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A recent volatile run-up in the Ethereum and Bitcoin markets has exceeded their value into “overbought” regions, as per Relative Strength Indicator (RSI). In retrospect, the RSI is a momentum indicator that measures the magnitude of recent price changes in an asset to determine its overbought or oversold conditions. Displayed as an oscillator, it can…
Bitcoin looked to end its first official week on a strong note as its price claimed another record high this Friday. The benchmark cryptocurrency soared above $41,000 for the first time since its inception, hitting an all-time peak of $41,499 before correcting lower. Its gains appeared shortly after the European equities reported profits in early…
Bitcoin rallied continued during the European session Thursday as traders ignored Washington’s political unrest to focus instead on the potential for higher sovereign spending. The BTC/USD exchange rate established a new record high of $38,180, adding 10 percent to what has been a relentless uptrend in the last four quarters. While the pair pared some…
Ripple’s native token XRP was among the best performers in the cryptocurrency space even as its delisting across exchanges picked momentum. The XRP/USD exchange rate surged by more than 40 percent on a 24-hour adjusted timeframe, hitting an intraday high of $0.328. Measured from its bottom of $0.17 from December 30, the pair was trading…
The intraday returns on the Bitcoin spot market rose above 2 percent as Democrats took the lead in Georgia’s runoff elections. By the late Asian trading session on Wednesday, the flagship cryptocurrency had surged to another record high of $35,868, according to Coinbase crypto exchange, up 7.54 percent from its intraday low of $33,352 at…
Ethereum has the potential to extend its ongoing upside move towards or above $1,500. The second-largest cryptocurrency broke above a consolidation price channel on Wednesday, breaking its upper trendline on surging volumes. So it appears, the channel is an Ascending Triangle that traders perceive as a bullish continuation indicator. An Ascending Triangle structure develops when…
Bitcoin prices slipped lower Tuesday but maintained a strong foothold near critical support levels in the $30,000-31,000 range as traders awaited the outcome of Georgia’s runoff elections. The flagship cryptocurrency slipped 0.75 percent ahead of the New York opening bell, wobbling between two extreme levels wherein $32,890 was intraday high, and $29,891 was intraday low.…
Stellar’s native token XLM surged by approx 40 percent in just three days of trading, becoming one of the best top-cap cryptocurrencies based on week-to-date returns. The XLM/USD exchange rate reached $0.178 on Tuesday, its best level in three weeks, after showing signs of decoupling from XRP, a rival cryptocurrency issued by San Francisco-based Ripple…
Ethereum dropped heavily during the thinly-traded early European session Monday, breaking below $1,000 from its three-month high of $1,168.99. The second-largest cryptocurrency briefly tumbled to $886 due to profit-taking among daytraders. Meanwhile, its downside correction caused long liquidations worth nearly $330 million across all the crypto derivatives exchanges. That may have prompted overleveraged traders to…
Bitcoin derivatives traders who opened bullish positions as the cryptocurrency reached its record high, near $34,500, are now staring at massive losses. Data provided by ByBt.com shows that the BTC/USD market liquidated long contracts worth $1.17 billion as of 2130 EST Sunday. The stop-losses triggered as the Bitcoin price slumped back below $30,000 amid a…