US Consumer Price Index Rises 0.1% in March, Annual Inflation up 5% From Last Year – Bitcoin News

On Wednesday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics published the Consumer Price Index (CPI) report, which noted that inflation rose 0.1% last month in March and 5% from a year ago. Annual inflation has dropped for nine consecutive months following the nine times the U.S. Federal Reserve raised the federal funds rate. U.S. Inflation Cools … Read more

Is Cardano ready for a go at $1? June’s hard fork FOMO lifts ADA price to weekly highs

Cardano (ADA) was among the best performers among the top cryptocurrencies on June 6 as traders assessed a key upgrade that promises to enhance its blockchain’s smart contract capabilities. Vasil hard fork FOMO Dubbed “Vasil,” the so-called hard fork event will tentatively take place on June 29, 2022. As a result of the euphoria surrounding … Read more

Wealthy Coinbase clients are still ‘hodling’ Bitcoin since December 2020, data suggests

Bitcoin’s (BTC) price dropped by more than 50% after peaking out at $69,000 six months ago but the plunge did little in forcing some of its wealthiest investors into selling. Notably, the number of Bitcoin under Coinbase Custody for institutional clients rose by 296% since Q4 2020, showcasing the most investors decided to “hodl” onto … Read more

$1.9T wipeout in crypto risks spilling over to stocks, bonds — stablecoin Tether in focus

The cryptocurrency market has lost $1.9 trillion six months after it soared to a record high. Interestingly, these losses are bigger than those witnessed during the 2007’s subprime mortgage market crisis — around $1.3 trillion, which has prompted fears that creaking crypto market risk will spill over across traditional markets, hurting stocks and bonds alike. … Read more

Erratic Bond Yields, Lockdowns, and War — 3 Reasons Why Economic Recovery Won’t Happen Quickly – Economics Bitcoin News

The global economy looks bleak as inflation continues to rise, and a wide array of financial investments continue to shudder in value. Since May 2, 2022, the crypto economy has dropped more than 15% from $1.83 trillion to today’s $1.54 trillion. The price of gold has lost 5% in 30 days, and major stock market … Read more

Indian central securities depository to back up its monitoring of bonds by blockchain

The National Securities Depository (NSDL), India’s central securities depository based in Mumbai, launched blockchain-based security and covenant monitoring platform.  NSDL officially launched the distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform on Saturday, May 7, during its 25th anniversary presentation, alongside the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). The platform is expected to strengthen the monitoring of security … Read more