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US Inflation Hit Record 9.1%, Bitcoin Price To Bottom?

13 Jul, 20222 min readBitcoin
US Inflation Hit Record 9.1%, Bitcoin Price To Bottom?

Last month US Inflation hit four -decade high, nourishing the Federal Reserve’s determination to raise interest rate, which could reverse economic enlargement.

Year-On-year the CPI has increased at the rate of 9.1% across the globe, which is said to be the biggest rise since late 1981 as the data projected by the Labor department on wednesday. The inflation figure rose every month at the rate of 1.3%, clocking highest since 2005, projecting rising prices for gas, groceries and housing.

As per the Bloomberg survey, Economists were forecasting a 1.1% rise from May and 8.8% year-on- year. It was the fourth straight month that annual totals exceeded the approximate.

Core CPI Increased By 0.7%

The Core CPI which excludes the most uncertain food and energy components, rose 0.7% month-on-month and 5.9% year-on-year, ahead of the projection. As the dollar strengthened, the S&P 500 index opened at the bottom and short term treasury saw an increase.

Geopolitical risks, Covid-19 shutdown and the war between Russia and Ukraine also threaten the supply chain and the inflation context. Other than these also housing are likely to keep price movement high for some time.

According to Fed policy makers there will be a 75 basis-point hike in interest rates in late July while the inflation has hit a record high.

Several economists are forecasting a possibility of American recession in the next 12 months. Still the job market remained strong, adding almost 400,000 new jobs last month.

It’s just not Cryptocurrencies, even the consumer earning have been impacted. That has begun to affect expenditure as well. In May, consumer expenses decreased for the very first time this year by 0.4% when kept pace with inflation.

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