Bitcoin bulls buy BTC’s $35K support retest as altcoins push higher

Calls for Bitcoin (BTC) to rally above $40,000 were dashed as the top cryptocurrency hit a wall of resistance which sparked a sell-off in the early trading hours.  Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView show the price of BTC fell as low as $34,368 before rebounding to its current price of $37,300. Daily cryptocurrency market performance. Source: Coin360 It’s possible that the excitement surrounding the announcement of a $1.9 trillion stimulus bill from the incoming Biden administration quickly morphed into a buy the rumor, sell the news event as questions…

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Bitcoin price rally to $37,850, signals that bulls intend to reclaim $40K

Bitcoin (BTC) price broke through the $35,000 resistance and appears to be stepping into a new range that would see the price trade between $38,000 to $40,000. Today’s recovery from the $34,000 level also appers to have invalidated what looked to be a bearish head and shoulders pattern forming on the 4-hour timeframe.  BTC/USDT 4-hour chart. Source: TradingView Reclaiming the $36,000 level as support may also assist with squashing the infantile narrative that Bitcoin price was entering a new bear market after this week’s 26.5% plunge shaved off $200 billion…

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5 factors show bulls control Ethereum price even after a 26% correction

On Jan. 4, Ether (ETH) price rallied to $1,160, which was followed by a 24% correction within the following four hours. What is clear is that investors are anxiously awaiting the CME’s ETH futures launch, which is scheduled for Feb. 8. Another factor driving the current rally is that Ether miners’ balances reached a two-year low, a scenario that some analysts view as bullish. The phenomenal growth of total value locked in decentralized finance projects has also played a part, especially considering that the metric reached $17.5 billion over the…

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Ethereum price targets $590 after bulls vigorously buy the ETH dip

Bitcoin’s Dec.8 breakdown to $17,650 weighed heavily on most altcoins and Ether was not spared from the carnage.  Daily cryptocurrency market performance. Source: Coin360 As the price of Bitcoin (BTC) dropped precariously close to a large CME gap at $17,000, Ether (ETH) price fell below the 20-MA to $529. At this level, Ether became oversold on RSI and the bounce from that region was strong enough to bring the price back to the 20-MA. ETH/USDT 4-hour chart. Source: TradingView At the time of writing the 20-MA is functioning as a…

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Bitcoin price, altcoins and the Dow set record highs as bulls run the market

On Tuesday, the bulls showed that they are in full control of the crypto market as Bitcoin (BTC) rallied to $19,418.97 and several top 10 altcoins went on a double-digit rampage to new 2020 highs. Notable performers of the day were Stellar Lumens (XLM) and XRP with a 53% and 38% gain respectively.  Daily cryptocurrency market performance. Source: Coin360 With all the excitement and anticipation surrounding the possibility of BTC moving to $20,000, crypto traders may have missed an equally impressive performance in traditional markets. On the same day the…

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Here’s why Ethereum bulls don’t care about Friday’s $40M ETH options expiry

In the last few days Bitcoin (BTC) price rallied within a hair of the $14,000 level and Ether (ETH) followed with a similarly strong performance but the altcoin failed to hold above the $400 physiological support.  Bitcoin and Ethereum year-to-date performance. Source: Digital Assets Data Although Ether price is below $400, data show traders are not worried about Friday’s options expiry. Investor optimism has been kept intact despite the recent decentralized finance (DeFi) lackluster performances. $80 million worth of Ether options are set to expire this Friday, but there has…

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Ethereum price back on track to $500 once bulls flip $400 to support

On Oct. 12 the price of Ether (ETH) soared 8.15% to reach a new monthly high at $387.75 on Binance. The rally from $366 to as high as $387.50 occurred as Bitcoin (BTC) price surged to $11,600, leading traders to speculate that the crypto bull market has restarted. Over the past few weeks Ether’s fundamentals have strengthened and despite a sharp downturn in the price of decentralized finance tokens, the number of active users in the Ethereum network has continued to grow. ETH/USDT daily chart. Source: TradingView.com Ether follows Bitcoin…

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‘Bulls have won’ — Bitcoin whale clusters suggest BTC trend reversal

Bitcoin (BTC) whale clusters indicate that the price could be in a short-term trend reversal after BTC’s recovery beyond $10,700. In the past two days, BTC price rose by nearly 6% from $10,135 to $10,755 across major exchanges. Whale clusters form when large investors accumulate Bitcoin and do not spend or move their holdings for significant periods of time. This typically indicates that whales expect BTC price to increase in the near term. The hourly map of Bitcoin whale clusters. Source: Whalemap Whalemap, an on-chain analysis firm that tracks whale…

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Bulls Stampede Toward $12K Bitcoin Price as Weekly Close Approaches

Bitcoin price is making a strong push toward $12,000 with just 24-hours before the weekly close occurs Despite multiple rejections at the $12K mark, BTC continues to make higher lows and traders are buying dips at underlying support levels Chainlink reached a new all-time high at $19.80 and Ether is struggling to push above $430 Cryptocurrency daily market performance snapshot. Source: Coin360 Typically, for Bitcoin (BTC), weekends are marked by reduced trading volume as day traders take a break and the CME Bitcoin markets are closed.  Experienced traders will also…

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Liquidations May Loom as Altcoin Bulls Hold Despite Shorts Spiking

Despite yesterday’s 8% crash in the price of Bitcoin (BTC) driving many BTC bulls from the markets, altcoin longs have only seen slight declines, with Ether (ETH) longs defying the trend with a slight rally test of recent all-time highs on Bitfinex. However, altcoin bears are quickly emerging from the woods, with shorts against many top altcoins piling up quickly amid Bitcoin’s recent drop.  With many altcoin bulls holding on despite the increase in shorts, numerous leading crypto assets could see a surge in liquidations regardless of what direction the…

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