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Column: Where Macro Meets Crypto
12 articles, from 2021 to 2022
Bitcoin at 13: The new age of crypto
With wider acceptance as a financial asset, a teenage Bitcoin may not see the explosive 200% average annual returns of the past, but also may experience less price volatility.
Regulators and the problem of unstable stablecoins
Federal regulators have turned their sights on stablecoins. But is the attempt to tame this digital currency too late?
Here comes the crypto derivatives boom
Investment banks’ hunger for a new revenue stream is likely to drive up the popularity and registration of crypto derivatives products.
The digital yuan’s de-dollarization
Why the Federal Reserve and other major central banks are likely to speed up development of retail CBDCs.
Hedge fund rockstar sets the stage for the next NFT wave
The digital print of the U.S. Constitution grew an estimated 35% in value by the time Ken Griffin made the winning bid, surely ushering in more NFT interest.
Bitcoin hoarding, another sign crypto is an inflation hedge
Bitcoin’s scarcity premium puts crypto into direct competition with gold and treasuries.
Scams are bullish for crypto
After recent scams were uncovered involving Walmart and Kroger, and Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin, why did the stock prices fall while the crypto prices rallied?
The Bitcoin-energy connection intensifies
Equities and Bitcoin have a clearly demonstrated bond, but now oil is strengthening its relationship to crypto, too
The success of the first U.S. Bitcoin futures ETF presents a challenge to investors when futures trade too far ahead of actual prices.
What the coming Bitcoin-futures ETF bonanza means for investors
The first US Bitcoin futures EFT is set to begin trading today. Will this exchange-traded fund bring Bitcoin closer to the masses?
What Powell’s ‘No intention to ban’ means for crypto
Jerome Powell’s remarks on Sept. 30 following his testimony about the financial hardships of the pandemic caught the attention of crypto enthusiasts. Taking questions from the House Committee on Financial Services, Chairman Powell said the Federal Reserve would not seek a ban on crypto but reiterated that stablecoins should be regulated. Bitcoin jumped by […]
Tech selloff positions Bitcoin as an inflation hedge
Markets on Tuesday in the U.S. were unsettled by the prospect that energy crises in Europe and China could lift inflation to new highs, compelling central banks to reverse accommodations sooner than expected. US Treasuries reacted with a fierce rise in yields and that spilled over to the equity markets. Although the markets drove down […]