Where will BTC end November 2021? 5 things to watch in Bitcoin this week

Bitcoin (BTC) is back at $57,000 as a new week begins after a late surge produced a much better weekly close than many expected. Making up for last week’s Coronavirus-induced sell-off and associated price dip, Bitcoin passed $58,000 overnight before consolidating higher, still up around 5.7% on the day. The outlook could hold many a surprise — Coronavirus nerves remain, as macro markets hint before the open, and sellers still have the option of taking advantage of leveraged optimists on the back of the latest gains. With everything to play…

Bitcoin Attempts Recovery, Why BTC Could Revisit $60K

Bitcoin started a fresh increase above $57,000 against the US Dollar. BTC could extend recovery and it might revisit the $60,000 resistance in the near term. Bitcoin started a fresh increase above the $57,000 and $57,500 levels. The price is now trading above $57,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance near $54,800 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair must clear the $60,000 resistance to continue higher in the near…

Bitcoin risks lowest weekly close in 2 months but BTC buyers stock up at $53K

Bitcoin (BTC) hovered around $54,000 on Nov. 28 as the upcoming weekly close showed signs of hitting two-month lows. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Buyers keen at $53,000 Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed a quiet 24 hours for BTC/USD after Friday’s $6,000 red candle. Although quiet into Sunday, the pair nonetheless dipped below a major zone of support on weekly timeframes, opening up the potential for its lowest end-of-week levels since late September. For trader and analyst Rekt Capital, $55,800 should be reclaimed to reverse this,…

US Bitcoin ETF favors Australian approval, but Aussies need to go further

On Oct. 19, 2021, the ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF (BITO) launched on the New York Stock Exchange. On its first day, the exchange-traded fund (ETF) saw an influx of close to $1 billion in natural volume and, within 24 hours, Bitcoin (BTC) itself would reach a new all-time high for its price in U.S. dollars. This comes a week after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission allowed the ETF’s application to expire, which effectively gave the okay for the product to move ahead.  This marks a significant step for the…

Bitcoin AUM falls 9.5% to record largest monthly pullback since July

While Bitcoin’s (BTC) position as a viable hedge against fiat inflation continues to attract investors, new data reflects a change in sentiment as Ethereum (ETH) and other cryptocurrency products pick up steam against falling Bitcoin assets under management (AUM). The Bitcoin AUM market fell 9.5% to $48.7 billion in November, marking the year’s largest month-on-month pullback since July, according to a CryptoCompare report. On the other hand, altcoin-based crypto funds such as ETH saw their AUM rise 5.4% to $16.6 billion. Monthly AUM of aggregated products. Source – CryptoCompare As…

Bitcoin sentiment in ‘wild’ divergence from reality as $53K BTC triggers ‘extreme fear’

Bitcoin (BTC) has stabilized at around $55,000 after dropping by $6,000 in a single day — but crypto market sentiment is still in shock. According to the Crypto Fear & Greed Index, as of Nov. 27, emotions are now at the most fearful since late September. Crypto sentiment dives into “extreme fear” Fear & Greed, which takes a basket of factors to compute a standardized sentiment score for crypto markets from 1-100, currently sits at 21. Friday took its toll on the metric, the score more than halving in 24…

Bitcoin drops below $54K, stocks sell-off after new COVID-19 variant emerges

Crypto exchange Deribit is the absolute leader in the Bitcoin (BTC) options markets, and on Nov. 24, the 25% delta skew indicator signaled that sentiment among pro traders was becoming “more bearish overall.” We’ve seen 25-Delta put skew moved from around 0% to almost 10-15% pending time to expiry since beginning of Nov implying a more bearish overall sentiment. Premiums for downward protection are getting more expensive.In the short term, this expiry has a Max pain of $58k. https://t.co/jhpT1riX3g — Deribit (@DeribitExchange) November 24, 2021 Bitcoin price appears to following…

Acid, Bitcoin mining and a bad trip to North Korea

Ethan Lou is a journalist turned Bitcoin miner turned two-time author whose latest book, Once a Bitcoin Miner: Scandal and Turmoil in the Cryptocurrency Wild West, is a modern western recount a gloomy millennial’s rebirth in the wild west of crypto — complete with scammers, party drugs and a North Korean crypto conference. “Want to go to a crypto conference in North Korea in April?” is not a common question, but was asked of me by Lou in early 2019. The Pyongyang Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference, attended by about 100…

Bitcoin reverses ‘bear market’ at $53.5K as Pfizer gains on fresh panic over coronavirus ‘Nu’ variant

Bitcoin (BTC) stemmed some of its losses as Wall Street opened on Nov. 26 after concern over a new COVID-19 variant spark a global market sell-off. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Pfizer gains as coronavirus panic sets in Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD ending its downturn at just above $53,500 on Bitstamp. The pair then added almost $1,500 as some sense of equilibrium returned to crypto markets, trading at around $54,400 at the time of writing. Both crypto and traditional assets were rattled on the…

Bitcoin too volatile to be adopted as legal tender, says BoE chief

Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey has expressed concerns over El Salvador’s adoption of Bitcoin (BTC) as legal tender after President Nayib Bukele announced the launch of Bitcoin City. Bailey argued that ​​El Salvador’s decision to adopt Bitcoin as a currency was alarming because consumers are likely to suffer from the cryptocurrency’s extreme volatility. Trading around $43,000 on the first day of El Salvador’s Bitcoin adoption as legal tender, Bitcoin surged to a new historical high above $68,000 on Nov. 9. BTC’s price has significantly tumbled since then, with Bitcoin…