Uncategorized

Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Rally Stalls After Rejection at $4,500, What’s Next?

Key Support levels: $4,000 

Key Resistance levels: $4,566, $4,868 (ATH)

ETH rallied after touching the key support level at $4,000 and came close to reaching $4,500, where bears stepped up. It appears the resistance at $4,566 will be a hard one to crack, as the bulls don’t seem to have sufficient momentum at the time of this writing.

On the ETH/BTC chart, the situation is looking better, and the price made a new local high at 0.088 BTC before retracing. Bitcoin’s market share dropped to 40%, which is a crucial support level. If BTC falls lower, it might catapult ETH higher. However, a reversal from BTC here would make it difficult for ETH to sustain the current gains unless momentum returns.

Chart by TradingView

Technical Indicators

Trading Volume: The volume disappeared as ETH’s price went higher, which was a bearish signal. Following the rejection at $4,500, the bulls appear to be on the defensive.

RSI: The RSI is curving back down. Unless momentum returns, ETH seems more likely to retest the key support level at $4,000.

MACD: The MACD was preparing for a bullish cross on the daily timeframe, which was delayed by this loss of momentum. The histogram continues to make higher lows, but the current price action does not favor the bulls.

Chart by TradingView

Bias

The bias for ETH has turned neutral due to this loss of momentum. Previously, the bias was bullish.

Short-Term Price Prediction for ETH

Ethereum appears unlikely to break above $4,500 in the near future, and it may even dip further before gathering enough strength to renounce meaningfully. The bears appear to be more in control at the time of this writing. The current daily candle is red and has engulfed the previous bullish candle from yesterday.

SPECIAL OFFER (Sponsored)
Binance Free $100 (Exclusive): Use this link to register and receive $100 free and 10% off fees on Binance Futures first month (terms).

PrimeXBT Special Offer: Use this link to register & enter POTATO50 code to get 50% free bonus on any deposit up to $1750.

Disclaimer: Information found on CryptoPotato is those of writers quoted. It does not represent the opinions of CryptoPotato on whether to buy, sell, or hold any investments. You are advised to conduct your own research before making any investment decisions. Use provided information at your own risk. See Disclaimer for more information.

Cryptocurrency charts by TradingView.


.custom-author-info{ border-top:none; margin:0px; margin-bottom:25px; background: #f1f1f1; } .custom-author-info .author-title{ margin-top:0px; color:#3b3b3b; background:#fed319; padding:5px 15px; font-size: 20px; } .author-info .author-avatar { margin: 0px 25px 0px 15px; } .custom-author-info .author-avatar img{ border-radius: 50%; border: 2px solid #d0c9c9; padding: 3px; }
Uncategorized

Bitcoin Below the $50K Mark: Terra (LUNA) Now Top 10 After 11% Spike (Market Watch)

Bitcoin keeps struggling with the $50,000 mark as the asset failed to breach it decisively and remains below it as of now. Most altcoins are also slightly in the red on a daily scale, except for Terra, which skyrocketed by more than 10%.

Bitcoin Stands Below $50K

Ever since the massive price crash that transpired during the weekend, bitcoin has failed to produce any significant gains and to overcome the coveted $50,000 level decisively.

It seemed as the asset had done so two days ago when it traded well above that line and even tapped $52,000. However, the bears didn’t allow any further increases.

Just the opposite, they pushed the cryptocurrency south and drove it below $49,000 yesterday. In the following hours, BTC attempted another leg up which culminated in reaching $51,000.

Once again, though, bitcoin failed to maintain above it and, as of now, trades below $50,000. Its market capitalization has declined beneath $950 billion, and the dominance over the altcoins sits at 40%.

