Why Bitcoin Is Your Best Bet Against Inflation


Facing mounting pressure to roll back rate hikes, including protests by farmers and car dealers along with bipartisan political intervention, the Federal Reserve yielded. As unemployment exceeded 7% in May, the Fed chose to substantially lower the federal funds rate, even though inflation had reached a staggering 14.7% in April. This move tarnished Volcker’s reputation as a champion against inflation, and throughout the remainder of 1980, inflation persisted at over 12%.

Bitcoin Was Built for This Moment


The depegging of USDC is significant because Circle, considered a highly regulated and secure business, was poised to go public as a separate entity. The incident provided a wakeup call to investors, demonstrating that “not your keys, not your coins” applies not only to banks but to all centralized entities, even those that run our stablecoins.