New Fidelity report flags ‘stark contrast’ between Bitcoin and fiat currencies

Bitcoin’s (BTC) future may “stand in stark contrast to the rest of the world,” asset manager Fidelity Investments predicts. In a recent research piece, “The Rising Dollar and Bitcoin,” released Oct. 10, Fidelity Digital Assets, the firm’s crypto subsidiary, drew a line between Bitcoin and other currencies. Bitcoin “does not correspond to another person’s liability:” Report While hardly a stranger to bullish takes on Bitcoin, Fidelity continues to publicly reiterate its faith in the largest cryptocurrency despite the near year-long bear market. In the report, analysts stated just how far…

‘No emotion’ — Bitcoin metric gives $35K as next BTC price macro low

Bitcoin (BTC) is showing textbook macro bottom signs in a “business as usual” bear market, data suggests. In fresh findings published on Oct. 13, popular Twitter trader Alan revealed that BTC price action is closely mimicking prior cycles. Trader on Stoch data: “Don’t be shaken out” While some are concerned about the current state of Bitcoin and crypto markets, on-chain indicators have long suggested that the 2022 bear market is comfortingly similar to previous ones. Eyeing the one-month stochastic chart for BTC/USD, Alan highlighted Bitcoin repeating a structure common to…

Bitcoin still has $14K target, warns trader as DXY due ‘parabola’ break

Bitcoin (BTC) held $20,000 into Oct. 5 with trader targets still including a fresh high before rejection. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView $21,000 upside target to precede new lows Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD reaching $20,470 on Bitstamp overnight before returning lower. The pair succeeded in maintaining the 2017 old all-time high as support, something on-chain analytics resource Material Indicators had hoped would endure as a positive sign. “BTC is still in a congested range,” it summarized in comments the day prior. “The retest…

Bitcoin exchange inflows see biggest one-day spike since March 2020

Bitcoin (BTC) exchanges have seen huge volumes this month as price declines lead to renewed interest in trading. Data from sources including on-chain analytics firm Glassnode shows exchange inflows hitting their highest since March 2020. “The scent of volatility is in the air” On Sept. 14, over 236,000 BTC made its way to the 1 major exchanges tracked by Glassnode. This was the largest single-day spike since the chaos that surrounded Bitcoin’s dip to just $3,600 in March 2020. Bitcoin total transfer volume to exchanges chart. Source: Glassnode The sell-offs…

Bitcoin price loses $20K, ETH price drops 8% after ‘monumental’ Ethereum Merge

Bitcoin (BTC) spent a second day threatening $20,000 support on Sept. 15 as markets processed the Ethereum (ET Merge. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView BTC stuck between price magnets’ Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD spiking below $20,000 again overnight to recover marginally above the boundary for a brief period. The largest cryptocurrency broadly failed to regain lost ground after surprise United States inflation data on Sep. 13 sent risk assets into a tailspin. Down 13.5% versus the week’s top at the time of writing, Bitcoin…

Bitcoin battles whales above $22K as BTC price faces US CPI data

Bitcoin (BTC) continued to battle major resistance on Sep. 13 as markets prepared for United States inflation numbers. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView “Serious” whales present new BTC price hurdl Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView tracked BTC/USD as it sought to push through $22,500. Bulls had attempted to vanquish a wall of seller interest in the range just above $22,000, this proving especially stubborn and leading to an overnight consolidation phase. On-chain monitoring resource Material Indicators highlighted the struggle in a screenshot of the Binance BTC/USD…

BTC price sees new $20K showdown — 5 things to know in Bitcoin this week

Bitcoin (BTC) starts the second week of September still trying to cement $20,000 as support as bears clinch control. The largest cryptocurrency emerges from a sideways weekend with a weekly close almost exactly at the $20,000 mark — but that significant psychological level is already struggling. Expectations already favored further downside during this month — the so-called “Septembear” phenomenon which normally sees BTC price lose ground in September — and so far, there has been little evidence that this year will be different to most. BTC/USD is down 1.5% in…

Ethereum hits 8-month highs in BTC as money heads for ‘riskier’ altcoins

Ether (ETH) is worth more in Bitcoin (BTC) than at any time since the start of the year amid renewed appetite for altcoins. ETH/BTC 1-day candle chart (Binance). Source: TradingView Altcoin market cap returns to $700 billio Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView confirms that ETH/BTC has cleared key resistance to pass 0.08 BTC on Aug. 13. The move is impressive for largest altcoin Ethereum, as the area around 0.075 represented a troublesome sell zone which had previously kept bulls in check for since January. At the time of writing,…

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…