Bitcoin price D-Day starts ‘any moment,’ says trader, as BTC reclaims key level

Bitcoin (BTC) is nearing the end of a consolidation period, which traders are betting will spark a fresh bullish breakout. In a tweet on Tuesday, popular trader Crypto Ed became the latest voice in the expanding bullish movement calling time on lower BTC price levels. Data: D-Day for Bitcoin price starts Wednesday After consolidating in a broad range since hitting $30,000, BTC/USD is printing higher lows and lower highs on lower timeframes. This narrowing wedge on the chart has a logical endpoint where volatility becomes practically zero — and historically,…

Bitcoin accumulation uptrend can create a 2013-style BTC price ‘double pump’

A recent run-down in Bitcoin (BTC) price from about $65,000 to as low as $30,000 did not force long-term holders into selling, Glassnode data shows. The on-chain analytics platform revealed a spike in Bitcoin reserves held in wallets with lower unspent output just as the BTC/USD’s bids were crashing. Meanwhile, the data also shows a Bitcoin collecting spree among miners — the entities that produce and supply newly minted cryptocurrencies for retail markets. As a result, the active BTC supply started declining in recent sessions. New Bitcoin supply squeezed-in by…

Bitcoin Bears Are Back, Here’s Why BTC Could Test $30K

Bitcoin price failed to clear the $37,000 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC is declining and it remains at a risk of more losses below $34,000. Bitcoin is facing a lot of hurdles near the $36,000 and $37,000 resistance levels. The price is currently trading well below $37,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $36,000 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could decline heavily if it settles below the $34,000…

2 Bitcoin price indicators suggest BTC has not bottomed yet

Traders are using various strategies to determine whether Bitcoin price has bottomed, but on-chain activity and derivatives data hint that the situation remains precarious. Has Bitcoin price bottomed yet? According to @noshitcoins, derivatives and on-chain data signal that further downside could be in store. Traders have been trying to time the much-anticipated trend reversal ever since Bitcoin (BTC) initiated its 48% correction to $30,000 on May 12. The move culminated with $12 billion worth of futures long positions being liquidated, and to date, trader’s confidence remains somewhat dampened. The community…

BTC, MATIC, EOS, XMR, AAVE

Bitcoin (BTC) is struggling to sustain any price level during the current pullback, indicating a lack of demand at higher levels. Does this mean that the bull trend is over and the institutional investors are abandoning the crypto markets? No! It is the other way around. Glassnode’s weekly newsletter pointed out that the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) premium is rising, suggesting that institutional investors are accumulating at lower levels. GBTC is not alone, another popular vehicle for institutional investors, the Canadian Purpose Bitcoin exchange-traded fund has also witnessed strong capital inflows. According…

Bitcoin Resumes Decline, Here’s Why BTC Could Dive To New Monthly Low

Bitcoin price is showing bearish signs and trading well below $40,000 against the US Dollar. BTC is likely to extend losses below $34,000 and $32,000 in the near term. Bitcoin failed to settle above $40,000 and it started a fresh decline below $38,000. The price is now trading well below $40,000 and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours). There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $37,500 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is likely to continue lower as…

Grayscale Bitcoin premium rebounds as BTC price falls below $35K — What does it mean?

Bitcoin (BTC) has crashed by around 44% from its all-time high of $64,899, signaling an end to its second-largest bull run that started in March 2020. Many analysts, including those from BiotechValley Insights, see “terrible technicals” in the Bitcoin market, noting that the flagship cryptocurrency could extend its ongoing decline until $20,000. Nevertheless, Glassnode Insights, a weekly newsletter issued by on-chain data analytics service Glassnode, anticipates a Bitcoin price recovery in the sessions ahead, based on an on-chain indicator that serves as a metric to gauge institutional interest in the…

Bank of Japan governor slams Bitcoin, calls BTC a speculative asset

Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan, has joined the roll call of central bankers taking aim at Bitcoin (BTC) amid the current volatility. According to a report by Bloomberg on Friday, Kuroda argued against the value proposition of the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, stating: “Most of the trading is speculative and volatility is extraordinarily high. It’s barely used as a means of settlement.” The BOJ governor’s criticism comes as Bitcoin experienced an over 50% drawdown from its $64,000 all-time-high price milestone achieved back in mid-April. Indeed, several…