Ethereum (ETH) Outpaces Bitcoin, Why Bulls Aim Larger Increase

Ethereum is up over 5% and it broke the $2,400 resistance against the US Dollar. ETH price outpaced bitcoin and it seems like there are chances of more gains above $2,450. Ethereum started a fresh increase and it managed to surpass the $2,320 resistance zone. The price is now trading well above $2,300 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $2,340 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could correct lower, but the bulls…

Bitcoin bulls control Friday’s $1.7B monthly options expiry

On Friday, July 30, a total of 42,850 Bitcoin (BTC) option contracts ($1.7 billion) are set to expire. This might be the first time since the May 21 weekly expiry that bulls will be able to profit from the $40,000 call (buy) options.  The most recent surge in price may have been prompted by the rumor that Amazon would accept crypto payments, but after the e-commerce giant denied these rumors, BTC has held relatively steady. According to options markets, regardless of the reason behind the recent market strength, a few…

Bitcoin Eyes Key Upside Break, Why Bulls Remain In Control

Bitcoin price remained in a positive zone above the $39,000 level against the US Dollar. BTC is likely to climb further higher above $40,500 and $41,000. Bitcoin is trading nicely above the $38,200 and $38,500 support levels. The price is now trading well above $38,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a key contracting triangle forming with resistance near $40,200 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is likely to gain bullish momentum if it clears $40,200 and $40,500. Bitcoin…

Small-cap altcoins push higher as Bitcoin bulls fight to hold $40,000

Bitcoin’s (BTC) recent surge above $40,000 injected a healthy dose of bullish optimism into the crypto market and further proof of this comes from the Crypto Fear and Greed index which has decreased from ‘extreme’ to ‘neutral‘.  Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows that the top movers over the past 24 hours are Linear (LINA), WazirX (WRX) and Storj (STORJ). Top 7 coins with the highest 24-hour price change. Source: Cointelegraph Markets Pro The overall market conditions continue to improve following the now denied rumors that Amazon would…

The Ominous Ethereum Comparison That Will Leave Bulls Petrified

All across finance, the conversation of the day has been centered around China and the ongoing regulatory crackdown  As it pertains to the crypto market and assets like Bitcoin and Ethereum, holders are wondering if there could be spillover effect and additional FUD that could on the ongoing recovery in play. But it is in the Tencent chart itself that suffered a devastating collapse today that should have Ethereum bulls worried due to a frightening comparison between the two. Making matters worse, knocking on wood won’t help, as the Lumber…

Chicago Bulls team up with Shopify to launch NFT series

The NBA’s Chicago Bulls have launched NFTs depicting six championship wins from the 1990s via leading e-commerce platform Shopify. Shopify is a multinational firm that provides website-based storefronts and payments infrastructure. Shopify president, Harley Finklestein, announced the NFT drop on Twitter earlier today. If you’ve spent 1 minute on the internet this year, you’ve seen a lot about NFTs. @Shopify we are making it easier for our merchants to sell NFTs directly through their stores, with one of the first being the @ChicagoBulls NFT store. https://t.co/Qv2wKO7RCS — Harley Finkelstein (@harleyf)…

BTC bulls await breakout above 50-day EMA

A four-day winning streak brought the Bitcoin (BTC) prices closer to testing its 50-day exponential moving average (~$35,115) as resistance. The wave, which was instrumental in strengthening Bitcoin’s bullish bias across 2020 as support, flipped to become a resistance during the May 2021 sell-off. In doing so, it capped the cryptocurrency from extending its upside rebound moves many times. For instance, Bitcoin’s drop from $56,900 to $30,000 in mid-May prompted bulls to buy the dip. As a result, the cryptocurrency shot back above $40,000 but found its bullish momentum exhausting…

Bitcoin Trim Losses, Why Bulls Need To Overcome $32.5K For More Upsides

Bitcoin price started a strong upward move from the $29,250 support zone against the US Dollar. BTC must settle above $32,000 and $32,500 for more upsides in the near term. Bitcoin started a strong increase above the $30,000 and $31,000 resistance levels. The price is now trading well above $31,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $31,250 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could correct gains, but the…

Bitcoin bulls defend yearly open after BTC price rebounds 5.5% from $29K

Bitcoin (BTC) bulls could celebrate a modest victory on July 21 after record bids kept BTC/USD its 2021 opening price. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView $31,000 back in play for BTC Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed the largest cryptocurrency avoiding a trip lower than $29,000 over the past 24 hours. After breaking through $30,000 support, concerns swiftly mounted that Bitcoin would surpass even its May lows and continue towards $24,000 or lower. These ultimately did not come to pass, thanks to, as Cointelegraph reported, the “biggest…

Bulls largely absent as Bitcoin price slips to the bottom of its range near $32K

Within the past few hours, a fresh wave of selling pushed Bitcoin (BTC) price close to the $32,000 support level as the low trading volume and general disinterest from traders saw the price revisit the lower section of its current range. BTC/USDT 4-hour chart. Source: TradingView The price of Ether (ETH) also fell under pressure alongside Bitcoin as the building momentum ahead of the network’s upcoming London Hard Fork failed to support a price above $2,000, resulting in a daily low of $1,918. Bitcoin’s compression range tightens Some insights into…