Ripple CEO: Fed Decision Regarding Interest Rates to Direct Focus to Crypto

The Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell made a shocking announcement during yesterday’s widely watched speech, in which he noted that the Fed will be allowing inflation to start running past 2%. This had far-reaching implications, influencing the price of assets like gold, crypto, and equities.

Although high inflation is overtly positive for Bitcoin in the near-term, investors faded the move, with the crypto rallying as high as $11,600 before losing its momentum and plunging down to lows of $11,150.

This decline was fleeting, as bulls have since erased virtually all of the losses that came about as a result of this movement.

Despite the inflation news not having any positive short-term impacts on Bitcoin, the CEO of FinTech company Ripple believes that it will help direct heightened focus to crypto going forward – providing the entire market with a significant boost.

Fed Decides to Let Interest Rates Run Hot

The massive money printing that has been undertaken by the U.S. government was bound to lead to heightened inflation.

As NewsBTC reported yesterday, during Powell’s speech yesterday, he explained that the Fed would be taking unprecedented actions to allow inflation to surmount 2% in the coming years. Read More

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