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

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Peter Schiff-owned Euro Pacific Bank has been suspended by Puerto Rico’s financial regulator. Schiff claims that there’s “no evidence of crimes,” warning that “accounts are frozen and customers may lose money.” Puerto Rico’s Regulator Suspends Peter Schiff’s Bank Euro Pacific Bank, owned by notorious bitcoin skeptic and gold bug Peter Schiff, has been suspended by … Read more

‘Bitcoin Is Dead’ Google Searches Skyrocket, Bitcoin Obituaries Records 15 Deaths This Year – Bitcoin News

According to the Bitcoin Obituaries list, bitcoin has died 15 times in 2022, and the last obituary written about bitcoin’s death was on June 18, in a recent statement that said: “Bitcoin Will Not Recover.” Interestingly, Google Trends data shows that the search phrase “bitcoin is dead,” is estimated to hit an all-time high this … Read more

$100K BTC Predictions, Peter Schiff on Recession and Bitcoin, Bill Gates Slams NFTs — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review – The Weekly Bitcoin News

It’s been a week of polarizing opinion in crypto news. Whether it’s cryptocurrency fund managers predicting $100K bitcoin by the end of the year, Peter Schiff saying things “will only get worse as the recession deepens,” or Bill Gates slamming crypto and NFTs, citing the Greater Fool Theory, there’s been no shortage of spicy debate … Read more

Economist Peter Schiff Explains Why He Expects Bitcoin to Crash as Recession Deepens — Warns ‘Don’t Buy This Dip’ – Bitcoin News

Economist and gold bug Peter Schiff has made some dire predictions about cryptocurrency, particularly bitcoin and ether. He explained that “The need to sell bitcoin to pay the bills will only get worse as the recession deepens,” adding that bitcoin is poised to crash to $20K while ether will sink to $1K. Peter Schiff Shares … 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

Kim Dotcom Says ‘US Is Beyond Bankrupt,’ Digital Entrepreneur Predicts a ‘Controlled Demolition of Global Markets’ – Economics Bitcoin News

On June 5, 2022, the entrepreneur and activist known as Kim Dotcom published a post on Twitter and said it “may be the most important thread” he ever makes concerning a major global collapse. In the thread, Dotcom specifically highlights the American economy and he claims the “U.S. is beyond bankrupt.” Dotcom also talked about … Read more

The Fed’s Christopher Waller Wants 50 bps Rate Hikes Until Inflation Subsides, US Savings Data Plummets – Economics Bitcoin News

Federal Reserve governor Christopher Waller has detailed he is ready to get behind 50 bps rate hikes until the extreme inflationary pressures plaguing the U.S. economy subsides. Waller stressed that until inflation is reduced he doesn’t “see the point of stopping” 50 bps rate hikes. Furthermore, statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis show … 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

Billionaire Investor Bill Ackman Says Unless the Fed Aggressively Hikes Rates, Stock Market Could Crash, ‘Catalyzing an Economic Collapse’ – Economics Bitcoin News

Billionaire hedge fund manager and founder of Pershing Square Capital Management, Bill Ackman, believes “inflation is out of control.” The investor thinks that if the Federal Reserve “doesn’t do its job” by applying “aggressive monetary tightening,” the U.S. economy could collapse. Pershing Square Founder Bill Ackman Thinks ‘Inflation Is out of Control’ While the headlines … Read more