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Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari (Fox News)
Bitcoin Adds 4.5% as Stocks Reverse Lower on Hawkish Fed Commentary
The world's largest crypto regained the $69,000 level at one point in the session before slipping a bit.
Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari (Fox News)

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Choppy Bitcoin Price Action Continues Ahead of Friday's Jobs Report
Flows into the new spot ETFs have been subdued for a couple of weeks, possibly prompting a renewed interest in macro drivers for price direction.
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Bitcoin Drops Over 5% as Upbeat U.S. Factory Data Powers Dollar Index to Nearly 5-Month High
The U.S. factory activity unexpectedly expanded in March, data released Monday showed, sending the dollar index higher.
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Catlin Long, Founder and CEO, Custodia Bank (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
Custodia Bank Loses Lawsuit Challenging Fed Rejection of Master Account Application
The Federal Reserve has discretion in deciding whether to grant a master account, a judge ruled.
Catlin Long, Founder and CEO, Custodia Bank (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks at the Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 30, 2022. (Helene Braun/CoinDesk)
Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates, Rate Cut Outlook Steady for This Year
Policymakers forecasted Wednesday they would lower interest rates to 4.6% by year-end, similarly to their December projection.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks at the Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 30, 2022. (Helene Braun/CoinDesk)

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks at the Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 30, 2022. (Helene Braun/CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Rebounds to $65K as Investors Weigh Looming Fed Decision Risk
Disappointing flows into bitcoin ETFs over the past days partly resulted from investors trimming risks ahead of Wednesday's FOMC meeting, one market observer said.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks at the Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 30, 2022. (Helene Braun/CoinDesk)

U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testified that a U.S. CBDC isn't in the near future, and he said the Fed wouldn't design one to spy on Americans (screen capture, Senate Banking Committee video)
U.S. Fed Chair Powell Says 'Nowhere Near' Pursuing CBDC, Won't Spy on Americans
The Federal Reserve chairman said his agency isn't anywhere close to making any recommendations and wouldn't want any direct connection to retail users' data.
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testified that a U.S. CBDC isn't in the near future, and he said the Fed wouldn't design one to spy on Americans (screen capture, Senate Banking Committee video)

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Bitcoin's Price Rally May Add to Inflation. Here's Why
The so-called wealth effect from unrealized crypto-market gains, which is estimated to be stronger than stocks, could boost consumer spending and inject demand-pull inflation...
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Republican Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Ban a CBDC in the U.S. ... Again
Senators Ted Cruz, Bill Hagerty, Rick Scott, Ted Budd and Mike Braun filed a bill titled "The CBDC Anti-Surveillance State Act."
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U.S. Federal Reserve Gov. Christopher Waller says stablecoins may be doing the dollar a favor.  (Horacio Villalobos/Corbis via Getty Images)
U.S. Federal Reserve Gov. Waller Says DeFi Could Boost Dollar's Global Strength
Despite some fears in government circles that crypto could undermine the dollar, the Fed governor said that the use of dollar-dependent stablecoins can boost the dollar's reac...
U.S. Federal Reserve Gov. Christopher Waller says stablecoins may be doing the dollar a favor.  (Horacio Villalobos/Corbis via Getty Images)