Bitcoin Price Faces Hurdle, Why 100 SMA Is The Key

Bitcoin price corrected lower and tested $59,500 against the US Dollar. BTC is recovering losses, but upsides might be capped above $63,250 in the near term. Bitcoin declined below the $63,200 and $62,000 support levels. The price is now trading below $62,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance near $61,000 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could start a steady increase if there is a close above the 100…

Even with Ethereum 2.0 underway, L2 scaling is still key to DeFi’s future

The Ethereum network has come a long way over the last few years. Everything from the rise of decentralized finance (DeFi) to the recent London upgrade has made the network the most compelling attempt to instill a ‘world computer,’ but there’s still work to be done.  For global adoption to be the backbone of Web 3.0, the network will need the benefits that the Eth 2.0 upgrade promises to offer. However, to scale for a new wave of decentralized applications (DApps), it’s going to take a lot more, and it’s…

Ethereum Dips Turn Attractive, Key Indicators Point Fresh Increase

Ethereum extended its increase above the $4,200 resistance against the US Dollar. ETH corrected gains, but it is well supported above the $4,000 pivot level. Ethereum started a fresh increase above the $4,000 and $4,200 resistance levels. The price is now trading above $4,100 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $4,050 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could start a fresh increase if it stays above the $4,010 support zone. Ethereum Price…

Bitcoin Breaks Key Resistance, Why BTC Could Extend Rally

Bitcoin gained pace above the $63,000 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC is rising and it may soon clear the $65,000 resistance in the near term. Bitcoin is showing positive signs above the $61,000 and $62,500 levels. The price is now trading above $62,500 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $62,800 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could extend rally and it might even clear the $65,000 level in the…

Ethereum Eyes Key Upside Break, Why Bulls Could Aim Larger Rally

Ethereum was able to clear the $3,800 resistance zone against the US Dollar. However, ETH price failed to gain strength above $3,900 and it is now consolidating gains. Ethereum started a fresh increase above the $3,750 and $3,800 resistance levels. The price is now trading above $3,800 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance near $3,840 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could extend its rally if it stays above the $3,800…

Bitcoin Key Indicators Suggest Upside Continuation To $62K

Bitcoin is showing positive signs above the $57,000 level against the US Dollar. BTC could gain pace and it might even test the $60,000 resistance zone. Bitcoin started a fresh increase and it broke the $58,500 level. The price is now trading above $58,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was a break above a key declining channel with resistance near $58,000 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could continue higher towards the $60,000 level in the near term. Bitcoin…

Ethereum Holds Key Support, What Could Trigger Sharp Rally

Ethereum stayed above the $3,400 support zone against the US Dollar. ETH price must clear $3,540 to start a fresh rally in the near term. Ethereum remained well supported above the $3,400 and $3,380 levels. The price is now trading near $3,520 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a major declining channel forming with resistance near $3,520 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could start a fresh rally if there is a clear break above $3,540 and $3,550. Ethereum Price Could…

Bitcoin Corrects Lower, Why This Indicator Holds The Key

Bitcoin started a downside correction from the $57,800 zone against the US Dollar. BTC must stay above the 100 hourly SMA to start a fresh increase in the near term. Bitcoin corrected lower below the $57,000 pivot level. The price is now trading above $56,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $55,200 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could start a fresh increase if it clears the $57,000 resistance zone.…

Ethereum loses key support level as ETH price falls to two-month lows against Bitcoin

Ethereum’s native token, Ether (ETH), rallied by more than 15% in the first 12 days of October. But, compared to Bitcoin’s (BTC) 30% gains in the same period, the second-largest cryptocurrency is currently in a downtrend when priced in BTC. So far into October (and the fourth quarter of 2021), the ETH/BTC exchange rate has plunged by over 12%, reaching 0.060215 BTC for the first time in more than two months on Oct. 12. ETH/BTC daily price chart. Source: TradingView The drop also pushed ETH/BTC below one of its longest-standing…