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Bitcoin Price Tightens as Traders Prepare for a Second Shot at $9.2K

After a strong two week performance that saw Bitcoin (BTC) price rise from $7,700 to $9,200, the top crypto asset appears to be consolidating before making another attempt at $9,200. As this process takes place and Bitcoin’s dominance rate dropped slightly, many altcoins rallied with double-digit gains which brought many to test or even push …

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Price Analysis Jan 20: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BSV, LTC, EOS, BNB, XLM, ADA

The total market capitalization of the crypto space rallied from about $184 billion on Jan. 3 to a high of $250 billion on Jan. 19. That is a 35% gain within a short span of time. Usually, fast-paced rallies do not last long, hence, for the long-term health of the markets, it is better to …

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CME Open Interest for Bitcoin Futures Up 100% Since Start of 2020

Open interest in bitcoin futures listed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) have doubled in the first few days of the year, as noted by data analytics firm Skew. About $235 million worth of positions (5,329 contracts) were open on the CME on Jan. 17 compared to $110 million seen in early December. Open interest …

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Bitcoin Bull Market Gains Steam, Breaks $9K for the First Time in 2020

On Jan. 18, Bitcoin (BTC) price finally made a strong push through the resistance level at $9,000 and rallied to $9,194 before pulling back slightly. BTC price has reached its highest level since early November, hitting $9K for the first time in 2020.  BTC USD daily chart. Source: TradingView The upside move brought the price …

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Bitcoin Price Ready to Push Above Key Resistance to Hit $10,000

Bitcoin (BTC) price sees a tremendous start of the year as it surged 25% year-to-date. Not only has Bitcoin been flourishing over the past few weeks, but altcoins have also been following along. Will Bitcoin continue the upward momentum, or is it a temporary top close? Crypto market daily performance. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin breaks the …

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‘Weak Hands Are Out’ — Trader Who Called $20K Bitcoin Top Calls Bottom

Bitcoin (BTC) investors who are waiting for a price dip to even $6,000 have “missed” their opportunity already, veteran trader Peter Brandt says. In a market discussion with Cointelegraph on Jan. 17, the 40-year market stalwart said that contrary to what some believe, BTC/USD has already hit its floor. Brandt: “The weak hands are out” …

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Tyrone Ross on Why Financial Advisors Are Taking Notice of DeFi

Financial advisor and crypto advocate Tyrone Ross joins The Breakdown for a discussion on financial advisors, DeFi and the most important company in crypto. One man. Three piping hot takes. In this special interview episode of The Breakdown, financial advisor and crypto advocate Tyrone Ross shares his thoughts on: Disclosure Read More The leader in …

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Crypto News Roundup for Jan. 17, 2020

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Bitcoin Falls Back After Briefly Breaking $9k Resistance

View Bitcoin has all but erased the day’s gains after pushing past the $9,000 resistance level this morning. A significant move back above $9,000 could trigger liquidations and a possible short squeeze across the market. Other cryptocurrencies continue to recoup losses from late 2019. Bitcoin’s bulls have failed to make a solid move above $9,000, …

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CME Bitcoin Futures See Open Interest Surge as Global Volume Hits $25B

Bitcoin (BTC) derivatives trading looks set to reach record levels this month as volume spikes and open interest hovers near all-time highs. Data from CME Group shows that as of Jan. 16, open interest for its futures products alone totaled 5,328 contracts — or 26,640 BTC ($237 million). Open interest on track for record The …

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