There is a constant uproar in the crypto industry since the time Bitcoin Price raised above $10,000 against USD last August. The crypto king BTC price has once again managed to cross the $10k barrier. Isn’t it exciting? Let’s see how the Bitcoin has fared since its last High point.
BTC Price Analysis –
The widely accepted crypto is trading at $10,303 against USD. Talking about its position, Bitcoin has been enjoying the top position since its inception. As of writing, BTC is up by 5.61% with a 24hr volume reaching $39,452,733,427 USD. The current market cap of BTC has reached to $187,701,937,867 USD with a circulating supply of 18,213,012 BTC. These numbers are looking good for BTC as the crypto is gaining positive momentum since the last few days.
BTC Price Chart Analysis –
Bitcoin, also known as Face of Crypto, has been enjoying the bullish sentiment since the dawn of 2020. Jan 3rd was a bit of laid-back in terms of Bitcoin price as BTC had dropped down to $6,972. Since then, there is a steady growth in the price.
Coming to its High point, BTC price saw a sudden rise in July 2019, treading up to $12,943 USD. But unfavorable conditions caused Bitcoin price to dropdown. Bitcoin had reached to a point of no return where many analysts had walked back on their own predictions. One of the major instances is John McAfee’s backdown from his 1 million USD BTC price.
However, looking at the current growth rate, BTC has gained a steep spike on Tuesday 11th Feb 2019. This is the second high point since the 2017 breakout. The Bitcoin price rose from $9843 to $10,168 within an hour.
Factors Propelling Bitcoin Price
US Fed Confirms investing in Crypto –
The Bitcoin price skyrocketed when US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell stated that the US may invest a significant amount in crypto. He also stressed on how BTC and other cryptos will be a systemic risk to the USD. The Tuesday declaration amounted to push BTC price to the present state. Many Bitcoin maximalists started tweeting and spreading this news. As a result, BTC easily reached the $10k barrier.
PlusToken Ponzi Scheme Moves $123M in Bitcoin –
Another reason behind the Bitcoin price increase is that around 12,000 BTC were moved from a PlusToken wallet. Twitter bot, WhaleAlert brought this to everyone’s notice.
Bitfinex Maintenance –
The crypto exchange Bitfinex had a scheduled maintenance on Tuesday. However, the maintenance was stopped as Bitcoin price crossed $10,000. Investors fear manipulation on the Bitfinex side and since then BTC is changing hands at a fast pace.
What Crypto Analysts have to say about Bitcoin’s near future?
- Analyst Joe Saz has predicted Bitcoin to rally up to $300,000 in an interview with BlockTV. He further adds that Bitcoin will experience a bull run and see a low of $14,500 in April 2020.
- Davethewave twitter handle claims that Bitcoin will reach $11k before a pullback.
- Also, prominent cryptocurrency trader Filb Filb predicts
“Overall, Bitcoin is exactly where [I] anticipated; slowly grinding up towards previous resistance… I’m very much of the opinion that Bitcoin will reach at least $12,500 level before the halving.”
Overall, Bitcoin is enjoying the limelight from a few days. The google searches have soared since the recent price rise. It will be interesting to see how BTC fares in the coming days.
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