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…

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Mercado Bitcoin partners with Stellar to create MVP for Brazilian CBDC

Brazilian exchange Mercado Bitcoin announced its partnership with the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) on Tuesday. The company said it intends to develop one of the nine projects selected for the LIFT Challenge Real Digital, promoted by the Central Bank of Brazil. The LIFT Challenge Real Digital are a collaborative environment carried out by the Central Bank of Brazil (Bacen), in partnership with National Federation of Associations of Central Bank Servers (Fenasbac). With the announcement of Stellar’s integration, SDF will join the consortium created by Mercado Bitcoin to develop solutions for Real…

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Assuming Bitcoin plays nice, higher timeframe analysis points to $90 Solana (SOL) price

Solana price has begun to consolidate in a tightening range and if the wider market remains stable, it’s possible that SOL could break out in the short-term. SOL’s upside potential in the short-term could be significant with the move itself occurring quickly. The 2022 Volume Profile between $53 and $90 is extremely thin, indicating that any daily close above $53 would easily move towards the next high volume node in the $90 value area. In addition, the 50% Fibonacci retracement of the all-time high to the July 26, 2021 weekly…

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Bitcoin price returns to weekly lows under $29K as Nasdaq leads fresh US stocks dive

Bitcoin (BTC) fell on the May 24 Wall Street open as weakness in stocks saw sell-side pressure return. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Equities give crypto no respite Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC/USD as it revisited its lowest levels of the past seven days. At the time of writing, BTC/USD traded at around $28,800 amid volatility, having hit $28,614 on Bitstamp — a zone last seen on May 18. The S&P 500 lost 2.4% on the open, while the Nasdaq 100 managed a 3.5% decline.…

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Bitcoin price may bottom at $15.5K if it retests this lifetime historical support level

Bitcoin (BTC) could be in for a return to levels not seen since before its 2020 bull market if history repeats itself. That was according to new analysis released on May 24, which studied Bitcoin’s interaction with its 200-week moving average (WMA). Bitcoin floor target could be between $15,500 and $19,000 In a Twitter thread, popular trader and analyst Rekt Capital explained how BTC/USD could behave should it fall to retest the 200WMA. A lifeline throughout Bitcoin’s history, the 200WMA is a constantly rising line of last support that has…

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Bitcoin should be seen from an innovation perspective, says Miami mayor

Miami mayor Francis Suarez believes that Bitcoin (BTC) should be seen from an innovation perspective rather than just as an investment asset. Suarez’s comments came during his discussion on “The Future of Crypto” on the third day of the ongoing World Economic Forum (WEF) 2022 at Davos. He said: “We live in a world where investors only look at things from a return perspective, but Bitcoin should be seen from an innovative and technology perspective.” When asked about his views on the volatility debate in the crypto market, Suarez said…

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Russia’s updated crypto mining bill cuts tax amnesty for Bitcoin miners

In less than a month, the draft of a crypto mining bill in the Russian parliament has lost several key points, such as the obligation for mining operators to join a special registry and a one-year tax amnesty for all those who’ve registered. As the reasoning goes, the previous draft would lead to federal budget losses.  The fresh draft of the law “On mining in Russian Federation,” dating to May 20, appeared in the database of the lower chamber of the Russian parliament, the State Duma. The document bears several…

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Bitcoin dives to fill CME gap amid claim new all-time highs will take 2 years

Bitcoin (BTC) stuck to “rangebound movements” into May 24 as price action avoided expected volatility. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView No joy for BTC bulls after DXY downmove Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD returning to circle $29,000 after failing to hold $30,000 support. On hourly timeframes, the pair thus continued a familiar pattern of swings between the two zones, refusing to explore more extreme territory either up or down. “The crucial breaker for Bitcoin is again the $29.4K area. If that breaks -> next test…

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Bitcoin Price Stuck In Key Range, Why Dips Might Be Limited

Bitcoin failed again to clear the $30,600 resistance zone against the US Dollar. BTC is declining, but the bulls might remain active near $28,500. Bitcoin failed to gain strength for a move above the $30,600 resistance zone. The price is now trading below the $30,000 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was break below a major bullish trend line with support near $29,800 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could continue to move down towards the main $28,700 support…

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Is Bitcoin Headed For A Recovery?

Bitcoin for the past two months has been closing consecutive weeks in the red. The previous week had seen it close its seventh consecutive weekly candle for the first time in history, and although investors hoped that this would end with a reversal, the digital asset has gone on to mark another week in the red. This makes it the first time ever for bitcoin to see eight consecutive weekly closes, causing major panic among crypto investors. Eight Weeks Red Not Bad? Normally when a large digital asset such as…

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