Markets Looking Grim, Bitcoin Lingers Above $8,000 Mark

Sunday, Sept. 27 — All of the top-20 cryptocurrencies by market cap continue to struggle following the sudden nosedive on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Cryptocurrency market daily overview. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) has not been able to recover from Tuesday’s painful correction, which saw double-digit losses across the board. The most popular crypto coin continues to trade sideways, down by 1.75% over the last 24 hours to trade at around $8,050 at press time, while having seen an intraday high of $8,255.  BTC found some support above the lower-$8,000 region during the…

Bitcoin Tailed US Stock Market’s Declines on Tuesday: Greenspan |

Bitcoin coincidentally formed a positive correlation with the US stock market on Tuesday, observed Mati Greenspan of eToro. The senior market analyst noted that the benchmark cryptocurrency plunged by more than $1,500 right after the S&P 500 index made a similar move. He recognized the zero correlation between the two extremely polarized markets but added that them moving in tandem was an extraordinary coincidence. Excerpts from his tweet published today: “Plunge in the US stock market (orange line) proceeded the bitcoin breakout (blue). I know it’s an uncorrelated asset but…

Analyst Predicts Bakkt Will Build Trust in Crypto Markets

Prominent analyst Tom Lee believes the launch of Bakkt will help build trust towards crypto trading among institutional investors. Lee, a renowned Bitcoin bull and co-founder of the research firm Fundstrat, tweeted his enthusiasm for the long-awaited crypto services platform: “I am very positive on @Bakkt and its ability to improve trust with institutions to crypto.” Bakkt is owned by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) and goes live on September 23, having already launched its crypto warehouse service, which saw over $1 billion USD worth of Bitcoin deposited in one day. Many involved parties…

Crypto Markets Red as Bitcoin Price Slips Below $10.3K

Friday, Sept. 13 — crypto markets have continued to report mixed signals, with Bitcoin failing to hold $10,300 support on the day. The majority of the top 20 coins by market cap are seeing red this Friday the 13th, with Tezos’ (XTZ) losses reaching nearly 2.3% at press time. However, Dash (DASH) is seeing a far larger growth on the day, up nearly 7% over the past 24 hours at press time, according to Coin360. Market visualization | Source: Coin360 After surging to as high as $10,423 earlier today, Bitcoin…

Analyst Spots Trend Suggesting Incoming Monster Bitcoin Rally – CCN Markets

An analyst found that major downturns tend to be healthy for the overall bitcoin price trend. Another analyst explains that 2019 may be a good year for BTC. | Source: Shutterstock Many armchair traders are so focused on the short-term price movement of bitcoin that they forget to look at the big picture. For instance, the widely-followed analyst cryptoamd is expecting the dominant cryptocurrency to dump below $10,000 and then be tapping resistance of $10,500. That’s the trader’s short-term view on the digital asset. Short term outlook on $btc pic.twitter.com/luHSJBqMgw…

Leading Technical Analysis Expert Predicts a Bitcoin Shakeout Before Rally – CCN Markets

The Fear and Greed Index suggests that crypto investors are feaful. In addition, a top analyst believes bitcoin has more downside risk before skyrocketing. | Source: Shutterstock Over the last few weeks, bitcoin has been struggling to stay above $10,000. The bullish steam that pushed the dominant crypto to $13,880 is fading away. Armchair traders are quick to notice the coin’s growing weakness. A pseudonymous trader named Escobar has closed short-term long positions. While doing so, the analyst is also maintaining shorts above $12,000. #Bitcoin 1D TF- Closing short term…

Strongest-Ever Bitcoin Price Streak Hits Record 81 Days Above $9,000 – CCN Markets

In a sign of its growing maturity, bitcoin is nearing a 3-month period with a bottom at $9000. | Source: Shutterstock The bitcoin price has held above $9,000 for a record 81 days, a feat it couldn’t manage even during the monster bull run of 2017. Although BTC remains around 50% below its all-time high, the price is arguably stronger and more resilient than ever as it consolidates around $10,000. The bitcoin price has held above $9,000 for 81 days, longer than the epic bitcoin ‘bubble’ of 2017. Source: CoinMarketCap…

Anti-Altcoin Analyst – CCN Markets

Though other cryptocurrencies will likely go through periodic pumps, bitcoin is the only crypto with real and lasting value, according to Peter Brandt. | Source: Shutterstock Are you holding cryptocurrencies other than bitcoin? If so, you might want to overhaul your portfolio. That’s because an expert in classical charting principles warns that buying altcoins is not a wise investment decision. Not now, not ever. Altcoins Are ‘Lead’ to Bitcoin’s ‘Gold’ Earlier this week, Peter Brandt took to Twitter to remind altcoin maximalists that bitcoin is the king of cryptocurrencies. “When…

Bitcoin Futures Continues Making Bitcoin Price Ridiculously Predictable – CCN Markets

The correlation with bitcoin price is becoming obvious. | Source: Shuttertock Bitcoin (BTC) started this week off in good spirits, citing an impressive rise of around 8%. Interestingly, analysts are attributing some of this action to the close of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). Bitcoin’s 8% rise this week which left a gap in the CME futures chart | Source: TradingView On Labor Day, September 2, the CME closed up shop. Far from the typical bloody Monday the cryptocurrency markets typically exhibit, many crypto assets shot up seemingly following BTC’s…