US, European Stocks Up but Crypto Traders Remain Cautious

American and European equity markets extended their gains on Thursday while major cryptocurrencies made only slight moves on the day. Bitcoin (BTC) was up 1 percent while ether (ETH) up by less than 1 percent. Notable 24 hour performances on CoinDesk’s digital asset board today as of 20:00 UTC include monero (XMR), up 8 percent; tron […]

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U.S. Stocks Slam on the Brakes as Fed’s Powell Expects Coronavirus to Disrupt Global Economy

The Federal Reserve voted on Wednesday to keep interest rates on hold. Stocks extended their rally post-FOMC but later declined as Chairman Jerome Powell expressed concerns over the caronavirus outbreak. Traders are skeptical about the Fed’s claim that rates will remain on hold this year. The Dow and broader U.S. stock market finished mixed on […]

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Gold Price Dangerously Close to 3-Month Lows as Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq Touch All-Time Highs

Gold sinks to a low near $1,460/oz. Bullion suffered its third consecutive drop and is now on the brink of re-testing three-month lows. S&P 500, Dow and Nasdaq surge to all-time highs. The price of gold suffered another selloff Monday and headed for its third consecutive loss, as U.S. stocks touched new all-time highs on […]

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Bitcoin Perma-Bull Tom Lee Rings Warning Bell on ‘Treacherous’ BTC Trading

Amid a volatile week for bitcoin, Fundstrat’s Tom Lee has come out urging against anyone considering trading BTC in the foreseeable future. Tuesday marked a three-month low for bitcoin as a 17% freefall weakened underlying support significantly, leading BTC to breach well into $8,000 territory. As if to pour salt in the wound, yesterday saw […]

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