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The Fight Against Inflation Has Begun and Bitcoin Is Ready to Help
As interest rates rise, now could be a good time to consider the digital currency as an alternative for your financial needs.
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Bitcoin Holds Above $40K as Market Adjusts to Higher Rates From Federal Reserve
At the current level, the crypto has gained about 3% for the week.
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Fed Raises Benchmark Interest Rate by 25 Basis Points
The prospect of higher rates has weighed on bitcoin and other risky assets.
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Bitcoin Breakout Elusive as Traders Price In 7 Fed Rate Hikes for 2022
The Federal Reserve is likely to raise rates by 25 basis points on Wednesday, the first hike since 2018.
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Bitcoin Analysts Ponder Impact as Oil at Highest Price Since 2008
The Russia-Ukraine conflict has sent crude oil to over $115 a barrel. Here's what the latest surge might mean for the bitcoin market.
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Crypto News Roundup for Nov. 23, 2021
With bitcoin flipping lower support into resistance and a look at Turkey’s inflation problem, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup.
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Bitcoin Eyes Fed Meeting After Biggest Monthly Price Gain Since December 2020
Goldman Sachs has moved forward its projection for the first Fed interest rate hike to July 2022.
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Sense Finance Raises $5.2M to Bring Yield Trading to DeFi
Dragonfly Capital led the funding round with participation including Robot Ventures and Bain Capital.
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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Declines as Fed Projects Interest Rate Rise in 2023
The U.S. central bank also increased estimates of coming inflation to 3% from the 2.2% projection in March, largely due to transitory factors.
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Federal Reserve Officials Raise 2021 Inflation Projection, Powell Addresses Asset Purchases
This was a significant increase from the 2.4% officials were predicting in March.
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