Morgan Stanley has raised concerns about the potential decline of the U.S. dollar’s dominance due to the increasing interest in digital currencies. Meanwhile, JPMorgan has warned of a potential bitcoin selloff, anticipating a $3 billion outflow from Grayscale’s Bitcoin fund. The profitability of Bitcoin’s SHA256 algorithm in mining operations has significantly improved, now ranking as the third most lucrative proof-of-work network. Finally, Jim Cramer of CNBC’s Mad Money expressed skepticism about bitcoin’s future, doubting its ability to recover amidst ongoing market challenges.
Morgan Stanley Sounds Alarm on US Dollar’s Dominance — Says Crypto Could Significantly Alter Currency Landscape
Morgan Stanley has warned about the risk of the U.S. dollar losing its dominance, fueled by growing interest in digital assets, including bitcoin. The investment bank stated: “A clear shift towards reducing dollar-dependency is evident, simultaneously fueling interest in digital currencies such as bitcoin, stablecoins, and CBDCs.”
JPMorgan Warns of Incoming Bitcoin Selloff With Anticipated $3 Billion Grayscale Outflow
Global investment bank JPMorgan has warned of additional outflow from Grayscale’s bitcoin fund, cautioning that it will put “further pressure on bitcoin prices over the coming weeks.” The bank’s analyst also explained that the $3 billion inflow into new spot bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) “reflects a rotation from existing bitcoin vehicles” or “from retail investors shifting from digital wallets held with exchanges/retail brokers to cheaper spot bitcoin ETFs.”
Mining Digital Gold — These Are the Most Profitable Proof-of-Work Algorithms in 2024
In September 2022, Bitcoin’s SHA256 algorithm ranked as the seventh most lucrative proof-of-work (PoW) network for mining. Fast forward a year and four months, and this algorithm has ascended to become the third most profitable crypto network for mining operations.
Mad Money Host Jim Cramer Doubts Bitcoin Will Find Its Footing as Selloff Continues
Jim Cramer, the host of CNBC’s Mad Money show, has doubled down on his bearish bitcoin price outlook, predicting that the cryptocurrency will continue to struggle against the backdrop of a plummeting crypto market. “Unlikely that bitcoin finds its footing,” Cramer emphasized, after previously declaring the recent price drop a “nasty beginning” to a significant downward spiral.