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Bitcoin May Crash to $8K While Hedge Fund Invests in $750 million worth BTC

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    Crypto analyst expects a bearish trend for Bitcoin, said it may slip down below $9000

    A Hedge Fund Investment firm’s quarter 2 report indicates a huge $1 billion investment in digital assets, $750 million only on Bitcoins.

    Other Altcoins may outperform the biggest cryptocurrency as they record nearly 50 percent growth in their volume.

Bitcoin May Crash to $8K and it could be a Good Sign 

Bitcoin is trending in a very thin range of $250, crypto analyst predicts a bearish trend for the digital asset. Josh Rager, a crypto trader, analyst, and co-founder at Blockroots.com anticipated a downtrend for Bitcoin in the coming days. 

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Interestingly, he said further that the downtrend is an indication of the upcoming bull run for bitcoin. 

He illustrated the triangles in the pattern wherein the first triangle in 2017 saw the digital asset declining and later hitting the apex of the structure. The next triangle also showed a similar pattern in 2019. 

When Bitcoin plummeted as low as $3000, it rose to as high as $14000 in 2017 and around $11000 in 2019. Hence Josh predicts a fake-out (fake + breakout) of Bitcoin in the coming days and expects the price of Bitcoin May Crash to $8K or below $9000. But in the coming days, he predicts a major bull run for the digital asset and as per the chart, Bitcoin can again attain its ‘all-time-high’ by next year.

Grayscale Investments Invests $750 million in BTC

Grayscale Investment quarter 2(Q2) report shows $1 billion in investments in Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other digital assets. The report released by the hedge fund investment company shows a huge $750 million investment in Bitcoin only despite the fact that the digital asset has no major outbreak in the past two months. 

In the newly released report, new investors represent almost 57 percent of the Grayscale investor base which is more compared to 49 percent in the previous quarter.

According to the report, 81 percent of the investors have diverted their interest in the emerging altcoins. The report says that,

“While long volatility was the winning trade in 1Q20, volatility was subdued in 2Q20 as risk assets steadily recovered. In 2Q20, digital assets outperformed most indices, and Zcash, Ethereum, and Stellar led the way returning 72 percent, 62 percent, and 62 percent respectively.”

Altcoins too have potential to outperform BTC

Veteran trader Peter Brandt says that Stellar Lumens(XLM) has incredible potential and is capable of being the next major Altcoin in the crypto space. Stellar ranked 14th in the coinmarketcap rating and has witnessed nearly 50 percent gain in the past couple of months. The digital asset at the time of reporting is valued at $0.095 has just begun towards the anticipated goal as per Brandt.

As reported by Coinpedia, Altcoin season is upcoming in this year with major altcoins witnessing a major bull run this year. Chainlink at the time of reporting is in the 8th position of the coinmarketcap ratings beating Litecoin(LTC) behind with 2.45 percent growth in its price.

Other than these, Ethereum(ETH), Tether(USDT), XRP, Bitcoin Cash(BCH), Bitcoin SV(BSV), and Cardano (ADA) are the emerging Altcoins in the top 10 list of coinmarketcap ratings.

You may also read – This Altcoin Becoming Bullish Crypto Asset

In a nutshell, analysts believe a possible breakout in the Bitcoin price in the coming days, not to worry as they plunge to the highest ever records by next year. On the other hand, the huge investments which are almost double than the first quarter might also indicate a major bull run for bitcoin. 

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Qadir Ak - Co-founder of Coinpedia Blog - His interest as crypto Author, Editor, Speaker at cryptocurrency conference has made him known as passionate blogger and startup in Asia.

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