Category: bitcoin as safe haven

Into the Unknown: No Limit on Fed Money Injections

The Federal Reserve pledged Monday to buy bonds in an unlimited quantity while allocating at least $300 billion to new emergency-lending programs. These measures are being taken as Wall Street reels from fresh predictions of a steep drop-off in...

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Why Bitcoin’s Safe-Haven Narrative Has Flown Out the Window

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and CoinDesk’s director of research. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a weekly newsletter focused on institutional investment...

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Despite Bitcoin Price Dips, Crypto Is a Safe Haven in the Middle East

Although it’s difficult to quantify demand for bitcoin (BTC) in informal markets across the Middle East, small-scale traders from Lebanon to Yemen say interest in bitcoin as a safe-haven asset, not a speculative asset, is stronger than ever. Rami...

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What the Oil Market Says About Bitcoin’s ‘Safe Haven’ Status

Monday’s historic financial tumult reached beyond stocks, sinking commodities and even bitcoin markets. “I don’t think any asset is safe right now – except cash, U.S. dollars,” said Ali Khedery, formerly Exxon’s senior Middle East advisor and now CEO...

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Bitcoin, Bonds and Gold: Why Markets Are Upended in a Time of Fear

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and CoinDesk’s director of research. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a weekly newsletter focused on institutional investment...

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Bitcoin’s Coronavirus Selloff Throws Cold Water on Safe-Haven Argument

As U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday by the most in six months amid renewed coronavirus fears, bitcoin barely budged – at least in terms of the notoriously volatile cryptocurrency’s trading history. Bitcoin (BTC) was down 4.6 percent as of...

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