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

Uganda’s gold discovery: What it could mean for crypto

These are fraught times for the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector, so it isn’t surprising that industry proponents might seize upon any promising news to help charge flagging markets. A Reuters report out of Uganda last week about a massive gold ore discovery supplied just this kind of fuel. What does the state of gold mining … Read more

Uganda Claims Exploration Surveys Discovered 31 Million Metric Tons of Gold – Bitcoin News

While gold is often considered a scarce asset, Uganda explained on Wednesday that recently conducted exploration surveys indicate that there’s roughly 31 million metric tons of gold ore waiting to be mined in the region. Moreover, a spokesperson from Uganda’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development said there’s an estimated 320,158 tonnes of refined gold … Read more

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

Jamie Redman Jamie Redman is the News Lead at Bitcoin.com News and a financial tech journalist living in Florida. Redman has been an active member of the cryptocurrency community since 2011. He has a passion for Bitcoin, open-source code, and decentralized applications. Since September 2015, Redman has written more than 5,000 articles for Bitcoin.com News … Read more

Czech Central Bank Plans Tenfold Increase in Gold Holdings, New Governor Says Precious Metal ‘Good for Diversification’ – Economics Bitcoin News

The incoming governor of the Czech National Bank (CNB), Aleš Michl, has said he plans to increase the institution’s gold holdings almost tenfold from the current 11 tonnes to 100 tonnes. Michl also said he will ask the bank’s foreign exchange reserves management team to invest in stocks. Growing the CNB’s Shareholding The incoming governor … 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

Fresh Gains Push Bitcoin Back Into the World’s Top 10 Most Valuable Assets – Markets and Prices Bitcoin News

While bitcoin has lost more than 16% in value against the U.S. dollar during the past 30 days, the cryptocurrency’s market capitalization is still the tenth-largest asset by market valuation. With $603 billion in market value, bitcoin is above Meta’s (formally Facebook) capitalization and just below Berkshire Hathaway’s overall valuation. Despite Losing Over 16% in … Read more

Report: 42.9% of Turks View Gold as Best Form of Investment, Only 1.9% Would Invest in Crypto – Featured Bitcoin News

A new study has found that nearly 43% of Turkish individuals surveyed consider gold to be the best form of investment, while just 1.9% said they would invest in cryptocurrencies. Real estate is the next most-preferred after gold, with 27.4% of the respondents saying they would invest. Fewer Turks Now View Gold as Best Investment … Read more

Economist David Dodge Says Gold Is an ‘Antique Instrument,’ Thinks Digitizing the Canadian Dollar Is Interesting – Bitcoin News

The economist David Dodge, the former seventh governor of the Bank of Canada, says gold is an “antique instrument,” and he believes Canada’s central bank got rid of its gold reserves for this very reason. Despite saying gold is an outdated financial tool, Dodge said that the leading crypto asset bitcoin (BTC) has no place … Read more

While Stocks Rebound, Analysts Discuss Bitcoin’s Decoupling, Gold Markets Remain ‘Under Pressure’ – Finance Bitcoin News

U.S. equities markets jumped on Thursday as stock traders saw some relief after a number of weekly losses. All the major stock indexes rebounded after falling for nearly eight weeks in a row, while the crypto economy took some losses on Thursday, losing roughly 4% against the U.S. dollar during the past 24 hours. Meanwhile … Read more