Bitcoin [BTC]’s fluctuations below the $4,000 margin have been the talk of the town for quite some time now, with the world’s largest cryptocurrency suffering one of its worst crunches in over a year. Bitcoin’s rapid fall has also been reflected by the other cryptocurrencies as shown by multiple support breaks and market cap depreciation.
The one-hour chart for Bitcoin shows a consistent downtrend which has brought the prices down from $3,874.93 to $3,659.85. The support has been holding at $3,688.74 while the immediate resistance is at $4,353.25.
The Parabolic SAR has been predominantly bearish as indicated by the markers staying above the price candles. At the time of writing, Bitcoin was going through a slight bullish spike indicated by the markers below the candles.
The Relative Strength Index graph has stayed closer to the overbought zone which shows that the buying pressure is more than the selling pressure.
The Chaikin Money Flow indicator has followed an eerily similar pattern to that of the RSI, staying above the zero line. The hold above the axis means that the money coming into the market is more than the outflow.
The Bitcoin one-day graph shows a price drop too, with the downtrend lowering the price to $3,929.28. The long-term support is still at $3731.89.
The Bollinger band has started a convergence indicating a trend change. The size of the Bollinger cloud has been much greater compared to the previous outbreaks.
The MACD indicator has been flat for a long time period after which it has moved into the bearish territory. The MACD line and the signal line after undergoing a bearish crossover has started moving as a conjoined pair.
The Awesome Oscillator shows a gradual pickup of the market momentum of the after a visible lull.
The above-mentioned indicators show the prowess of the bear with the resistance being lowered from an earlier high around $6,000. The price hikes look to be just sporadic with consistent growth seemingly missing from the charts.
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EOS rises by over 6%; Ripple’s XRP and Ethereum follow suit prompted by Bitcoin’s rally
Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market cap breached the $9,000-mark anchoring another market spin towards the bulls. The collective market cap stood at $285 billion, at press time.
Since the onset of 2019, Block.one, the parent firm of EOS had rolled out several significant technological upgrades on its EOS blockchain. Even as the price movement was underwhelming for the most part of the year, the sixth largest digital asset by market cap, EOS gained strong market support. At press time, EOS climbed by 6.11% and stood at a price of $7.13 with a market cap of $6.5 billion. The trading volume recorded for the past 24 hours was $2.55 billion.
With the much-anticipated Ethereum 2.0 blockchain rollout, the second largest cryptocurrency, on CoinMarketCap, garnered gained bullish momentum against the US Dollar. At press time, ETH rose by 3.67% over the past 24 hours and was priced at $275.1. The digital asset registered a market cap of $29.3 billion and a 24-hour trading volume $8.49 billion. Additionally, 4.2% of the trading volume was recorded at ZBG via the trading pair ETH/USDT.
Ripple’s focus has always been disrupting cross-border payment space following which the Brad Garlinghouse-led firm introduced new technologies, features, and network updates. Its native token, XRP, significantly leveraged from the recent developments as well as the market recovery steered by BTC.
At press time, the third largest digital coin was valued at $0.42 after posting 3.41% gains in the past 24-hours. XRP held a market cap of $17.92 billion and registered a 24-hour trading volume of $1.5 billion. 4.4% of XRP was being traded at ZBG via XRP/USDT.
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