Bitcoin is the first successful internet money based on peer-to-peer technology; whereby no central bank or authority is involved in the transaction and production of the Bitcoin currency. It was created by an anonymous individual/group under the name, Satoshi Nakamoto. The source code is available publicly as an open source project, anybody can look at it and be part of the developmental process.
It seems that the joy that many felt came to an end today, given that the Bitcoin the biggest and most popular cryptocurrency in the world. It is a decentralized digital currency that enables users to make trustless peer-to-peer transactions. registered losses for this May 5 that exceeded USD $3,000 per unit, and this fall has also been felt among the main exponents of the sector at the time of publishing.
While everything that goes up has to come down, unfortunately for this May 5 the price of Bitcoin and the main cryptocurrencies again goes down, this after the furor and the good expectations that generated the measures implemented by the US Federal Reserve (FED) yesterday, in which it announced a half-percentage point increase in interest rates, in addition to further limiting asset and bond purchases.
Bitcoin y Ethereum a decentralized open-source blockchain with smart contracts functionality. resent this May 5th
Revisando la evolución vista en el precio de Bitcoin ( BTC ), we have that at the time of editing is quoted at about USD $36.155 per unit, a figure that represents a fall of 9.36% in the last 24 hours, which could be said had its beginnings from the early hours of the morning just coinciding with the opening of many markets in the Latin American continent. At this hour, it could be said that the losses already exceed USD $3,000 from yesterday’s highs.
Something similar also happened with Ethereum ( ETH ), the second digital digital technologies are these electronic tools that have the ability to generate, store or even process data. currency currency is a medium of exchange that defines value. with the second largest market capitalization, which experienced a very similar evolution to Bitcoin and went down by the time the markets opened on the American continent. It is worth noting that at the time of editing the cryptocurrency cryptocurrencies are digital currencies that use cryptographic technologies to secure their operation. is trading at about USD $2,718 per unit, with losses of 7.88% in the last 24 hours.
The effect spreads to the rest of the market an area or arena, online or offline, in which commercial dealings are conducted.
What happened also made its weight felt far beyond Bitcoin y Ethereum, as almost all of the major cryptocurrencies went down for this May 5 with steep declines.
In this sense, the cases of currencies such as the following stand out BNB , XRP Solana ( SOL ), Terra ( LUNA ), Cardano ( ADA ), Shiba Inu ( SHIB ), Polygon ( MATIC ), NEAR and many others, all of which recorded losses of between 6% and 9% on the day. However, currencies such as Avalanche ( AVAX ) y Polkadot ( DOT ) went even lower, as declines exceeded the 10% threshold in the last 24 hours.
The effect after the FED announcement
As many of you know, yesterday, the president of the National Assembly of the FED, Jerome Powell, who shared with the attendees information about the new measures that the agency would take to address a place where cryptocurrency can be sent to and from, in the form of a string of letters and numbers. the growing inflationary margin affecting the U.S. economy.
In this sense, Powell announced an increase of half a percentage point to interest rates, information that did not generate surprise within the most traditional sectors, since in previous opportunities the president of the U.S. Federal Reserve has announced an increase of half a percentage point to interest rates. SEC I had entertained the idea that this was a possibility.
The ones that did react favorably were the prices ofBitcoin, Ethereum and a good part of the main altcoins, which went up in the hours after Powell’s announcement. In the case of BTC, was very close refers to the closing price; similar to the same term used in stock trading. to the barrier of USD $40,000 per unit, while ETH was also near USD $3,000 at its peak.
But, as we have seen today, all currencies returned to the downside for this May 5, falling more sharply than they had risen after the announcement.
Top losers for this May 5
As of press time, the currencies with the most pronounced downward fluctuations at this hour are as follows:
???? Losing Cryptocurrencies:$GMT STEPN -19,6% (USD $2,66)$APE ApeCoin -17.64% (USD $13.33)$FTM Fantom -12,93% (USD $0,72)$NEAR NEAR Protocol the set of rules that define interactions on a network, usually involving consensus, transaction validation, and network participation on a blockchain. -12,17% (USD $11,03)$NEXO Nexus -11.62% (USD $1.97)
— Diario฿itcoin (@DiarioBitcoin) May 5, 2022
The most important news of the day
A continuación, compartimos con los lectores algunas de las noticias más destacables para este 5 de mayo:
- Terra buys more Bitcoin and reaches short-term goal: already holds $3.5 billion in BTC
- European Union may require NFT non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are cryptocurrencies that do not possess the property of fungibility. issuers to centralize and register
- Binance backs Elon Musk in Twitter acquisition with $500 million investment
- Gucci to start accepting payments with 12 cryptocurrencies in stores
- Former BitMEX CEO Hayes asks U.S. court for prison-free sentence
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