HOME CATEGORIES WRITE AND EARN 🔍
CATEGORIES WRITE AND EARN MORE

CRYPTO NEWS

Your favorite crypto news blog

Bullish for Crypto: Federal Reserve’s Balance Sheet Explodes to $6.9 Trillion

Crypto 2020/05/15 02:00 by Nick Chong
Both the crypto market and the stock market have recovered strongly since the March lows, but capital markets remain tight. So tight that to save individuals and corporations across weight classes, so to say, the Federal Reserve has stepped in with trillions of dollars worth of stimulus. It’s a trend that analysts say is beneficial for the cryptocurrency market. especially Bitcoin. Related Reading: After Rallying 150% From $3,700 Lows, Bitcoin Is Far From Reaching a Top Federal Reserve Balance Sheet Continues to Surge Higher According to Compound Capital Advisors’ Charlie Biello, the U.S. central bank, the Federal Reserve, announced Thursday that its balance sheet recently hit $6.934 trillion — up by $2.6 trillion in the past two months. This is by far a record, with the last balance sheet high being $4.516 trillion in January 2015. Federal Reserve balance sheet chart from Compound Capital Advisors’ Charlie Biello. What’s crazy is that the Federal Reserve might not be done injecting money into the economy just yet, which could aid the crypto market even further than it already has. The Federal Reserve’s chairman Jerome Powell asserted this week that the U.S. is currently going through its greatest modern recession ever, explaining that America could experience an economic hit “without modern precedent.” According to The New York Times, the economist added that even with the existing stimulus, “there is a sense, a growing sense I think, that the recovery will come more slowly than we would like.” With the Federal Reserve still operating ongoing facilities and may be planning more, especially if the slow economic conditions persist, its balance sheet and the money supply may continue to balloon, accentuating the value of Bitcoin and decentralized crypto assets. Crypto Stands to Benefit Yes,  central banks are unlikely to ever outright buy Bitcoin as they do with bonds and other asset classes, but crypto could greatly benefit from all the stimulus. Indeed, Teddy Vallee — founder and CEO of Pervalle Global, a global macro hedge fund — recently published the chart seen below. Although the investor was hesitant to call the chart perfect, he explained that there’s a potential correlation between the total amount of assets the world’s central banks (Federal Reserve, Bank of Japan, etc.) and the value of Bitcoin on a logarithmic scale. Highest conviction view over the next 1-3 yrs is that CB balance sheets are going in one direction – up. Given this premise, it seems the best form of expression is via $BTCUSD. While the chart below will need to prove itself, it holds weight both empirically and intuitively. pic.twitter.com/GIjOa15hJ4 — Teddy Vallee (@TeddyVallee) April 23, 2020 Analysts have argued the fundamental side of this idea as well. Paul Tudor Jones, a legendary macro investor that just last week announced he is supporting Bitcoin, argued in a note titled the “Great Monetary Inflation” that he is revisiting Bitcoin because he wants to protect his capital from inflation due to stimulus. As to where exactly Bitcoin and crypto will trend towards because of the stimulus, analysts aren’t too sure. Antoni Trenchev, chief executive of crypto startup Nexo, however, has recently issued a price prediction based on the stimulus and the halving in tandem. Per previous reports from NewsBTC, that level is $50,000. Photo by Pepi Stojanovski on Unsplash

0 Like(s)



You should also read...

Crypto 05/12/19 14:30 by Kevin Helms
RBI Governor Discusses Crypto and Central Bank Digital Currency
The governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Shaktikanta Das, spoke about cryptocurrency during a press conference on Thursday. He also talked about the prospect of an RBI-issued digital currency,...
Read More
Altcoins 15/12/19 19:21 by Brenda Ngari
Federal Reserve Ramping Up Repo Operations In Early 2020 Will Prove A Strong Case For Bitcoin
In mid-September, the Federal Reserve announced that it would inject billions into repo markets in order for banks to satisfy their liquidity needs. During the same week of repo operations, the Fed c...
Read More
Bitcoin 20/04/20 13:00 by Nick Chong
This Is Bitcoin’s Fifth Green Week in a Row. Analysts Think It’s Unlikely the Last
Somehow, someway, Bitcoin has managed to rally over the past five weeks, amid the most uncertain economic conditions we’ve seen in years, even more so than since 2008’s Great Recession. Th...
Read More
Bitcoin 05/05/20 03:55 by Nick Chong
4 Glaring Signs Show Bitcoin Could Rocket to New 2020 Highs In Coming Weeks
It’s been an explosive past few weeks for Bitcoin. The cryptocurrency, which traded in the $6,000s at the start of April, traded as high as $9,500 last week. While the ongoing rally has stalled ...
Read More
Bitcoin 11/05/20 20:36 by Nick Chong
Bitcoin Sees Immense Volatility in $8,000s as Halving Nears: What Analysts Are Thinking
Since our last market update, Bitcoin has continued to plunge lower. The leading cryptocurrency just minutes ago tapped $8,180 for the third time in the past two days. BTC has since bounced off that l...
Read More