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Why Has Bitcoin Become A Leading Indicator For The S&P 500?

Yesterday, there was complete and utter carnage across the global financial market. Bitcoin fell over 10% by the daily close and breached below $10,000 at one point before bouncing. The stock market also saw the largest single-day loss since June.  But why did Bitcoin suddenly lead the stock market almost tick for tick on price Read more…

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How Bitcoin Outperformed Both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq in First Half 2020

Despite major setbacks from the Black Thursday market collapse, the cryptocurrency market and Bitcoin had a strong H1 close. The leading crypto asset by market cap also beat the best performing stock market index by nearly double. Will the strength continue into the second half of the year? Recounting The Rollercoaster Ride That Was The Read more…

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Bitcoin Largely Remains Uncorrelated to Stock Market, Crucial Data Shows

Bitcoin has shown some signs of being correlated to the stock market over the past few months, especially during times of bear-favoring turbulence This correlation, however, does not appear to be as striking as it seems, as data suggests that its macro-correlation to most traditional assets remains incredibly low One analyst explains that it has Read more…

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Investors Expect Bitcoin Price to Rip to $11,000 Before the Nasdaq Hits 11k

After a brutal liquidation event in March on the back of pandemic fears, both Bitcoin and stocks have mounted an impressive comeback. Yet it is cryptocurrencies that are leading the pack, posting a strong performance in one of the worst economies since the Great Depression. The leading cryptocurrency is up more than 150% from the Read more…

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Bitcoin Crashes $1,000 as S&P 500 Dips 4.5%: What Analysts Think Comes Next

Bitcoin continued to slip lower after Bitcoinist’s previous market update. The cryptocurrency slipped from the $9,500 support where it was attempting to hold to a low of $9,070 on major exchanges. This means that from the daily high of ~$10,000, BTC has dropped by nearly $1,000 — one of the biggest moves since last week’s Read more…

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Bitcoin Flat Ahead of FOMC Update But A Rally to $10K is Likely; Here’s Why

Bitcoin is trading cluelessly ahead of the Federal Open Market Committee’s two-day meeting starting Tuesday. The cryptocurrency attempted a price rally towards $10,000 during the overnight session Monday but fell back due to profit-taking sentiment. Analysts expect the Federal Reserve to maintain interest rates near zero while continuing its open-ended stimulus program. That could help Read more…