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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Plunges to $30.3K as Options Traders Bet on Sub-$800 Ether

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Plunges to $30.3K as Options Traders Bet on Sub-$800 Ether

Bitcoin’s plunge to as low as $30,305 was intensified from leveraged long derivative liquidations; options traders are totally bearish on ether, the native asset of Ethereum. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $33,277 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Slipping 10.9% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $30,305-$38,947 (CoinDesk 20) BTC above the 10-hour …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hovers Around $27K While ETH/BTC Pair Goes Bullish

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hovers Around $27K While ETH/BTC Pair Goes Bullish

Bitcoin has mostly traded in a tight, low-volume range Monday while some profit-taking from bitcoin into ether is appearing on the ETH/BTC charts. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $26,822 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 2.3% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $25,759- $27,447 (CoinDesk 20) BTC very near its 10-hour and …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Fails to Reach $16.5K; Wrapped BTC Hits $2 Billion

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Fails to Reach $16.5K; Wrapped BTC Hits $2 Billion

Analysts are bullish on bitcoin’s price but the options market is decidedly bearish on the remaining weeks of 2020. Ethereum’s wrapped bitcoin token crosses $2 billion locked. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $16,240 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 0.30% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $15,971-$16,487 BTC above its 10-day and …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Loses Steam at $15.9K; Over 600K ETH Yanked From DeFi

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Loses Steam at $15.9K; Over 600K ETH Yanked From DeFi

A bitcoin rally to new 2020 highs has been slowed by lower spot volume. Meanwhile, some ether investors are moving capital out of DeFi. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $15,502 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 2.6% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $15,190-$15,934 BTC near its 10-day moving average but above …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Surpasses $15.3K; Ether Up 210% in 2020

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Surpasses $15.3K; Ether Up 210% in 2020

Bitcoin is hitting fresh highs during a surge past $15,000 while investors may be overlooking the upside of ether in 2020. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $15,087 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 7.7% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $14,005-$15,306 BTC above its 10-day and 50-day moving averages, a bullish signal …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Tops $11.1K; Ether Traders Like $400 Options

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Tops $11.1K; Ether Traders Like $400 Options

Bitcoin is making gains Friday while ether options traders on the Deribit exchange love $400 strikes. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $10,050 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 1.4% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $10,834-$11,111 BTC above its 10-day and 50-day moving averages, a bullish signal for market technicians. Bitcoin trading …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Climbs to $11.5K With Record Amount in DeFi

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Climbs to $11.5K With Record Amount in DeFi

Bitcoin bounced back from Thursday’s drop at a time when more of the cryptocurrency is locked in DeFi than ever before. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $11,511 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 2.2% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $11,231-$11,552 BTC above its 10-day and 50-day moving averages, a bullish signal …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Breaks $11,800; Ether Options Market Explodes

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Breaks $11,800; Ether Options Market Explodes

Bitcoin continues its rebound this week after Sunday’s crash. Meanwhile, the ether options market suggests a roller coaster ride ahead for the world’s second largest cryptocurrency. It’s been a positive week for bitcoin so far. The world’s oldest cryptocurrency is continuing its rebound from a Sunday price crash, appreciating 12% on a bullish run that …

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Market Wrap: Stocks Make Gains While Bitcoin Sticks to $9,200

Market Wrap: Stocks Make Gains While Bitcoin Sticks to $9,200

A bullish stock market left bitcoin behind Monday with the world’s oldest cryptocurrency trading flat. The absence of action in bitcoin is in contrast to the performance of global equities on Monday. Stocks across the world today:  “In recent trading sessions, bitcoin traded in a narrow range of $9,100-$9,200,” said Constantin Kogan, partner at cryptocurrency …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Slides, Stocks Tread Water on Trump China Comments

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Slides, Stocks Tread Water on Trump China Comments

Bitcoin declined for the first time in three days as traders in digital-asset markets and more traditional stocks considered the implications of U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest broadsides against China on the coronavirus and Hong Kong.  Bitcoin (BTC) was changing hands around $9,400 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET), slipping less than a percent …

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