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Category: Liquidity


Finance Tech, Liquidity

A rising dollar is among the ‘biggest threats’ to the global economy, strategist says

April 5, 2018

Via: CNBC

Global economic growth could soon be derailed by a bounce in the U.S. dollar, a strategist told CNBC Thursday. A trade showdown between the U.S. and China is widely expected to be detrimental to global economic growth, while elevated tensions […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin had its worst start to a year ever

April 4, 2018

Via: Business Insider

LONDON — Bitcoin fell by more than 50% against the dollar in the first three months of 2018 to record its worst start to the year ever. CoinDesk reports that the cryptocurrency recorded its worst start to the year ever […]


Energy, Finance Tech, Industries, Liquidity

China is reportedly taking the first steps to pay for oil in yuan instead of US dollars this year

March 29, 2018

Via: CNBC

China is taking its first steps towards paying for imported crude oil in yuan instead of the U.S. dollar, three people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, a key development in Beijing’s efforts to establish its currency internationally. Shifting […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity, Trading

Bitcoin is sliding amid fears of a crackdown on a Japanese exchange

March 22, 2018

Via: Business Insider

Bitcoin was trading lower Thursday amid fears that regulators in Japan might tell one cryptocurrency exchange to cease its operations in the country. The digital currency fell approximately $200 early Thursday morning around the time Bloomberg News and other publications […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin drops over increased scrutiny of exchanges, now down 16% from high this week

March 8, 2018

Via: CNBC

Bitcoin fell again Thursday, bringing its losses from a high reached earlier in the week to greater than 15 percent, after news of increased regulatory scrutiny on cryptocurrency exchanges. The cryptocurrency fell about 7 percent to $9,825 over the last […]


Finance Tech, Industries, Liquidity, Retail & Wholesale

Retail investors would ‘bear the brunt’ of a cryptocurrency market collapse, study says

February 19, 2018

Via: CNBC

Retail investors would feel the impact of a cryptocurrency market collapse the most, while institutional investors would be better protected against such an event, according to researchers. “At this stage, we think that retail investors would be the first to […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin surges by more than $2,000 in just over a day

February 7, 2018

Via: USA TODAY

Bitcoin rose Wednesday morning along with sharp gains in other major cryptocurrencies. The largest digital currency by market capitalization traded 9.5% higher above $8,400 as of 8:12 a.m., EST, according to CoinDesk, whose bitcoin price index tracks prices from four […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin: If currency crashed, plunge would harm its investors but not economy

January 23, 2018

Via: USA TODAY

If bitcoin, which skeptics say is a bubble, suffers the same fate as past financial manias, look out below. Fears of a bitcoin crash are growing amid an early-year plunge that has wiped out 50% of the digital currency’s value […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity, Trading

Dollar fall weighs on global stocks; US shut for holiday

January 15, 2018

Via: ABC News

Global stock markets were mostly lower on Monday as the dollar weakened across the board, pinching the outlook for export-driven regions like Europe. The U.S. was due to remain closed for a holiday. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 shed 0.1 […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin ‘fascinating’ because perception of risk and the economy is changing, fund manager says

January 9, 2018

Via: CNBC

People are pouring money into bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies because they are more willing to take risks in a benign economic environment, according to a fund manager. “To me, the big issue in markets is actually we have been in […]