U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis says she loves that bitcoin cannot be stopped and that governments cannot just confiscate the cryptocurrency. “It’s actually comforting to know that bitcoin is there,” she said, citing concerns about the national debt and inflation.
U.S. Senator: Bitcoin Is Something Governments Cannot Take
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Following the Covid-19 pandemic, the massive amount of stimulus, and amid the Ukraine-Russia war, Germany’s inflation has soared. Official data from Germany’s consumer price index (CPI) indicates that inflation jumped to a 10.9% annual pace in September and it’s the first time since the end of World War II that Read More
XRP climbed above its 200-day moving average while MKR hit a three-week high. A higher-than-estimated figure for core PCE, the Fed's preferred measure of inflation, may inject volatility into markets.
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Private banks are even more risk-averse when granting a loan. In Brazil, the largest private bank, Itau, offers personal loans with an annual interest rate that can go up to 172.85%, according to its website. In Argentina, the annual interest rate offered by the largest private player, Banco Santander, can Read More
BTC regained above the $19,000 level Wednesday after the Bank of England’s announcement earlier in the day to buy bonds.
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Meanwhile, what’s directly hammering dollar exchange rates is a more technical second-order impact of rising prices in the U.S. As Jerome Powell and the Federal Reserve raise interest rates to fight domestic inflation, American dollars and Treasury instruments become far more attractive investments. That’s part of why U.S. stocks are Read More
U.S. President Joe Biden has shared his perspective on inflation. “I am more optimistic than I’ve been in a long time,” he said, noting that inflation has not spiked for several months. Many people disagree with Biden, with one saying that “families are poorer than when he took office.”
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Argentine inflation numbers were revealed last week, with the interannual Consumer Price Index (CPI) registering record levels reaching 78.5%. This puts the country second only to Venezuela in Latam in terms of high inflation, with prices rising almost 8% during August, hitting the pockets of Argentines. According to a survey Read More
While Nigeria’s year-on-year inflation rose for the seventh straight month to 20.52% in August 2022, the latest data from Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics shows that the month-on-month rate declined from 1.82% to 1.77% during the same period. The depreciation of the local currency, disruptions in the supply of food Read More
Even though year-over-year inflation cooled to 8,3% in August from 8.5% in July, core inflation, which is more closely watched because it excludes volatile food and energy prices, rose 0.6% during the month, compared with an 0.3% increase during the month before.
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