GOLD, Strong Yesterday-Crashes Today; BITCOIN & ETHEREUM Continue Rally On SEC Ruling (6/15/18)

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WE HOPE YOU ENJOY OUR NEW FORMAT FOR BITCOIN VS GOLD, INCLUDING A LINK TO THE NEW CME ETHEREUM INDEXES! 

By Bill Taylor, Contributor

We compare the price of Bitcoin, Ethereum, & Gold, using the CME Bitcoin Indexes (BRR & BRTI) and the CME Ethereum Indexes (ETH_RR_USD) & (ETH_RTI_USD) for reference.

6/15/18 Closing Prices:

Bitcoin: $6,512.51 (+$107.41)
Ethereum: $492.13 (+$17.66)
Gold: $1,280 (-$24)
Dow Jones Industrials: 25,090.48 (-84.83)
S&P 500: 2,779.42 (-3.07)
Nasdaq Composite: 7,746.38 (-14.66)

CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate & CME CF Bitcoin Real Time Index
CME ETH_RR_USD Ethereum Reference Rate & CME ETH_RTI_USD Ethereum Real Time Index

Trading Summary Notes for Friday, 6/15/2018

  • SEC ruling that BITCOIN and ETHEREUM are not securities allow their rally to continue
  • Both BTC and ETH perk up nicely
  • Still, rumors of crypto trading manipulation and potential exchange closures hanging over market
  • GOLD crashes on stronger dollar
  • After strengthening the past few day, gold reverse and breaks support
  • Recent inflation numbers are beginning to “run hot”. Labor shortages ALWAYS lead to upside wage pressures…….and inflation
  • Turning back to neutral on gold
  • Long term bullish on BTC, ETH and gold

CURRENT TRADING POSITION:  NO CURRENT TRADING POSITIONS




Bill Taylor is Managing Partner at Fintek Capital & a frequent contributor to FintekNews