3 reasons why traders expect Bitcoin to retake $60K before November ends

The cryptocurrency market saw a boost in sentiment after the price of Bitcoin (BTC) surged above $58,000 in a long-awaited move that rejuvenated traders who have been anxiously waiting for a resumption of the uptrend. BTC/USDT 4-hour chart. Source: TradingView Here’s a look at what analysts and traders are saying about Nov. 29’s price action and whether or not Bitcoin is likely to reclaim the $60,000 level. A $60,000 retest is “on the horizon” Bitcoin’s sudden move to $58,000 may have had caught some traders off guard, but according to…

Is Bitcoin Beginning A “Golden” Recovery?

Less than a week ago on November 23 was Fibonacci Day. Not even a week later, a crucial ratio related to the Fibonacci Sequence and the Divine Proportion might have called the Bitcoin bottom near perfectly. Could the current recovery across crypto be the “golden rally” that leads to the end of the bull cycle and new all-time highs? So-Called “Bearish” Bitcoin Bounces At 0.618 Fibonacci Retracement Level If you read the majority of tweets across crypto Twitter, they tend to lean bearish. At the same time, the crypto market…

BIS Innovation Hub partners with Fed to support analysis of digital assets

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has announced it will be partnering with the Bank for International Settlements Innovation Hub as part of the launch of its New York Innovation Center, an initiative aimed at exploring technology used to develop the global financial system.  In a Monday speech for the opening of the New York Innovation Center, Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell said the partnership would support the agency’s analysis of digital currencies including the rollout of a central bank digital currency, or CBDC. The center plans to support…

DeFi TVL hits new highs while Metaverse tokens show signs of exhaustion

Sentiment in the cryptocurrency market is back on the rise on Nov. 29 as the recent dip down into the “extreme fear” zone on the Crypto Fear and Greed Index slightly improved after Bitcoin (BTC) recovered above the $57,000 support, lifting the index higher into the “fear” zone. Fear & Greed Index. Source: Alternative.me Despite the overall “fear” and “extreme fear” sentiments that have been dominating the market since the index began to decrease on Nov. 16, several sub-sectors of the cryptocurrency market including Metaverse-related projects and gaming protocols have seen…

Charity platform expects significantly larger crypto than fiat donations for Giving Tuesday

Engiven, a crypto donation platform that has helped facilitate contributions to the Salvation Army and others, expects religious groups and non-profit organizations will see significant charitable payments in crypto tomorrow for Giving Tuesday. The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is celebrated in the United States marks a day when people and organizations come together to donate their time and money towards worthwhile causes — but not limited to any single country. Engiven founder James Lawrence said he expects to see more crypto-based donations as part of the global generosity movement, given the…

Key data points suggest the crypto market’s short-term correction is over

The performance of cryptocurrencies in the past 7 days might have seemed slightly unexciting, especially since the total market capitalization increased by “only” 1.8% to reach $2.7 trillion. However, even with the muted price action, some altcoins managed a decent rally. Bitcoin (BTC), on the other hand, was down 6% until Nov. 28, but it still managed to close the week up 1.5% after a $3,200 rally on Sunday night.  Winners and losers from the top 80 coins. Source: Nomics Metaverse tokens are still pushing to new highs The metaverse…

Galaxy Digital raises $500 million in convertible debt to fund business expansion

Galaxy Digital, a cryptocurrency brokerage and merchant bank founded by billionaire investor Michael Novogratz, announced on Monday that it would be issuing $500 million in exchangeable senior notes to accelerate business initiatives. The debt is convertible into company equity and bears an interest rate of 3% per annum, with maturity in 2026. New expansion areas include nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, with the firm committing $62 million of its capital into 22 NFT-related companies since the start of the year. Over the years, Galaxy Digital founder and CEO Mike Novogratz has…

Former Citi banker launches $1.5B crypto fund, taps Algorand as first partner

A Wall Street veteran with over 14 years of experience has launched a new venture fund dedicated to cryptocurrency and blockchain startups, offering further evidence that smart money investors are pivoting to the emerging world of digital assets.  On Monday, former Citi executive Matt Zhang introduced Hivemind Capital Partners, a $1.5 billion multi-strategy fund designed to bootstrap promising crypto plays and “institutionalize crypto investing.” The fund will prioritize projects focused on building crypto infrastructure, virtual worlds and programmable money, and will also trade digital assets as part of its underlying…

India ponders going full China on crypto, Nov. 22–29

Are big emerging economies more likely to gravitate toward blanket crypto bans? China has set a precedent, and now it appears as if India could be weighing a similar policy direction: A bill containing a proposed ban on all “private cryptocurrencies” will go in front of the nation’s parliament sometime this winter. The measure is designed to clear the way for India’s central bank to advance its digital currency agenda. Whether a sovereign central bank digital currency can coexist with a thriving market of “private” cryptos will be one of…

MicroStrategy purchases $414.4 million worth of Bitcoin, with total BTC balance eclipsing $3.5 billion

Michael Saylor, CEO of enterprise data analytics company MicroStrategy, announced Monday via a Twitter post and company filing that the firm purchased an additional 7,002 Bitcoin (BTC), worth approximately $414.4 million, at an average price of $59,187 per coin. MicroStrategy sold 571,001 shares of company stock between Oct. 1 and Nov. 29 at $732.16 apiece, raising a total of $414.4 million in cash. MicroStrategy has purchased an additional 7,002 bitcoins for ~$414.4 million in cash at an average price of ~$59,187 per #bitcoin. As of 11/29/21 we #hodl ~121,044 bitcoins acquired for ~$3.57 billion at an average price…