Bitcoin is currently on bearish momentum. At 07:03 EST on Saturday, 23 January, Bitcoin is at $31,695.89 and down by 4.19% in the last 6 hours.
Over the last six hours, Bitcoin’s higher value was $33,024.73 and the lower value was $31,695.89.
Over the last twelve hours, Bitcoin’s higher value was $33,285.38 and the lower value was $31,695.89.
In relation to Bitcoin’s daily highs and lows, it’s 0.46% up from its trailing 24-hour low of $31,550.81 and 5.563% down from its trailing 24-hour high of $33,562.92.
Regarding Bitcoin’s yearly highs and lows, it’s 671.757% up from its 52-week low and 24.438% down from its 52-week high.
Bitcoin’s last day, last week, and last month’s average volatility was a positive 7.07%, a negative 1.69%, and a positive 0.97%, respectively.
Bitcoin’s last day, last week, and last month’s high and low average amplitude percentage was 16.78%, 9.76%, and 10.04%, respectively.
Last news about Bitcoin
Bitcoin surge built on market exUberance, momentum trading. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wednesday, 20 January, "Since October 2020 — the starting point of the latest Bitcoin cycle — about 60% of returns can be explained by exuberance in the wider market and momentum trading, according to Bloomberg Economics’ structural empirical model which exploits the co-movement of prices for Bitcoin and other assets to determine what factors are driving the ups and downs of the digital currency. "
Bitcoin slides below $35,000 as crypto mania loses momentum. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wednesday, 20 January, "Many cryptocurrency traders are diversifying into other coins in fear that Bitcoin could see another collapse if $41,500 is not reached sometime soon," said Edward Moya, senior market analyst at Oanda Corp.", "Analysts have pointed to $40,000 as the key level that Bitcoin needs to surpass in order to draw fresh money from investors riding cryptocurrency momentum. "
We spoke to crypto platform gemini, which is backed by the winklevoss twins, about Bitcoin, how to use stable coins and why regulation won't kill the boom in digital currencies. According to Business Insider on Wednesday, 20 January, "Halliday said he would opt for a "HODL" strategy, using the crypto slang meaning to hold onto Bitcoin rather than sell.", "This week, Deutsche Bank published research that showed market players rated Bitcoin an 8.7 out of 10 on a bubble scale, with 10 being an ‘extreme bubble’."
Bitcoin sinks below $34,000 as sell-off cuts into early-January momentum. According to Business Insider on Wednesday, 20 January, "Flows into the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust and futures contracts can serve as early indicators of whether such support can be reached, he added.", "The software CEO-turned Bitcoin whale explains why he is making such a massive bet on the digital asset."
BlackRock files to add Bitcoin futures to two of its funds. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wednesday, 20 January, "BlackRock Inc. is adding cash-settled Bitcoin futures as an eligible investment to two funds, according to regulatory filings.", "The world’s largest asset manager filed updated prospectuses for two funds on Wednesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that included cash-settled Bitcoin futures among the assets they can buy."
Bitcoin falters for a second day, slides below technical level. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thursday, 21 January, "That drop did, however, precede a seven-week run that helped propel Bitcoin into its current bull rally."
Bitcoin losses gather pace, with prices nearing three-week low. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thursday, 21 January, "On Wednesday, BlackRock Inc. filed paperwork to add Bitcoin futures as an eligible investment in two funds, the first time the money manager is offering clients exposure to cryptocurrency."
It looks like wall street is running Bitcoin, at least for now. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thursday, 21 January, "Hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones helped set off the frenzy when he said in May he was buying Bitcoin as a hedge against the inflation he sees coming in the wake of policymakers’ aggressive actions to keep the economy alive in the coronavirus pandemic. ", "Whether the inflation that Bitcoin investors worry about will materialize is a big question-consumer price increases have been muted for years, despite more than a decade of rock-bottom interest rates. "
Bitcoin is no market hedge, JPMorgan strategists say. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thursday, 21 January, "In early January, Normand’s colleague at JPMorgan, Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou suggested Bitcoin could hit $146,000 in the long run as it draws cash from investors who would have previously bought gold.", "But in the recent run-up, the dynamics have changed and Bitcoin is moving more in lockstep with traditional cyclical markets."
Bitcoin plunge has newbies scrambling to google double-spend. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thursday, 21 January, "The Bitcoin blockchain is operating exactly as designed, and has been operating exactly as designed for 12 years," said Andreas Antonopoulos, an expert in Bitcoin and open blockchain technologies. ", "In the case of the blockchain — or the software that underlies Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies — the transaction in question would be excluded from the final tally on the digital ledger."
Mercado Bitcoin receives contribution led by GP investimentos and parallax ventures who will invest BRL 200 million in 2021. According to Business Insider on Thursday, 21 January, "Over the past eight years, with a diverse and creative team, Mercado Bitcoin has set out to build the financial market of the future. ", "Last year, Mercado Bitcoin also doubled in size, going from 100 people on the team to more than 200 people, and launched the world’s first token linked to soccer, the Vasco Token. "
Bitcoin drops close to $30,000 mark as head-turning rally stalls. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thursday, 21 January, "The crypto boom has proved controversial, cheered on the one hand by believers who see Bitcoin becoming a more mainstream investment, but decried by others that see little more than speculative mania.", "This level looks very vulnerable and a break below it is bad news in the near-term for Bitcoin and cryptos in general," Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at Oanda Europe, wrote in a note Thursday. "
Bitcoin drops below $30,000 level as head-turning rally stalls. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thursday, 21 January, "Just this week, BlackRock Inc. dipped its toe into the crypto universe for the first time, saying cash-settled Bitcoin futures are among assets that two funds were permitted to buy.", "This level looks very vulnerable and a break below it is bad news in the near-term for Bitcoin and cryptos in general," Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at Oanda Europe, wrote in a note Thursday. "
Why this analyst is cautioning Bitcoin investors to have A 'very strong stomach' amid plunge. According to Business Insider on Friday, 22 January, "What Happened: Miller Tabak chief market strategist Matt Maley told CNBC on Thursday that regulatory risks and pullback from the near 200% surge this year mean Bitcoin could see a further drop in the short-term.", "Why It Matters: Bitcoin has seen a major correction in the last two weeks after a dizzying rally that started in July last year saw it cross $40,000 from trading below the $10,000 level."
Iran blames 1600 Bitcoin processing centers for massive blackouts in tehran and other cities. According to Business Insider on Saturday, 23 January, "The Iranian government has blamed Bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency for power outages across the country that have left millions in darkness.", "Mohammad Hassan Motavalizadeh, the head of Tavanir, said that 45,000 illegal Bitcoin machines cheaply consuming 95MWh of electricity had been confiscated by the police, it also added."