SEC Chair Urges More Resources to Regulate Crypto and Technology at House Subcommittee Hearing

SEC Chair Gary Gensler recently testified before the Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government regarding the SEC’s budget request for FY2024. This testimony was Gensler’s first official statement since the SEC’s recent enforcement actions against crypto exchanges, which have increased tensions around the SEC’s regulatory guidance over the past few years. During his testimony, […]

Fetterman to return to Senate in mid-April: reports

Democratic Senator John Fetterman of Pennsylvania has recently announced that he is set to return to his duties in the U.S. Senate during the week of April 17th. This news comes after Fetterman checked himself into Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in mid-February to receive treatment for clinical depression. Although Fetterman tried to keep […]

Price analysis 3/29: BTC, ETH, BNB, XRP, ADA, DOGE, MATIC, SOL, DOT, LTC

Bitcoin (BTC) is an innovative digital currency that is the first decentralized digital currency. The currency was first introduced in 2009 by an anonymous person or group of people under the pseudonym of Satoshi Nakamoto. Since its inception, Bitcoin has rapidly gained popularity across the globe, with enthusiasts and investors alike. In the first quarter […]

Ready to act in the case of severe market-wide stress

The Bank of Canada is ready to act if severe market-wide stress arises, offering liquidity support to the entire financial system. Deputy Governor Toni Gravelle emphasized the bank’s role in managing monetary policy, particularly in extreme market situations, while speaking to reporters recently. He acknowledged that the government of Canada (GoC) bond market could face […]

Trump grand jury to take break for most of April: reports

The ongoing investigation into former President Donald Trump’s involvement in a hush money payment to adult film actress Stormy Daniels has reached a crucial stage. Manhattan’s grand jury is probing the matter extensively, but reports suggest that they will take a short break before resuming the proceedings later this month. The investigation was initially launched […]

BCB remains on a collision course with the government, BRL at risk – Commerzbank

The Brazilian Real (BRL) has been subject to a variety of risks despite the hawkish stance of the Brazilian central bank (BCB), according to economists at Commerzbank. One significant risk has been the government’s criticism of monetary policy, which has added increased difficulty to job of the BCB. Furthermore, debates surrounding revisions to the current […]

XRP price tags 10-month high — Can a 35% pullback be avoided?

XRP (XRP) has been outperforming its top-ranking crypto rivals over the past 24 hours while reaching the highest price in 10 months. On March 29, XRP’s price surged by nearly 15% to $0.58, its highest level in ten months, outperforming Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) in the past 24 hours that rose around 4.5% and […]

EIA reports a bigger-than-expected weekly drop of 7.5 million barrels in U.S. crude supplies

On March 24th, the Energy Information Administration reported a reduction of 7.5 million barrels in crude oil inventories for the week, which surpassed the 5.5 million barrel decrease that experts estimated according to a survey by S&P Global Commodity Insights. Furthermore, the EIA report revealed a 2.9 million barrel drop in weekly gasoline reserves, while […]

Peso to weaken gradually, shrugging off Banxico meeting – TDS

The central bank of Mexico, Banxico, is expected to make a 25 basis points hike on March 30th to hit a terminal of 11.25%. Economists at TD Securities do not believe that there will be a significant reaction to the MXN as they feel most of the market has already priced in the decision. While […]