Bitcoin Futures Volatility Hit Record Low in October: CBOE

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Bitcoin has been unusually stable in recent weeks, and the decrease in volatility has now reached historic levels in the futures markets. Bitcoin Volatility Hits Record Level in Futures Markets That’s according to Kevin Davitt, senior instructor for The Options Institute at CBOE Global Markets, who said that Chicago-based derivatives exchange saws record low volatility in its bitcoin futures market during the month of October. Speaking on the subject during CBOE’s latest weekly bitcoin futures roundup, he said: “Last week, which ended on October 26, saw the…

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Bitcoin Price Broaches New Weekly High But Slips into Bearish Correction

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn On Monday, bitcoin underwent a bearish correction after establishing a new weekly high at 6440-fiat, falling close to 0.8 percent. Bitcoin Hits Weekly High The BTC/USD pair is trading in a bull trend above the 200-period simple moving average on hourly charts. The big move yesterday seems to have appeared more because of Tether, whose USDT token lost its dollar-peg once again, and its holders started jumping towards other coins. Prior to that, the BTC/USD pair was already pursuing a stable uptrend on near-term charts, albeit with…

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Bitcoin Cash Volume Surges 7x to $1.4 Billion, Crypto Market Recovering

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Major cryptocurrencies including Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin have increased by more than 5 percent in value over the last 24 hours. The cryptocurrency market has started to demonstrate signs of recovery, as the daily trading volume of large digital asset trading platforms has increased over the past week. The volume of Bitcoin, led by an abrupt surge in volume in the cryptocurrency exchange market of South Korea and the BTC-to-KRW trading pair, increased from $3.1 billion to $4.4 billion within a span of seven days, increasing…

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Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD in Breakout Action

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Bitcoin on Sunday jumped 2.13 percent against the US Dollar as USD-pegged cryptocurrency tether (USDT) resumed its implosion. BTC/USD was in a sideways sentiment for most of the weekend trading session. The bearish trendline has capped the upside bias on multiple occasions. Nevertheless, the pair — from the past 8 hou rs to the time of this writing — has persuaded a successful breakout action, breaking the cap mentioned above and forming new intraday highs towards 6464-fiat. At the same time, CoinMarketCap.com is showing a massive drop…

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‘Tis the Season — to Evaluate Bitcoin’s Price Performance

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn By Rafael Delfin, Head of Research at Brave New Coin, a leading provider of high-value cryptocurrency market data and insights, since 2012. October 31st, 2018 marked the 10-year anniversary of the publication of Bitcoin’s white paper. While it was initially circulated among a small and obscure cryptography mailing list, one decade later, the implementation of the mythical white paper is disrupting the world’s notion of money, sovereignty, and everything in between. Since its inception, bitcoin’s performance has been nothing short of extraordinary. With its highly volatile nature,…

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Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD Holds Support

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Bitcoin on Friday witnessed as much as 1.3 percent gains against the US Dollar from the pair’s previous low at 6293-fiat. BTC/USD is in a minor pullback scenario ever since and is trading at 6364-fiat at the time of this writing. In contrast to the Asian session, the European hours today witnessed lower volume. It pushed the pair into a narrow trading range altogether, leaving little-to-no room for day traders to find intraday opportunities. The US Dollar Index (DXY), on the other hand, came under some selling…

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BitMEX CEO Affirms Bear Call, Says BTC May Fall to $2,000

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn What a difference a few months can make. It seems like a lifetime ago that Arthur Hayes, CEO of cryptocurrency derivatives platform BitMEX, predicted that the bitcoin price could reach $50,000 in 2018. In fact, it has been less than six months, though the events that have occurred during that interlude have been sufficient for Hayes to slash his short-term crypto forecast by more than 95 percent. CCN reported earlier this week that Hayes, a former Citigroup trader, is now predicting that the bitcoin downtrend could last…

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Crypto Remains in Recession with Only 25% of Bitcoin Moved in 2018

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Throughout this year, during a 69 percent correction, only 25 percent of Bitcoin were moved between addresses, suggesting that 75 percent of Bitcoin had not changed hands. That is nearly a 58 percent decline in Bitcoin user activity since 2017, during a period in which BTC  surged to a new all-time high at $20,000 and the cryptocurrency market reached a valuation of $800 billion. Analysts expected a higher percentage of Bitcoin in circulation to change hands throughout the past 11 months despite the bear market, given that…

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Weak Momentum Could Send BTC to $5,750

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Over the past 24 hours, the valuation of the crypto market has remained at $205 billion, mostly due to the stability of Bitcoin at $6,350. The gap between BTC/USDT (Tether) and BTC/USD has declined to around $50, with the Bitcoin-to-Tether pair being traded with a $50 premium. The announcement of Tether LLC’s new partner bank Deltec has led to a minor recovery of USDT. “We hereby confirm that, at the close of business on October 31, 2018, the portfolio cash value of your account with our bank…

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Bakkt to Lead Bitcoin Recovery, Feb 2019 ETF Denial Crashes BTC: Analyst

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Alex Krüger, a well-recognized cryptocurrency trader and technical analyst, has said Bakkt will lead the recovery of Bitcoin throughout 2018 and the first quarter of 2019. But, Krüger explained that the rejection of the Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) filing of VanEck, SolidX, and Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) will lead to the crash of Bitcoin, possibly back down to the $6,000 support level and in worst case scenario, to the $4,000 region. “Possible outlook for BTC: First, bull run on BAAKT & renewed ETF approval narrative early…

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