html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container * { -webkit-box-sizing: border-box; -moz-box-sizing: border-box; box-sizing: border-box; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container { width: 100%; margin: 10px auto; background: #fff; padding: 10px 20px 20px; border-radius: 3px; border: 2px solid #f0f4f7; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container .mo-mailchimp-interest-container { padding: 0px 30px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_middle-section { text-align: center; padding: 20px 0; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { margin-top: 30px; margin-bottom: 10px; background: #5d6d7b; border: 0; font-weight: 700; font-size: 17px; color: #fff; border-radius: 3px; padding: 10px; width: 100%; display: block; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_top-section { text-align: center; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_note { text-align: center; margin-top: 20px; color: #90a1af; font-size: 12px; font-weight: 700; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_field { width: 100%; margin-right: 10px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_sub_field { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields_wrap { display: block; padding: 0px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_description, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { font-weight: 700; line-height: 1.7; font-size: 15px; color: #444; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-weight: 400; font-size: 12px; margin-top: 5px; letter-spacing: .2px; color: #4fa9db; font-family: inherit, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; display:none; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_headline { font-weight: 700; color: #444; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields { padding: 15px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_field { background: #f0f4f7; border-radius: 3px; font-size: 15px; color: #444; border: 1px solid #f0f4f7; margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_field:focus { background: #fff; border: 1px solid #f0f4f7; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field { background: #5d6d7b; border: 0; font-weight: 700; font-size: 16px; color: #fff; border-radius: 3px; margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_top-section_inner { margin-top: 40px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-size: 15px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-size: 14px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-error { display: none; background: #F44336; color: #ffffff; text-align: center; padding: .2em; font-size: 14px; -webkit-box-sizing: border-box; -moz-box-sizing: border-box; box-sizing: border-box; } @media only screen and (min-width: 750px) { html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_inner { padding: 0px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-size: 15px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_field { width: 70%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_field { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields_wrap { display: flex; padding: 0px 30px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields_wrap, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_fields_wrap { display: block; padding: 0; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_description, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { font-size: 18px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_sub_field { width: 30%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_sub_field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_sub_field { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field { margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field { margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_field { font-size: 18px; } }div#qYvDRQGBKZ *, div#qYvDRQGBKZ *:before, div#qYvDRQGBKZ *:after {box-sizing: border-box;-webkit-box-sizing: border-box;-moz-box-sizing: border-box;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field:focus {outline:0}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-submit-button:focus {outline:0}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div.mo-optin-powered-by{margin:5px auto 2px;text-align:center;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div.mo-optin-powered-by a {font-size:16px !important; text-decoration: none !important;box-shadow:none !important;border-bottom-width:0px !important;cursor:pointer !important;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container .mo-acceptance-checkbox {background-color: #fff;line-height: 0;border: 1px solid #bbb;width: 16px;min-width: 16px;height: 16px;margin: 0 5px 0 0 !important;outline: 0;text-align: center;vertical-align: middle;clear: none;cursor: pointer;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container .mo-acceptance-label {cursor:pointer}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p {padding:0px !important;margin:0px !important}div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-wrapper label {color:inherit;font-weight: normal;margin: 0;padding:0;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost input[type=submit] {-webkit-appearance: none;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost input {z-index: auto;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-cta-button-flag .mo-optin-form-note .mo-acceptance-label {display:none;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container iframe, div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container object, div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container embed, div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container video { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; }html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-optin-form-wrapper {max-width:100% !important}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost #mo-optin-form-name-field {display: none !important;}#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-spinner { border-radius: inherit; position: absolute; width: 100%; height: 100%; background: #fff url(https://cdn.shortpixel.ai/spai/w_1920+q_lossless+ret_img/https://cryptopotato.com/wp-content/plugins/mailoptin/src/core/src/assets/images/spinner.gif) 50% 50% no-repeat; left: 0; top: 0; opacity: 0.99; filter: alpha(opacity=80); } #qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-success-close { font-size: 32px !important; font-family: “HelveticaNeue – Light”, “Helvetica Neue Light”, “Helvetica Neue”, Helvetica, Arial, “Lucida Grande”, sans-serif !important; color: #282828 !important; font-weight: 300 !important; position: absolute !important; top: 0 !important; right: 10px !important; background: none !important; text-decoration: none !important; width: auto !important; height: auto !important; display: block !important; line-height: 32px !important; padding: 0 !important; -moz-box-shadow: none !important; -webkit-box-shadow: none !important; box-shadow: none !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-success-msg { font-size: 21px; font-family: “HelveticaNeue – Light”, “Helvetica Neue Light”, “Helvetica Neue”, Helvetica, Arial, “Lucida Grande”, sans-serif; color: #282828 !important; font-weight: 300; text-align: center; margin: 0 auto; width: 100%; position: absolute !important; left: 50%; top: 50%; -webkit-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); -moz-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); -o-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); -ms-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); transform: translate(-50%, -50%); } #qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-success-msg a { color: #0000EE; text-decoration: underline; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field:not(select), html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .select-field { margin-top: 6px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .select-field { text-align: left; padding: 6px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field label, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field label { display: block; text-align: left; margin-top: 6px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field label input, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field label input { margin-right: 5px; vertical-align: middle; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .select-field select { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field:not(select), html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .mo-optin-form-custom-field.checkbox-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .mo-optin-form-custom-field.radio-field { padding: 0 !important; border: 0 !important; background: transparent !important; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field label { display: block !important; margin: 5px 0 !important; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field label:last-child { margin: 0; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field input[type=checkbox] { cursor: pointer; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-headline, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container h2, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container h1 { font-size: 18px !important; }div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-description, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p { font-size: 16px !important; }div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note { font-size: 14px !important; }@media screen and (max-width: 768px) { div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-headline, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h2, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h1 { font-size: 18px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-description, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p { font-size: 16px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note { font-size: 12px !important; } }@media screen and (max-width: 480px) { div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-headline, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h2, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h1 { font-size: 16px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-description, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p { font-size: 14px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note * { font-size: 12px !important; } } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-name-field::-webkit-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-name-field:-ms-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-name-field::placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-email-field::-webkit-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-email-field:-ms-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-email-field::placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-mailchimp-interest-container { margin: 0 10px 2px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-mailchimp-interest-label { font-size: 16px; margin: 5px 0 2px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ input.mo-mailchimp-interest-choice { line-height: normal; border: 0; margin: 0 5px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ span.mo-mailchimp-choice-label { vertical-align: middle; font-size: 14px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-mailchimp-interest-choice-container { margin: 5px 0; }html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container { padding: 0px 3px 20px 3px; margin-bottom:20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_description, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { line-height: 1.2; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_note { margin-top:3px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container { border: 1px solid #f0f4f7; }

BTCUSD. Source: TradingView
BTCUSD. Source: TradingView

Terra Soars 10% as Alts Retrace

Similar to bitcoin, most altcoins have struggled in the past few days. Ethereum dumped from above $4,600 to $3,500 during the Saturday crash but quickly bounced off and reclaimed $4,000. On a daily scale, though, ETH is down by 1% and stands at just over $4,300.

Solana, Cardano, Polkadot, Dogecoin, Avalanche, and Shiba Inu are also slightly in the red since yesterday. In contrast, Binance Coin and Ripple have marked minor gains.

Terra, on the other hand, has surged by more than 10% in a day. As a result, LUNA now trades at $75 and is just inches away from registering yet another all-time high, which is now set at $78, according to CoinGecko. Moreover, the asset has now entered the top ten largest cryptocurrencies by market cap.

More gains come from WAX (29%), NEAR Protocol (17%), Celo (12%), Huobi Token (10%), and Gala (10%).

The cryptocurrency market capitalization has remained relatively still at just over $2.3 trillion.

Cryptocurrency Market Overview. Source: Quantify Crypto
Cryptocurrency Market Overview. Source: Quantify Crypto
SPECIAL OFFER (Sponsored)
Binance Free $100 (Exclusive): Use this link to register and receive $100 free and 10% off fees on Binance Futures first month (terms).

PrimeXBT Special Offer: Use this link to register & enter POTATO50 code to get 50% free bonus on any deposit up to $1750.

Disclaimer: Information found on CryptoPotato is those of writers quoted. It does not represent the opinions of CryptoPotato on whether to buy, sell, or hold any investments. You are advised to conduct your own research before making any investment decisions. Use provided information at your own risk. See Disclaimer for more information.

Cryptocurrency charts by TradingView.


.custom-author-info{ border-top:none; margin:0px; margin-bottom:25px; background: #f1f1f1; } .custom-author-info .author-title{ margin-top:0px; color:#3b3b3b; background:#fed319; padding:5px 15px; font-size: 20px; } .author-info .author-avatar { margin: 0px 25px 0px 15px; } .custom-author-info .author-avatar img{ border-radius: 50%; border: 2px solid #d0c9c9; padding: 3px; }
Uncategorized

Market Watch: Bitcoin Struggles at $50K, Tezos Soars 30% Following Ubisoft News

Bitcoin attempted another leg up in the past 24 hours but was stopped at $52,000 and retraced to just over $50,000. Most altcoins have also stalled since yesterday’s increases, with a few exceptions such as Tezos, which has surged by nearly 30% in a day.

Bitcoin Failed at $52K

CryptoPotato reported on Saturday the massive crash that drove bitcoin from $58,000 to a two-month low of $42,000, resulting in over $2.5 billion in liquidations from 400,000 over-leveraged traders.

The asset started to recover on Sunday but was stopped in its tracks at nearly $50,000. However, it managed to breach that level yesterday.

Moreover, BTC kept climbing in the following hours and even touched $52,000. This is where the bears stepped up once more and pushed it south again. As a result, bitcoin now stands at just over $50,000, and its market capitalization is down to $950 billion.

