US Central Bank Hikes Benchmark Rate by 75 bps, Fed’s Largest Increase Since 1994 – Economics Bitcoin News

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JPMorgan Economist Expects the Fed to Hike Benchmark Rate by 75 bps as Global Markets Bleed – Economics Bitcoin News

The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to raise the federal funds rate during its next meeting on Wednesday and JPMorgan economist Michael Feroli believes that rising inflation will push the Fed to increase the rate by 75 basis points (bps). Last week, CME Group data indicated the market priced in a 95% chance that the … Read more

US Inflation Spiked 8.6%, Highest in 40-Years — Economist Says We’re Not ‘Seeing Any Signs That We’re in the Clear’ – Economics Bitcoin News

After April’s consumer price index (CPI) report was published, a number of American economists and bureaucrats said that inflation had peaked and it was possible that inflation would subside. However, statistics from the U.S. Labor Department indicate the CPI increased 8.6% from a year earlier, as the month of May’s inflation data reached another lifetime … Read more

BTC price snaps its longest losing streak in history — 5 things to know in Bitcoin this week

Bitcoin (BTC) starts a new week with some fresh hope for hodlers after halting what has been the longest weekly downtrend in its history. After battling for support throughout the weekend, BTC/USD ultimately found its footing to close out the week at $29,900 — $450 higher than last Sunday. The bullish momentum did not stop … Read more

ApeCoin rebounds after APE price crashes 80% in two weeks: dead cat bounce or bottom?

ApeCoin (APE) has undergone a sharp recovery after falling to its lowest level in two months. But its strong correlation with Bitcoin (BTC) and U.S. equities amid macro risks suggests more losses could be in store. APE rebounds after 80% losses in two weeks APE rebounded by nearly 45% to $7.30 on May 12. The … Read more

Bitcoin falls back under $30K while 8.3% US CPI shows signs inflation has peaked

Bitcoin (BTC) dropped by $1,500 in minutes on May 11 as the latest United States inflation data delivered mixed sentiment on the economic outlook. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitcoin puts in fresh 10-month lows Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView tracked BTC/USD diving from $31,500 to abruptly pierce $30,000 support as the … Read more

First 6-week losing streak since 2014 — 5 things to know in Bitcoin this week

Bitcoin (BTC) starts the second week of May 2022 by bringing up bearish ghosts from its past — how much worse could the picture get for hodlers? After falling to nearly $33,000, the largest cryptocurrency is giving market participants new and old a run for their money, and the fear is palpable. A brutal combination … Read more

Turkey’s Inflation Rate Surges to 70%, Monthly Rate of Change Now 7.25% – Economics Bitcoin News

The latest data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TSI) shows that rising transportation and food costs were some of the key factors contributing to the surge in the country’s inflation rate to 70%. Economic Revival Efforts Not Bearing Fruit Rising commodity prices and increased transport costs are some of the key contributing factors behind the … Read more