Long-Term Indicator Suggests Bitcoin Price May Be Nearing Bottom

View Bitcoin’s weekly MACD has diverged in favor of the bulls. The indicator carved out a higher low in December, even though bitcoin’s price slipped to $3,100, signaling waning bearish pressures 17 months before the mining reward halving. Bitcoin witnessed a similar MACD divergence 17 months before the previous halving in July 2016. The bullish MACD divergence indicates the cryptocurrency could be nearing a long-term bottom or may have carved out one near $3,100 in December. That said, a move above the 21-month exponential moving average (EMA), currently at $5,334,…

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC Set For Further Gains, Downsides Limited

Bitcoin price stayed above the key $3,560 support area, with range moves against the US Dollar. This’s week’s followed bearish trend line is intact with resistance at $3,590 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price could gain bullish momentum if there is a proper close above $3,590 and $3,600. Bitcoin price is trading nicely in a bullish zone above $3,560 against the US Dollar. BTC is likely to accelerate gains above $3,600 as long as the price stays above the $3,540 support. Bitcoin…

Blockchain Analysis Ties 5 Bitcoin Addresses to QuadrigaCX Exchange

Blockchain watchers have identified a group of bitcoin addresses that likely belong to one of the so-called cold wallets of failed crypto exchange QuadrigaCX. The discovery is notable in light of QuadrigaCX’s claim that it has been unable to access these wallets – which held the lion’s share of the $190 million owed to customers – since the death in December of CEO Gerald Cotten. In court filings, the company has said Cotten had the sole responsibility of moving funds from the exchange’s “hot,” or active, wallet to offline “cold”…

Bitcoin Making Little Headway as Resistance Caps Price Gains

View Bitcoin is struggling to cross the 50-day moving average hurdle for the fifth straight day. The repeated failure at that key hurdle has neutralized the bullish outlook put forward by Friday’s falling wedge breakout. A convincing move above $3,630 (50-day MA) would revive the short-term bullish outlook and open the doors to $3,730 – the neckline of a potential inverse head-and-shoulders bullish reversal pattern on the 4-hour chart. A violation there would confirm a bearish-to-bullish trend change and could yield a rally to $4,130 (target as per the measured…

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC Could Accelerate Gains Above $3,650

Bitcoin price is holding the key support near the $3,580 zone against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s contracting triangle is in place with resistance near $3,610 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price is likely preparing for the next bullish break above $3,610, $3,620 and $3,650. Bitcoin price is setting up for the next crucial break against the US Dollar. BTC could gain bullish momentum if it clears the $3,620 and $3,650 resistance levels in the near term. Bitcoin Price Analysis Recently, we saw…

Bitcoin Price Pattern Hints at Short-Term Rally to $4K

View Bitcoin has backed off 4 percent from three-week highs seen on Friday, but looks to have formed a bull flag – a bullish continuation pattern – on the 4-hour chart. A move above $3,630 would confirm a flag breakout and open the doors to $4,000 (target as per the measured move method). Acceptance below the lower edge of the flag, currently at $3,546 would weaken the short-term bullish case. That, however, looks unlikely, as the path of least resistance is to the higher side, according to Friday’s high-volume falling…

Bitcoin Eyes $3.8K After High-Volume Price Breakout

View Bitcoin gained 7.8 percent on Friday, confirming a falling wedge breakout on the daily chart. The bearish-to-bullish trend change was backed by a jump in trading volumes to levels last seen in mid-November. Prices could soon cross the 50-day moving average resistance at $3,642 and test resistance levels lined up at $3,800 and $4,000 in the next few days. A break below the Jan. 29 low of $3,322 would invalidate the bullish setup. That looks unlikely, though, as the high-volume wedge breakout has confirmed bearish exhaustion signaled by falling…

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC Could Correct Lower Before Fresh Rally

Bitcoin price rallied towards the $3,750 level and later started a downside correction against the US Dollar. There is a key bearish trend line formed with resistance at $3,640 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price is likely to correct lower towards the $3,550 or $3,500 support levels before a fresh rally. Bitcoin price climbed higher and settled above the $3,500 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC is currently correcting lower, but dips remain supported above the 100 hourly SMA. Bitcoin Price Analysis…

Why Bitcoin’s Forecast is Finally Turning Bullish, Expect a Bitcoin Price Rise

The price of bitcoin is still hovering below the $3,500 mark and volatility seems to be dying fast. Is it strange, then, that SFOX‘ report (a cryptocurrency prime dealer for large-scale investors) places the Crypto market at ‘mildly bullish’ entering February? This is a couple of notches up from its ‘mildly bearish’ tag last month. Why? SFOX Crypto Volatility Report January 2019 The institutional broker-dealer SFOX report collects key metrics, including volume, price, and volatility data from eight major exchanges on four leading crypto assets–Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, and Bitcoin Cash. It…

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Strong Rally Set to Test Overhanging Resistance

Shortly after the London Open, the entire crypto market saw a strong round of buying. Some coins broke their highest volume seen since the beginning of the bear market, and several others broke straight through overhanging resistance levels. Bitcoin, too, enjoyed a nice rally, rising almost 11% in just a few short hours: Figure 1: BTC-USD, 4-Hour Candles, Early Morning Rally This rally was very strong and sudden, running the stops of many late shorters in the crypto market. Zooming out to the daily view, we can see just how…