Crypto prices pares initial gains after Fed minutes show a slow down 'soon'
Crypto prices rose and quickly came back down upon the release of the minutes showing that the Fed is going to "slow" down its hikes. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) — which decides U.S. central bank policy — published minutes from its Nov. 1-2 meeting that revealed a consensus between the committee, with the Board of Governors voting unanimously to raise the interest rate on Nov 2. The committee is in agreement that the Fed needs to slow rate hikes, but less so on the end-point. chart "A number of participants observed that, as monetary policy approached a stance that was sufficiently restrictive to ... (full story)