Bitcoin taps $40K to finish July on bullish note

Bitcoin has jumped 7% over the past week, finishing July with a bullish flourish that could signal the end of a multi-month decline. Across the market, cryptoassets are flashing double-digit weekly returns. Ethereum has doubled Bitcoin’s gains by adding 14% ahead of the EIP-1559 upgrade en route to Ethereum 2.0, XRP has risen 15% on freshly signed partnerships, and the release of a newContinue reading “Bitcoin taps $40K to finish July on bullish note”

Inflation fears send Bitcoin below $32K

Crypto sinks with stocks on economic uncertainty Bitcoin’s summer slump continues, with prices falling below $32K as post-pandemic inflation fears wash over the cryptocurrency market. The U.S. Labor Department released data last week showing that U.S. consumer prices spiked beyond expectations in June. Major stock indices started falling shortly afterwards, and Bitcoin — already feeling jittery aboutContinue reading “Inflation fears send Bitcoin below $32K”

French National Day: from the Revolution to autonomy

This Wednesday, 14th July, is the National Day of France. This is a very important date in the history of the country, as it was on 14 July 1789 that the fortress of the Bastille was stormed by the people, marking the end of the hegemony of the French monarchy and the start of theContinue reading “French National Day: from the Revolution to autonomy”

Volatility drops in directionless digital asset market

Will sideways trading give way to volatility as Grayscale shares unlock? A summer lull has descended on the digital asset market, as Bitcoin struggles to find clear direction amidst an ample supply of both bullish and bearish headlines. Visa said on Wednesday that more than $1 billion worth of crypto has been spent using their crypto cards in theContinue reading “Volatility drops in directionless digital asset market”

DeFi boosts market as Bitcoin taps on $35K

Compound jumps 40% while Aave and Uniswap enjoy 20% gains As Ethereum has pushed almost 10% higher this week, Bitcoin has drifted sideways on mixed headlines. The Chinese clampdown on mining continues to drive uncertainty in the market, along with the ramp up of regulatory discussion in the U.S. Yet this is matched by equal amounts of positive news, with Michael Saylor’s BitcoinContinue reading “DeFi boosts market as Bitcoin taps on $35K”

Bitcoin eyes $35K after volatile week

Headwinds from China collide with optimism in Latin America Bitcoin is bouncing towards $35K, after a storm of volatility sent the crypto asset down to its lowest point in nearly five months. While enforcement in China and a Bitcoin heist in South Africa have added to the uncertainty pushing prices lower, the market is being supported tailwinds from the West: ElContinue reading “Bitcoin eyes $35K after volatile week”

Bitcoin falls 15% on inflation bombshell

Crypto sinks with stocks as the Fed acknowledges inflation Bitcoin has fallen 15% over the last week as the market weighs the impact of big shifts in the crypto ecosystem and broader macro environment. On Wednesday, Fed chairman Jerome Powell acknowledged rising inflation, and responded by bringing forward the timing of the next interest rate hike toContinue reading “Bitcoin falls 15% on inflation bombshell”

S&P 500 tops previous record

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week included significant gains for Urban One Inc. (UONE), Evofem Biosciences Inc. (EVFM), Biogen Inc. (BIIB), Monday.com (MNDY) and Marqeta Inc. (MQ). Urban One Inc. (UONE) shares continued to soar amid investor anticipation of Juneteenth, which celebrates the emancipation of slaves in the US, followingContinue reading “S&P 500 tops previous record”

Bitcoin bounces as Elon adds to El Salvador optimism

While altcoins bleed, Bitcoin moves in on $40K Bitcoin is bouncing back. The crypto king has reclaimed its throne, and is closing in on $40K as the altcoin market stagnates. El Salvador’s approval of Bitcoin as legal tender on Thursday could be credited with the turnaround, boosting market sentiment and sparking a wave of interest from politicians acrossContinue reading “Bitcoin bounces as Elon adds to El Salvador optimism”

How higher inflation relates to diversification

The importance of diversifying your portfolio cannot be emphasised enough. Diversification is a risk management strategy in which you invest in a variety of different financial assets, and which, in the event of significant market volatility, may reduce your chances of incurring major losses. The importance of diversification can be illustrated in the high inflation period happeningContinue reading “How higher inflation relates to diversification”

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