March 17, 2022

War in Ukraine, Fed Rate Hikes & Inflation: How Will These Events Affect Bitcoin?

Source: Go Banking Rates

Journalist: Yaёl Bizouati-Kennedy

Alex Zerden — founder of Capitol Peak Strategies, adjunct senior fellow at Center for a New American Security (CNAS) and a former Treasury Department official — told GOBankingRates that “in the United States, there are competing forces at play with the crypto market right now.”

“On one side, concerns exist, including an increase in interest rates and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine while on the other, there’s a renewed sense of optimism about a path to regulatory clarity under the recent Biden administration executive order on digital assets that can unlock further innovation and economic opportunity,” Zerden said.

Read the full story and more from Go Banking Rates.


  • Alex Zerden

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Energy, Economics, and Security Program, Founder, Capital Peak Strategies

    Alex Zerden is the founder of Capitol Peak Strategies, a risk advisory firm based in Washington, DC. Capitol Peak works with leading financial institutions, companies and orga...