Bitcoin Price Consolidation May Have Weakened Bear Case

Bitcoin’s eight-day stretch of consolidation looks to have weakened the prospects of a drop back to December lows near $3,100. The leading cryptocurrency by market value has been restricted to a narrow range of $3,500 to $3,700 since Jan. 11. That range play is somewhat surprising, as BTC had set the stage for a quick slide toward December lows near $3,100 with a 9 percent drop on Jan. 10 – the biggest single-day decline since Nov. 24. Notably, prices fell to $3,500 that day, erasing the hard-fought gains of the preceding…

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC Signaling Decent Comeback Above $3,700

Bitcoin price declined again and tested the $3,550 support area before recovering against the US Dollar. There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance at $3,585 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price is currently showing positive signs above the $3,600 support level, with a bullish angle. Bitcoin price broke a key resistance near $3,600 recently against the US Dollar. The current price action is positive, signaling an upside extension above $3,700 in the near term. Bitcoin Price Analysis…

Why Did the Augur Price Surge by 38% Yesterday?

Augur jumped over 38 percent yesterday, rising a further 12 percent at the start of trading today to complete one of the most eye-catching runs in recent market history. After the huge dip cryptocurrencies took last Thursday, only a few altcoins have shown progress on the market in the last week but  Augur’s huge jump in a little over 18 hours is generating a significant amount of interest. Source: CoinMarketCap Markets Respond to Veil Mainnet Launch A lot of this movement can be attributed to the launch of the Veil platform…

Crypto Market Update: EOS, Bitcoin Cash, Tron (TRX), IOTA Price Analysis

The total crypto market cap broke a major resistance near the $117.00B level. EOS price broke the $2.50 resistance and it may rise towards the $2.62 level. Bitcoin cash price jumped above the $130 level and it might head towards the $135 resistance. Tron (TRX) price is up more than 3% and it seems like it could test $0.0262. IOTA gained more than 6% and it is likely approaching the $0.3250 resistance level. The crypto market is slowing recovery, with positive signs for bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum. Similarly, BCH, ripple,…

Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Likely Preparing For The Next Ride

Ripple price is trading in a tight range above the $0.3240 and $0.3200 support levels against the US dollar. There is a major contracting triangle formed with resistance at $0.3290 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair is likely to make the next move either above $0.3300 or below $0.3200 in the near term. Ripple price is preparing for the next major move against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. XRP/USD could surge above $0.3300 as long as it is above the $0.3160 support…

Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Could Rally If $116 Support Holds

ETH price is currently consolidating above the $116 and $117 support levels against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted key bearish trend line is active with resistance at $126 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair may gain bullish momentum sooner or later as long as it is above the $116 support. Ethereum price is trading in ranges against the US Dollar and bitcoin. ETH/USD might start a solid upward move if it continues to hold the $116 support area in the near term. Ethereum Price…

Crypto Markets Stabilize With Scant Price Action Across the Board

Thursday, Jan. 17: crypto markets are stable, with major coins seeing negligible price change over the 24 hours to press time. Most of the top ten cryptocurrencies seeing only mild losses, capped within a 2-3 percent range. Almost half the coins in the top ten-twenty range have tipped slightly into green, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization by Coin360 After an intraweek tumble to ~$3,550 Jan. 13, Bitcoin (BTC) is down a mild 0.9 percent on the day to press time, slipping from a 24-hour high of $3,685 to…

Bitcoin Price Volatility is Down 98% Year-on-Year

Bitcoin price volatility has crashed in the last 12 months as the bear market killed off the speculative frenzy. Daily volatility, as represented by the spread between the price high and price low, stood at $61 yesterday – down a hefty 98 percent from the figure of $3,468 observed on Jan. 16, 2018 – according to CoinMarketCap data. Meanwhile, BTC is currently down 74 percent from the $13,836 opening price posted on the same date last year. With a sharp drop in price, volatility in dollar terms trends to go down. That…

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC At Risk of Sharp Decline, Could Retest $3,400

Bitcoin price failed to recover above the $3,650 resistance and declined recently against the US Dollar. There was a break below a major contracting triangle with support at $3,590 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price is currently trading in a bearish zone and it may accelerate losses to $3,500 and $3,400. Bitcoin price is under selling pressure below $3,650 against the US Dollar. There are high chances of more losses in BTC below $3,500 and $3,450 in the near term. Bitcoin Price…

Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Could Target Fresh Weekly Lows

Ripple price is struggling to gain momentum above the $0.3300 and $0.3320 resistances against the US dollar. There is a key bullish trend line formed with support at $0.3240 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair could break to the downside if sellers push the price below $0.3200 and $0.3150. Ripple price is slowly moving into a bearish zone against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. XRP/USD could accelerate losses if buyers continue to struggle above $0.3300 in the near term. Ripple Price Analysis…