BTCUSD. Source: TradingView
BTCUSD. Source: TradingView

Altcoins Stall: XTZ Explodes

Most alternative coins mimicked BTC’s performance lately, meaning that they dumped in value hard on Saturday and charted impressive gains yesterday.

html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container * { -webkit-box-sizing: border-box; -moz-box-sizing: border-box; box-sizing: border-box; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container { width: 100%; margin: 10px auto; background: #fff; padding: 10px 20px 20px; border-radius: 3px; border: 2px solid #f0f4f7; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container .mo-mailchimp-interest-container { padding: 0px 30px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_middle-section { text-align: center; padding: 20px 0; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { margin-top: 30px; margin-bottom: 10px; background: #5d6d7b; border: 0; font-weight: 700; font-size: 17px; color: #fff; border-radius: 3px; padding: 10px; width: 100%; display: block; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_top-section { text-align: center; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_note { text-align: center; margin-top: 20px; color: #90a1af; font-size: 12px; font-weight: 700; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_field { width: 100%; margin-right: 10px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_sub_field { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields_wrap { display: block; padding: 0px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_description, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { font-weight: 700; line-height: 1.7; font-size: 15px; color: #444; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-weight: 400; font-size: 12px; margin-top: 5px; letter-spacing: .2px; color: #4fa9db; font-family: inherit, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; display:none; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_headline { font-weight: 700; color: #444; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields { padding: 15px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_field { background: #f0f4f7; border-radius: 3px; font-size: 15px; color: #444; border: 1px solid #f0f4f7; margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_field:focus { background: #fff; border: 1px solid #f0f4f7; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field { background: #5d6d7b; border: 0; font-weight: 700; font-size: 16px; color: #fff; border-radius: 3px; margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_top-section_inner { margin-top: 40px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-size: 15px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-size: 14px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-error { display: none; background: #F44336; color: #ffffff; text-align: center; padding: .2em; font-size: 14px; -webkit-box-sizing: border-box; -moz-box-sizing: border-box; box-sizing: border-box; } @media only screen and (min-width: 750px) { html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_inner { padding: 0px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-size: 15px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_field { width: 70%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_field { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields_wrap { display: flex; padding: 0px 30px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields_wrap, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_fields_wrap { display: block; padding: 0; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_description, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { font-size: 18px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_sub_field { width: 30%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_sub_field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_sub_field { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field { margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field { margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_field { font-size: 18px; } }div#qYvDRQGBKZ *, div#qYvDRQGBKZ *:before, div#qYvDRQGBKZ *:after {box-sizing: border-box;-webkit-box-sizing: border-box;-moz-box-sizing: border-box;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field:focus {outline:0}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-submit-button:focus {outline:0}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div.mo-optin-powered-by{margin:5px auto 2px;text-align:center;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div.mo-optin-powered-by a {font-size:16px !important; text-decoration: none !important;box-shadow:none !important;border-bottom-width:0px !important;cursor:pointer !important;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container .mo-acceptance-checkbox {background-color: #fff;line-height: 0;border: 1px solid #bbb;width: 16px;min-width: 16px;height: 16px;margin: 0 5px 0 0 !important;outline: 0;text-align: center;vertical-align: middle;clear: none;cursor: pointer;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container .mo-acceptance-label {cursor:pointer}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p {padding:0px !important;margin:0px !important}div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-wrapper label {color:inherit;font-weight: normal;margin: 0;padding:0;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost input[type=submit] {-webkit-appearance: none;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost input {z-index: auto;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-cta-button-flag .mo-optin-form-note .mo-acceptance-label {display:none;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container iframe, div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container object, div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container embed, div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container video { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; }html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-optin-form-wrapper {max-width:100% !important}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost #mo-optin-form-name-field {display: none !important;}#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-spinner { border-radius: inherit; position: absolute; width: 100%; height: 100%; background: #fff url(https://cdn.shortpixel.ai/spai/w_1920+q_lossless+ret_img/https://cryptopotato.com/wp-content/plugins/mailoptin/src/core/src/assets/images/spinner.gif) 50% 50% no-repeat; left: 0; top: 0; opacity: 0.99; filter: alpha(opacity=80); } #qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-success-close { font-size: 32px !important; font-family: “HelveticaNeue – Light”, “Helvetica Neue Light”, “Helvetica Neue”, Helvetica, Arial, “Lucida Grande”, sans-serif !important; color: #282828 !important; font-weight: 300 !important; position: absolute !important; top: 0 !important; right: 10px !important; background: none !important; text-decoration: none !important; width: auto !important; height: auto !important; display: block !important; line-height: 32px !important; padding: 0 !important; -moz-box-shadow: none !important; -webkit-box-shadow: none !important; box-shadow: none !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-success-msg { font-size: 21px; font-family: “HelveticaNeue – Light”, “Helvetica Neue Light”, “Helvetica Neue”, Helvetica, Arial, “Lucida Grande”, sans-serif; color: #282828 !important; font-weight: 300; text-align: center; margin: 0 auto; width: 100%; position: absolute !important; left: 50%; top: 50%; -webkit-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); -moz-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); -o-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); -ms-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); transform: translate(-50%, -50%); } #qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-success-msg a { color: #0000EE; text-decoration: underline; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field:not(select), html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .select-field { margin-top: 6px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .select-field { text-align: left; padding: 6px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field label, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field label { display: block; text-align: left; margin-top: 6px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field label input, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field label input { margin-right: 5px; vertical-align: middle; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .select-field select { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field:not(select), html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .mo-optin-form-custom-field.checkbox-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .mo-optin-form-custom-field.radio-field { padding: 0 !important; border: 0 !important; background: transparent !important; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field label { display: block !important; margin: 5px 0 !important; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field label:last-child { margin: 0; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field input[type=checkbox] { cursor: pointer; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-headline, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container h2, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container h1 { font-size: 18px !important; }div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-description, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p { font-size: 16px !important; }div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note { font-size: 14px !important; }@media screen and (max-width: 768px) { div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-headline, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h2, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h1 { font-size: 18px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-description, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p { font-size: 16px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note { font-size: 12px !important; } }@media screen and (max-width: 480px) { div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-headline, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h2, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h1 { font-size: 16px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-description, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p { font-size: 14px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note * { font-size: 12px !important; } } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-name-field::-webkit-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-name-field:-ms-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-name-field::placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-email-field::-webkit-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-email-field:-ms-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-email-field::placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-mailchimp-interest-container { margin: 0 10px 2px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-mailchimp-interest-label { font-size: 16px; margin: 5px 0 2px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ input.mo-mailchimp-interest-choice { line-height: normal; border: 0; margin: 0 5px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ span.mo-mailchimp-choice-label { vertical-align: middle; font-size: 14px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-mailchimp-interest-choice-container { margin: 5px 0; }html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container { padding: 0px 3px 20px 3px; margin-bottom:20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_description, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { line-height: 1.2; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_note { margin-top:3px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container { border: 1px solid #f0f4f7; }

Today, though, most have stalled or even retraced. Ethereum went from $4,600 to $3,500 in hours during the crash and exceeded $4,400 yesterday. After a minor 24-hour decline, though, ETH stands below that line. Binance Coin has lost a similar percentage and now stands at $585.

