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…

JPMorgan sees higher BTC price potential, a16z unveils $4.5 billion crypto fund, and PayPal hints at more crypto and blockchain involvement: Hodler’s Digest, May 22-28

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Andreessen Horowitz closes $4.5 billion crypto fund amid market turmoil Venture capital player Andreessen Horowitz, or a16z, has unveiled a new $4.5 billion cryptocurrency fund. The a16z fund is the fourth of its kind and more than double the amount of its third crypto investment…

Bitcoin price action decouples from stock markets, but not in a good way

This week the stock markets began to flash a little green and Bitcoin (BTC) is decoupling from traditional markets but not in a good way. The cryptocurrency is down 3% while the Nasdaq Composite tech-heavy stock market index is up 3.1%. May 27 data from the United States Commerce Department shows that the personal savings rate fell to 4.4% in April to reach the lowest level since 2008 and crypto traders are worried that worsening global macroeconomic conditions could add to investors’ aversion to risky assets. For example, Invesco QQQ…

STEPN rebounds sharply after falling 80% in a month — is GMT price bottoming out?

A massive downtrend in the STEPN (GMT) prices witnessed in the last 30 days appears to be nearing exhaustion. GMT’s price has rebounded by nearly 35%—from $0.80 on May 27 to $0.99 on May 28. Interestingly, the upside retracement started after the price fell in the same range, which had acted as support before GMT’s 500% and 120% price rallies in March and early May, respectively. GMT/USD daily price chart. Source: TradingView Additionally, the rebound further preceded an 80% drop from its record high of $4.50, established on April 27,…

Bitcoin Price Resumes Decline, Why BTC Remains At Risk

Bitcoin spiked below the key $28,500 support zone against the US Dollar. BTC is declining and might continue to move down towards the $27,500 support. Bitcoin is moving lower and facing a major resistance near the $29,600 zone. The price is now trading below the $29,000 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $29,600 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could continue to move down if it settles below the…

Falling wedge pattern points to eventual Ethereum price reversal, but traders expect more pain first

The cryptocurrency market was hit with another round of selling on May 26 as Bitcoin (BTC) price dropped to $28,000 and Ether (ETH) briefly fell under $1,800. The ETH/BTC pair also dropped below what traders deem to be an important ascending trendline, a move that traders say could result in Ether price correcting to new lows. ETH/USDT 1-day chart. Source: TradingView Here’s a rundown of what several analysts in the market are saying about the move lower for Ethereum and what it could mean for its price in the near term.…

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 Remains In Range, Why The Bulls Need To Take Control

Bitcoin retested the key $28,500 support zone against the US Dollar. BTC is rising and the bulls might aim a clear move above the $30,600 resistance. Bitcoin is trading in a major range below the $30,600 resistance zone. The price is now trading near the $29,800 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a crucial bearish trend line forming with resistance near $29,950 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could gain pace if there is a clear move above…

Bitcoin Price Moves Higher In Range, $30.6K Still Presents Resistance

Bitcoin remained strong above the $28,500 support against the US Dollar. BTC is rising, but it must clear $28,500 to move into a positive zone. Bitcoin started a fresh increase after it tested the $28,500 support zone. The price is now trading above the $29,500 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $29,800 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could continue to move higher towards the key $30,600 resistance…