Debt Ceiling Talks Failure Could Spark Bitcoin Surge

Read about the potential impact of the debt ceiling deal on the financial markets, including the possibility of massive volatility and a drop in stock prices, as well as how the crypto market may be affected if a deal is not reached.

Cryptocurrency Market News: Republican Kevin Hern stated the debt ceiling deal will likely be reached by Friday afternoon, after which the financial markets could see substantial volatility. On Thursday, traders anticipated for positive indications from the negotiations, while no positive developments resurfaced since top Republican Kevin McCarthy’s Monday meeting with United States President Joe Biden. Similarly, the Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) Price Index, which gauges the prices at which consumers buy goods and services, is likewise due on Friday.

Apart from the inflation data, traders will be looking at which direction the talks are going, ahead of the June 1 deadline. United States Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned that the Government could go default in the 1st week of June 2023 if a deal is not reached. She likewise predicted up to 45 percent fall in stock prices if negotiators fail to stitch up the deal.

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What If There Is No Debt Ceiling Deal

Shorters could come into play on Friday if the deal is not reached, while the cryptocurrency market could witness a jump in prices. Nonetheless, reports stated that Biden and Congressional leaders made progress in direction of the deal. Both sides will now have to agree on limiting the spending to $70 billion. Hence, a deal is likely more possible than not in the present circumstances, and the stock prices could likely see some jump from the positive development.

In the meantime, the Bitcoin (BTC) price saw some decline in the last 30 days, after speculation over the regional banking crisis subsided.

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