mnuchin’s anti-economy proved its resilience.
At one point on Monday, Bitcoin was down 4.30 percent from its opening rate at $15,482.
With a history of firing nasty comments at Bitcoin, the Wall Street mammoth, ranging anywhere from “bubble” to “financial scam,” appeared with candies in its hands this time.
The dilemma was the same at the beginning of July 2020: could or could not Wall Street earnings influence the Bitcoin price trend? Entering October 2020, the market has some clues about it.
A battered final month of the third quarter signaled more pain for Bitcoin, a decentralized cryptocurrency known for hedging global market risks and enabling cheaper and quicker cross-border payments.
The US Treasury Secretary, known for having an ill-opinion about the cryptocurrency, sat alongside his knee-shaking buddy, the Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, before the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday. He testified about the coronavirus’s impact on the US economy and how his office is planning to handle the situation by vouching for more stimulus.
For months, the Bitcoin price rose this year – regardless of a fast-spreading pandemic, the resulting economic turmoil, and poor evaluations by the mainstream media houses. Then, in September, the cryptocurrency came crashing down. It was March 2020 all over again, minus severity. Bitcoin established a year-to-date high near $12,500, started correcting lower on profit-securing…
Bitcoin fell below $10,000 this weekend even as a majority of crypto warriors on Twitter were expecting a supersonic price boom towards $13,000, $14,000, $15,000, $20,000, and beyond. That was obvious for most of us. Bitcoin had every ingredient to dish out a delicious bull run. A central bank that committed to raise inflation rates…
Bitcoin price came in the middle of uncertainty this week as investors waited for Jerome Powell, the Federal Reserve chairman, to deliver his keynote address at this year’s Jackson Hole Symposium, an annual retreat that sees global central bankers breaking bread over high-profile economic table-talks. Mr. Powell’s speech is set to become a benchmark of…