Key Bitcoin price metrics say BTC bottomed, but traders still fear a drop to $10K

The crypto market is currently going through a period of heightened volatility as global economic conditions continue to worsen amid a backdrop of rising inflation and interest rates.  As the headwinds impacting global financial markets beat down all traces of bullish sentiment, many crypto investors are predicting that Bitcoin (BTC) price could drop to as low as $10,000 before a market bottom is found. BTC/USDT 1-day chart. Source: TradingView While many traders scoffed at the idea of BTC falling below its 2017 all-time high, the recent dip to $17,600 suggests…

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Apecoin Lost Around $2.5 Billion in Its Market Cap in May as Fear About Fading Investor Appetite Emerges

ApeCoin, one of the fastest rising coins in the crypto space, was one of the cryptocurrencies that was heavily impacted by the crypto disaster that rocked the market in May. Although the coin’s price showed robust performance in these turbulent market conditions, its market cap was affected. The coin now trades at $4.25 with a 4.1% increase in the last seven days, selling below its new swing high of $4.35. Data from Coingecko on Thursday showed that ApeCoin is among the top 50 crypto assets by market capitalization as the…

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NEXO Price Drops by 40% In Three Days as Fear From Defi Contagion and Insolvency Crypto Fund Grows

The price of Nexo (NEXO) kept falling on June 15 as crypto lending firms continued to be shaken by the crypto winter season. Nexo was speculated to be related to Three Arrows Capital (3AC), a Dubai-based crypto fund at risk of going insolvent. However, the company has denied the rumors of exposure to the company and has 100% liquidity to meet its debt obligations. NEXO, a security token at a cryptocurrency lending platform bearing the same name, fell by almost 25% to $0.61 a unit, its lowest price valuation since…

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‘Extreme fear’ grips Bitcoin price, but analysts point to signs of a potential reversal

The cryptocurrency market settled into a holding pattern on May 25 after traders opted to sit on the sidelines ahead of the midday Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting where the Federal Reserve signaled that it intends to continue on its path of raising interest rates. According to data from Alternative.me, the Fear and Greed Index seeing its longest run of extreme fear since the market crash in Mach 2020. Crypto Fear & Greed Index. Source: Alternative Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows that the price action for…

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Market Sentiment Dangerously Negative As Crypto Fear Index Drops To Two-Year Low

Crypto market sentiment has dropped into the far negative once more. This has been one in the making ever since the Terra crash had begun and investors had scrambled to leave the market. A culmination of this and speculations that the market is headed into one of the longest bear trends ever recorded has now seen sentiment fall to levels not recorded since 2020. In The Extreme Fear Region Now, the crypto market sentiment has not been positive for a while. Most of the last two months have been spent…

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Bitcoin price bottom signals flash as Fear and Greed Index matches March 2020 lows

Bitcoin (BTC) has fallen by over 67% in 2022 and is now wobbling between a tight trading range defined by $28,000 as interim support and $30,500 as interim resistance. The selloff appears in the wake of the Federal Reserve’s hawkish policy and the uncertainties in the crypto market led by Terra (LUNA), an algorithmic stablecoin project whose native token LUNA fell by 99% earlier in the month. Nonetheless, Bitcoin’s decline has somewhat cooled down as May draws to a close, leaving speculators with the hope that the token is in…

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Contrarian Bitcoin investors identify buy zones even as extreme fear grips the market

Bitcoin (BTC) support at the $30,000 level has proven to be quite resilient amidst the turmoil of the past two weeks with many tokens in the top 100 now showing signs of consolidation after prices bounced off their recent lows. Fear & Greed Index. Source: Alternative.me During high volatility and sell-offs, it’s difficult to take a contrarian view and traders might consider putting some distance from all the noise and negative news-flow to focus on their core convictions and reason for originally investing in Bitcoin. Several data points suggest that…

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Fear & Greed Index hits lowest since March 2020 even as Bitcoin price hits $30.5K

Bitcoin (BTC) returned to $30,500 on May 17 amid hopes that a retest of 2017 highs could be avoided. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView $20,000 retest ‘highly unlikely’ Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD climbing after the daily close to tentatively build on $30,000. Still, in a multi-day range, the pair was yet to decide on a meaningful upward or downward trajectory, while volatility ebbed into the new week. Amid concerns that a major retracement could take it below last week’s ten-month lows, popular analyst Credible…

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Bitcoin fights to hold $29K as fear of regulation and Terra’s UST implosion hit crypto hard

Bitcoin (BTC) price initially bounced from its recent low at $29,000 but the overall market sentiment after a 25% price drop in five days is still largely negative. Currently, the crypto “Fear and Greed Index,” which uses volatility, volume, social metrics, Bitcoin dominance and Google trends data, has plunged to its lowest level since March 2020 and at the moment, there appears to be little protecting the market against further downside. Crypto “Fear and Greed index”. Source: Alternative.me Regulation continues to weigh down the markets Regulation is still the main…

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Bitcoin Turns Bearish In The Short TermsAs Market Dives Into Extreme Fear

Bitcoin has seen some better days but that does not mean that the cryptocurrency is no longer a viable choice. The thing is that the recent downtrend has set it on a bearish path and with the market halfway to the next halving, it could very well be that the market is headed into another stretched-out bear. This is certainly the case for the short term given how the digital asset has been performing lately. Coupled with current investor sentiment and it is a recipe for disaster. Market Turns Fearful…

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