Michael Moro, the CEO of Genesis Trading is in today’s cryptocurrency news for his prediction that bitcoin will likely bottom out at $3,000 after a whole week of declining and reaching $4,350. Moro thinks that the $4,000 support level is highly unlikely to last much longer as the selling pressure will continue to bring the price down.
Moro stated that the current situation is not working in favor of the day traders and investors that want to earn some quick money. However, he noted that the number one cryptocurrency has already experienced about 80 percent declines which are spread out in five occasions and this is yet the smallest one in the ten-year history of its existence.
He believes that institutional investors that want to buy bitcoin and are sure of it; don’t really consider this drop a serious problem. They are looking at a long-term investment that will fluctuate over the course of 3-5 years. Also, the cost of mining 1 BTC will drop as soon as the network’s hash rate drops as well. The biggest miners are still willing to continue mining at a loss.
When he was asked what he thinks the price floor prediction will get he said:
“It’s really difficult. There are small levels of resistance, and we’ve seen the 4000 level get tested twice now in the last couple days, but I really don’t think there’s too much in the mid 3000s, so you won’t find much until you hit the 3k flat level.”
While trying to explain why Bitcoin is under a huge selling pressure, Moro noted that investor who got in the market before the bull run, liquidated their holdings so they can cut their losses, but the older investors have also started to liquidate and take their gains.
However, according to Moro, this isn’t a terminal drop for Bitcoin.
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“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.
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“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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“Combining public data and survey findings, we estimate that the total number of user accounts at service providers amounts to at least 139 million in late 2018.’’Active and verified users have increased seven times than two years ago. Last year the number of crypto users was 18 million, in 2016 there were only 5 million. The report notes:
“Using a combination of verified user data and the average share of ID-verified accounts described above, we also estimate there are currently at least 35 million ID-verified users globally.”There has also been an increase in the number of active users has also increased which in 2016 was about 35%, it rose to 36% and this year reached 38% active users. Despite the bear market, there is an even bigger increase in the number of crypto service providers that add support for multiple cryptocurrencies. Even cryptocurrency exchanges support multiple coins which make up to 89% of all the exchanges but also wallet providers decided to add multi-coin support up to 90%:
“Wallets with multi-coin support surged from 46% in 2017 to 90% in 2018, with 60% of wallets currently supporting more than 3 cryptoassets as opposed to only 10% in 2017.’’
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