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Bitcoin Price Analysis, 2 May 2018: BTC/USD Heading to $10,000?

Bitcoin markets are on the rise as traders keep showing support for price levels reaching new highs. BTC/USD markets are experiencing a decent increase in trading volumes while the market’s sentiment keeps being bullish.

The Day’s Signals

  1. Bitcoin prices were met with a few moments of consideration through the course of the day.
  2. Prices didn’t manage to break above USD 9,800 following multiple attempts at bullish breakouts.
  3. In the more recent hours prices did reach above USD 9,800 with the uptrend being topped off thanks to a sizeable upward spike.

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GDAX BTC/USD charts are showcasing how resistance didn’t manage to get the best of markets through the course of the past trading session. Traders managed to orchestrate recoveries as a response to every price fall. While the day’s low point was slightly below USD 9,600 prices kept returning to USD 9,700 levels. The market might be flirting with the idea of the price point at USD 10,000 being touched. That’s something that’s likely ramping up more interest as prices reach new highs on each trading session.

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OKEX BTC/USD weekly futures are continuing to showcase a lot of positivity. Futures prices even touched the USD 10,000 price point today. The gap between futures prices and live BTC/USD rates is something that had been observed through several of the latest trading sessions. However, in today’s trading session, the gap appears to have expanded even further. Futures markets are experiencing a gap closing in to USD 200. The perceived bullishness of futures traders could be mainly attributed to how futures markets priced the day’s decisive developments, ultimately leading the positive gap to grow.

Today’s trading session could set a precedent on how future developments will affect markets. If support continues to be displayed for the freshly reached highs, more bullish breakouts could spring up. Bitcoin traders have come to expect sudden changes in prices. But today’s trading session showcased a market ready to respond with recoveries to any downward pressure. Greater highs could be reached under such a market sentiment. The way futures traders priced in positive movements through the course of the day could be considered indicative of a shift in the market’s mood.

 

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Bitcoin Price Analysis, 30 April 2018: Support Above $9000

Bitcoin markets experienced some downward pressure through the day’s course, and yet USD 9,000 price levels were not breached. Trading volumes are now also on the rise as markets attempt to counter the downward pressure put on prices by sellers.

The Day’s Signals

  1. The day’s course showed support for prices above USD 9,000.
  2. Selling pressure lead prices to go further under USD 9,400 after a high around those levels was reached on the previous trading session.
  3. Large sell orders have so far not managed to move prices lower than USD 9,100 levels with more recent prices being slightly above USD 9,300.

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GDAX BTC/USD charts are showcasing the selling pressure that lead prices from USD 9,400 price levels to a low touching USD 9,100. While all that might have happened in the same trading session, further downward pressure was averted from having any effect on price. In so far, markets are showing certain support for the recently reached price levels above USD 9,000. Large sell orders took on to become one of the leading contributors in today’s trading volume increase. Notably, traders contributed to a recovery from USD 9,100 lows levels after a few back to back selloffs.

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OKEX BTC/USD weekly futures charts are notably showing that futures traders are now maintaining more positivity on futures markets. Bitcoin futures have for the course of the current trading session traded above live market prices. The selloffs on live markets were not exaggerated by futures traders. Selling pressure experienced through the day’s course might have pushed a bit of the positivity that futures traders had in store away through.

The overall outlook of the market appears to be showcasing a substantially improved market sentiment that in previous trading sessions. Traders now appear to be willing to take on selling pressure. The emergence of support is telling for the market sentiment; not to forget that current price levels are more or less the result of a bullish breakout.

 

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