Funds locked in DeFi surge $1B as analyst tips post-election bull run

Following a six week cooling-off period for the majority of decentralized finance protocols, the DeFi bulls are back in action as total value locked surges to new record highs. The amount of crypto collateral locked across various DeFi protocols has hit a new all-time high of $12.3 billion according to DeFi Pulse. In just 48 hours, over one billion dollars has been added to the total USD value, although precise figures vary on other analytics platforms such as Coingecko and Coinmarketcap. TVL on Coingecko’s tracker reports it to be around…

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Calm before the storm? Analyst says $20K Bitcoin possible in 3 months

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has been consolidating within a tight range for several months. If the top cryptocurrency successfully breaks out, Bitazu Capital founding partner Mohit Sorout says a record-high would be imminent. Since July 2020, Bitcoin has been ranging between $10,200 and $11,800, a 15% range. It has seen subdued volatility for a prolonged period, except for some short instances of a volatility spike. When Bitcoin stays stable for a long time in a tight price range, a major price movement typically occurs.  Whether a breakout would occur…

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Profit taking Bitcoin miners won’t stop the next bull run: On-chain analyst

Historical data shows that some miners began to sell Bitcoin (BTC) at the end of July, leading to increased selling pressure in the cryptocurrency market. Eventually, the dominant cryptocurrency fell steeply from mid-August, recording a 13% fall and since then BTC has struggled to retake the $12K mark. Bitcoin selling by miners from 2017-2020. Source: CryptoQuant According to CryptoQuant CEO Ki Young Ju, continued selling by miners might not be enough to prevent a bull run. On-chain data analysis firms closely observe the movements of miners and whales because they…

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Analyst: 1,500 Bitcoins Lost Every Day, Less Than 14 Million Coins Will Ever Circulate

A cryptocurrency analyst, Timothy Peterson claims that 1,500 bitcoins are lost each day meaning only 14 million BTC will ever circulate. The figure is at odds with the estimate of many organizations including Markets.bitcoin.com which place the figure at 18.5 million coins. Still, Peterson, who is the CAIA Manager at Cane Island Alternative Advisors, argues the merits of his assertions by pointing to how this average daily loss dwarfs the 900 bitcoins that are mined every day. Furthermore, to support his contention, Peterson points to a research note published by…

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Bitcoin will continue appreciating, although at a slower pace than in the past, Bloomberg analyst explains

Mike McGlone, Senior Commodity Strategist at Bloomberg, is convinced Bitcoin will continue to appreciate thanks to its fixed supply coupled with increasing demand.  “I don’t see what [could] make it stop doing what [it’s] been doing for the last 10 years. And that’s going up”, he told Cointelegraph in a recent interview.  McGlone sees Bitcoin’s capped supply as the main feature. He said that this potentially makes it a better store of value than gold, the total amount of which is unknown.  Given the fixed supply, Bitcoin is going to…

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Veteran Analyst Peter Brandt Scorns ‘XRP’s Bag Holder,’ Compares Ripple to the Fed

Veteran trader Peter Brandt knocked the digital currency XRP on Thursday and compared the crypto token company Ripple to the U.S. Federal Reserve. Brandt said he believes the company behind the coin will double the token supply, and he doesn’t understand why “otherwise smart people” have drank the “XRP-Kool-aide.” A number of digital currency investors believe in XRP, the fourth largest crypto asset by market capitalization, is going to be the bridge between banks and cryptocurrency. A number of other crypto enthusiasts despise XRP and think that the distributed ledger…

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Altseason Imminent: ‘Most Altcoins Should Gain on Bitcoin Soon,’ Says Veteran Analyst

During the last 30 and 90-day intervals, a number of altcoins have done much better than bitcoin, as far as price percentage increases are concerned. Last Thursday, the popular analyst Peter Brandt told his 360,000 followers that the price of ethereum saw a “significant breakout” against bitcoin. Moreover, a number of cryptocurrency proponents have been feverishly discussing a possible “altcoin season” coming in the near future. Veteran Analyst Peter Brandt Eyes an Ethereum Breakout Three days ago, the veteran trader and crypto analyst Peter Brandt explained that a recent ETH/BTC…

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Popular Analyst Reveals New Bitcoin Pricing Model: Prediction Suggests ‘Bullish Run a Month Away’

The popular bitcoin analyst Willy Woo told his 132,000 Twitter followers that he’s working on a new pricing model that suggests a bull run is imminent. In fact, Woo says the model suggests bitcoin is close to “another bullish run” with “maybe another month to go.” The price of bitcoin (BTC) has been declining during the last seven days, as BTC has lost 2% overall this past week. The value has been bouncing back and forth between $8,800 to a touch over $10k per BTC. At the time of writing…

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Market Update: Bitcoin World Reserve Theories, Market Cap Loses $16B, Analyst Predicts $7,500 ETH

Digital currency markets are down on Sunday evening roughly 2.14% as global trade volume has slid by 31% this weekend. Coins like ethereum, bitcoin, litecoin, and bitcoin cash are all down between 1-2% in the last 24 hours. Crypto Assets Shed $16 Billion in Two Days At the time of publication, the cryptocurrency market capitalization is around $261 billion and it has lost around $16 billion in the last two days. In addition to the market cap losses stemming from all 5,000+ coins, global trade volumes have been lower than…

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Crypto Analyst Releases Stock-to-Flow Model Indicator for BTC Bull Run

Crypto analyst PlanB released a key indicator for its stock-to-flow price prediction model which could signal a Bitcoin bull run to $100,000 by 2021 has just begun. PlanB confirmed on Twitter on May 31 that the red dot — indicating a price increase — was now present in its stock-to-flow (S2F) model, a price prediction model for Bitcoin (BTC). #Bitcoin S2F chart update .. RED DOT RELEASED!!! pic.twitter.com/iNTjbf9b9K — PlanB (@100trillionUSD) May 31, 2020 The S2F model treats BTC as a commodity like gold or silver, evaluating the existing supply…

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