Why are experts debating the impact of quantitative tightening (QT) on the crypto market?
At the end of last week, Bitcoin broke its unlucky series of consecutive red candlesticks, closing at $29,894 (+3.4%), giving investors a breath of fresh air.
But, while we celebrate crypto’s relief, there is something much bigger going on in the world economy that experts fear may upset all financial markets. Let us have a look.
Bitcoin continues to increase its market dominance and is sitting at 47.14% share.
At the time of sending, the average 7-day ROI of the crypto market is -2.41%, with Cardano being the biggest winner among the top 10 crypto assets with a +6.45% gain. Solana loses another -9.91%.
The Federal Reserve of the United States is beginning the process of reducing its $9 trillion balance sheet, which has expanded in recent years, in a step known as quantitative tightening (QT)
This is the inverse of quantitative easing (QE), a strategy utilized by the Fed to print electronic money in support of the COVID crisis in recent years.
Analysts from crypto exchanges and investment organizations disagree on whether QT will terminate a decade of crypto market expansion. Other financial markets have the same debate on the effects of this new measurement.
UBS Group AG, a seven-time World’s Best Wealth Management Bank, forecasted QT won’t be as significant as QE. Indicating that it is far less likely to reach pre-crisis levels/
Binance Labs, the company’s venture capital arm, has raised $500M to invest in Web3 and blockchain firms.
The recently closed investment fund’s mission, according to Binance CEO CZ, is to find and promote projects and creators with the ability to build and lead Web3 across DeFi, NFTs, gaming, metaverse, social, and more.
This month has seen “colossal” inflows into Bitcoin (BTC) investment vehicles, indicating that traders’ desire for BTC exposure is growing.
According to data released this week by monitoring firm Arcane Research, Bitcoin exchange-traded products (ETPs) currently have a record amount of BTC under control.
The first OB Capital Monthly Report is out, and it covers three macroeconomic subjects, a detailed look at the crypto markets in May, and much more. Read here.
Aggregated return of OB Capital vs. BTC and ETH
Aggregated performance of all trading strategies currently active at One Button Capital exceeded the returns from Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) by +4.42% and +16.07% respectively over the last 30 days.
Top trading strategy
The three best AI strategies in the past week are Horizon (+0.25%), Performer (-1.73%), and Endeavour (-2.00%). The decisions of the bots indicate that we may have a false reversal, and the slight peak in the market is just a trap.
Top-performing market pairs
The best performing market pair for our trading strategies in the last 7 days is ADA: USDC with +13.78% return, followed closely by ADA: BUSD with +9.79%. All three top earners for the week are from the Performer v2 strategy.
In the last week, our engineering team made the following changes to the OB Capital app:
May 31, 2022
May 30, 2022
It is vital to monitor the cryptocurrency market over the next several weeks in response to the Fed’s recent decisions.
With new record-breaking funding rounds raised each week, we are optimistic about the industry’s future, even if we need to face another 50% drop in the upcoming months. Only time will tell if the Bulls or the Bears were right on the short-term price action.
PS One Button Capital will be present at one of the biggest events in crypto this year — Crypto Expo Asia. Join us on 22–23 June 2022 in Fairmont Hotel, Singapore.
Max Yampolsky, CEO at One Button Capital
This is not financial advice. This newsletter is strictly educational and does not provide investment advice, solicit the purchase or sale of any assets, or encourage readers to make financial decisions. Please use caution and conduct independent research.
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