Crypto Fear and Greed Index Shows Market Sentiment Remains Fearful

After the Crypto Fear and Greed Index (CFGI) dropped to significant lows and pointed to “extreme fear” in crypto markets at the end of May, and throughout most of June, today the CFGI rating is still in the “fear” zone, but it has seen an improvement. On June 19, the CFGI rating tapped a low score of 6 which means “extreme fear,” and 61 days or two months later, the CFGI rating now shows a score of 33 or “fear.” CFGI Ranking Score Shows Crypto Winter Continues to Keep Investor…

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Bitcoin drifts into weekly close while Fed rate hike looms as next major BTC price trigger

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) upped the volatility into the weekly close on March 13 as markets braced for geopolitical and macro economic cues. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Long-awaited Fed action set to come this week Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC/USD as it again came close to testing $38,000 support during Sunday. The pair had seen a quiet end to the week on Wall Street, the weekend proving similarly calm as the status quo both within and outside crypto continued without surprises. Now, attention was already…

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Trader gives $44K BTC price target as Bitcoin shrugs off executive order ‘nothingburger’

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) held onto swift gains at the Wall Street open on March 9 as nerves over U.S. regulatory moves calmed.  BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Executive order enters with a whimper Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD maintaining $42,000 into the start of trading Wednesday. The pair had shrugged off the latest round of macro tensions to add over 11% in 24 hours, among the best movers in the broader crypto market. Despite mixed feelings over the real significance of the move among traders…

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Price of Gold Spikes Over $2,060 per Ounce While Risk Assets Continue to Capitulate – Markets and Prices Bitcoin News

[ad_1] On Tuesday, the price of gold soared to new heights as an ounce of the precious metal surpassed $2K per ounce during the early morning trading sessions (EST). Hours later, gold tapped a high of $2,064.27 per ounce as the Russia-Ukraine war and global commodities surge has fueled demand. Gold’s Value Surges Higher Amid Commodities Boom Gold is exchanging hands for prices not seen since August 2020, as the Russia-Ukraine war has caused a significant demand for barrels of oil, commodities, energy stocks, and precious metals. During the last…

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Examining Big Bank Price Manipulation And Bitcoin

[ad_1] Part One: But This Is How We’ve Always Done Things … There is a great story floating around the web about a married couple and a ham (full story). In brief, the wife is preparing a ham for dinner and in doing so, cuts approximately 1 inch off of two sides of the ham and throws them away. The husband, visibly upset, proclaims, “That’s a waste of good ham!” When asked what the rationale was, the wife didn’t know, simply stating that this was the way that her mother…

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REN price gains 65% after Catalog launch brings a cross-chain DEX to its blockchain

[ad_1] Decentralized finance projects like Ren pumped in 2021, only to finish the year right back where they started as high fees on Ethereum (ETH) led to decreased activity for many protocols and DeFi took a backseat to more popular sectors like nonfungible tokens (NFTs).  Now, it appears as though that downtrend is in the process of reversing course after recent global events highlighted the benefits of DeFi and holding assets outside the traditional financial system. This week REN price climbed 69% from a low of $0.247 on Feb. 24…

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How Is Bitcoin’s Price Affected By News

[ad_1] The price of any asset is always impacted by a combination of factors. Unlike traditional financial assets, bitcoin has historically had its own set of factors affecting its price. Do things look any different now? Let’s find out. Basic Factors: Supply And Demand Bitcoin’s price is heavily dependent on supply and demand fluctuations, just like other assets. However, contrary to measures of fiat money, bitcoin’s supply is always known and its hard cap is set at 21 million coins. The demand for bitcoin always sits at the top of…

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Ethereum price moves toward $3K, but pro traders choose not to add leverage

[ad_1] Even though Ether (ETH) price bounced over 20% from the $2,300 low on Feb. 22, derivatives data shows that investors are still cautious. To date, Ether’s price is down 24% for the year, and key overhead resistances lay ahead. Ethereum’s most pressing issue has been high network transaction fees and investors are increasingly worried that this will remain an issue even after the network integrates its long-awaited upgrades. For example, the 7-day network average transaction fee is still above $18, while the network value locked in smart contracts (TVL)…

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Bitcoin consolidates after $40K surge as analyst eyes weekly higher low for BTC price

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) began a nervous weekend at around $39,000 on Feb. 26 after an overnight spike briefly saw $40,000 return. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Stocks gains but crypto “fear” pervades Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView revealed calmer conditions for BTC/USD Saturday after overnight volatility saw highs of $40,330 on Bitstamp. With traditional markets closed, the probability of “fakeout” moves up or down was elevated thanks to thinner weekend volumes on crypto markets. The geopolitical turmoil focused on Ukraine and occupier Russia formed the backdrop for…

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Last Bitcoin support levels above $20K come into play as BTC price faces ‘time of uncertainty’

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) may yet reenter the $20,000 zone, but the coming weeks could provide a solid buying opportunity, a new report forecasts.  In its latest market update on Feb. 24, trading platform Decentrader laid out the final areas of support between the current Bitcoin spot price and $20,000. Analyst eyes BTC’s 20-week and 200-week MA for cues Military action by Russia in Ukraine has markets in a spin Thursday, with stocks and crypto following a firm downtrend as uncertainty grips Asia, Europe and the United States alike. Bitcoin has…

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