Bitcoin stays under $30K as LUNA gains 600% during ‘insane volatility’

Bitcoin (BTC) failed to reclaim $30,000 into May 14 as traders looked forward to a relatively stable weekend. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitfinex longs gather strength Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC/USD as it lingered below the $30,000 mark, now rapidly becoming resistance. The pair had reached just shy of $31,000 before retracing, while the end of the traditional market trading week had been accompanied by fresh warnings of a new macro low still to come. #Bitcoin – Looks like we might get the…

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Bitcoin fails to beat resistance as $40K stays out of reach into weekly close

Bitcoin (BTC) faced down $40,000 on Feb. 27 as hopes for the weekly close hinged on avoiding a fourth red monthly candle in a row. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Tensions mount for TradFi markets open Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD making several attempts to break out of the $30,000-$40,000 corridor Sunday, all of which ended in rejection. The pair had stayed broadly higher throughout the weekend, cutting traders some slack after a week of volatility at the hands of geopolitics and media headlines. Now,…

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Bitcoin inactive supply nears record as over 60% of BTC stays unspent for at least 1 year

Bitcoin (BTC) may be struggling at $40,000 but fresh data is reinforcing the fact that hardly anyone is interested in selling. Data from on-chain analytics firm Glassnode shows that despite price volatility, over 60% of the BTC supply has not left its wallet in a year or more. Strong hands have rarely been stronger Stubborn hodling by long-term investors is a characteristic that differentiates the current Bitcoin market climate from most other downtrends. With spot price action passing 50% losses versus November’s all-time highs last month, expectations were for cold…

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Bitcoin stays higher after stocks propel BTC price toward $42K

Bitcoin (BTC) held above $41,000 into the weekend after a late surge Friday took the largest cryptocurrency to two-week highs. BTC/USD 1-day candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView “The only good bear is a dead bear” Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD maintaining newly re-won ground Saturday, with the pair’s correlation to stock makets firmly in focus. Analysts had highlighted the $39,600 area as a key line to cross and flip to new support in order to secure further upside. In the event, this was no issue for bulls,…

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Bitcoin stays near $38K as RSI breakout challenges ‘boring’ weekend

Bitcoin (BTC) circled the $38,000 mark into Jan. 30 as a “trappy” weekend still offered the chance of a solid weekly close. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView “Choppy waters” for Bitcoin Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD regaining the $38,000 mark after seeing local highs of $38,740 on Bitstamp the previous day. Despite its strong “out of hours” performance, few analysts believed in BTC as a firm bullish play without traditional market guidance. “Still choppy waters for Bitcoin,” Cointelegraph contributor Michaël van de Poppe summarized in…

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Bitcoin stays in tight range as analyst eyes potential ‘interesting week’ in BTC

Bitcoin (BTC) hovered near $43,000 on Jan. 17 as “boring” price action combined with signs that the market could be stabilizing. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Leverage comes off all-time highs Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD staying firmly within its established trading range between $40,000 and $45,000. With few surprises expected thanks to the Wall Street holiday, traders took the opportunity to call for a level-headed approach on focus on altcoins. Bitcoin is down a few hundred dollars! Quick, someone come up with a narrative…

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First US Bitcoin ETF a ‘dud’ in 2021 as GBTC discount stays near record lows

Bitcoin (BTC) institutional demand is conspicuously wanting at the end of the year as data flags the “underperformance” of the United States’ first Bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund (ETF). As noted by markets commentator Holger Zschaepitz on Dec. 29, the ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF (BITO) is now trading at nearly 30% below its launch price. Anticlimax rounds out 2021 for ProShares ETF In a sign of the times regarding Bitcoin sentiment, the hype that accompanied BITO’s launch in Q3 has died down considerably. Going from record-breaking volume on its first day…

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Bitcoin price turns to test lower support levels as $50K stays out of reach

Bitcoin (BTC) continued to range below $50,000 on the last day of August as analysts demanded higher levels in order to continue the bull run. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView $51,000 remains the deal-breaker for BTC Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView painted a dull picture for investors Tuesday as BTC/USD continued to trade in a four-day-old descending channel. Despite highly encouraging on-chain metrics and fundamentals, BTC price action disappointed the market throughout the weekend and beyond as a lack of momentum kept $50,000 at bay. Major resistance,…

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Bitcoin price passes $32K with traders wary of ‘relief rally’ if resistance stays

Bitcoin (BTC) passed $32,000 later on July 16 as positive reactions over Bank of America’s (BoA) Bitcoin futures go-ahead continued. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitcoin nears $32,300 point of interest  Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD rising 1.4% on the day to hit new local highs of $32,150 on Bitstamp. The pair saw an abrupt reversal of trajectory on the BoA announcement, having previously tested $31,000 support repeatedly throughout the day. As such, a key zone to retake for potential bullish continuation, $32,300, was now…

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Bitcoin price returns to ‘critical’ pivot zone as $33K stays untouched

Bitcoin (BTC) failed to crack $33,000 on July 14 as a bounce from multi-day lows delivered only modest progress. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView BTC price: Fits and starts below $33,000 Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView tracked another day of ranging — albeit with increased volatility — for BTC/USD on Wednesday. The pair briefly touched $31,750 overnight before a sharp rebound produced highs of $32,970. This meant that $33,000, once firm support, still remained out of reach. For popular trader Michaël van de Poppe, this zone from…

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