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In today's roundup, we take a look at what Sam Altman being reinstated means for OpenAI's partnership with Microsoft, and what ETF approval might mean for Grayscale. Inflation may have topped out but the pain isn't over yet—though owning BTC might help, as the majority of addresses are now in profit.


Microsoft's OpenAI Partnership Faces Uncertain Future

Microsoft's partnership with OpenAI is tested following Sam Altman's temporary dismissal. The incident raises concerns about Microsoft's AI strategy stability and future dependencies on OpenAI's technology, amidst evolving AI market dynamics.

Microsoft’s OpenAI Partnership Faces Uncertain Future
Microsoft’s strategic alliance with OpenAI faces challenges amid leadership turmoil, impacting its AI market approach.

BoE's Stance On Inflation: Huw Pill Advocates Firm Monetary Policy

BoE Chief Economist Huw Pill emphasizes the importance of maintaining tight monetary policy against inflation. Despite an economic slowdown, he advocates for continued vigilance, contrasting with speculation of interest rate cuts, and underscores the complexities entailed in balancing the UK's monetary policy.

BoE’s Stance On Inflation: Huw Pill Advocates Firm Monetary Policy
BoE Chief Economist Huw Pill asserts the need for persistent tight monetary policy to combat inflation, amidst economic slowdown.

Dollar Sell-Off Accelerates Amid Anticipated US Rate Cuts

Investors are offloading dollars at the fastest pace in a year, betting on an end to US Federal Reserve rate hikes. This trend, sparked by weak US jobs data, suggests a shift in market sentiment, impacting global currencies, and offering relief to emerging markets and the Japanese yen.

Dollar Sell-Off Accelerates Amid Anticipated US Rate Cuts
Investors rapidly sell off dollars as expectations grow for US rate cuts, signaling a shift in global currency markets and impacting emerging economies.

Binance's Supremacy Challenged Amid Regulatory Crackdown

Binance faces challenges to its market supremacy after a US regulatory crackdown, a hefty settlement, and the resignation of founder Changpeng Zhao. This shift could redefine the crypto exchange's future, balancing stringent compliance with market competition.

Binance’s Supremacy Challenged Amid Regulatory Crackdown
Binance’s crypto dominance is at risk following a major US legal action and the exit of founder Changpeng Zhao.

Potentially Serious Bear Case For Grayscale GBTC ETF Conversion

Success in their ETF bid might lead to billions of dollars of outflows for Grayscale, since traders have been buying discounted shares in an arbitrage play.

Potentially Serious Bear Case For Grayscale GBTC ETF Conversion
The conversion of the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) into a spot ETF may result in billions of dollars of outflows.

85 Percent Of Bitcoin Holders Are In Profit

Rising prices and an increasing number of longer-term holders means that the majority of addresses are now in the black.

85 Percent Of Bitcoin Holders Are In Profit
More BTC addresses are in profit, as long-term holding increasingly characterizes ownership.

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