Bitcoin price plunges below $43K in minutes in crypto market rout

Bitcoin (BTC) fell sharply as trading continued on Sept. 7 as a volatile day took BTC price action below $43,000 in one of the most volatile days of the year. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart. Source: TradingView Whales blamed for major BTC sell-off Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView captured the volatility as Bitcoin suddenly lost the psychological $50,000 level. The move came just hours after analysts jointly agreed that BTC/USD must hold $50,000 in order to preserve bullish momentum. One of them, Cointelegraph’s Michaël van de Poppe, highlighted $49,500 as…

The total market cap of public crypto stocks has quadrupled since January

The combined market cap of publicly-listed crypto firms has roughly quadrupled this year while the number of public digital asset firms has increased by 28% over the same period. A new report from CoinShares estimates that public “cryptocurrency pure play companies” were worth roughly $25 billion at the start of the year, with mining firms and financial service providers representing the lion’s share of value. While the report notes that 16 digital asset firms have gone public this year — increasing the number of public crypto companies to 57 public…

Is Ethereum’s rally signaling the next bull market phase for Bitcoin above $50K?

Bitcoin (BTC) has been seeing some consolidation below $50,000 as a psychological barrier. However, during this pullback, several big altcoins have been surging in price, suggesting that the alt season isn’t over yet. Meanwhile, Bitcoin’s price faces a crucial resistance to break through, while Ether (ETH) is already cracking that resistance, hitting a three-month high versus BTC and facing a run toward the next resistance around the all-time high. The primary question is now whether this Ether breakout is a signal for Bitcoin to follow suit and break through the resistance…

‘Remarkable’ on-chain metrics could spell Bitcoin, Ethereum bull market return — New report

Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) have started showing “remarkable” bullish divergences that echo the start of bullish price trends. That’s according to the latest data collected by on-chain analytics firm Glassnode this week. BTC, ETH data mimics “mid to late 2020” In its latest weekly report, “The Week On-chain,” Glassnode revealed that while price action remains quiet, on-chain metrics suggest that it could well be lagging behind much more bullish sentiment. “As the Bitcoin and wider cryptocurrency market rallies higher, a remarkable on-chain divergence continues to form across both Bitcoin and…

Dubai to benefit from expanding crypto market, Bittrex Global CEO says

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Dubai are among the friendliest jurisdictions for the cryptocurrency industry, according to Stephen Stonberg, CEO of Bittrex Global crypto exchange. Dubai is likely to benefit from the expanding crypto market in the Middle East as local regulators increasingly accept blockchain-related technologies, Stonberg said in a Sunday Bloomberg interview. The UAE and Dubai are “doing all the right things and they’re going to attract a lot of regional projects” in the cryptocurrency industry, Stonberg said. He stated that these jurisdictions provide a “great place” to set…

Cointelegraph’s The Market Report is now live

Following an impressive run, the Bitcoin (BTC) price was firmly rejected at $50,000 this week, casting some doubts about the resumption of the bull market. Cardano’s ADA, meanwhile, is finally showing signs of slowing down after doubling in two weeks.  Resident experts Jordan Finneseth and Marcel Pechman take a deep dive into where we are in the Bitcoin cycle and what we could expect heading into September, which is traditionally a volatile month for crypto. We also welcome Dan McDermitt from The Chart Guys to share some technical analysis on…

Binance denies allegations of market manipulation

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance is pushing back against allegations of market manipulation and working against the interest of its users. In a Monday Twitter thread, Binance seemingly laid the blame for any claims of manipulating the crypto market on publications spreading fear, uncertainty, and doubt as well as certain individuals impersonating employees at the exchange. The firm said it “reserves the right to take legal action to protect its interests,” but was not opposed to “responsible whistle-blowing that protects the trust of our community.” “Binance has never traded against our…

Bitcoin Breakout Beyond $50K Brings Bull Market Fractal Back In View

Bitcoin price is back above $50,000 and its return to the key resistance level has brought a potential bull market fractal back into focus. The bullish fractal in question suggests that another leg up in the crypto bull cycle is coming, matching the epic 2013 rally grand finale. If the potentially repeating price pattern playing out similarly isn’t quite enough to convince, two separate technical indicators on monthly timeframes also appear to match the conditions that prompted one of the largest rallies in the cryptocurrency’s history. Is A Clean Break…

Crypto Market Goes Into “Extreme Greed,” What This Means For Bitcoin

Bitcoin is still headed for the moon even as the weekend goes on. The price of the asset has not seen much in the way of a downturn following its massive price increase from last month. Overall sentiments in the crypto market are still very positive, as evidenced in the Fear & Greed Index. The index which had spent the better part of the last two months following the market all-time high has now turned into the most coveted territory. The crypto Fear & Greed shows that the market has…

Bitcoin price returns above $47K as crypto market shrugs off Binance KYC news

Bitcoin (BTC) abruptly exited lower levels to challenge firm resistance on Friday in further inspiration for bulls.  BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitcoin coils up beneath major sell wall Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD hitting local highs of $47,415 on Bitstamp overnight on Thursday. The pair had received a welcome boost from news of a Bitcoin fund launch from Wells Fargo, which fuelled 24-hour gains of over 5%. Now, Bitcoin was primed to challenge established resistance levels at $47,000 and higher — these nonetheless keeping…