Just when the whole world thought the Bitcoin price was ready for another mammoth rally to $500,000 than it crashed, liquidating billions of long positions. This confirms what was widely known.
In a trending market propped by FOMO and blind, unsophisticated bulls fanned by arm chair analysts, Bitcoin has a way of showing its bad side.
As it reverted back to its “factory” settings, dumping down, and losing over $1,300 in less than 48 hours, weak hands are rushing to the exits.
Institutions are laying down Required Infrastructure
Even so, the uptrend of the last few months after halving has been eye opening.
First, the up-thrust revealed what regulators had in mind, and secondly, the extent of BTC’s reach in crypto. It appears as if institutions are building the requisite infrastructure to allow them to “test” the system, dipping only their small toe.
The U.S. OCC declaration was followed by Goldman Sachs toning down their hardliners. Simply institutions are realizing are removing their blinders.
Admittedly, a few years back, crypto and Bitcoin was fragile and find use in unconventional and even dubious businesses.
However, that is changing, quickly. There are tons of value proposition Bitcoin has to offer and its transparency and security is unparralled.
Pay Taxes with Bitcoin in the Zug Valley
Following their lead, Switzerland’s Zug valley will from next year allow individuals and firms to pay their tax obligations using Bitcoin and ETH. They have partnered with Bitcoin Suisse to make this possible.
Meanwhile, Pornhub choosing to accept Bitcoin and Litecoin could be that shot in the arm. The adult industry is huge and with a crypto pass, literally anyone without access to the USD/Euro can pay and watch premium content.
Bitcoin Price Analysis
The Bitcoin price is on a free fall, underperforming against the USD—sliding eight percent, and down 10 percent against ETH.
Technically, candlestick arrangement points to exhausted buyers and a possibility of a deep retracement.
From the daily chart—and as aforementioned, the retracement of the past two days has been deep. Visible, bears are in control. Notably, the last two bars—following the rejection from $12,000, confirms the double bar bear reversal pattern of Aug 17 and 18.
Since bears broke below Aug lows with increasing volumes, every high should technically be a selling point in the next few days.
The immediate target is $8,500. Since BTC is now trending below $10,500, the path of least resistance has been determined and looks like this could be the beginning of another deep retracement.
Chart courtesy of Trading View
Disclaimer: Views and opinions expressed are those of the author. This is not investment advice. Do your research.
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