Bearing Witness to Bitcoin’s Bounce: Revved Rally or Misguided Momentum?

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The growing enthusiasm for digital currencies propelled the BTC price towards the $23,000 mark, according to an article on Cointelegraph, despite a slight cooling off of volatility. Critics, however, have posed doubts over the current enthusiasm driving its rally. This perspective has gained traction following a 7.5% uptick—spurred by digital asset manager Grayscale’s recent legal victory—yet genuine buyer interest seems to remain low according to on-chain analytics platform CryptoQuant.

Despite no visible sharp correction in sight, as shown by the ‘Funding Rate’, the ‘Trading Volume Ratio (Spot VS Derivative)’ suggests it was the derivatives exchanges rather than the spot exchange that led the recent BTC price increase. Furthermore, the trading volumes are reportedly still lower than those seen during upticks earlier in 2023.

Popular trader and analyst Rekt Capital also projected a conservative long-term outlook drawing attention to a possible fractal pattern implying $26,000 could change from acting as support to resistance, thereby initiating further downside. The analyst referred to similarities seen in the double top of 2021 to the present BTC/USD peaks and breakdowns, likening them to Bitcoin’s performance entering the 2022 bear market. A key level to watch is $23,000, as a rebound from this point could signal an inverse head and shoulders pattern.

The trading price at press time was $27,090. However, it is imperative to remember that every trading and investment move carries inherent risk and individuals need to conduct independent research when making decisions.

Source: Cointelegraph

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