Bitcoin Price Plunges 18% and Traders Fear Crushing Drop to $6,400

By CCN: In the past 12 hours, the bitcoin price dropped $7,432 on regulated crypto exchanges such as Bitstamp, recording a 19 percent drop in a span of nine days. The bitcoin price has dropped by more than $1,000 in the past nine days (source: coinmarketcap.com) At its yearly peak recorded on May 29, the bitcoin price surged to as high as $9,096, nearly achieving a 140 percent year-to-date gain against the U.S. dollar. Following the steep fall in the bitcoin price, several traders foresee the dominant crypto asset continuing…

Bosch is Trialing on Ethereum as ETH Drop 4.8% in a Retracement

Ethereum (ETH) down 4.8 percent and hanging Bosch, Samsung, and Amazon see potential in Ethereum Vitalik zeroed in on Augur and Kleros as two projects that would eliminate human verification, as Bosch said they are trialing projects in Ethereum. Prices are stable, down 4.8 percent. But bills still have control.  Ethereum Price Analysis Fundamentals On April 30th, Elon Musk tweeted, “Ethereum” and that was enough for Ether prices to move, jolting bulls and could have been the precursor to what we are currently witnessing. What we have seen is a…

Bitcoin Suffers Biggest Intraday Price Drop for Over a Year

View Bitcoin tanked by $1,702 early on Friday, the biggest intraday drop since January 2018. On the way back up, the hourly chart shows scope for re-test of former support-turned-resistance at $7,619. A bounce to $7,619, if any, could be short-lived with prices falling back to $6,178 (daily low) over the weekend, as both the 4-hour and daily charts are biased bearish. A bounce from the historically strong support of the 30-day moving average (MA) at at $5,986 would imply an end to the price pullback. Amid extremely overbought conditions,…

Will Ripple (XRP) Drop to 34 Cents? xRapid and Building Determiners

Ripple (XRP) up 14 cents in the last week Building and strategic partnership will drive adoption helping support Ripple (XRP) prices Chris Larsen is part of the IMF Advisory Board, remains the co-founder of Ripple and recently donated $25 million in XRP at the San Francisco State University. Whether that will elevate Ripple Inc profile, we are not yet visible but what is clear is that Ripple (XRP) buyers are back. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamentals Not surprising, Ripple is actively building and on the other, they are striking partnerships, and…

Why Bitcoin Drop to $1,850 May Be Next Despite Bullish Crypto Momentum

In the past 3 months, the Bitcoin price has been relatively stable, performing strongly against the U.S. dollar with solid volume across major markets in the likes of the U.S. and Japan. Since December 16, within a 3-month span, the Bitcoin price has increased from its yearly low at $3,122 to $3,943, testing the $4,000 resistance level. 3-Month Bitcoin Price Chart (Source: Coinmarketcap.com) The stability of Bitcoin has led many tokens and alternative cryptocurrencies to record large gains against both BTC and the USD, with assets Litecoin, Enjin Coin, and…

3% Bitcoin Price Drop Puts a Dent in Short-Term Bullish Outlook

View Bitcoin’s drop to six-day lows below $3,700 has taken the shine off the bullish “long-tailed doji” created on Feb. 27. A bearish reversal would be confirmed if prices see a UTC close below $3,658 (low of long-tailed doji) and could yield a sell-off to recent lows near $3,300. A bearish move below $3,658, however, may not happen or could be short-lived, as a number of technical indicators on the weekly chart are flashing early signs of bullish reversal. On the higher side, a break above $3,897 – high of…

Funds in Short Positions on Bitcoin Drop to 6-Month Low

The amount of money allocated to short bets against bitcoin fell to a more than 6-month low during Tuesday’s trading session, data from the popular cryptocurrency trading platform Bitfinex reveals. At 13:00 UTC today, the total funding in BTC shorts, or positions that would profit from a decline in the price of the underlying bitcoin asset, fell beyond the recent low of 18,992 BTC set this past November to reach 18,888 BTC – the lowest amount seen since Aug. 4, 2018. The development comes a day after bitcoin’s price increased…

Bitcoin Price Looks South After Drop to Six-Week Lows

Bitcoin ended a two-week period of consolidation with a drop to six-week lows earlier today. The leading cryptocurrency by market value fell below $3,470 at 04:45 UTC, confirming a downside break of a triangle pattern. That range breakdown was followed by a quick slide to $3,357 – the lowest level since Dec. 17 – according to Bitstamp data. A prolonged period of consolidation usually yields a big move in the direction of the breakout. For instance, BTC ended a multi-week-long trading range with a move below $6,000 on Nov. 14…

Following $5 Billion Drop in Crypto, Traders See Weakness in Bitcoin

On January 13, the crypto market initiated an intense sell-off as the Bitcoin price fell below the $3,500 mark. The weakness in the short-term price trend of BTC led the market to demonstrate volatility on the downside. More than $5 billion was wiped out of the crypto market and major assets like Ethereum recorded a six percent drop. Where is Bitcoin Headed? Generally, both analysts and traders expect Bitcoin to fall to the low $3,000 region in the days to come. Some have suggested that a strong buy wall below…

Bitcoin Risks Return to December Lows After Price Drop to $3.5K

After breaching key support on Sunday, emboldened bears could soon push bitcoin (BTC) prices back towards $3,100. Following a drop to a 3.5-week low of $3,476 at 16:00 UTC yesterday, the cryptocurrency closed at $3,516, effectively invalidating the bullish view put forward by the higher low of $3,566 carved out on Dec. 27. That move also added credence to the bearish reversal signaled by the 9 percent price drop witnessed last Thursday. Put simply, the bears have strengthened their control of the market, after the bulls failed to penetrate the…