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Bitcoin Drops Below $40,000 as Crypto Stocks Rally


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The old adage “buy the rumor, sell the news” has been in full effect over the past 36 hours, and few assets have been rocked as hard as Bitcoin

The largest cryptocurrency by market cap is currently trading at around $39,220, effectively the same price as at the beginning of the week. Still, this current price represents a nearly 7% drop over the past day.

When a leaked press release from Janet Yellen, the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, outlined an approach to regulating the industry which promoted “responsible innovation,” the leading cryptocurrency jumped nearly 8% Wednesday morning. 

It appeared the market had expected something much graver, an expectation not unfounded either. Current regulators ranging from the SEC chairman Gary Gensler to Yellen herself have often slammed crypto for its role in illicit finance and for shirking consumer protection laws. 

The now-deleted release, however, cast a much different light on the industry. 

“This approach will support responsible innovation that could result in substantial benefits for the nation, consumers, and…

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