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He Who Should Not Have an Impact on Crypto
Crypto aspires to function without monetary oversight, but this year the U.S. Federal Reserve’s chair proved how far from reality this goal is at a time of high interest rates. That’s why, once again, Jerome Powell is one of CoinDesk’s Most Influential 2022.
CDCrop Jerome Powell MI2022 (Will Ess for Pixelmind.ai/CoinDesk)

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November Jobs Report Due Friday as the Fed's Powell Confirms Slower Pace of Rate Hikes
The employment report for November is expected to show a sizable slowdown in hiring, but the labor market remains too tight, according to the central bank chair.
CDCROP: Stressful businessman packing a box for quit a job. (Getty Images)

CDCROP: Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks at the Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 30, 2022. (Helene Braun/CoinDesk)
Fed Likely to Raise Rates by 50 Basis Points in December; Bitcoin Jumps
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said that "it makes sense to moderate the pace of our rate hikes" as soon as December.
CDCROP: Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks at the Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 30, 2022. (Helene Braun/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: AI Artwork Bitcoin Markets Indices (DALL-E, CoinDesk)
Bitcoin (Magic Internet Money!) Again Proves Less Volatile Than Stocks
The Federal Reserve stirred up markets last week, but bitcoin was less reactive than plain old stocks.
CDCROP: AI Artwork Bitcoin Markets Indices (DALL-E, CoinDesk)

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Crypto Update | Wednesday's Market-Wide Rug Pull by the US Central Bank
With bitcoin trading relatively steady after the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike, plus a look at what went wrong with big bank Credit Suisse, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.
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Powell’s Interest-rate Antibiotics Could Succeed, but Not Without Risk
Rate hikes are potentially lethal, but could successfully cure inflation and ultimately revitalize the economy.
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Jerome Powell Confusingly Calls Out DeFi for Lack of Transparency
Do the Federal Reserve chief’s comments reflect larger confusion between decentralized finance and centralized finance?
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Crypto Update | Bank of England Breaks Market, Abruptly Returns to Inflationary Policies
With bitcoin trading up following gains in the U.S. stock markets on Wednesday as investors returned to risky assets, plus a comparative look between Jerome Powell’s Federal Reserve and Paul Volcker’s, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.
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CDCROP: Fed Chair Jerome Powell Delivers Semiannual Monetary Report At Senate Hearing (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
US Fed Chair Powell Urges Caution on Regulating DeFi
Some policymakers are keen to press new rules on the decentralized finance sector following the collapse of Do Kwon's terraUSD stablecoin.
CDCROP: Fed Chair Jerome Powell Delivers Semiannual Monetary Report At Senate Hearing (Win McNamee/Getty Images)