The valuation of the crypto market has fallen by $20 billion over the past 24 hours, and the price of the largest cryptocurrency Bitcoin dropped to $6,400.
The market recorded a steep fall from $274 billion to $252 billion and demonstrated a 7% decline in terms of value. Bitcoin, on the other hand, dropped from $6,700 to $6,400 and caused other major digital assets and small tokens to experience intensified movements on the downside.
While Bitcoin lost 5% over the past 24 hours, the price of Ether which is the token of the Ethereum blockchain protocol dropped by more than 10%. Ethereum fell from $480 to $430 over the past 12 hours, dragging tokens and small cryptocurrencies along with it.
As we reported in our analysis a couple of days ago, a fall to the lower end of $6,000 was at the time “inevitable due to the low trading volume”. Our report read:
“Even though since July 2nd, we are seeing Bitcoin over the $6,000 region and constantly climbing, the leading cryptocurrency has also struggled to initiate a major movement on both the upside and downside, mainly because of the low daily volume of BTC.
So, in the short-term, it is likely for Bitcoin to fall to the lower end of $6,000 than to rise above $7,000 mark. In the mid-term, however, a major break could be recorded – and a large rally can be expected.”
Last week, the volume of bitcoin recovered to around $5 billion after dipping below $3,5 billion. This week, the volume dropped back to $3.9 billion while the volume of Tether rose from $1.6 billion to $3 billion.
In the upcoming days, a drop to $6,000 is very likely to happen – especially if the price of Bitcoin fails to rebound to the $6,700 in the next 24 hours.
Coinbase Adds PayPal Withdrawals To Its Platform (For U.S. Citizens)
“There is new technical work to make this possible, and that was done in conjunction with PayPal.”However, this Friday Osgood wrote that the partnership provides Coinbase customers an alternative to the traditional federal wire or automated clearing house (ACH) network that they were required to use. As he said:
“These traditional finance networks can add up to two business days to a withdrawal. We’re always looking for ways to not only meet the bar set by traditional finance, but raise it. That’s why we rebuilt our integration to ensure that the speed and reliability of PayPal withdrawals does just that.”The service is for now only available to customers in the United States, but could continue to be added to other nations across 2019, as Osgood wrote.
Bitcoin Plunges To A Yearly Low, Market Is ‘Prepared’ To Go Below $100 Billion
“As BTC is approaching the target of the 2014 fractal the targets of most people change from 3k to 1k and even lower. I still think $2,700 is an excellent place to buy if we should go there. ‘History doesn’t repeat itself but it often rhymes.’”Currently, there is a big risk in shorting and longing Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies in the market, which is why investors are observing the short-term trend of the crypto market by holding out on their trading activity.
Circle CEO: ‘’Bitcoin Will Be Worth A Great Deal More Than Today’’
“I don’t make significant price predictions. But it’s certainly going to be worth a great deal more than it’s worth today. I am long in the market.”Allaire says that the people who lost a ton of money in the bear market will only get back into the game because of the fundamentals of cryptocurrencies and that they won’t change despite the downturn in prices. He also believes that bitcoin plays a huge role as a non-sovereign store of value. Allaire continued to explain:
“The key thing with bitcoin is that it is unique in its security and its scale. As an idea that we need a scarce, non-sovereign store of value that individuals can hold in a protected fashion — that’s attractive all around the world.”However, he thinks that some of the digital currencies will eventually die off due to overcrowding of the market but this doesn’t mean that if one digital currency succeeds that the rest will cease to exist. When asked about the burning question of regulation, he says that the United States has one of the most transparent regulation since most of the digital currency and banking systems have already been regulated, many of which this year only. Circle is already regulated under the Bank Secrecy Act and money transmission laws and this is a very important element for all the customers and users.
Bitcoin Reaches A New Yearly Low At $3,200, Downward Trend Continues
“BTC lowest daily close year to date. Is there still a chance of recovery before more lows? Well, maybe. But I am not betting on it.”Another analyst named DonAlt echoed a similar sentiment and said that until the price of Bitcoin breaks out of the resistance levels at $3,600 and $3,800, drops like this will be expected. “Closed below the swing low – harsh rejection followed. There isn’t much support on the daily time frame still. So far prior support areas have flipped into resistance. Until that changes – stay away from longs,” he wrote. So far, Bitcoin has been able to maintain a range of $3,000 to $4,000 for over three weeks, from November 24th. Until the asset begins to demonstrate signs of a multi-month consolidation period and a high level of stability, any form of a gradual recovery is unlikely to happen. Bitcoin has recently consolidated from the yearly low of $3,200 and is now trading at $3,301.
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