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Bitcoin’s Correlation With Tech Stocks Jumps to Highest Level Since August

Posted on AllSides May 17th, 2024
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Bitcoin was lumped in with other speculative investments during the run-up of the Federal Reserve’s last tightening cycle, slumping on expectations higher interest rates would damp the appetite for risk. Now with optimism growing again that borrowing costs could soon be heading lower, advocates of the biggest cryptocurrency are saying its more akin to high growth assets such as the shares of technology companies. The token has been trading as such as of late. The 90-day correlation coefficient of the digital currency and the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 index reached 0.46...

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