Before starting the crypto update, I would like to check an assumption circulating in the media regarding a strong correlation of Bitcoin with the Nasdaq 100 index in the chart below.
It is safe to say that over the past two years, most of the time, Bitcoin was in a positive correlation with the Nasdaq 100 index. However, the current positive relationship is cooling down as we saw an almost absolute correlation at the beginning of February at 0.91, and these days it slipped down to 0.34.
Miscorrelation periods usually appear due to the higher volatility of Bitcoin and longer periods of price inertia in the stock index. In other words, these two instruments have different speeds. Continue reading "Crypto: Failed Rally Builds Ambiguous Pattern"