Solana has declined the most from the larger-cap alts. A 6.5% decrease has driven SOL to well below $200. Cardano (-5.5%), Avalanche (-5%), Terra (-03%), and Shiba Inu (-3%) are also in the red.

Ripple and Dogecoin are slightly in the red, while Polkadot has gained 1%. Chainlink is the most significant gainer from the larger-cap altcoins, with an 11.5% surge to $22.

Tezos stands out from the lower- and mid-cap alts. XTZ has surged by nearly 30% following a partnership with the gaming giant Ubisoft.

Overall, though, the cryptocurrency market capitalization is down by $50 billion in a day and is well beneath $2.4 trillion.

Cryptocurrency Market Overview. Source: Quantify Crypto
Cryptocurrency Market Overview. Source: Quantify Crypto
SPECIAL OFFER (Sponsored)
Binance Free $100 (Exclusive): Use this link to register and receive $100 free and 10% off fees on Binance Futures first month (terms).

PrimeXBT Special Offer: Use this link to register & enter POTATO50 code to get 50% free bonus on any deposit up to $1750.

Disclaimer: Information found on CryptoPotato is those of writers quoted. It does not represent the opinions of CryptoPotato on whether to buy, sell, or hold any investments. You are advised to conduct your own research before making any investment decisions. Use provided information at your own risk. See Disclaimer for more information.

Cryptocurrency charts by TradingView.


.custom-author-info{ border-top:none; margin:0px; margin-bottom:25px; background: #f1f1f1; } .custom-author-info .author-title{ margin-top:0px; color:#3b3b3b; background:#fed319; padding:5px 15px; font-size: 20px; } .author-info .author-avatar { margin: 0px 25px 0px 15px; } .custom-author-info .author-avatar img{ border-radius: 50%; border: 2px solid #d0c9c9; padding: 3px; }
Uncategorized

21Shares Listed Bitcoin and Ethereum ETNs on Nasdaq Stockholm

The Swiss-based investment product issuer – 21Shares – listed its first two physically-backed Exchange-Traded Notes (ETNs) on Nasdaq Stockholm. The underlying assets of the financial products are respectively Bitcoin and Ethereum.

First Issuer of ETNs on Nasdaq Stockholm

According to a recent press release, Nasdaq released a new segment for ETNs, a type of debt securities that track specific assets and trade on a major exchange like a stock. Exchange-Traded Notes are similar to bonds but do not have periodic interest payments.

21Shares – a Swiss organization that enables people to invest in various cryptocurrencies through conventional ETPs – became the first issuer of physically-backed crypto ETNs on Nasdaq Stockholm with Bitcoin (ticker symbol: ABTC) and Ethereum (AETH) as underlying assets.

As of November 2021, 21Shares managed nearly $3 billion in 20 European cryptocurrency exchange-traded products and 82 listings. The CEO – Hany Rashwan – commented on the most recent initiative:

“We are excited to become the first issuer of physically-backed ETNs for Nasdaq Stockholm, one of the most tech-forward global exchanges. Our partnership is a strong endorsement of 21Shares’ mission to make cryptos more accessible in a simple and regulated manner.”

In 2015, Nasdaq Stockholm became one of the first trading venues to trade exchange-listed products with bitcoin as an underlying asset. Helena Wedin – European Head of ETPs at the global marketplace – explained more about ETNs and 21Shares’ move:


ADVERTISEMENT

“Exchange-Traded Notes provide access to alternative investments while maintaining the transparency of a regulated marketplace, and we are happy to launch this new segment at Nasdaq Stockholm with 21Shares as the first issuer.”

21Shares Offers Crypto ETPs for Saving Accounts

Earlier this year, 21Shares partnered with the German online retail platform – Comdirect – to bring its cryptocurrency exchange-traded products to the latter’s savings plan program (Spar plan). Following the development, Comdirect’s nearly three million customers were allowed to gain digital asset exposure in their savings accounts.

Rashwan highlighted his firm’s previous endeavors on the German market, saying that 21Shares was the first crypto issuer to list a “fully collateralized, 100% physically-backed bitcoin ETP” on most German exchanges back in 2019.

Marco Infuso – Managing Director of Business Development of the DACH region (the countries of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland) – described this collaboration as a “milestone in democratization crypto investments.” In his opinion, many investors have been considering purchasing BTC, but until now, they did not have the proper investment tools to store the asset in a savings plan.

SPECIAL OFFER (Sponsored)
Binance Free $100 (Exclusive): Use this link to register and receive $100 free and 10% off fees on Binance Futures first month (terms).

PrimeXBT Special Offer: Use this link to register & enter POTATO50 code to get 50% free bonus on any deposit up to $1750.

You Might Also Like:


.custom-author-info{ border-top:none; margin:0px; margin-bottom:25px; background: #f1f1f1; } .custom-author-info .author-title{ margin-top:0px; color:#3b3b3b; background:#fed319; padding:5px 15px; font-size: 20px; } .author-info .author-avatar { margin: 0px 25px 0px 15px; } .custom-author-info .author-avatar img{ border-radius: 50%; border: 2px solid #d0c9c9; padding: 3px; }
Uncategorized

Ethereum Price Analysis: Following 8% Daily Surge, Can ETH Target New ATH?

Key Support levels: $4,000, $4,329

Key Resistance levels: $4,566, $4,868 (ATH)

ETH made a successful re-test of the $4,000 support level yesterday and ever since then, the price has been increasing. It also broke the resistance at $4,329 which has now turned into support. If this momentum is maintained, then ETH bulls can reclaim the psychological level at $4,500. At the time of this writing, the cryptocurrency is up about 8% in the past 24 hours.

Moreover, on the ETH/BTC chart, the rally continues and yesterday ETH made a new high at 0.087 BTC. However, any further increases might have to wait as Bitcoin is also increasing above $50K today.

ethusd
Chart by TradingView

Technical Indicators

Trading Volume: The volume yesterday was very strong. As soon as ETH bounced off the $4,000 support, the bulls came in force and quickly pushed price to $4,200. This showed that ETH is well-defended at this key support level.

RSI: The RSI is curving back up and since it made a higher low, despite the crash, the bulls came in swiftly to move price up.

MACD: The MACD is preparing for a bullish cross on the daily timeframe. This seems to be one or two days away, should the momentum remain the same. If that happens, ETH is posed to re-test its all-time high and give BTC a hard time on the ETH/BTC pair.

Chart by TradingView

Bias

The bias for ETH has turned bullish. This comes after a successful retest of the $4,000 level followed by a strong rally.

