Can Bitcoin repeat a 2017-like rally as dollar correlation reverses?

There is a common belief that when the U.S. dollar declines relative to other main global currencies, as measured by the Dollar Strength Index (DXY), the impact on Bitcoin (BTC) is positive, and vice versa. For instance, the DXY index dropped from 103.0 on Jan. 2017 to a 92.6 low on Aug. 2017, while Bitcoin … Read more

China Ready to Talk Asian Monetary Fund to Cut Dollar Dependence, Malaysia Says – Bitcoin News

An idea to establish an Asian Monetary Fund has caught the attention of the Chinese leadership, the head of the Malaysian government revealed. The prime minister believes there is no reason for his country, which is hurting from a strong U.S. dollar, to remain dependent on the greenback. Malaysia Prepares to Trade With China in … Read more

Crypto Exchange Coincoinx to Launch Crypto to Fiat Payments App in Venezuela – Emerging Markets Bitcoin News

Coincoinx, a cryptocurrency exchange, will reportedly launch a service that will allow users to skip trading crypto for fiat to make payments in Venezuela. The service, which is called Coinpago, will allow users to make payments in every store and retailer in the country that accepts Pagomovil, a banking service that allows seamless fiat transfers … Read more

Bitcoin nears worst monthly losses since 2011 with BTC price at $19K

Bitcoin (BTC) drifted further downhill into the June 30 Wall Street open as United States equities opened with a whimper. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView U.S. dollar returns to multi-decade highs Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC/USD as it abandoned $19,000 to hit its lowest in over ten days. Bulls failed … Read more

Terra’s LUNA2 skyrockets 70% in nine days despite persistent sell-off risks

The price of Terra (LUNA2) has recovered sharply nine days after falling to its historic lows of $1.62.  On June 27, LUNA2’s rate reached $2.77 per token, thus chalking up a 70% recovery when measured from the said low. Still, the token traded 77.35% lower than its record high of $12.24, set on May 30. … Read more

More ‘forced selling’ ahead’? Purpose Bitcoin ETF holdings plunge by 51% in biggest outflow ever

Canada’s Purpose Bitcoin ETF (BTCC) witnessed its Bitcoin (BTC) holdings slashed by half in just one day, suggesting an alarmingly waning buying sentiment among the crypto’s most-experienced investors. Purpose Bitcoin ETF has 51% of AUM slashed The fund’s holdings dropped from $47,818 BTC to 23,307 BTC between June 16 and June 17, its lowest level … Read more

Magic Internet Money token depegs as Terra (LUNA) domino effect persists

Magic Internet Money (MIM), a US dollar-pegged stablecoin of the Abracadabra ecosystem, joins the growing list of tokens losing their $1 value amid an untimely crypto winter. The sudden de-pegging of the MIM token commenced roughly on June 17, 7:40 pm ET, which saw the token’s price drop to $0.926 in just three hours. Terra’s … Read more

Tether aims to decrease commercial paper backing of USDT to zero

The major stablecoin company Tether is looking to eventually get rid of commercial paper backing for its U.S. dollar-based stablecoin Tether (USDT). Tether issued an official statement on Wednesday to deny reports alleging that Tether’s commercial paper portfolio is 85% backed by Chinese or Asian commercial papers and is being traded at a 30% discount. … Read more

Bitcoin, altcoins sell-off on record-high inflation, but traders still expect BTC to consolidate

Global financial markets once again find themselves trending lower on June 10 after the Consumer Price Index (CPI) came in at a blistering 8.6% year-over-year increase, the highest print since 1981.  The hotter-than-expected CPI print resulted in a collapse of the $30,000 support and Bitcoin (BTC) price sold off to a daily low of $28,852 … Read more

5 reasons why Bitcoin could be a better long-term investment than gold

The emergence of forty-year high inflation readings and the increasingly dire-looking global economy has prompted many financial analysts to recommend investing in gold to protect against volatility and a possible decline in the value of the United States dollar.  For years, crypto traders have referred to Bitcoin (BTC) as “digital gold,” but is it actually … Read more