Daily Volatility Decline? Bitcoin Has Seen $1K Range 43 Times In 2018

Bitcoin is famous (or infamous) for its daily price jumps and falls, but lately the charts seem to be bordering on the comatose. So, has the cryptocurrency's volatility really dropped or are we in business as usual? We crunched the numbers to find out, and while things have been calm of late, it certainly …
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Brainard Says Valuations Elevated, Bitcoin Volatility 'Extreme'

Asset valuations are stretched across a broad set of financial markets and some cryptocurrencies have witnessed “extreme volatility,” Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard said, though overall risks to the financial system are still low. “Estimates of risk premiums and spreads in a range of markets …
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Bitcoin Snaps Five-Day Winning Streak as Volatility Accelerates

Bitcoin holders may have gotten a brief reprieve earlier this month after a rough January, but it didn't last long. The top digital coin fell as much as 12 percent Wednesday, whipsawing investors who were just starting to take a deep breath after last month's market rout. Other tokens have also suffered …
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Microsoft Drops Bitcoin Payment Methods Thanks to Crypto Volatility

Following Valve's footsteps, it was reported on Monday that Microsoft has stopped accepting bitcoin payments. While the tech company has not released an official statement regarding this potential change, a Bleeping Computer article claimed that it has halted Bitcoin payments because to the volatility …
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The New York Stock Exchange is looking to list a suite of ETFs that would amplify bitcoin's volatility

The New York Stock Exchange is looking to list a number of funds linked to bitcoin futures on its NYSE Arca venue. The leveraged ETFs, which go long and short, would multiple the spine-tingling volatility of bitcoin. Some products could also expose investors to more risk.
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