Short-Term Price Prediction for ETH

Ethereum’s fast recovery has restored the market confidence and risk-taking has returned. This is demonstrated by the price action and the momentum which can take it to $4,500 in the near future.

SPECIAL OFFER (Sponsored)
Binance Free $100 (Exclusive): Use this link to register and receive $100 free and 10% off fees on Binance Futures first month (terms).

PrimeXBT Special Offer: Use this link to register & enter POTATO50 code to get 50% free bonus on any deposit up to $1750.

Disclaimer: Information found on CryptoPotato is those of writers quoted. It does not represent the opinions of CryptoPotato on whether to buy, sell, or hold any investments. You are advised to conduct your own research before making any investment decisions. Use provided information at your own risk. See Disclaimer for more information.

Cryptocurrency charts by TradingView.


.custom-author-info{ border-top:none; margin:0px; margin-bottom:25px; background: #f1f1f1; } .custom-author-info .author-title{ margin-top:0px; color:#3b3b3b; background:#fed319; padding:5px 15px; font-size: 20px; } .author-info .author-avatar { margin: 0px 25px 0px 15px; } .custom-author-info .author-avatar img{ border-radius: 50%; border: 2px solid #d0c9c9; padding: 3px; }
Uncategorized

Vitalik’s Buterin’s Endgame: Ethereum 2.0 and Centralization Predicament

Titled “Endgame,” the co-founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, has put forward a hypothetical idea of a “big blockchain” that is trustless and censorship-resistant but indefinitely accompanies some of the common trade-offs such as scalability and centralization when it comes to block production.

Aesthetically Ugly

To achieve a system in which the block production is still centralized but the block validation is trustless and highly decentralized in nature, there need to be certain updates in place.

Buterin listed down a series of implementations, including the addition of the second tier of staking, the introduction of fraud proofs/ZK-SNARKS, data availability, and secondary channels for transactions. A system with all the aforementioned solutions would provide basic infrastructure, but the exec believes it would still be “somewhat aesthetically ugly.”

In fact, rollup implementations, such as Arbitrum, Optimism, Zksync, StarkNet, would also result in a similar outcome of centralized block production. Buterin stated that single rollups will be unsuccessful in holding almost more than half of Ethereum’s activity and would max out at a few hundred transactions per second instead.

Even though a multi-rollup future for Ethereum would present decentralized validation, robust censorship resistance, and even distributed block production, there is one catch. The exec asserted that the decentralization of block production may not last very long and cited the possibility of cross-domain MEV.


ADVERTISEMENT

He added,

“There are several benefits to being able to construct the next block on many domains at the same time: you can create blocks that use arbitrage opportunities that rely on making transactions in two rollups, or one rollup and the main chain, or even more complex combinations.”

In a nutshell

In a multi-domain world, Buterin claimed that there are “strong pressures toward the same people controlling block production on all domains.” While a situation such as this is hypothetical, it is not entirely impossible. In short, centralization is one factor that continues to emerge irrespective of the route a blockchain plans on following.

This is where protocol-level mechanisms that include committee validation, data availability sampling, and bypass channels to “regulate” the market come. These techniques would ensure that the power is not abused by any players.

Regarding Ethereum, the co-founder believes that the “profound benefit” of the network’s rollup-centric roadmap implies that it is “open to all of the futures.” Furthermore, the blockchain does not need to “commit to an opinion.”

On a note to ETH researchers, Buterin pointed that it is important to have a clear understanding of what levels of decentralization in block production are achievable. He concluded by saying that the implementation of complicated plumbing may not render advantageous if cross-domain MEV makes it unsustainable.

SPECIAL OFFER (Sponsored)
Binance Free $100 (Exclusive): Use this link to register and receive $100 free and 10% off fees on Binance Futures first month (terms).

PrimeXBT Special Offer: Use this link to register & enter POTATO50 code to get 50% free bonus on any deposit up to $1750.

You Might Also Like:


.custom-author-info{ border-top:none; margin:0px; margin-bottom:25px; background: #f1f1f1; } .custom-author-info .author-title{ margin-top:0px; color:#3b3b3b; background:#fed319; padding:5px 15px; font-size: 20px; } .author-info .author-avatar { margin: 0px 25px 0px 15px; } .custom-author-info .author-avatar img{ border-radius: 50%; border: 2px solid #d0c9c9; padding: 3px; }
Uncategorized

Crypto Market Cap Recovers $200B in a Day as Bitcoin Reclaims $50K (Market Watch)

Following the latest price declines when BTC dumped below $50,000, the cryptocurrency finally bounced off and reclaimed that level. The alternative coins are also well in the green, with impressive increases from Ethereum, Cardano, Solana, Polkadot, Avalanche, and many more.

Bitcoin Above $51K

The past several days didn’t go well for the primary cryptocurrency. As reported on Saturday, the asset plummeted by $16,000 in a matter of hours to a two-month low of $42,000.

It tried to recover on Sunday with a pump towards $50,000, but the bears didn’t allow a price jump over that level. The subsequent rejection drove it south to $47,000 once more.

However, the bulls have stepped up since then. As a result, bitcoin initiated an impressive leg up, reclaimed $50,000, and currently stands even above $51,000. This means that the asset is up by more than $4,000 since yesterday.

Consequently, its market capitalization has neared the coveted $1 trillion mark once more, while the dominance over the alts has further been reduced to just over 40%.

