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Jim Cramer's Market Statement Ignites Buzz in Crypto Community, Here's Why

Published 05/07/2024, 11:37 AM
Updated 05/07/2024, 03:00 PM
Jim Cramer's Market Statement Ignites Buzz in Crypto Community, Here's Why
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U.Today - The crypto community is abuzz following a recent market statement by Jim Cramer, the host of CNBC's Mad Money. Known for his bold market predictions, Cramer's comments have historically served as an unintended contrarian indicator, particularly for crypto investors. His latest statement has once again spotlighted the peculiar trend of his forecasts, often contrary to market outcomes.

The markets posted mixed action on Tuesday, with stocks gaining as traders looked for more clues as to when the Federal Reserve may start cutting rates. Cryptocurrencies rather saw a decline, with Bitcoin leading other majors to trade in red, down 1.10% in the last 24 hours to trade at $63,399.

In reaction to the market action, Jim Cramer tweeted "look out bears" alongside a GIF image that bore the caption "i will find you."

The crypto community's reaction to Cramer's statements is a mix of skepticism and amusement. Many debate the implications of his words, with some viewing them as an indication of the reverse of what he thinks.

The community's reaction to Cramer's latest statement is particularly noteworthy given the current uncertainty on the market.

Bitcoin rebounded late last week after fresh U.S. jobs data soothed concerns that the economy was overheating and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell ruled out raising interest rates as the central bank’s next move.

However, other conflicting economic statistics, such as an increase in the employment cost index, may indicate that the true direction of inflation remains uncertain.

Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) reported on Monday that the SEC's enforcement staff had written the company a Wells notice, suggesting that it had reached an initial determination to recommend enforcement action — the latest hint that the agency is not backing down from its years-long crackdown on digital assets.

Santiment, an on-chain analytics firm, suggests that given social trends, the news surrounding Robinhood could impact market activity throughout May.

This article was originally published on U.Today

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