Category: inflation

Euro Drops to 20-Year Low Against the US Dollar, Tapping $1.028 per Unit — Analyst Says Parity Is Imminent

Euro Drops to 20-Year Low Against the US Dollar, Tapping $1.028 per Unit — Analyst Says Parity Is Imminent

The euro has had a sluggish start to the second half of 2022 as the fiat currency slid to a 20-year low against the U.S. dollar. The drop adds to the fear that the global economy is in a recession and analysts believe that the risk of “parity is just a matter of time now.” […]

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Ghana Changes Mind on IMF Bailout Days After Residents Staged Protests Against Worsening Economic Situation

Ghana Changes Mind on IMF Bailout Days After Residents Staged Protests Against Worsening Economic Situation

The Ghanaian government has reportedly changed its mind and will now seek a financial rescue package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The decision comes just a few days after residents took to the streets to protest the spiraling inflation and growing economic hardships. Ghana’s Growing Balance of Payments Deficit After initially refusing to seek […]

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Rich Dad Poor Dad’s Robert Kiyosaki Says He’s Waiting for Bitcoin to Test $1,100 to Buy More

Rich Dad Poor Dad’s Robert Kiyosaki Says He’s Waiting for Bitcoin to Test $1,100 to Buy More

The famous author of the best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, says he’s waiting for the price of bitcoin to test $1,100. He added that he will buy more if the cryptocurrency recovers from that price level. Robert Kiyosaki on Bitcoin Testing $1,100 The author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, has […]

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Lebanon Inflation Rate Surges to 211%, Economist Steve Hanke Recommends a Currency Board

Lebanon Inflation Rate Surges to 211%, Economist Steve Hanke Recommends a Currency Board

As political leaders in crisis-hit Lebanon bicker over positions in the yet-to-be-formed government, the country’s runaway inflation rate surged to 211% in May 2022, new data has shown. Economist Steve Hanke insists that a currency board is a solution to Lebanon’s currency woes. Black Market in Fuel Driving Inflation The inflation rate in crisis-torn Lebanon […]

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Argentinian Cryptocurrency Exchange Buenbit Launches Stablecoin Yield Instruments

Argentinian Cryptocurrency Exchange Buenbit Launches Stablecoin Yield Instruments

Buenbit, one of the leading Argentinian cryptocurrency exchanges, announced the inclusion of two stablecoins in its current yield program. The company will allow its customers to earn yields of up to 11% annually on their USDC and USDT funds, with the earnings being deposited in customers’ accounts daily, targeting high inflation markets. Buenbit Announces USDC […]

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US Inflation Spiked 8.6%, Highest in 40-Years — Economist Says We’re Not ‘Seeing Any Signs That We’re in the Clear’

US Inflation Spiked 8.6%, Highest in 40-Years — Economist Says We’re Not ‘Seeing Any Signs That We’re in the Clear’

After April’s consumer price index (CPI) report was published, a number of American economists and bureaucrats said that inflation had peaked and it was possible that inflation would subside. However, statistics from the U.S. Labor Department indicate the CPI increased 8.6% from a year earlier, as the month of May’s inflation data reached another lifetime […]

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Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH Falls to 15-Month Low to Start the Weekend

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH Falls to 15-Month Low to Start the Weekend

Crypto prices plunged as the weekend commenced, following yesterday’s U.S. inflation report, which came in at a 40-year high of 8.6%. ETH fell to its lowest point in fifteen months, while BTC dropped below $29,000. Bitcoin Following days of consolidation, BTC finally moved late on Friday into Saturday, as crypto prices responded to the latest […]

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Yellen Downplays Stimulus Contributing to Inflation, Republicans Grill US Treasury Secretary’s Decisions

Yellen Downplays Stimulus Contributing to Inflation, Republicans Grill US Treasury Secretary’s Decisions

U.S. Treasury secretary Janet Yellen doesn’t think inflationary pressures stem from the stimulus policies enacted after the Covid-19 outbreak. While speaking to lawmakers on Wednesday, during the House Ways and Means Committee, Republicans criticized Yellen for not knowing about the risks of inflation. A U.S. senator from Wyoming questioned the Treasury secretary’s “pronouncements and decisions” […]

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Kim Dotcom Says ‘US Is Beyond Bankrupt,’ Digital Entrepreneur Predicts a ‘Controlled Demolition of Global Markets’

Kim Dotcom Says ‘US Is Beyond Bankrupt,’ Digital Entrepreneur Predicts a ‘Controlled Demolition of Global Markets’

On June 5, 2022, the entrepreneur and activist known as Kim Dotcom published a post on Twitter and said it “may be the most important thread” he ever makes concerning a major global collapse. In the thread, Dotcom specifically highlights the American economy and he claims the “U.S. is beyond bankrupt.” Dotcom also talked about […]

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The Fed’s Christopher Waller Wants 50 bps Rate Hikes Until Inflation Subsides, US Savings Data Plummets

The Fed’s Christopher Waller Wants 50 bps Rate Hikes Until Inflation Subsides, US Savings Data Plummets

Federal Reserve governor Christopher Waller has detailed he is ready to get behind 50 bps rate hikes until the extreme inflationary pressures plaguing the U.S. economy subsides. Waller stressed that until inflation is reduced he doesn’t “see the point of stopping” 50 bps rate hikes. Furthermore, statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis show […]

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