Bitcoin SV Rallies 20%: Here Is Why It Could Surge Further

Bitcoin SV price rallied more than 20% recently and climbed towards the $200.00 resistance. BSV is currently trading with a strong bullish bias and it could even surge above $200.00 and $205.00. Bitcoin SV price is up more than $100.00 this month and doubled in the value against the US Dollar. The price is currently up more than 20% and it tagged the $200.00 resistance. There was a break above a major contracting triangle near $165.00 on the 4-hours chart of the BSV/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). It seems…

Troubling Sign: Bitcoin’s Surge to $8.2k Was Much Weaker Than to $12k, Data Shows

Over the weekend, the bitcoin price spiked to as high as $8,200 prior to the highly anticipated weekly close. Despite it being the first strong breakout since November 2019, there was not enough buying demand to push it to higher levels. Many traders expected bitcoin to hit upper resistance levels including $9,000 supported by the upward momentum in the past three days. As the weekly candle closed below $8,500, bitcoin rejected the $8,200 to $8,400 range and dropped back to around $8,050. Drop from $8,200 could lead to a bigger…

BitMEX: Bitcoin Lightning Usage Higher Than Expected, And It’s Crucial For BTC

According of a research report from BitMEX, the largest cryptocurrency margin trading platform in the global market, the usage of the lightning network on bitcoin has surpassed expectations. More than 60,000 lightning network non-cooperative channel closures were recorded, and around 6,000 BTC were spent for closure transactions. The lightning network is a second-layer scaling solution that allows users to transact using bitcoin with extremely low fees. Why lightning’s growth is crucial for bitcoin’s long-term trend A channel on the lightning network is like a opening a tab at a bar.…

This Key Sign Shows Bitcoin Bulls Are Accumulating: Important Levels to Watch

Bitcoin price is confined in a range below the key $8,200 resistance against the US Dollar, suggesting a short term accumulation phase. BTC could either rally above $8,200 or it might dip to $7,700 before a decent bounce. Bitcoin is moving in a range between $8,200 and $8,000 against the US Dollar. The bulls are likely aiming an upside break above the $8,200 resistance area. There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $8,170 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The…

Bitcoin May Have Just Rejected a Big Rally to the $9,000: Here’s Why

The bitcoin price looked to be en route of surpassing a key resistance level at $8,250 that would leave it open to testing $9,000 and levels higher above it. But, the weekly close below $8,500 may leave it vulnerable for a steep pullback. In short-term trading, a weekly close is considered an important element that plays a factor in how the following week reacts. At crucial periods, a weekly close often dictates the price trend of bitcoin for many weeks that follow. Bitcoin unable to close above $8,500 and a…

Bitcoin Indicator That Called Rally to $14,000 Flashes Again

Once again, analysts have started to flip bullish on Bitcoin again. Sure, the cryptocurrency is still down some 40% from its $14,000 peak from last year, but per a number of traders, an array of key technical indicators have suggested that BTC is ready to return higher once again. Related Reading: Crypto Tidbits: Elon Musk Pokes Bitcoin Bear, Japanese Giants Delve Into Cryptocurrency Mining, Baidu’s Blockchain Beta Key Bitcoin Buy Signal Flashes For First Time Since March Financial Survivalism, the cryptocurrency trader that last week called Bitcoin’s surge to above $8,000,…

Analyst Expects Altcoins to Suffer With Launch of Bitcoin Options: Here’s Why

At long last, the CME — one of the first regulated institutions to offer Bitcoin futures — will be launching options for its BTC futures contracts. The launch will be taking place on January 13th (today, as of the time of publishing this). Related Reading: Ripple CEO: These 3 Key Reasons Are Why XRP is Not a Security Due to the fact that the CME has been one of the most influential companies on this nascent market over the past few years, analysts have already begun speculating on what effect…

JPMorgan Report Shows Bitcoin Institutional Demand is Rising, And It’s Crucial

According to JPMorgan managing director Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou, the activity of the CME bitcoin futures contract has increased in the past year. It indicates that the demand for BTC and new options contract for the dominant cryptocurrency is high. Institutional demand for bitcoin is critical in long-term The cryptocurrency market has grown throughout the majority of the past eleven years with the absence of institutions. The 2017 bull market was primarily fueled by retail investors in key markets like the U.S., South Korea, and Japan. It wasn’t until 2019, following the…

Bitcoin Price Primed For Fresh Rally And Only 1 Thing Is Holding It Back

Bitcoin is trading back in an uptrend above the $7,800 and $7,700 support levels against the US Dollar. BTC could start another strong uptrend if it settles above $8,200. After a downside correction, bitcoin price found support near $7,700 against the US Dollar. The price is currently rising, but it is facing hurdles near $8,200 on the upside. There is a key breakout pattern forming with resistance near $8,160 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price is likely to rally if it climbs…

Bitfinex Premium Goes Negative; Last Time it Did, Bitcoin Fell 30% in 3 Months

The premium of bitcoin on Bitfinex has dissolved in recent months. It is trading at a similar price range as spot exchanges and the last time it did, which was in August 2019, a brutal correction followed. There are many factors at play when bitcoin often enters a short-term bear market. Hence, it is premature to claim that the drop of premium rates on Bitfinex can solely contribute to a big pullback. But, it is an indicator investors can observe in the coming weeks as it may show a glimpse…