‘Investors Are Running out of Havens’ — Erratic Behavior in US Bond Markets Points to Deep Recession, Elevated Sovereign Risk

‘Investors Are Running out of Havens’ — Erratic Behavior in US Bond Markets Points to Deep Recession, Elevated Sovereign Risk

Yields on long-dated U.S. Treasuries have been erratic this year and this week, the 10-year Treasury yield crossed 3.5% for the first time in a decade. Following the Fed’s 75bps (basis points) rate hike, 10-year notes reached 3.642% and two-year Treasury notes jumped to a 15-year high at 4.090%. The curve between the two- and […]

Bitgo Files Lawsuit Against Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital for 0M Over ‘Intentional Breach’ of a Merger Agreement

Bitgo Files Lawsuit Against Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital for $100M Over ‘Intentional Breach’ of a Merger Agreement

According to statements made by the digital asset custody business and financial services provider Bitgo, the firm has filed a lawsuit against the crypto company Galaxy Digital and is seeking damages for more than $100 million. Bitgo says Galaxy’s “improper repudiation and intentional breach of its merger agreement” caused the lawsuit. Bitgo Seeks Damages From […]

Analyst Warns US Debt Crisis Is Possible — Rising Treasury Yields, Inflation, Stock Market Rout Could Cause ‘Multiple Black Swans’

Analyst Warns US Debt Crisis Is Possible — Rising Treasury Yields, Inflation, Stock Market Rout Could Cause ‘Multiple Black Swans’

Wall Street’s major indexes closed the day in red on Tuesday, alongside cryptocurrencies, and precious metals like gold and silver taking some percentage losses. The leading crypto asset bitcoin dropped 5.87% under the $19K region, while the second largest crypto asset ethereum shed 8.7%. Gold’s nominal U.S. dollar value per troy ounce slipped by 0.50%, […]

Publicly-Listed Miner Hive Plans to Transfer ETH Hashrate to Other GPU Mineable Coins Ahead of Merge

Publicly-Listed Miner Hive Plans to Transfer ETH Hashrate to Other GPU Mineable Coins Ahead of Merge

While the cryptocurrency community prepares for The Merge, the Nasdaq-listed, Hive Blockchain Technologies, revealed in the company’s August 2022 production update that it plans to re-distribute its hashpower dedicated to Ethereum toward “other GPU mineable coins.” Hive’s Technical Team Researches Other GPU Mineable Coins On September 6, Hive Blockchain Technologies (Nasdaq: HIVE) published the company’s […]

Market Strategist Expects Stock Market to Drop 50% From Here, Says There’s ‘Going to Be No Middle Class Left’

Market Strategist Expects Stock Market to Drop 50% From Here, Says There’s ‘Going to Be No Middle Class Left’

Following Jerome Powell’s hawkish commentary at the annual Jackson Hole Economic Symposium, major stock indexes, cryptocurrencies, and precious metals slid significantly in value. Over $240 billion was erased from the crypto market and the Crypto Fear and Greed Index continues to slide lower, edging toward “extreme fear.” Furthermore, the chief strategist at bubbatrading.com, Todd ‘Bubba’ […]

Galaxy Digital Terminates .2 Billion Bitgo Acquisition Deal, Crypto Firm Still Plans for Nasdaq Listing

Galaxy Digital Terminates $1.2 Billion Bitgo Acquisition Deal, Crypto Firm Still Plans for Nasdaq Listing

Galaxy Digital Holdings and the company’s CEO and founder Mike Novogratz announced the company has “exercised its right to terminate” a previously announced acquisition of Bitgo. According to Galaxy the termination of the deal was due to Bitgo’s “failure to deliver” audited financial statements for 2021. Galaxy Ends Deal With the Crypto Custodian Bitgo […]

Fear of War, Monkeypox Causes Stock and Crypto Markets to Churn While Precious Metal Spike Higher

Fear of War, Monkeypox Causes Stock and Crypto Markets to Churn While Precious Metal Spike Higher

Stock and cryptocurrency markets on Thursday saw volatility, after experiencing fluctuations during the tensions between China and Taiwan on Tuesday and Wednesday. Major indexes like the S&P 500, Dow Jones, and NYSE have shed a few percentages today, while the global cryptocurrency market capitalization lost 2.5% in 24 hours, dropping to just above the $1.1 […]

The Fed Is ‘Resolute’ on Hiking Interest Rates, Tightening Monetary Policy to Tame Inflation — Gold and Stocks Sink

The Fed Is ‘Resolute’ on Hiking Interest Rates, Tightening Monetary Policy to Tame Inflation — Gold and Stocks Sink

Several reports detail that U.S. Federal Reserve officials are resolute on tightening monetary policy and increasing the federal funds rate until inflation in America is alleviated. Chicago Fed president Charles Evans explained on Tuesday that the central bank would likely keep up the larger than usual rate hikes until inflation is remedied. The Fed Is […]

Coinbase Reportedly Facing SEC Probe for Listing Unregistered Securities

Coinbase Reportedly Facing SEC Probe for Listing Unregistered Securities

Coinbase, the U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange, is reportedly facing a probe from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over the listing of several crypto assets on its platform. The investigation, according to three people with ostensible knowledge of the matter, is examining whether the exchange has been listing assets that can be classified as unregistered securities. […]