‘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 […]

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%, […]

Bit Mining Secures .3 Million Registered Direct Offering From Institutional Investors

Bit Mining Secures $9.3 Million Registered Direct Offering From Institutional Investors

Bit Mining Limited has announced that it has entered a $9.3 million registered direct offering with specific institutional investors. Bit Mining explained that it aims to use the funds from the offering to expand infrastructure and invest in new mining machines. Bit Mining to Use Fresh Capital for Expansion, Mining Rigs, and Improving the Firm’s […]

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 […]

Bitcoin ETFs and Open Interest From BTC Futures, Options Follow Crypto Economy’s Spot Market Decline

Bitcoin ETFs and Open Interest From BTC Futures, Options Follow Crypto Economy’s Spot Market Decline

Roughly 247 days ago, the total bitcoin futures open interest across 12 different cryptocurrency derivatives trading platforms was $26.73 billion and over the last eight months, bitcoin futures open interest has dropped 60% down to $10.69 billion. Further, the bitcoin exchange-traded funds BITO and BTF have followed bitcoin’s spot market losses, as the bitcoin ETFs […]

While Stocks Rebound, Analysts Discuss Bitcoin’s Decoupling, Gold Markets Remain ‘Under Pressure’

While Stocks Rebound, Analysts Discuss Bitcoin’s Decoupling, Gold Markets Remain ‘Under Pressure’

U.S. equities markets jumped on Thursday as stock traders saw some relief after a number of weekly losses. All the major stock indexes rebounded after falling for nearly eight weeks in a row, while the crypto economy took some losses on Thursday, losing roughly 4% against the U.S. dollar during the past 24 hours. Meanwhile […]

US Central Bank Raises Rates by Half a Percentage Point, Fed’s Powell Says Similar Hikes Are on the Table

US Central Bank Raises Rates by Half a Percentage Point, Fed’s Powell Says Similar Hikes Are on the Table

The U.S. Federal Reserve raised the benchmark interest rate on Wednesday and the increase was the biggest rate hike in two decades. “Inflation is much too high,” the central bank’s chair Jerome Powell said after the Fed raised rates by 0.5%. FOMC Decides to Hike Rate by 3/4 to 1% — Increase Was the largest […]

With an ‘Aggressive’ Fed Rate Hike Expected Next Week, Stocks and Crypto Markets Lose Billions

With an ‘Aggressive’ Fed Rate Hike Expected Next Week, Stocks and Crypto Markets Lose Billions

Investors will be focused on the U.S. central bank this Wednesday as Federal Reserve policymakers are expected to raise the benchmark interest rate aggressively. The top U.S. stock indexes saw significant losses at the end of the week, and the Nasdaq composite saw its worst four-month starting performance since 1971. Crypto markets have had a […]

While Global Markets Get Spooked by Covid and a Hawkish Fed, Stocks and Crypto Rebound After Musk Buys Twitter

While Global Markets Get Spooked by Covid and a Hawkish Fed, Stocks and Crypto Rebound After Musk Buys Twitter

Wall Street suffered Monday morning as the major U.S. stock indexes dropped further, building on losses gathered last week. Reports indicate that investors are concerned about the upcoming Federal Reserve rate hikes and China’s recent Covid-19 outbreak. As equities floundered on Monday, the crypto economy slid under the $2 trillion mark and gold prices dropped […]

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