Bitcoin jumps past $50K as US CPI data shows highest inflation in nearly 40 years

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) surged over $1,000 in seconds on Dec. 10 as the United States Consumer Price Index (CPI) data showed inflation in November was worse than anticipated.  BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView November CPI conforms to expectations Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD running to $50,132 on Bitstamp as the data became public Friday. An hour before the Wall Street open, the pair had already hit its highest level in over 24 hours. CPI had been hotly awaited by both crypto and traditional finance analysts…

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Bitcoin needs to hold $50K to avoid a $44K bearish BTC price target

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) could jump to $58,000 or dive to $44,000 from its current levels, an analyst warns as $50,000 sees a “very healthy retest.” BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Hedging bets against a “swift downwards move” Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD fluctuating around the $51,000 mark on Tuesday after losing $2,000 in two hours earlier in the day. Overnight, the pair hit fresh highs of nearly $53,000, coinciding with bullish momentum on the back of El Salvador becoming the first sovereign state to officially…

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Is Ethereum’s rally signaling the next bull market phase for Bitcoin above $50K?

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) has been seeing some consolidation below $50,000 as a psychological barrier. However, during this pullback, several big altcoins have been surging in price, suggesting that the “altseason” isn’t over yet Meanwhile, Bitcoin’s price faces a crucial resistance to break through, while Ether (ETH) is already cracking that resistance, hitting a three-month high versus BTC, and facing a run toward the next resistance around the all-time high. The primary question is now whether this Ethereum breakout is a signal for Bitcoin to follow suit and break through the…

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Analysts say Bitcoin price pullback and profit-taking at $50K ‘was expected’

[ad_1] The euphoria seen across the cryptocurrency ecosystem over the past couple of weeks was tampered down on Aug. 26 as an early morning attempt by bulls to push the price of Bitcoin to $50,000 was soundly rejected.  Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows that following its rejection, the price of Bitcoin slid to a low of $46,457 before bulls managed to regroup and put a halt to the downturn. BTC/USDT 1-day chart. Source: TradingView Here’s what analysts are saying about Thursday’s price action for Bitcoin and a…

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