html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container * { -webkit-box-sizing: border-box; -moz-box-sizing: border-box; box-sizing: border-box; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container { width: 100%; margin: 10px auto; background: #fff; padding: 10px 20px 20px; border-radius: 3px; border: 2px solid #f0f4f7; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container .mo-mailchimp-interest-container { padding: 0px 30px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_middle-section { text-align: center; padding: 20px 0; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { margin-top: 30px; margin-bottom: 10px; background: #5d6d7b; border: 0; font-weight: 700; font-size: 17px; color: #fff; border-radius: 3px; padding: 10px; width: 100%; display: block; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_top-section { text-align: center; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_note { text-align: center; margin-top: 20px; color: #90a1af; font-size: 12px; font-weight: 700; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_field { width: 100%; margin-right: 10px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_sub_field { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields_wrap { display: block; padding: 0px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_description, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { font-weight: 700; line-height: 1.7; font-size: 15px; color: #444; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-weight: 400; font-size: 12px; margin-top: 5px; letter-spacing: .2px; color: #4fa9db; font-family: inherit, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; display:none; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_headline { font-weight: 700; color: #444; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields { padding: 15px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_field { background: #f0f4f7; border-radius: 3px; font-size: 15px; color: #444; border: 1px solid #f0f4f7; margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_field:focus { background: #fff; border: 1px solid #f0f4f7; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field { background: #5d6d7b; border: 0; font-weight: 700; font-size: 16px; color: #fff; border-radius: 3px; margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_top-section_inner { margin-top: 40px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-size: 15px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-size: 14px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-error { display: none; background: #F44336; color: #ffffff; text-align: center; padding: .2em; font-size: 14px; -webkit-box-sizing: border-box; -moz-box-sizing: border-box; box-sizing: border-box; } @media only screen and (min-width: 750px) { html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_inner { padding: 0px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-size: 15px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_field { width: 70%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_field { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields_wrap { display: flex; padding: 0px 30px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields_wrap, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_fields_wrap { display: block; padding: 0; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_description, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { font-size: 18px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_sub_field { width: 30%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_sub_field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_sub_field { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field { margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field { margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_field { font-size: 18px; } }div#qYvDRQGBKZ *, div#qYvDRQGBKZ *:before, div#qYvDRQGBKZ *:after {box-sizing: border-box;-webkit-box-sizing: border-box;-moz-box-sizing: border-box;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field:focus {outline:0}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-submit-button:focus {outline:0}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div.mo-optin-powered-by{margin:5px auto 2px;text-align:center;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div.mo-optin-powered-by a {font-size:16px !important; text-decoration: none !important;box-shadow:none !important;border-bottom-width:0px !important;cursor:pointer !important;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container .mo-acceptance-checkbox {background-color: #fff;line-height: 0;border: 1px solid #bbb;width: 16px;min-width: 16px;height: 16px;margin: 0 5px 0 0 !important;outline: 0;text-align: center;vertical-align: middle;clear: none;cursor: pointer;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container .mo-acceptance-label {cursor:pointer}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p {padding:0px !important;margin:0px !important}div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-wrapper label {color:inherit;font-weight: normal;margin: 0;padding:0;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost input[type=submit] {-webkit-appearance: none;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost input {z-index: auto;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-cta-button-flag .mo-optin-form-note .mo-acceptance-label {display:none;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container iframe, div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container object, div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container embed, div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container video { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; }html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-optin-form-wrapper {max-width:100% !important}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost #mo-optin-form-name-field {display: none !important;}#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-spinner { border-radius: inherit; position: absolute; width: 100%; height: 100%; background: #fff url(https://cdn.shortpixel.ai/spai/w_1920+q_lossless+ret_img/https://cryptopotato.com/wp-content/plugins/mailoptin/src/core/src/assets/images/spinner.gif) 50% 50% no-repeat; left: 0; top: 0; opacity: 0.99; filter: alpha(opacity=80); } #qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-success-close { font-size: 32px !important; font-family: “HelveticaNeue – Light”, “Helvetica Neue Light”, “Helvetica Neue”, Helvetica, Arial, “Lucida Grande”, sans-serif !important; color: #282828 !important; font-weight: 300 !important; position: absolute !important; top: 0 !important; right: 10px !important; background: none !important; text-decoration: none !important; width: auto !important; height: auto !important; display: block !important; line-height: 32px !important; padding: 0 !important; -moz-box-shadow: none !important; -webkit-box-shadow: none !important; box-shadow: none !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-success-msg { font-size: 21px; font-family: “HelveticaNeue – Light”, “Helvetica Neue Light”, “Helvetica Neue”, Helvetica, Arial, “Lucida Grande”, sans-serif; color: #282828 !important; font-weight: 300; text-align: center; margin: 0 auto; width: 100%; position: absolute !important; left: 50%; top: 50%; -webkit-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); -moz-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); -o-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); -ms-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); transform: translate(-50%, -50%); } #qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-success-msg a { color: #0000EE; text-decoration: underline; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field:not(select), html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .select-field { margin-top: 6px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .select-field { text-align: left; padding: 6px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field label, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field label { display: block; text-align: left; margin-top: 6px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field label input, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field label input { margin-right: 5px; vertical-align: middle; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .select-field select { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field:not(select), html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .mo-optin-form-custom-field.checkbox-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .mo-optin-form-custom-field.radio-field { padding: 0 !important; border: 0 !important; background: transparent !important; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field label { display: block !important; margin: 5px 0 !important; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field label:last-child { margin: 0; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field input[type=checkbox] { cursor: pointer; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-headline, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container h2, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container h1 { font-size: 18px !important; }div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-description, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p { font-size: 16px !important; }div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note { font-size: 14px !important; }@media screen and (max-width: 768px) { div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-headline, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h2, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h1 { font-size: 18px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-description, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p { font-size: 16px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note { font-size: 12px !important; } }@media screen and (max-width: 480px) { div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-headline, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h2, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h1 { font-size: 16px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-description, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p { font-size: 14px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note * { font-size: 12px !important; } } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-name-field::-webkit-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-name-field:-ms-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-name-field::placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-email-field::-webkit-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-email-field:-ms-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-email-field::placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-mailchimp-interest-container { margin: 0 10px 2px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-mailchimp-interest-label { font-size: 16px; margin: 5px 0 2px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ input.mo-mailchimp-interest-choice { line-height: normal; border: 0; margin: 0 5px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ span.mo-mailchimp-choice-label { vertical-align: middle; font-size: 14px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-mailchimp-interest-choice-container { margin: 5px 0; }html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container { padding: 0px 3px 20px 3px; margin-bottom:20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_description, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { line-height: 1.2; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_note { margin-top:3px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container { border: 1px solid #f0f4f7; }

BTCUSD. Source: TradingView
BTCUSD. Source: TradingView

Altcoins in Recovery Mode

The alternative coins also suffered during the crash on Saturday and yesterday. Today, though, most have surged, led by Ethereum’s 10% increase. As such, ETH currently sits above $4,400. Just for reference, the second-largest crypto dumped to $3,500 on Saturday.

Binance Coin has added 5.5% of value in a day and is close to $600. Even more gains are evident from Solana (11%), Cardano (12%), Polkadot (10.5%), Dogecoin (10%), Shiba Inu (11%), and Avalanche (18%).

Ripple (8.5%) and Terra (7.5%) are also in the green, with XRP standing above $0.80 and LUNA close to $70.

BitTorrent is the most significant gainer (55%) on a daily scale after the project announced the date for its mainnet launch. Loopring (32%), Bitcoin SV (30%), Polygon (30%), Oasis Network (26%), Kadena (24%), Nexo (22%), Fantom (22%), and CRO (20%) are next.

The cryptocurrency market cap has added roughly $200 billion in a day and sits at $2.4 trillion now.

Cryptocurrency Market Overview. Source: Quantify Crypto
Cryptocurrency Market Overview. Source: Quantify Crypto
SPECIAL OFFER (Sponsored)
Binance Free $100 (Exclusive): Use this link to register and receive $100 free and 10% off fees on Binance Futures first month (terms).

PrimeXBT Special Offer: Use this link to register & enter POTATO50 code to get 50% free bonus on any deposit up to $1750.

