Small Bitcoin whales may be keeping BTC price from ‘capitulation’ — analysis

Bitcoin (BTC) could still see a major price capitulation, but more whales need to start selling first, data suggests. In one of its daily QuickTake market updates on May 27, on-chain analytics platform CryptoQuant highlighted increasingly bearish whale behavior. Small whale selling should spark “absolute capitulation” Amid widespread consensus that BTC/USD should put in a lower low than its May 12 pivot price of $23,800, some of Bitcoin’s largest holders are showing signs of impatience. Looking at unspent transaction outputs (UTXOs) from various “bands” of whale wallets, CryptoQuant contributor Binh…

Bitcoin Price Resumes Decline, Why BTC Remains At Risk

Bitcoin spiked below the key $28,500 support zone against the US Dollar. BTC is declining and might continue to move down towards the $27,500 support. Bitcoin is moving lower and facing a major resistance near the $29,600 zone. The price is now trading below the $29,000 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $29,600 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could continue to move down if it settles below the…

Falling wedge pattern points to eventual Ethereum price reversal, but traders expect more pain first

The cryptocurrency market was hit with another round of selling on May 26 as Bitcoin (BTC) price dropped to $28,000 and Ether (ETH) briefly fell under $1,800. The ETH/BTC pair also dropped below what traders deem to be an important ascending trendline, a move that traders say could result in Ether price correcting to new lows. ETH/USDT 1-day chart. Source: TradingView Here’s a rundown of what several analysts in the market are saying about the move lower for Ethereum and what it could mean for its price in the near term.…

Ethereum price dips below the $1.8K support as bears prepare for Friday’s $1B options expiry

Ether’s (ETH) performance over the past three months has been less than satisfying for holders and the 50% correction since April 3 caused the altcoin to test the $1,800 support for the first time since July 2021. Ether/USD 1-day chart at Kraken. Source: TradingView Due to the volatility in stocks, investors had been seeking shelter in the United States dollar and on May 13 the DXY index reached its highest level in 20 years. DXY measures the USD against a basket of major foreign currencies, including the British Pound (GBP),…

Spooky Solana breakdown begins with SOL price facing a potential 45% drop — Here’s why

Solana (SOL) dropped on May 26, continuing its decline from the previous day amid a broader retreat across the crypto market. SOL price pennant breakdown underway SOL price fell by over 13% to around $41.60, its lowest level in almost two weeks. Notably, the SOL/USD pair also broke out of what appears to be like a “bear pennant,” a classic technical pattern whose occurrences typically precede additional downside moves in a market. In detail, bear pennants appear when the price trades inside a range defined by a falling trendline resistance…

VOLATILITY EXPECTED for Bitcoin Price Chart, Altcoin Market and Assets as Rate Increase Arrives

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Bitcoin ‘good to go up’ after BTC price hits lowest since Terra crash

Bitcoin (BTC) recovered from a major dip at the May 26 Wall Street open as the market quickly exhausted buy support.  BTC/USD 1-day candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitcoin volume surges with more expected Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD dropping to $28,000 on Bitstamp — its lowest since May 12 and the Terra LUNA implosion.  Progress had already accelerated to the downside on the day, this culminating in a liquidity grab that sent 24-hour BTC liquidations to $117 million. BTC liquidations chart. Source: Coinglass A subsequent bounce…

BTC price breakout due ‘relatively soon’ as Bitcoin volumes spook traders

Bitcoin (BTC) disappointed bulls on upside prior to the May 26 Wall Street open as BTC/USD returned under $29,000. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Markets “eerily calm” post FOMC Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView tracked an uninspiring day for Bitcoin, with $800 of losses coming in a single hourly candle several hours before the start of trading. The largest cryptocurrency had avoided volatility on the release of minutes from the United States Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC). These had avoided any serious divergence from already…

Bitcoin Price Remains In Range, Why The Bulls Need To Take Control

Bitcoin retested the key $28,500 support zone against the US Dollar. BTC is rising and the bulls might aim a clear move above the $30,600 resistance. Bitcoin is trading in a major range below the $30,600 resistance zone. The price is now trading near the $29,800 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a crucial bearish trend line forming with resistance near $29,950 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could gain pace if there is a clear move above…

‘Extreme fear’ grips Bitcoin price, but analysts point to signs of a potential reversal

The cryptocurrency market settled into a holding pattern on May 25 after traders opted to sit on the sidelines ahead of the midday Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting where the Federal Reserve signaled that it intends to continue on its path of raising interest rates. According to data from Alternative.me, the Fear and Greed Index seeing its longest run of extreme fear since the market crash in Mach 2020. Crypto Fear & Greed Index. Source: Alternative Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows that the price action for…