Traders speculate that Bitcoin’s price may continue to trade sideways for now

Bitcoin’s price has declined in recent days. While it has rebounded from its weekly lows, the asset’s trajectory remains uncertain says CryptoWendyO, a crypto trader on Twitter.   “The daily timeframe is not looking great as we are having trouble sustaining $50K,” she told Cointelegraph on Friday. “I am feeling like we will get a run to $51.6[K].” She added: “From there I would be cautious as rejection could lead back to the $50K -$45K range. A break down there could be a swift wick to $42-38K with a glorious recovery.…

Altcoins bounce to new highs as Bitcoin price trades sideways under $50K

The cryptocurrency market recovered some of the losses from the past couple of days on Feb. 25 as Bitcoin (BTC) briefly pushed back above the $50,000 level and multiple altcoins have seen double-digit price gains.  Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView shows that Bitcoin bounced off a low of $45,200 late on Feb. 24 before rallying 15% to the $52,000 in the morning trading session. BTC/USDT 4-hour chart. Source: TradingView While the rebound in the cryptocurrency market is a welcome sight for bullish investors, Bitcoin price is still finding resistance…

Bitcoin price is sideways, silver hits a 7-year high and XRP’s rally pops

Bitcoin (BTC) price spent the day trading in a tight range between $32,000 and $34,000. At the time of writing, the digital asset is pinned below the descending trendline resistance and each attempt to cross above it is met by selling.  Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView show a price increase of 4.14% for the top cryptocurrency, which currently trades at $33,840. Daily cryptocurrency market performance. Source: Coin360 In light of the sideways price action, Ki Young Ju, theCEO of the cryptocurrency analysis firm CryptoQuant, spotted a potential bullish indicator…

Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin Trades Sideways as US Inflation Is Muted

Hello. Analysts are reporting gloomy short-term projections for bitcoin as the U.S. Labor Department reports muted inflation over 2020. Here’s the story: Top shelf Institutional productsA new, physically backed bitcoin exchange-traded product (ETP) has hit the SIX stock exchange in Switzerland. Developed by ETC Group, this is the 34th bitcoin ETP on SIX. Meanwhile, the Winklevoss-owned Gemini Trust company is backing the latest bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) application filed in Canada. Arxnovum Investments’ bitcoin ETF could conceivably trade on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, if approved. U.S. regulators have long been…

Traders flock into altcoins as Bitcoin price trades sideways

The bullish momentum seen throughout the week has spilled over into the weekend as the majority of the top-100 tokens listed on CoinMarketCap are posting double-digit gains.  Bitcoin (BTC) entering a brief consolidation period and the possibility of a third round of stimulus checks for American citizens are two possible reasons for today’s bullish price action. Daily cryptocurrency market performance. Source: Coin360 While there are concerns about the recent large Bitcoin inflows into South Korean exchanges by BTC whales, fundamentals factors like miner sentiment and decreasing supply are keeping investors…

DLT Regulation in 2020: Backwards or Sideways?

This has been an unprecedented year in far more ways than one. Above all else, while 2020 has taught us the importance of speedy and reactive policymaking, it has also highlighted how proactive legislative activity can better prepare our societies for the future, be it for pandemic preparedness, technological innovation or future financial stability. With regards to the COVID-19 pandemic, this is undoubtedly true. However, the same can be said in the blockchain industry.  The writing is on the wall, so to speak. We are closing out this tumultuous year…

Why Bitcoin Could Trade Sideways Until April 2021

Bitcoin price action is currently confusing crypto traders and analysts and the reaction after reaching a new all-time is not what anyone expected. The leading cryptocurrency by market cap was thought to explode once a new high was made, but instead, another up to six months of sideways could bring max pain to eager investors waiting for a correction or the next leg up. Here’s why Bitcoin could leave speculators sidelined at the last minute, just before the final parabolic impulse gets going and the cryptocurrency shows the world what…

Bulls eye the $19.5K resistance but low volume keeps Bitcoin price sideways

As mentioned by Cointelegraph contributor Rakesh Upadhyay, Bitcoin price spent the weekend consolidating within a bull pennant and the breakout to $19,418 was quickly stamped out by overhead resistance. After retouching the pennant trendline, the price gave way, falling below the 20-MA on the 4-hour time frame and briefly losing the $19,000 mark. Crypto market daily price chart. Source: Coin360 Generally, most traders seem to agree that after a raging 93% rally from $10,300 to $19,888, a period of consolidation is necessary. Cointelegraph analyst Micheal van de Poppe said: “On…

Yearn.finance mergers and sideways Bitcoin price propel DeFi tokens higher

Yearn.finance has been busy announcing a slew of mergers in the past week, and these have the decentralized finance space buzzing once again. Just after the Yearn and Pickle Finance merger, Yearn has announced a partnership with Cream to launch Cream v2. Some of the key takeaways are that teams from both protocols will merge their development resources and Yearn vault shares can be kept as a collateral to borrow on Cream. Yield farmers might also benefit as Yearn vault strategies will have access to leverage through Cream. The collaboration…

Altcoins Could See a Raging Bull Market if Bitcoin Continues Trading Sideways

Altcoins have been rocketing higher throughout the past few days and weeks, reaping the rewards of a stable Bitcoin and high Ethereum prices. Tokens within the decentralized finance sector – commonly referred to as DeFi – have been some of the biggest beneficiaries of the recent market-wide strength. Yearn.finance is currently trading up well over 100% from its weekly lows, while other blue-chip tokens within this sector have seen similar gains. Aave’s token is also up well over 100% and showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon. This trend…