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As Bitcoin (BTC) has floundered over the past few months, falling by 50% from $14,000 to $7,300, American equities have been performing rather well. Earlier this week, the S&P 500 set an all-time high at 3,150, and the index has gained some 25% in the past year alone — likely one of the strongest years…
Thursday wasn’t a great day for gold holders. During the day’s trading session, the precious metal cratered by its standards, falling by $23 — a 1.5% downward move — from $1,490 to $1,468 in a relatively spectacular fashion. This drop came a day after the asset shed $30, implying that a downtrend is forming for…
Bitcoin was steady on Tuesday as traders absorbed days of mixed signals over the state of trade relations between the US and China. The benchmark cryptocurrency shed about $280, or 2.37 per cent, off its rate as of 11:30 UTC. It dropped to a session low of $10,361.65 on San Francisco-based Coinbase exchange, erasing gains…
It wasn’t just Facebook making one of the biggest announcements and steps towards mainstream adoption in the crypto space this week. Ripple also announced a strategic partnership with international money transmission service MoneyGram that would see the company use its XRP crypto token and could possibly drive up XRP price. MoneyGram’s stock has surged over…
Part of the appeal of crypto and Bitcoin is that it allows investors to very easily buy into an asset, whereas investing in publicly-traded stocks often requires an investor become accredited first, or invest a substantial minimum amount to get started. Popular crypto investing app Abra has announced they will be offering a way to…
The discussion of an existing correlation between stocks and Bitcoin continues. Having been found to move in tandem during short periods, both asset classes have experienced gains in 2017 and losses in early 2018. Their common ground, however, may boil down to sentiment. Correlation Between Stocks and Crypto Only Found over Short-Term Traditional assets, such as stocks,…