BAT price hits new high after 30% daily rally as Basic Attention Token bucks crypto downtrend

Basic Attention Token (BAT) rallied to a new record high on Nov. 26 even as global markets plunged in tandem on fears about a highly mutated variant of Covid19 detected in South Africa. BAT’s price surged over 30% on Friday to reach $1.88 for the first time in history, with its market capitalization rising to $2.74 billion. Its climb appeared in contrast to the cryptocurrency market that lost up to nearly $283 billion in the same period. BAT market capitalization. Source: CoinMarketCap BAT snubs crypto crash Bitcoin (BTC), the world’s largest…

Bitcoin offers ‘Black Friday deal’ with sub-$55K BTC price — just like 2020

Bitcoin (BTC) may be down 20% from all-time highs, but this is a golden opportunity to “buy the dip,” analysts argue. Black Friday is living up to its name in crypto this year as both Bitcoin and many altcoins trade at their lowest in six weeks. Misgivings over $53,000 floor After an overnight sell-off sparked by a declining dollar and macro markets rattled by a new Coronavirus variant, BTC/USD is trading near $54,000. As mainstream media highlight the fall, others are far from concerned, however — current prices arguably offer…

PEOPLE price pumps 200% as new ‘We The People’ token unveiled

PEOPLE, the governance token of ConstitutionDAO, soared in value by nearly 200% in just 24 hours despite its trading volumes falling off the cliff in the same period, data on CoinMarketCap shows. The cost to purchase 1 PEOPLE token surged to $0.0321 compared to $0.0110 24 hours ago. In contrast, its trading volumes across the crypto exchanges dropped by almost 100% to over $181,000, reflecting that the ongoing bullish move had very little support behind it.  PEOPLE price performance on a 24-hour adjusted timeframe. Source: CoinMarketCap The story so far…

Bitcoin ‘solidifies’ support at $58K as BTC price volatility hits 7-month low

Bitcoin (BTC) hit multi-day highs of $58,300 overnight into Nov. 25 with investors betting on the reduced likelihood of a further major price dip. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD ranging above $57,000 Thursday, printing a higher low on the daily chart. This, trader and analyst Rekt Capital believes, shows support “solidifying” at current levels, with hope, therefore, remaining of a more convincing trend reversal. “Bitcoin has certainly solidified its support here, producing a long downside wick into the bottom of…

Coinbase acquires crypto wallet provider BRD’s team as utility token price surges 500%

Crypto wallet provider BRD said “nothing will change” for users following an acquisition from major U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase. In a Wednesday letter to BRD users, CEO Adam Traidman and co-founder Aaron Voisine said some of the company’s team members would be moving to Coinbase to continue working on crypto wallets. Coinbase Wallet said on Twitter that the addition of the BRD team would “help accelerate web3 adoption” as well as provide “deep expertise in self-custody.” “Nothing will change in the BRD wallet app and as always, your funds are…

Bitcoin price metric demands ‘strong reaction’ as $56K BTC starts to look ‘seriously cheap’

Bitcoin (BTC) is “seriously cheap” at $56,000 relative to network activity — and that means only one thing, one analyst says. In a tweet on Nov. 24, Philip Swift, creator of analytics platform LookIntoBitcoin, highlighted a bull flag on Bitcoin’s Advanced NVT Signal. Bitcoin “deep into oversold territory” Advanced NVT uses Bitcoin’s market capitalizatio and network volume to determine the extent to which BTC is overbought or oversold at a certain price point. As Swift explains in an introduction to the metric, it builds on the original NVT, accounting for…

El Salvador buys the dip as Bitcoin price flash crashes to $42.9K

Bitcoin (BTC) holders took profits on Tuesday, just as El Salvador moved to recognize the digital currency as legal tender in a landmark move that could have significant implications for global adoption.  After hitting local highs north of $52,800 on Monday, Bitcoin’s price plunged all the way to $42,900 in Tuesday trading, according to Cointelegraph Markets Pro. Peak to trough, the flagship cryptocurrency plunged nearly 19% over the previous 24 hours. BTC price appears to have bounced off the intraday low of $42,900. It was last seen trading just below…

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…

Bitcoin needs to hold $50K to avoid a $44K bearish BTC price target

Bitcoin (BTC) could jump to $58,000 or dive to $44,000 from its current levels, an analyst warns as $50,000 sees a “very healthy retest.” BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Hedging bets against a “swift downwards move” Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD fluctuating around the $51,000 mark on Tuesday after losing $2,000 in two hours earlier in the day. Overnight, the pair hit fresh highs of nearly $53,000, coinciding with bullish momentum on the back of El Salvador becoming the first sovereign state to officially adopt…