Bitcoin Price Hits 3.5-Month Low, Set to Post Quarterly Loss

View Bitcoin has dropped more than 25 percent in the third quarter, neutralizing the bullish setup on the monthly chart. With the weekly and the three-day charts biased bearish, the cryptocurrency risks falling to $7,500 in the short-term. A violation there would expose the next major support, currently at $7,070. A corrective bounce may be […]

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Bitcoin Looks South After Price Squeeze Ends With Drop to $9.6K

View Bitcoin fell to $9,600 earlier today, marking a downside break of recent low-volatility consolidation represented by the narrowing of Bollinger bands. The Bollinger band breakdown has opened the doors for a slide to $9,320 (August low). A break above $10,380 (Sept. 19 high) is needed to neutralize the bearish setup. Bitcoin’s recent low-volatility price […]

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Bitcoin’s $780 Price Recovery Makes Friday’s Close Pivotal

View Bitcoin created a bullish hammer candle yesterday, making today’s UTC close pivotal. A close above $10,380 (candle’s high) will likely invite stronger buying pressure and yield a rise toward $11,000. A high-volume move above $10,822 would confirm a triangle breakout on the daily chart and signal a resumption of the rally from $4,000. Prices […]

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Bitcoin Teeters on $10K, But Can It Fend Off Another Bear?

Bitcoin’s recent market movements have thrown into contention consensus about its short-term price direction, with traders asking openly if demand is strong enough to fend off another bear market. Such a question has emerged in the wake of the world’s largest cryptocurrency’s inability to set new highs above those seen in June and July, when optimism […]

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Golden Cross Provides Glimmer of Hope for Bitcoin Price Revival

View Bitcoin’s three-day chart is reporting a golden cross, a long-term bull market indicator, for the first time since February 2016. A similar crossover seen six months ahead of the August 2016 mining reward halving paved way for a mega bull run. History may repeat itself with mining reward halving due in less than 12 […]

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Bitcoin Faces Sub-$9K Price Move as Bear Trend Strengthens

View Bitcoin dipped to $9,111 over the weekend, forming a bearish candle, despite a quick bounce back above $9,600. For the sixth day in a row, prices continue to trend below the 50-period moving average – an indication the bears firmly control the short-term trend. The daily and weekly RSI and the “awesome” oscillator are […]

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Bull Case for Bitcoin Weakest Since February, Price Indicator Says

View Bitcoin’s bullish momentum has weakened to five month lows, according to Chaikin Money Flow indicator. That, coupled with the bearish lower highs pattern on short duration chart indicates BTC could fall back to the recent low of $9,049 and may even break lower. BTC may bounce back to $10,300 if sellers again fail to […]

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Using the Awesome Oscillator to Find Bitcoin Buy and Sell Signals

Few trading tools are as simple and as elegant as the “Awesome Oscillator.” First developed by American trader Bill Williams, the aptly named Awesome Oscillator (AO) is a momentum indicator that takes advantage of an immediate trend. The AO plots its data using a histogram, similar to how the MACD histogram functions, in that it delivers […]

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