Disclaimer: Information found on CryptoPotato is those of writers quoted. It does not represent the opinions of CryptoPotato on whether to buy, sell, or hold any investments. You are advised to conduct your own research before making any investment decisions. Use provided information at your own risk. See Disclaimer for more information.

Cryptocurrency charts by TradingView.


.custom-author-info{ border-top:none; margin:0px; margin-bottom:25px; background: #f1f1f1; } .custom-author-info .author-title{ margin-top:0px; color:#3b3b3b; background:#fed319; padding:5px 15px; font-size: 20px; } .author-info .author-avatar { margin: 0px 25px 0px 15px; } .custom-author-info .author-avatar img{ border-radius: 50%; border: 2px solid #d0c9c9; padding: 3px; }
Uncategorized

Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Reclaims $4K Post Crash, Reaching 3.5-Year High Against BTC

The bad news is that following the crypto market collapse, ETH crashed to $3,470 on Bitstamp on Saturday early morning UTC. However, the good news is that ETH showed strength and managed to recover most of the drop, reclaiming the critical support level at $4K.

Key Support levels: $4,000

Key Resistance levels: $4,284, $4,500, $4,868 (ATH)

Despite the market crash on Saturday morning, which saw significant liquidations of over-exposed leveraged traders, Ethereum managed to recover almost entirely, as of writing these lines.

This is an important signal to the market that ETH is firmly holding against Bitcoin, which appears much weaker following this weekend crash. While ETH managed to recover fast and reclaim the $4K milestone, the same cannot be said about Bitcoin.

For this reason, on the ETH/BTC chart, ETH just made a higher high at 0.085 BTC, which is the highest level since May 2018. The all-time high versus Bitcoin lies around 0.15 BTC, and Ethereum appears well on its way towards that target after breaking above the key resistance at 0.080 BTC, along with a horizontal triangle pattern (as shown on the following chart)

Against the USD, ETH has to remain above the key support at $4,000 to maintain the bullish price action and then likely to face resistance levels at $4,284, $4,500, and $4,868 (ATH).

ETH/BTC Chart by TradingView

Technical Indicators

Trading Volume: During the crash, the volume peaked. However, the recovery candle saw a lot fewer amounts of volume. Best to be cautious because of this, particularly once the price reaches the first resistance at $4,284. In other words, the volume is not in favor of the bulls right now.

RSI: The daily RSI made a higher low, despite the crash. This is a sign of strength and gives hope for a speedy recovery.

MACD: The MACD was bullish before the crash, but this quickly rolled over due to the collapse, as the moving averages flipped back down and the histogram went into the negative territory. If ETH stays above $4,000, the MACD will likely revert back to the bullish territory.

Chart by TradingView

Bias

The bias for ETH is neutral. It is too early to turn bullish and traders should be cautious as any significant rejection at the resistance levels may lead to an over-reaction from the market due to the recent crypto market crash.

Short-Term Price Prediction for ETH

Ethereum’s fast recovery back above the psychological level at $4,000 is a key win for the bulls and if they can sustain it, then confidence in ETH will return and build up momentum for a rally. ETH must not close a daily candle below $4,000. As long as this is so, ETH is well-positioned for higher targets.

SPECIAL OFFER (Sponsored)
Binance Free $100 (Exclusive): Use this link to register and receive $100 free and 10% off fees on Binance Futures first month (terms).

PrimeXBT Special Offer: Use this link to register & enter POTATO50 code to get 50% free bonus on any deposit up to $1750.

Disclaimer: Information found on CryptoPotato is those of writers quoted. It does not represent the opinions of CryptoPotato on whether to buy, sell, or hold any investments. You are advised to conduct your own research before making any investment decisions. Use provided information at your own risk. See Disclaimer for more information.

Cryptocurrency charts by TradingView.


.custom-author-info{ border-top:none; margin:0px; margin-bottom:25px; background: #f1f1f1; } .custom-author-info .author-title{ margin-top:0px; color:#3b3b3b; background:#fed319; padding:5px 15px; font-size: 20px; } .author-info .author-avatar { margin: 0px 25px 0px 15px; } .custom-author-info .author-avatar img{ border-radius: 50%; border: 2px solid #d0c9c9; padding: 3px; }
Uncategorized

After the Dump: Crypto Markets Recover $300 Billion, Bitcoin Eyes $50K

After yesterday’s massive crash, bitcoin bounced off and added nearly $8,000. Most altcoins are also well in the green now, with Ethereum reclaiming $4,200 and Terra surging to yet another all-time high.

Bitcoin’s Recovery Attempts

The cryptocurrency industry is well known for its highly volatile price movements and yesterday was a prime example of that. Bitcoin, for instance, traded around $58,000 after getting rejected at $59,000 a few days in a row when the landscape changed vigorously.

The asset plummeted in the following hours to a daily low of $42,000 (on Bitstamp), prompting many industry experts and analytics to speculate on the possible reasons behind this $16,000 drop.

Nevertheless, bitcoin reacted somewhat positively after touching the $42,000 bottom. It bounced off to around $47,000 initially and another leg up hours later drove it to just shy of $50,000.

So far, BTC is unable to breach that level, but it’s still about 5% up on the day, and its market capitalization has risen well above $900 billion.

