Wall Street sends BTC price to $30.8K as latest US dollar uptick fails

Bitcoin (BTC) showed strength at the June 8 Wall Street open as impatient traders waited for a trend to emerge. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitcoin still in “no trade zone”  Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD jumping to near $30,850 after the opening bell, helping claw back some of the ground lost in an overnight correction. Choppy trading conditions prevailed within a familiar range on the day, however, leading to both long and short traders seeing increased risk on low timeframes. For popular trader Crypto…

Bitcoin to set a new record 9-week losing streak with BTC price down 22% in May

Bitcoin (BTC) threatened to continue an unprecedented losing streak on May 29 as BTC/USD stayed in a right intraday range. BTC/USD 1-day candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Stocks correlation offers no comfort to BTC bulls Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView flagged the largest cryptocurrency heading for nine weeks of downtrend in a row — the most in history. Already at a dubious record, Bitcoin’s weekly chart closes provided the backdrop to weakness that continued to disappoint analysts over the weekend. Even stock markets, troubled by central bank tightening, managed…

Bitcoin ‘good to go up’ after BTC price hits lowest since Terra crash

Bitcoin (BTC) recovered from a major dip at the May 26 Wall Street open as the market quickly exhausted buy support.  BTC/USD 1-day candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitcoin volume surges with more expected Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD dropping to $28,000 on Bitstamp — its lowest since May 12 and the Terra LUNA implosion.  Progress had already accelerated to the downside on the day, this culminating in a liquidity grab that sent 24-hour BTC liquidations to $117 million. BTC liquidations chart. Source: Coinglass A subsequent bounce…

Bitcoin price may bottom at $15.5K if it retests this lifetime historical support level

Bitcoin (BTC) could be in for a return to levels not seen since before its 2020 bull market if history repeats itself. That was according to new analysis released on May 24, which studied Bitcoin’s interaction with its 200-week moving average (WMA). Bitcoin floor target could be between $15,500 and $19,000 In a Twitter thread, popular trader and analyst Rekt Capital explained how BTC/USD could behave should it fall to retest the 200WMA. A lifeline throughout Bitcoin’s history, the 200WMA is a constantly rising line of last support which has…

Bitcoin ends week ‘on the edge’ as S&P 500 officially enters bear market

Bitcoin (BTC) struggled to recover its latest losses on May 21 after Wall Street trading provided zero respite. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView BTC price reflects drab stocks performance Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD trading at dipping below $28,700 into the weekend, subsequently adding around $500. Down 4.7% from the previous day’s $30,700 highs, the pair looked firmly rangebound at the time of writing after United States stocks indices saw a volatile final trading day of the week. The S&P 500, managed to reverse after…

Weaker dollar lifts Bitcoin to $30.7K as analyst eyes 60% BTC dominance

Bitcoin (BTC) hit 48-hour highs overnight into May 20 as U.S. dollar weakness gave bulls some much-needed respite. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Dollar strength declines after 20-year record Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView recorded a high of $30,725 for BTC/USD on Bitstamp. Still struggling to flip $30,000 to reliable support, the pair nonetheless avoided a deeper retracement, helping calm fears that last week’s $23,800 capitulation event did not mark the bottom. The U.S. dollar index (DXY) provided the background to Bitcoin’s relatively solid performance, this…

Fear & Greed Index hits lowest since March 2020 even as Bitcoin price hits $30.5K

Bitcoin (BTC) returned to $30,500 on May 17 amid hopes that a retest of 2017 highs could be avoided. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView $20,000 retest ‘highly unlikely’ Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD climbing after the daily close to tentatively build on $30,000. Still, in a multi-day range, the pair was yet to decide on a meaningful upward or downward trajectory, while volatility ebbed into the new week. Amid concerns that a major retracement could take it below last week’s ten-month lows, popular analyst Credible…

Analysts flag Bitcoin price levels to watch after LFG sells 80K BTC

Bitcoin (BTC) needs to hold current levels and work to reclaim higher ones to avoid a crash in the $20,000 range, the latest analysis warns.  BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Is $20,000 incoming? Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD still failing to cement $30,000 as support on the May 16 Wall Street open. The pair had seen fresh losses after the weekly close at $31,300, this in itself disappointing market participants after sealing a record seventh consecutive red weekly candle. Even as the Luna Foundation Guard…

Canadian Bitcoin ETF adds 6.9K BTC in one day as GBTC discount hits record low

Bitcoin (BTC) descending to $24,000 has cost its largest institutional investment vehicle more than the average hodler. According to data from on-chain monitoring resource Coinglass on May 13, the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) is now trading at a nearly 31% discount. Grayscale CEO: Investors are “waiting for things to settle down” Amid ongoing market volatility this week, GBTC has seen its fledgling recovery fall flat on its face — for the time being. The so-called GBTC premium, long in negative territory and thus a discount in practice, has now reached…

Bitcoin clings to $36K as data suggests BTC price sell-off came from short-term holders

Bitcoin (BTC) found a new home at $36,000 into May 7 as volatility finally cooled into the weekend.  BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Terra down at least $250 million in crunch Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD circling the $36,000 mark overnight after losing 12% in just 72 hours. Still near its lowest levels since late February, the pair had nonetheless avoided a rematch of 2022 lows at the time of writing despite low-volume weekend market conditions. In his latest Twitter update on May 6, popular…