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The Price for Crypto’s Recovery: A New Narrative
Crypto recovery, and price gains, depend on use cases this time around
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RIP Transitory Inflation, Long Live Quantitative Tightening
June will be the first month the Federal Reserve allows Treasury bonds to mature without replacement.
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Fed Chair Jerome Powell speaks Wednesday at a virtual press conference. (Federal Reserve, modified by CoinDesk)
Federal Reserve to Taper Money Printing That Fueled Bitcoin Bets
The $120 billion of monthly bond purchases has provided a tailwind for bitcoin as investors see the cryptocurrency as a hedge against dollar debasement in the face of ultra-loose monetary policies.
Fed Chair Jerome Powell speaks Wednesday at a virtual press conference. (Federal Reserve, modified by CoinDesk)

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US September Jobs Report Misses, Amid Fed Tapering Speculation
August’s jobs number was revised up by 131,000. Bitcoin prices hold steady after the report.
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Federal Reserve Could Taper ‘Soon’ as Officials See Interest Rate Hike Next Year
Officials still characterize inflation as “transitory;” bitcoin’s price rises.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks Wednesday at a virtual press conference. (Federal Reserve, modified by CoinDesk)

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Key US Inflation Gauge Slips to Slowest Pace in 6 Months, Bitcoin Rises
Core CPI, which excludes energy and food prices, rose 0.1% last month, the slowest pace since February.
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ECB Signals ‘Moderate’ Slowdown in Asset Purchases; Bitcoin Rises
The European Central Bank says it will slow down the average pace of asset purchases but keep the overall size of its quantitative easing program intact.
European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde steps up to podium for press conference Thursday. (ECB, modified by CoinDesk)

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US Misses Expectations in August Jobs Report, Pushing Bitcoin to 3-Month High
The U.S. only added 235,000 jobs, falling well short of the 725,000 projection.
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Fed’s Powell Signals Tapering Timeline Is Less Clear Because of Delta Variant
Bitcoin and other risk assets benefit from the liquidity that quantitative easing brings to the markets.
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How Bitcoiners Should Watch the Fed’s Jackson Hole Symposium
Fed Chair Jerome Powell is expected to address whether the U.S. central bank will taper its $120 billion-a-month of bond purchases.
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