Bitcoin shakes of Fed volatility as analysts remain split on return under $24K

Bitcoin (BTC) circled $30,000 on May 18 after fresh comments from the United States Federal Reserve sparked n volatility. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Analyst: Extra Fed rate hikes “biggest risk” Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD consolidating within a range in place since May 12. The pair had come unstuck as Fed Chair Jerome Powell delivered economic policy insights during the Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything Festival. “I don’t know if financial conditions have tightened more than this in a very long time,” he…

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Bitcoin stays under $30K as LUNA gains 600% during ‘insane volatility’

Bitcoin (BTC) failed to reclaim $30,000 into May 14 as traders looked forward to a relatively stable weekend. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitfinex longs gather strength Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC/USD as it lingered below the $30,000 mark, now rapidly becoming resistance. The pair had reached just shy of $31,000 before retracing, while the end of the traditional market trading week had been accompanied by fresh warnings of a new macro low still to come. #Bitcoin – Looks like we might get the…

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Miners ‘not impacted by volatility’ in Bitcoin market

Despite steadily declining prices of Bitcoin and turmoil on the markets today, some of the largest mining companies are unfazed and insist their operations will not be affected by negative price volatility. Some even see it as an opportunity to gain market share as smaller competitors collapse. Bitcoin (BTC) prices have been on a steady decline all year up to the past 24 hours, when the crash accelerated to reach the lowest point since December 2020. However, miners have not been deterred amid that tremendous pressure. Some may even have…

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Celsius Network execs deny rumors of significant losses amid market volatility

The fallout from extreme volatility in the crypto market hasn’t significantly affected Celsius Network, according to its leadership.  Seemingly in response to a now deleted tweet from Twitter user David Belle that claimed the platform had been “completely wiped out,” Celsius CEO Alex Mashinsky posted a message to his more than 172,000 Twitter followers that “all funds [were] safe” and the platform was continuing to do business. Mashinsky acknowledged the “extreme market volatility” currently impacting projects including Terra (LUNA) and stablecoin TerraUSD (UST). Rumblings that Celsius is getting wiped out, if…

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Galaxy Digital reports $112M Q1 loss, citing crypto price volatility

Cryptocurrency investment manager Galaxy Digital Holdings reported a sharp loss in the first quarter due to unrealized losses in its digital asset portfolio, underscoring heightened volatility in the digital asset sector in 2022.  Galaxy Digital reported a net comprehensive loss of $111.7 million in the quarter ending March 31, compared to a gain of $858.2 million in the same quarter of 2021, the company announced Monday. In addition to unrealized losses in its digital asset portfolio, Galaxy’s overall losses were also attributed to investments in its trading and investment businesses.…

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Bitcoin network hash rate hit a new record high amid price volatility

The hash rate of the Bitcoin (BTC) network hit a new ATH, even when the price of the top cryptocurrency struggled to get past the $40,000 mark. The network’s hash rate hit a new record high of 258 EH/s on Thursday before settling around the 220 EH/s mark.  The recent rise in the BTC network hash rate signifies the growing number of miners on the blockchain. The Bitcoin network hash rate has grown more than 400% since the Chinese crypto mining ban last year when it fell below 70 EH/s. The…

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US Bitcoin miners expanding operations despite price volatility

Crypto mining operations based in the United States are committed to increasing their hash power with more hardware despite Bitcoin’s (BTC) three-month downturn. The Marathon Digital Holdings and GEM Mining companies in the U.S. told Cointelegraph this week that they each expect the size of their respective operations to grow through 2022 by at least doubling the number of machines at their facilities. 2023Marathon Digital’s VP of corporate communications Charlie Schumacher told Cointelegraph in an interview that it is moving forward with plans to deploy 199,000 new machines by 2023…

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Bitcoin kisses 50-day moving average as trader predicts fresh BTC price volatility

Bitcoin (BTC) filled the CME futures gap in advance prior to the Wall Street open on Feb. 14, reaching $42,870. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Trader: Volatility gone, but not for long Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD gaining swiftly on Feb. 14, with the start of U.S. trading keeping the pair around $42,500.  Feb. 13’s weekly close had disappointed analysts, with Bitcoin failing to achieve a higher high on the weekly chart. While volatility remained absent on the day, expectations were already flowing in regarding…

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Bitcoin surges toward $39K as stocks volatility keeps Wall Street on edge

Bitcoin (BTC) kept investors guessing with tech stocks as Wall Street opened on Feb. 4, circling $38,000. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Stocks continue volatility Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed a ranging overnight period for BTC/USD, bulls hoping for clearer validation of recent gains. After 15% daily gains the day before, Amazon (AMZN) continued its uptrend on Feb. 4, jumping 10% at the open, while embattled Meta (FB) dipped further. In what has become an increasing focus of attention among analysts, curiously volatile tech stocks thus…

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Bitcoin ‘solidifies’ support at $58K as BTC price volatility hits 7-month low

Bitcoin (BTC) hit multi-day highs of $58,300 overnight into Nov. 25 with investors betting on the reduced likelihood of a further major price dip. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD ranging above $57,000 Thursday, printing a higher low on the daily chart. This, trader and analyst Rekt Capital believes, shows support “solidifying” at current levels, with hope, therefore, remaining of a more convincing trend reversal. “Bitcoin has certainly solidified its support here, producing a long downside wick into the bottom of…

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