Bitcoin Tanks After Oil’s Colossal Collapse, but the Bull Case Remains Strong

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Bitcoin fell 4.30 percent as US oil futures slipped below zero for the first time. The cryptocurrency does not correlate with the black gold, albeit it remains under the influence of equities. Its crash Monday has not deterred bulls from the market – yet. Bitcoin was in for a surprise plunge this Monday as investors assessed the situation in a worrisome oil market. The benchmark cryptocurrency fell by 4.30 percent to circa $6,748 per token shortly after the US oil futures price slipped into negative territory for the first time. The two assets remain non-correlated, but bitcoin’s growing correspondence to the stock market amid the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic might have led its prices to decline. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 2.4 percent to 23650.44 on Monday, taking cues from the oil market. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite, too, plunged by 1.8 percent and 1 percent, respectively, showing that…

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