Japan Not Considering Approval of Bitcoin ETF, FSA Denies Reports

According to a spokesperson from the Financial Services Agency (FSA), Japan is not considering the approval of a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). Speaking to Bitcoin.com, an FSA representative said: There is no such fact that we are considering approving ETFs which track crypto-assets at present. We are not currently considering approving them. Japan Doesn’t See the Need for a Bitcoin ETF Last week, several sources including Bloomberg reported that Japan is exploring the possibility of approving Bitcoin ETFs as an alternative to Bitcoin futures. The reports led to an increase…

Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis: BTC’s Bullish and Bearish Scenarios Analyzed

Bitcoin price declined recently and traded below the $3,725 support against the US Dollar. There is a short term breakout pattern forming with resistance near $3,650 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair may soon make the next move either above $3,650 or below $3,550 in the near term. Bitcoin price faced an increased selling pressure below $3,700 against the US Dollar. BTC/USD is aligned for the next break either bullish above $3,650 or bearish below $3,550. Bitcoin Price Analysis This past week,…

Bitcoin Price Will Tank Below $3,000, Says Trader Who Predicts Sell-Off

The bitcoin price will crater below $3,000 amid a mass sell-off. That’s what futures trader Anthony Grisanti predicts about the ongoing Crypto Winter. “I’m looking for a move down to $3,000, which would represent a real weakness in this market,” Grisanti told CNBC. “It could be the driver that gets people to bail out of this and push it even lower.” Trader: ‘People are Liquidating Their Positions’ Grisanti is a CNBC analyst who previously traded energy futures at Bear Stearns. Like other crypto bears, Grisanti believes it’s only a matter of time before…

Bitcoin Price Dangerously Close to ‘GTFO’ Level: Analyst Mark Dow

For most of 2019, bitcoin and the wider cryptocurrency market rode a bullish wave, as a reduction in short-selling allowed prices to creep higher. However, on Thursday the bitcoin price crashed below the $4,000 mark, and now one prominent trader warns that it is dangerously close to approaching a level where even bulls need to “GTFO.” Mark Dow Sounds the Alarm on Bitcoin That trader is Mark Dow, a former IMF economist who famously shorted the bitcoin price from near its all-time high in 2017 to below $3,750. The bitcoin…

Bitcoin Price | Another Sudden Sell-Off After a Steady Month

At this point, there doesn’t need to be a reason for Bitcoin price to drop suddenly. The market is so volatile by nature it is almost pointless to look for why. So, in true fashion, yesterday’s sudden sell-off confirms just that. There was no major market news reported, and despite this, Bitcoin price dropped 10% in a 24-hour period. Go figure. The drop ended what was a (relatively) steady month for the coin. Bitcoin Price Drop Of course, where Bitcoin goes, others tend to follow, and so the entire market…

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC Turned Sell On Rallies Below $3,800

Bitcoin price failed to rally above $4,080 and declined heavily below $3,800 against the US Dollar. There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support at $4,000 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price tested the $3,550 support and it is currently consolidating losses above $3,600. Bitcoin price made a sharp bearish turn below $4,000 and $3,800 against the US Dollar. BTC is now in a bearish zone and rallies near $3,800 could face a strong selling interest. Bitcoin Price…

Crypto Market Turned Bearish: Stellar (XLM), Bitcoin Cash, Tron (TRX), ADA Price Analysis

The total crypto market cap tumbled and declined more than $20.00B in the past 2 hours. Stellar (XLM) price is down more than 15% and tested the $0.1000 support. Bitcoin cash price tumbled 20% and broke the $150 and $140 support levels. Tron (TRX) trimmed most its recent gains and traded below the $0.0280 level. Cardano (ADA) price is down around 20% and traded below the $0.0450 support level. The crypto market turned bearish recently and lost more than $20.00B. Bitcoin, BCH, Ethereum, XRP, Stellar (XLM), Tron (TRX) and Cardano…

From Bitcoin to Brexit, Here’s What Investors Need to Watch for in 2019

Is it possible that the US Federal Reserve’s decision to tighten its balance sheet contributed to bitcoin and the wider cryptocurrency market losing steam in 2018? If so, what should crypto investors expect from the independently-run central bank in the future? Mati Greenspan, the senior market analyst at trading platform eToro, explored these and other questions in a wide-ranging webinar session on Tuesday. Fed’s Balance Sheet Reduction May Have Shaken Bitcoin Speaking on how even diverse asset classes can show correlation, Greenspan said that the Fed’s ongoing quantitative tightening program…

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC Dips Remain Supported Above $3,860

Bitcoin price started a downside correction after trading above $4,080 against the US Dollar. There is a major bullish trend line formed with support at $3,940 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price is likely to find bids near $3,940 and $3,900 for a fresh upward move in the near term. Bitcoin price corrected lower below $4,000 against the US Dollar. BTC is now trading above the $3,940 and $3,900 support levels and it could bounce back. Bitcoin Price Analysis Yesterday, we saw…

Bitcoin Price Between Holding Gains and Losing Gains as Breakout Waits

The bitcoin price held onto its gains this Monday as the trading session across the Asian and European markets expressed its calm. The bitcoin-to-dollar pair is trading at $4,009, down 1.93 percent from Monday’s high. The correction appears natural to an overperforming asset, and its significance should be weighed in when it extends as far as 10 percent from the recent peak. As bitcoin heads into an interim sideways trend, the asset has attempted to pierce below $4,000 on five separate occasions today. It seems that there is a decent…