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Both Gold and Dollar Go Down in Advance of Fed Meeting


Interestingly enough, despite having a negative correlation, both the U.S. Dollar and gold started going down in value against other majors earlier today. International experts assume that there are several factors pressing down these assets.
 
One of the key of tem is believed to be the forthcoming Fed meeting scheduled for the next week. This meeting is going to be decisive for the interest rates since the Fed will consider the option of implementing another interest rate hike. This decision will definitely affect all the financial markets out there. With that said, more and more traders and investors are reducing their exposure to the market amid this uncertainty.
 
Earlier today, the Comex gold futures for April delivery lost $0,6 (0,04%) and dropped in value down to $1317,2/oz. At the same time, the common European currency increased in value against the U.S. Dollar (from 1,2305 to 1,2311). The American currency also lost a bit of its value against the Japanese Yen (from 106,34 down 105,92). The USD index, which reflects the exchange rate against a basket of 6 other major currencies, dropped by 0,06% down to 90,0 points.

as for the expected Fed interest rate hike, over 90% of the interviewed CME Group experts assume the Fed is going to increase the key interest rate up to 1,5-1,75%. If that’s the case, this is going to push the dollar higher and press gold further down. At the same time, international traders and investors are waiting for the new Fed chairman to comment on the Fed’s future policies.


there is another major factor creating concerns and pressing the assets further down. The Washington Post claims that Donald Trump is considering the option of dismissing his advisor for national security. Such major changes in the administration have been causing market panic in the global financial markets.

 

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Bitcoin Gets Cheaper on News about Hacking Swiss Cryptocurrency Exchange Bancor

On July 11th, Bitcoin and other altcoins continued their downtrend started on Monday. International experts say that the biggest reason for that is the news on hacking a Swiss crypto exchange known as Bancor. In particular, they say, the hackers stole 23,5 million dollars in crypto coins.

Publication date: 12 July 11:32 AM

Bitcoin Rate Reaches 6700 USD/BTC

At the end of the trading week, the BTC exchange rate reached 6700 USD/BTC. The entire cryptocurrency market showed confident growth as well.

Publication date: 08 July 07:56 AM

This week Bitcoin may raise to 7000 USD/BTC

 This week, Bitcoin may grow in value all the way up to 7000 USD/BTC, some experts say. As you probably know, the past trading week wasn’t successful for the world’s first cryptocurrency, as well as for the rest of the crypto market. 

Publication date: 25 June 10:41 AM

UK to Start Litcoin Futures Trading

Starting from tomorrow, international investors will be limited only to buying Bitcoin futures. The thing is, on June 22nd, a UK-based crypto futures platform named Crypto Facilities launches Litecoin futures.
 
Publication date: 21 June 01:06 PM

Will Bitcoin Dive Below $6000?

Publication date: 19 June 12:42 PM

Today’s Bitcoin Rate Signals Growing Risks in Banking Sector

Yesterday, the BTC exchange rate suddenly started growing, probably as a part of a recovery move against the existing downtrend. According to CoinMarketCap, the current BTC exchange rate is somewhere above 7500 USD/BTC. Over the last 24 hours, the world’s first cryptocurrency has gained some 5%, trying to recover from May’s downtrend (in case you don’t know, the coin has lost 20% since early May before starting to recover yesterday).

Publication date: 31 May 08:33 AM

Bitcoin Goes Down Before Another Rally?

The BTC exchange rate keeps on going down while being driven by a number of factors and circumstances. International experts say that the price of the world’s first and most popular cryptocurrency is currently going down just to gain some momentum later and skyrocket to new highs.

Publication date: 29 May 11:19 AM

Masterforex-V Analysts name Successful ICOs in May 2018

For those of you who don’t know, an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is all about raising funds. To be more specific, startups sell their underlying crypto tokens in exchange for existing crypto currencies, mostly Bitcoin, Ethereum and other altcoins out there. This resembles an IPO in the stock market where investors buy a newly offered stock.

Publication date: 23 May 12:14 PM

Bitcoin Will Hit $20K, CoinShares Says

Bitcoin is really capable of getting back to the all-time high at $20K per coin. This is what founder of Coinshares Danny Masters thinks on the matter. He is not a rookie in this business. His company has been creating investment products for the cryptocurrency market and conducting blockchain-related research for years. Mr. Masters believes in the future of Bitcoin and altcoins. However, he thinks the market is yet to pass a few development stages. 

Publication date: 20 May 08:38 AM

German Stock Exchange Börse Stuttgart Welcomes Cryptocurrencies

Soon enough, maybe this fall, German stock exchange Börse Stuttgart is going to start working with cryptocurrencies. For that purpose, the exchange is expected to use its branch. Trading cryptocurrencies will be implemented through the Bison app. The expected trading turnover is around 100 billion dollars.

Publication date: 17 May 12:00 PM