Ethereum analyst warns of ‘clean fakeout’ despite 30% ETH price rebound

Ethereum’s native token, Ether (ETH), underwent a sharp relief rally after falling to $880, its lowest level in eighteen months, on June 18. ETH price regains 30% in two days Ether’s price reached above $1,150 this June 19, marking 30%-plus gains in just two days. However, at the beginning of the new weekly session this June 20, the ETH/USD pair hinted at giving up its weekend gains, with its price plunging by almost 9% from the $1,150 high.  PostyXBT, an independent market analyst, told his 79,800 followers to be careful…

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Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Below $20,000, ETH Slips Under $1,000

Bitcoin fell below $20,000 on Saturday, as the sell-off in cryptocurrency markets continued to start the weekend. ETH was also trading below a key level, as prices fell below $1,000 for the first time in over 18 months. Bitcoin Bitcoin fell below $20,000 on Saturday, as bearish momentum extended entering the weekend. Despite the best effort of bulls to hold the line, the recent price support of $20,200 finally gave way earlier today. As a result of this, BTC/USD fell to an intraday low of $18,905.98 earlier in today’s session,…

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Treasury Minister of El Salvador Dismisses Bitcoin Investment Losses, Calls Media Reports Biased

Alejandro Zelaya, the treasury minister of El Salvador, called out the critics of the investments that his country, through the action of President Nayib Bukele, has made in bitcoin. Zelaya stated that there had not been any losses because the bitcoin purchased — around 2,300 BTC — had not been sold. He also qualified the coverage that some media is engaging in about the issue as “biased.” El Salvador Dismisses Bitcoin Losses The government of El Salvador is being criticized for the bet that its president, Nayib Bukele,…

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Bitcoin price drops to lowest since May as Ethereum market trades at 18.4% loss

Bitcoin (BTC) saw further losses on June 12 as thin weekend trading volumes fueled an ongoing sell-off. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Analyst likens risk asset ‘pump’ to 1929 Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD hitting lows of $27,150 on its sixth straight day of downside. With hours to go until the weekly close, the pair was in danger of resuming the losing streak, which had previously seen a record nine weeks of red candles in a row. To avoid that outcome and put in…

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Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH Falls to 15-Month Low to Start the Weekend

Crypto prices plunged as the weekend commenced, following yesterday’s U.S. inflation report, which came in at a 40-year high of 8.6%. ETH fell to its lowest point in fifteen months, while BTC dropped below $29,000. Bitcoin Following days of consolidation, BTC finally moved late on Friday into Saturday, as crypto prices responded to the latest inflation report. Data from the United States showed that inflation came in at a 40-year high of 8.6%, which is higher than the 8.3% many had expected. As such, investors seem to have panicked, and…

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Survey: More Than 70% of Salvadorans Believe the Bitcoin Law Has Not Improved Their Personal Finances

A recent survey has offered some insight into the real opinions Salvadorans have about the implementation of the Bitcoin Law in the country. The survey, carried out by the University Institute of Public Opinion of the José Simeón Cañas Central American University, found that most Salvadorans believe the inclusion of bitcoin as legal tender, through the approval of the Bitcoin Law last year, has not improved their personal economic situation. Salvadorans Disregard Bitcoin’s Importance to Their Finances The inclusion of bitcoin as legal tender in their country and…

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Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Gains Prior to NFP Report, Following a Cross of Moving Averages

Bitcoin was once again trading above $30,000, as markets were anticipating the release of May’s non-farm payrolls report. Whilst BTC was back in the green, ETH continued to trade lower, and as of writing is below $1,800. Bitcoin Following a drop in price on Thursday, BTC was back in the green on Friday, as traders were preparing for the release of the non-farm payrolls report. After adding 428,000 jobs in April, markets are expecting 325,000 jobs to be added to the U.S. economy in May. The speculation on what this…

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International Monetary Fund to Assist El Salvador in Compiling Bitcoin Adoption Statistics

The International Monetary Fund has mentioned it is providing technical assistance to the government of El Salvador in various ways. According to Gerry Rice, a spokesperson for the organization, the group is having talks with people of the Salvadoran government about tax and money laundering matters, including critical issues that the IMF raised in earlier reports. International Monetary Fund in Talks With El Salvador While the International Monetary Fund disagreed with the move that El Salvador made last year by declaring bitcoin as legal tender, it is still…

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Bitcoin targets record 8th weekly red candle while BTC price limits weekend losses

Bitcoin (BTC) gave bears little joy over the weekend as the May 22 weekly close looked set to revolve around $30,000. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Waiting for Bitcoin to “make a decision” Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC/USD as it held a narrow range after the Wall Street trading week. With volatility absent, traders hoped for a move to larger areas of support or resistance next. “Still wedged between the supply and demand zone .. Hoping for a break today so we have some…

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Tim Draper Bullish on Bitcoin Due to Its Inflation Hedge Traits

Tim Draper, an early bitcoin investor, has declared he is still optimistic about the value of the first cryptocurrency even with the downturn its price has taken in the last months. Draper believes that the asset is still valuable as an inflation hedge, and that the market we are navigating right now is “very similar” to the dot-com bubble burst, but with higher inflation. Tim Draper Still Bullish on Bitcoin Tim Draper, the venture capitalist famous for his early investments in bitcoin, has explained his stance when it…

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