‘Bulls have won’ — Bitcoin whale clusters suggest BTC trend reversal

Bitcoin (BTC) whale clusters indicate that the price could be in a short-term trend reversal after BTC’s recovery beyond $10,700. In the past two days, BTC price rose by nearly 6% from $10,135 to $10,755 across major exchanges. Whale clusters form when large investors accumulate Bitcoin and do not spend or move their holdings for significant periods of time. This typically indicates that whales expect BTC price to increase in the near term. The hourly map of Bitcoin whale clusters. Source: Whalemap Whalemap, an on-chain analysis firm that tracks whale…

Square CEO Jack Dorsey says Bitcoin holds the keys to security

The Oslo Freedom Forum, an event-based entity under the wing of the Human Rights Foundation, or HRF, digitally hosted Square CEO Jack Dorsey for a quick interview on YouTube. During the engagement, the CEO spoke positively of crypto’s largest asset, Bitcoin (BTC).  “The whole spirit of Bitcoin, for instance, is to provide a trusted system in a distrusted environment, which is the internet,” Dorsey told host and HRF president Thor Halvorssen in an interview, published on Sept. 25.  Dorsey’s comment came in the midst of a discussion on security and…

Bitcoin Remains Stuck Within Key Trading Range; Levels to Watch For

The price action seen by Bitcoin throughout the past couple of days and weeks has been rather boring, with the benchmark cryptocurrency caught within a firm bout of sideways trading that has offered little insight into its mid-term outlook. Bulls were able to defend against a break below a crucial level yesterday, with the recent dip below $10,200 being met with serious buying pressure that ultimately led its price to rally back up towards the upper-$10,000 region. After facing some intense selling pressure at $10,800, BTC has been caught within…

Bitcoin Could Hit New Yearly High on US Election Risks, Hints Citibank Report

Bitcoin could hit a new year-to-date (YTD) high, abetted in part by the risks surrounding the US presidential election. The analogy takes cues from a quarterly commodity outlook published by Citigroup. The American banking giant specifically based its report on gold and its potential behavior amid the election season this November. It noted that the precious metal may rise to a new yearly high, stating that the market is underplaying the asset’s ability to grow against the election’s uncertainty. Connecting Dots Bitcoin, which has erratically tailed the gold market since…

Decoupling? Bitcoin vs. gold ratio snaps out of 3-year bear market

Bitcoin (BTC) may soon “decouple” from traditional assets, says statistician Willy Woo as a key gold relationship breaks out of a long-term downtrend. In a tweet on Sep. 25, Woo forecast that Bitcoin would act like a successful startup in accruing new interest and going its own way. Woo: Breakdown of Bitcoin macro correlation to hit “soon” Adoption, he argued, would follow a classic S-curve pattern, much in the same way that a startup grows. This would take precedence over investors looking for a hedge against other assets. “Bitcoin will…

Upstart Bitcoin Cash challenger BCHN gains miner majority ahead of fork

The potential Bitcoin Cash fork in November is looking increasingly likely, with 63% of the last 1,000 BCH blocks being mined using the community’s breakaway Bitcoin Cash Node (BCHN) implementation. BCHN appears to be ahead on multiple fronts. According to data published by Coin Dance, in total, roughly 82% of the hashrate on the Bitcoin Cash network are currently signaling support for BCHN, following recent support from the BTC.com and Antpool mining pools. And more than 700 of the Bitcoin Cash network’s 1,262 nodes support BCHN. That compares to just…

Bitcoin Recovery Runs Into Crucial Resistance, But 100 SMA Holds The Key

Bitcoin price started a decent recovery from the $10,139 swing low against the US Dollar. BTC gained pace above the $10,550 resistance, but it is facing a major hurdle near $10,800. Bitcoin managed to stay above the $10,000 support and started a decent recovery. The price is now trading above the $10,550 resistance and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $10,600 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is currently…

‘Bitcoin is just one big Ponzi scheme’

Popular day trader and founder of Barstool Sports Dave Portnoy revealed that he bought $1.25 million worth of Bitcoin even though he thinks its “just one big Ponzi scheme” in an interview with crypto podcaster Anthony Pompliano. Portnoy summed up his view of crypto trading as: “You get in, and you just have to not be the one left holding the bag.” The sport and pop culture celebrity, whose day trading exploits have become hugely popular during the coronavirus pandemic, only recently delved into the world of crypto. He entered…

The Pivotal Bitcoin Level Analysts Are Watching as End of September Nears

It’s been quite a boring month for Bitcoin. After plunging around $2,000 at the start of the month, the leading cryptocurrency has entered a tight consolidation range between $10,000 and $11,000, bouncing back and forth between those pivotal technical levels. As of this article’s writing, BTC trades for $10,700, at levels that some analysts have dubbed no man’s land. Here’s a crucial level analysts are eyeing as Bitcoin nears the end of September. How the cryptocurrency interacts with that level is likely to decide Bitcoin’s directionality moving forward. Related Reading: MicroStrategy’s…

3 reasons why traders turned bullish after Bitcoin price surged to $10.7K

Today the price of Bitcoin (BTC) abruptly rose by 6% from $10,136 to as high as $10,743.  After this powerful 24-hour rally, analysts are now turning cautiously bullish for various reasons but will Bitcoin price be able to tackle the $11K mark any time soon? Cryptocurrency daily market performance snapshot. Source: Coin360 Currently, the factors that appear to be lifting investor sentiment are negative funding rates, BTC whale activity, and the U.S. dollar’s recent weakness. Funding rates are neutral or negative at most exchanges BTC/USD daily chart. Source: TradingView.com At…