Bitcoin Price Volatility Is Down 98% Year-on-Year

Bitcoin price volatility has crashed in the last 12 months as the bear market killed off the speculative frenzy. Daily volatility, the spread between the price high and price low, stood at $61 yesterday – down a hefty 98 percent from the figure of $3,468 observed on Jan. 16, 2018 – according to CoinMarketCap data. Meanwhile, bitcoin’s price is also down 74 percent year-on-year. Generally, with a sharp drop in price, volatility in dollar terms tends to fall in parallel. Notably, volatility was extremely high in percentage terms 12 months ago. The…

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC At Risk of Sharp Decline, Could Retest $3,400

Bitcoin price failed to recover above the $3,650 resistance and declined recently against the US Dollar. There was a break below a major contracting triangle with support at $3,590 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price is currently trading in a bearish zone and it may accelerate losses to $3,500 and $3,400. Bitcoin price is under selling pressure below $3,650 against the US Dollar. There are high chances of more losses in BTC below $3,500 and $3,450 in the near term. Bitcoin Price…

Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Could Target Fresh Weekly Lows

Ripple price is struggling to gain momentum above the $0.3300 and $0.3320 resistances against the US dollar. There is a key bullish trend line formed with support at $0.3240 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair could break to the downside if sellers push the price below $0.3200 and $0.3150. Ripple price is slowly moving into a bearish zone against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. XRP/USD could accelerate losses if buyers continue to struggle above $0.3300 in the near term. Ripple Price Analysis…

Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Buyers Not Out of Woods Yet

ETH price is currently struggling to settle above the $124-125 resistance area against the US Dollar. There is a new connecting bearish trend line formed with resistance at $127 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair may continue to find a strong buying interest near the $120 and $118 support levels. Ethereum price struggled to break key resistances against the US Dollar and bitcoin. ETH/USD remains supported on dips, but a break above $127 is needed for more gains. Ethereum Price Analysis After an increase…

Will Bitcoin’s Price Extend Its Four-Year January Losing Streak?

Bitcoin (BTC) has reported losses in January for the last four years, and a fifth now looks on the cards. The leading cryptocurrency by market value fell 32 percent, 14.6 percent, 0.10 percent and 26.64 percent in the first month of 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, respectively, according to CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index. Notably, the odds are stacked in favor of BTC extending the four-year January losing streak this year. BTC fell 13 percent last week, signaling an end of the corrective bounce from the December low of $3,122. The…

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC Approaching Next Significant Break

Bitcoin price is consolidating losses above the $3,560 support area against the US Dollar. There is a short term contracting triangle formed with resistance at $3,625 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price may soon make the next move either above $3,650 or below $3,540 in the near term. Bitcoin price is preparing for the next key break above $3,650 against the US Dollar. A close above $3,650 could trigger bullish moves towards $3,720 and $3,800. Bitcoin Price Analysis After trading above the…

Ripple Price Analysis: XRP at Potentially Key Turning Point

Ripple price traded to a new weekly high at $0.3384 and later corrected lower against the US dollar. There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support at $0.3250 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair must trade above $0.3260 and the 100 hourly simple moving average to gain traction. Ripple price is showing a few bearish signs against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. XRP/USD must stay above $0.3170 to bounce back above $0.3260 and $0.3300 in the near term.…

Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Stays Bullish Despite Constantinople Fork Delay

ETH price trimmed most its recent gains and declined below the $121 support area against the US Dollar. There was a break below a connecting bullish trend line with support at $120 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair still remains supported on the downside above the $113 and $114 levels. Ethereum price declined against the US Dollar and bitcoin after the Constantinople hard fork was postponed. However, ETH/USD could bounce back as long as it is above $113. Ethereum Price Analysis Yesterday, we saw…

Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Moon-sling Depend on Adoption Levels

Ripple Price technically bullish Brad Garlinghouse confident of more bank “switch.” Transaction volumes low—averaging 26 million as XRP consolidate The CEO of Ripple the company is satisfied and expecting the total Bank tally to increase by year’s end. So far 200 banks use the network meaning Ripple controls two percent of SWIFT’s market share. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamentals The Ripple community might be over the top, excited about the progress. However, the truth of is, RippleNet—the underlying ledger that holds together xCurrent, xRapid and xVia—pales in comparison with SWIFT—a 40-year…

This Price Resistance Level May Hold Key to Bitcoin Bull Market

That bitcoin (BTC) may be closing on a long-term bottom is generally accepted by now. After all, the leading cryptocurrency by market value has dropped by close to 70 percent over the last 13 months. The challenge now is to pick up early signs of a long-term bearish-to-bullish trend change, which may be possible with the help of the 10-week simple moving average (SMA). Acting as resistance, that moving average proved a tough nut to crack in the eight weeks to Nov. 14 – the day BTC reentered the bear…