Bitcoin Price Retests $8,000 Following 21.37% Drop

Bitcoin has made a come back following three days of depressive price movements that led to a 21.37 percent drop. The world’s leading cryptocurrency started Sunday while trending in positive territory. The asset’s rate against the US dollar surged by circa 11 percent to settle a session high at $8,041 on Coinbase exchange. The move brought approximately $12 billion to the bitcoin market, with maximum influx coming from Tether’s stablecoin USDT. Nonetheless, the uptrend slowed down ahead of the European session, hinting that a downside correction might still be underway.…

Here’s What Triggered Bitcoin Price Above $8,000

By CCN: The bitcoin price has surged by seven percent in the past several hours from $7,300 to around $8,000 in major markets including the U.S., demonstrating a strong recovery from its abrupt drop to $6,400. The bitcoin price surges seven percent in less than four hours (source: coinmarketcap.com) On May 17, as CCN reported, the bitcoin price briefly plunged to $6,400 by more than 18 percent against the U.S. dollar. Market eating up an 18% bitcoin drop quickly is a sign of positive sentiment Analysts including Dovey Wan, a…

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, EOS, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis May 17

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Bitcoin witnessed a flash crash on Bitstamp exchange when it plunged to a low of $6,178. The fall was triggered by a sell order of about 5,000 bitcoins at $6,200. Some people speculate that the order might have been mistyped $6,200 instead of $8,200.…

Crypto Bulls and Bears Wrestle on What Comes Next for the Bitcoin Price

By CCN: Many in the crypto community remained calm and banded together despite the steep drop in the bitcoin price on the heels of an otherwise incredibly bullish month. Bitcoin’s value was slashed by approximately $21 billion in the last 24 hours, with the BTC price currently holding above the $7,000 threshold. The declines were traced back to a mega sell order on Bitstamp exchange, either creating an opportunity for investors who missed the previous run or providing a warning before the other shoe drops. Of course, crypto bulls and…

Samsung News Bodes Well For Ethereum (ETH), Even Amid Price Crumble

Ethereum (ETH) fall 11.7 percent Samsung could introduce crypto and blockchain functionality in their budget phones In correction of mid-this week’s rapid expansion, Ethereum (ETH) is down 11.7 percent even as reports suggest that Samsung will roll out cryptocurrency and blockchain functionality in their budget phones. Ethereum Price Analysis Fundamentals Like all liquid assets, Ethereum (ETH) is nose diving. At the time of press, the second most valuable asset is down, falling 11.7 percent to $235. But, after days of impressive gains, surging 55 percent mid this week, a cool…

Bitcoin Suffers Biggest Intraday Price Drop for Over a Year

View Bitcoin tanked by $1,702 early on Friday, the biggest intraday drop since January 2018. On the way back up, the hourly chart shows scope for re-test of former support-turned-resistance at $7,619. A bounce to $7,619, if any, could be short-lived with prices falling back to $6,178 (daily low) over the weekend, as both the 4-hour and daily charts are biased bearish. A bounce from the historically strong support of the 30-day moving average (MA) at at $5,986 would imply an end to the price pullback. Amid extremely overbought conditions,…

Ethereum (ETH) Price In Corrective Decrease: $230 Support Holds Key

ETH price climbed further higher and tested $280 before correcting lower against the US Dollar. The price started a downside correction and traded below the $270 and $260 supports. There is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $252 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair must stay above the $230 support area to avoid an extended downside correction. Ethereum price climbed towards the $280 level before correcting lower versus the US Dollar and bitcoin. ETH is likely to find support near the…

Bitcoin Faces Price Correction Toward $7.6K, Technical Charts Suggest

View Bitcoin printed a 10-month high of $8,390 earlier today only to fall back quickly below $8,000, strengthening the bearish divergence of the 4-hour chart relative strength index (RSI). The daily RSI is also teasing bearish divergence. BTC risks falling to a potential double-top neckline at $7,619. A break lower would open the doors to sub-$7,000 levels (target as per the measured height method). The case for correction in the next day or two would weaken if the price rises back above $8,300. Bitcoin (BTC) could be in for a…

Ripple (XRP) Price Skyrockets: More Gains Above $0.50, $0.52 Likely

Ripple price extended its rally above the $0.4500 and $0.4700 resistances against the US dollar. The price tested the $0.4800 area and it looks set to extend gains above $0.5000. Yesterday’s highlighted important ascending channel is intact with support near $0.4390 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). There were sharp gains in Ethereum above $250 and $260, opening the doors for $300. Ripple price started a significant upward move against the US Dollar and bitcoin. XRP broke $0.4750 and it looks set to surpass…

Bitcoin Price Rally Stalls As Ether, XRP Shine

View Alternative cryptocurrencies are flying high while bitcoin is having a breather above $8,000. Notably, ether (ETH) has hit a seven-month high of $235 and looks set to extend gains further toward $256 (Sept. 22 high) in the near-term. XRP, meanwhile, has confirmed a bull breakout. With hourly chart indicators diverging in favor of the bears and the daily relative strength index (RSI) reporting overbought conditions, bitcoin is looking increasingly vulnerable to a price pullback to the key rising trendline, currently placed above $7,200. Bitcoin could challenge Tuesday’s high of…