Has The Crypto Market Bottomed After Bitcoin’s 50% Collapse?
[NEWS BLOG]: Has The Crypto Market Bottomed After Bitcoin’s 50% Collapse?
Cryptocurrency analyst Thies recently drew attention to a clear sign that the bottom in the cryptocurrency market is finally here. He noted that according to TradingView’s Total2 trading pair (all digital assets sans Bitcoin), “last week alone showed the highest buying volume for the altcoin markets ever recorded.”
While some say that this data masks reality in part, there is no doubt there has been a lot of buying pressure in the cryptocurrency markets as of the past week, hence the absolute explosion in the price of Ethereum Classic, Bitcoin Satoshi’s Vision, and many, many others.
Bitcoin Preparing to Burst Higher
So, is the cryptocurrency market ready to head higher after seemingly finding a bottom? Well, it already has, with the price of digital assets surging by dozens of percent since mid-December.
And fortunately for bulls, the indicators suggest more upside is on its way.
The Lucid SAR indicator, which “signals a stop and an entry in the opposite direction,” just printed a bullish signal; the indicator printed its first buy signal since March 2019, which was prior to a 330% rally that brought BTC above $10,000 and crypto assets dozens of percent higher.
And, Glassnode data shows that Bitcoin’s network hash rate has just reached a 1-year high of 125 exahashes.
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Crypto Market Highly Bearish Beneath One Level; Here’s What Could Tip the Scales
The aggregated crypto market has been struggling throughout the past few weeks, with it incurring an insane selloff that was catalyzed by Bitcoin’s decline from its mid-February highs of $10,500 to lows of $3,800.
This selloff did significant damage to the market’s technical strength, leading many investors and analysts to adopt a bearish sentiment – a far cry from that seen throughout the beginning part of the year.
One prominent analyst is now noting that there is one key level that bulls must surmount if they want to propel the market higher, as a failure to do so could lead - read more.
Ripple Price Signaling More Upsides
Recently, there was a steady increase in bitcoin and Ethereum, which helped ripple in recovering above the $0.2250 resistance. XRP price followed a decent bullish past and surpassed the $0.2300 resistance.
Moreover, there was a close above the $0.2320 resistance and the 100 hourly simple moving average. A new weekly high is formed near $0.2359 and the price is currently correcting lower.
It traded below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent wave from the $0.2259 low to $0.2359 high. An immediate support is near the $0.2310 level.
Besides, there is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $0.2305 on - read more.