Bitcoin Price News – The King Crypto Seesaws while U.S. Inflation Hits 39-Year High

Bitcoin continues to fluctuate in value between $41,000 and $43,000 at the start of the week. The most popular cryptocurrency worldwide cannot overcome the bad news and fear of shrinking most financial markets. For instance, the U.S. just recorded the highest inflation in the past four decades. Nevertheless, crypto analysts remain optimistic about Bitcoin's foreseeable future. Bitcoin’s Flat Volatility As the third week of January kicks off, the crypto market’s capitalization drops below the $2 trillion level. This downtrend affects…

Bitcoin Is Not An Inflation Hedge, According To Mark Cuban

On Monday, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and prominent Bitcoiner Preston Pysh were at it again over Twitter. Amid their argument, Cuban asserted that Bitcoin was not and would never be an inflation hedge. Instead, like his Shark Tank co-star Kevin O’Leary, Cuban is primarily interested in a range of other altcoins, including Doge. The Argument The spat began with Cuban wishing that spambots advertising various crypto projects on Twitter would disappear. But, unfortunately, such spam is rampant in crypto…

Ray Dalio: There Will Be A Blockchain Revolution

The world’s most significant hedge fund founder wasn’t always keen on crypto, but he now believes it has earned its keep. Ray Dalio recently told Market Watch that a blockchain revolution would happen, given everything Bitcoin has survived already. This was part of a broader conversation about the perilous state of inflation and the Federal Reserve’s lack of solutions. Bitcoin Is The New Gold Dalio touched on crypto Thursday while covering its evolution into a “political statement” against irresponsible monetary…

Kraken CEO: The Dollar Is Going To Zero Against Bitcoin

Despite underwhelming Bitcoin prices this December, Kraken CEO Jesse Powell remains bullish on its appreciation long-term. In a recent interview, he stated that the dollar is “is going to zero.” Also, he added that seeing Bitcoin under $40k would simply be a buying opportunity. His comments respond to the out of control US inflation, which the Fed has promised to stop asap. Buy The Dip Powell made his bold prediction in an interview with Emily Chang of Bloomberg Technology on…

Bitcoin Briefly Bounces Following Record November Inflation Numbers

US inflation numbers for November are out, and they’re looking bullish for long-term Bitcoin HODLers. According to Labor Department data, The Consumer Price Index (CPI) has risen by 6.8% from November 2020 to 2021. As with last month, Bitcoin’s price briefly jumped on the news before quickly descending back below $48k. Prices Keep Rising The US Bureau of Labor Statistics released November’s CPI data at 8:30 am EST this morning. The report indicated a 0.8% increase on last month’s already…

Yellen and Powell Concede That Inflation Isn’t Transitory

Bitcoiners have maintained that inflation is here to stay for months, and politicians wake up to that reality. Janet Yellen – Treasury Secretary of the United States – recently admitted that rising prices in the US are no “transitory” phenomenon. Her words echo those of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, who said days ago that we should “retire” the term. Inflation Isn’t Ending Soon, Says Yellen Yellen offered her inflation forecast during a Reuters-sponsored event on Thursday. According to the…

Steve Wozniak: Bitcoin is Pure, Dollars are Artificial

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is a believer in both Bitcoin and blockchain technology. In conversation with Yahoo Finance’s Brian Sozzi earlier today, he called the cryptocurrency “mathematical purity”. He then contrasted it with US dollars, which governments can “just borrow and borrow” and aren’t actually “fixed” in supply. Purity and Decentralization The programmer touched on Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies towards the end of his interview about his new YouTube show. The show – “Unicorn Hunters” – features entrepreneurs who pitch their…

Inflation Alert! Ethereum Records a Lower Issuance Level than Bitcoin’s

A lead analyst from IntotheBlock reveals that Ethereum's inflation level is decreasing. According to a tweet, ETH currently has a lower supply rate. The tweet also explains that several factors are triggering a dip in the coin's issuance level. A Decrease in Purchasing Power? The annual inflation rate of Ethereum hit 3574 ETH compared to bitcoin's 900 BTC. This figure translates to a 1.11% decrease while Bitcoin's rate stands at 1.75%. The tweet's thread details some elements behind the numbers,…

OKEx CEO Tags Bitcoin and Libra the Super-Cryptos

Bitcoin and Libra could be the keys to rectifying the current global economic imbalance.  That is, according to OKEx CEO  Jay Hao. Mr. Hao affirms that the USD continues to have a stranglehold over the world economy. Thus it skews the balance of world power in favor of the developed nations.   Mr. Hao proposes that the global economy needs a fresh start. Further, to successfully do this, we will have to ditch the USD as the standard currency. In its…