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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Ripple (XRP) Showing Early Signs of Fresh Increase, But Bulls Facing Hurdles
"Ripple Price Holding $0.2800"
In the past three sessions, there were mostly bearish moves in ripple below $0.3000. XRP price even failed to stay above the $0.2850 support and it settled well below the 100 hourly simple moving average.
A new weekly low is formed near $0.2790 and the price is currently correcting higher. There was a break above the $0.2850 resistance. Moreover, there was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance near $0.2900 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair.
Ripple spiked above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $0.3274 high to - read more.
A Bitcoin Breakdown Could Be Devastating for These Two Major Altcoins
Throughout the course of the crypto market’s firm 2020 uptrend, Bitcoin’s steady climb has allowed most major altcoins to post decent gains, although none have come close to competing with those seen by Chainlink and Tezos.
These two cryptocurrencies have been able to set fresh all-time highs over the past couple of weeks, and although their uptrends have slowed down as of late, they still remain overwhelmingly bullish.
One analyst, however, is noting that these two cryptocurrencies could be subjected to brutal losses if Bitcoin sees a breakdown from its current price levels.
"Bitcoin Stabilizes as These Two Altcoins Begin - read more.
Ripple (XRP) Price Down 2%, Bears Sight $0.2000 Or Even Lower
- Ripple price is sliding and it is under pressure below the $0.2200 resistance against the US dollar.
- The price is now trading below $0.2150 and it could decline further below $0.2100.
- There is a crucial bearish trend line forming with resistance near $0.2180 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken).
- There are high chances of a drop towards the $0.2020 and $0.2000 support levels.
Ripple price is declining steadily below key supports against the US Dollar and bitcoin. XRP price could continue to move down and the bears might target $0.2000.
Ripple Price Analysis- read more.