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Bitcoin: Imminent impact of the Fed's interest rate reduction

Mon 29 Jan 2024 ▪ 3 min of reading ▪ by Evans S.
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Bitcoin always seems ready to rise from its ashes. As financial markets watch for every twitch of the U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed), one question is on every investor’s lips: what impact will the Fed’s next interest rate decision have on the price of bitcoin?

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BTC and the U.S. Federal Reserve

The latest data suggests that the Fed might keep its rates unchanged, but rumors of a possible decrease in March add spice to the mix. Should the Fed decide to lower its rates, could we witness a fiery tango where Bitcoin takes off?

A reduction in Fed rates often means cheaper currency and more money in circulation. For bitcoin, often seen as a bulwark against inflation, this news could signal a sudden surge.

However, in this universe where predictability is as rare as a Satoshi in an empty Wallet, nothing is set in blockchain.

The health of the U.S. job market, reflected by the unemployment rate, plays a critical role in the Fed’s decisions.

An improvement in the job market could prompt the Fed to take a more rigid stance, potentially slowing Bitcoin’s momentum.

Conversely, a faltering job market could pave the way for a more relaxed monetary policy, which would be beneficial for BTC.

The Effect of Bitcoin ETFs

The introduction of Bitcoin ETFs in the United States was a pivotal moment, bringing a wave of legitimacy to the sector. However, BTC’s price has experienced ups and downs since the announcement.

The question arises: Is bitcoin preparing for a major jump? Or are we simply witnessing a false start before the decisive race in February?

As February approaches, investors’ eyes are intensely fixed on price charts. Bitcoin, always unpredictable, could it have a surprise in store? With a market capitalization that defies understanding and a potential for growth that remains high, the bets are wide open.

In short, the link between the Fed’s interest rate decision and the price of bitcoin is a fascinating, complex subject rich in twists and turns. As we navigate these uncertain waters, one thing is certain: the crypto sphere will never cease to amaze us. So keep an eye on the indicators, another on your crypto wallet, and above all, earn by reading.

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Evans S. avatar
Evans S.

Fasciné par le bitcoin depuis 2017, Evariste n'a cessé de se documenter sur le sujet. Si son premier intérêt s'est porté sur le trading, il essaie désormais activement d’appréhender toutes les avancées centrées sur les cryptomonnaies. En tant que rédacteur, il aspire à fournir en permanence un travail de haute qualité qui reflète l'état du secteur dans son ensemble.

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