Bitwise Quick Takes: What’s Up With Recent Crypto Volatility?

San Francisco • December 7, 2021 UTC

Bitwise CIO Matt Hougan sheds light on the factors behind the market pullback.

Over the weekend, crypto prices fell sharply across the board, with some crypto assets trading 20% to 30% off their highs. What’s behind the recent volatility? How can investors put it into context? And what’s the outlook from here? In this video, Bitwise CIO Matt Hougan sheds light on the factors behind the market pullback.

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