html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container * { -webkit-box-sizing: border-box; -moz-box-sizing: border-box; box-sizing: border-box; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container { width: 100%; margin: 10px auto; background: #fff; padding: 10px 20px 20px; border-radius: 3px; border: 2px solid #f0f4f7; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container .mo-mailchimp-interest-container { padding: 0px 30px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_middle-section { text-align: center; padding: 20px 0; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { margin-top: 30px; margin-bottom: 10px; background: #5d6d7b; border: 0; font-weight: 700; font-size: 17px; color: #fff; border-radius: 3px; padding: 10px; width: 100%; display: block; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_top-section { text-align: center; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_note { text-align: center; margin-top: 20px; color: #90a1af; font-size: 12px; font-weight: 700; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_field { width: 100%; margin-right: 10px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_sub_field { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields_wrap { display: block; padding: 0px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_description, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { font-weight: 700; line-height: 1.7; font-size: 15px; color: #444; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-weight: 400; font-size: 12px; margin-top: 5px; letter-spacing: .2px; color: #4fa9db; font-family: inherit, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; display:none; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_headline { font-weight: 700; color: #444; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields { padding: 15px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_field { background: #f0f4f7; border-radius: 3px; font-size: 15px; color: #444; border: 1px solid #f0f4f7; margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_field:focus { background: #fff; border: 1px solid #f0f4f7; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field { background: #5d6d7b; border: 0; font-weight: 700; font-size: 16px; color: #fff; border-radius: 3px; margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_top-section_inner { margin-top: 40px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-size: 15px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-size: 14px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-error { display: none; background: #F44336; color: #ffffff; text-align: center; padding: .2em; font-size: 14px; -webkit-box-sizing: border-box; -moz-box-sizing: border-box; box-sizing: border-box; } @media only screen and (min-width: 750px) { html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_inner { padding: 0px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-size: 15px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_field { width: 70%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_field { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields_wrap { display: flex; padding: 0px 30px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields_wrap, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_fields_wrap { display: block; padding: 0; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_description, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { font-size: 18px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_sub_field { width: 30%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_sub_field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_sub_field { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field { margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field { margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_field { font-size: 18px; } }div#qYvDRQGBKZ *, div#qYvDRQGBKZ *:before, div#qYvDRQGBKZ *:after {box-sizing: border-box;-webkit-box-sizing: border-box;-moz-box-sizing: border-box;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field:focus {outline:0}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-submit-button:focus {outline:0}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div.mo-optin-powered-by{margin:5px auto 2px;text-align:center;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div.mo-optin-powered-by a {font-size:16px !important; text-decoration: none !important;box-shadow:none !important;border-bottom-width:0px !important;cursor:pointer !important;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container .mo-acceptance-checkbox {background-color: #fff;line-height: 0;border: 1px solid #bbb;width: 16px;min-width: 16px;height: 16px;margin: 0 5px 0 0 !important;outline: 0;text-align: center;vertical-align: middle;clear: none;cursor: pointer;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container .mo-acceptance-label {cursor:pointer}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p {padding:0px !important;margin:0px !important}div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-wrapper label {color:inherit;font-weight: normal;margin: 0;padding:0;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost input[type=submit] {-webkit-appearance: none;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost input {z-index: auto;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-cta-button-flag .mo-optin-form-note .mo-acceptance-label {display:none;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container iframe, div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container object, div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container embed, div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container video { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; }html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-optin-form-wrapper {max-width:100% !important}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost #mo-optin-form-name-field {display: none !important;}#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-spinner { border-radius: inherit; position: absolute; width: 100%; height: 100%; background: #fff url(https://cdn.shortpixel.ai/spai/w_1920+q_lossless+ret_img/https://cryptopotato.com/wp-content/plugins/mailoptin/src/core/src/assets/images/spinner.gif) 50% 50% no-repeat; left: 0; top: 0; opacity: 0.99; filter: alpha(opacity=80); } #qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-success-close { font-size: 32px !important; font-family: “HelveticaNeue – Light”, “Helvetica Neue Light”, “Helvetica Neue”, Helvetica, Arial, “Lucida Grande”, sans-serif !important; color: #282828 !important; font-weight: 300 !important; position: absolute !important; top: 0 !important; right: 10px !important; background: none !important; text-decoration: none !important; width: auto !important; height: auto !important; display: block !important; line-height: 32px !important; padding: 0 !important; -moz-box-shadow: none !important; -webkit-box-shadow: none !important; box-shadow: none !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-success-msg { font-size: 21px; font-family: “HelveticaNeue – Light”, “Helvetica Neue Light”, “Helvetica Neue”, Helvetica, Arial, “Lucida Grande”, sans-serif; color: #282828 !important; font-weight: 300; text-align: center; margin: 0 auto; width: 100%; position: absolute !important; left: 50%; top: 50%; -webkit-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); -moz-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); -o-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); -ms-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); transform: translate(-50%, -50%); } #qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-success-msg a { color: #0000EE; text-decoration: underline; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field:not(select), html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .select-field { margin-top: 6px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .select-field { text-align: left; padding: 6px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field label, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field label { display: block; text-align: left; margin-top: 6px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field label input, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field label input { margin-right: 5px; vertical-align: middle; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .select-field select { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field:not(select), html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .mo-optin-form-custom-field.checkbox-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .mo-optin-form-custom-field.radio-field { padding: 0 !important; border: 0 !important; background: transparent !important; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field label { display: block !important; margin: 5px 0 !important; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field label:last-child { margin: 0; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field input[type=checkbox] { cursor: pointer; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-headline, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container h2, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container h1 { font-size: 18px !important; }div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-description, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p { font-size: 16px !important; }div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note { font-size: 14px !important; }@media screen and (max-width: 768px) { div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-headline, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h2, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h1 { font-size: 18px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-description, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p { font-size: 16px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note { font-size: 12px !important; } }@media screen and (max-width: 480px) { div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-headline, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h2, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h1 { font-size: 16px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-description, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p { font-size: 14px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note * { font-size: 12px !important; } } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-name-field::-webkit-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-name-field:-ms-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-name-field::placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-email-field::-webkit-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-email-field:-ms-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-email-field::placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-mailchimp-interest-container { margin: 0 10px 2px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-mailchimp-interest-label { font-size: 16px; margin: 5px 0 2px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ input.mo-mailchimp-interest-choice { line-height: normal; border: 0; margin: 0 5px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ span.mo-mailchimp-choice-label { vertical-align: middle; font-size: 14px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-mailchimp-interest-choice-container { margin: 5px 0; }html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container { padding: 0px 3px 20px 3px; margin-bottom:20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_description, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { line-height: 1.2; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_note { margin-top:3px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container { border: 1px solid #f0f4f7; }

BTCUSD. Source: TradingView
BTCUSD. Source: TradingView

Altcoins in Green After the Bloodbath

The altcoins suffered even more than bitcoin yesterday. Ethereum went from nearly $4,700 to around $3,500. Now, though, the second-largest cryptocurrency trades around $4,200 after a 7.5% daily increase.

Binance Coin also fell hard, but a similar increase has driven it to above $570. Solana (3%), Cardano (2%), Polkadot (2%), and Shiba Inu (5%) also see some daily gains.

Even more impressive recoveries come from Ripple (12%), Dogecoin (8.5%), and Terra (30%). Consequently, LUNA even painted a new all-time high earlier at just under $80.

More daily increases are evident from Livepeer (22%), Loopring (20%), Elrond (20%), Quant (18%), Decentraland (18%), Enjin Coin (17%), Holo (16%), THORChain (15%), The Sandbox (12%), Helium (12%), and many more.

As such, the cryptocurrency market capitalization has recovered over $300 billion since yesterday’s low of $2 trillion.

Cryptocurrency Market Overview. Source: Quantify Crypto
Cryptocurrency Market Overview. Source: Quantify Crypto
SPECIAL OFFER (Sponsored)
Binance Free $100 (Exclusive): Use this link to register and receive $100 free and 10% off fees on Binance Futures first month (terms).

PrimeXBT Special Offer: Use this link to register & enter POTATO50 code to get 50% free bonus on any deposit up to $1750.

Disclaimer: Information found on CryptoPotato is those of writers quoted. It does not represent the opinions of CryptoPotato on whether to buy, sell, or hold any investments. You are advised to conduct your own research before making any investment decisions. Use provided information at your own risk. See Disclaimer for more information.

Cryptocurrency charts by TradingView.


.custom-author-info{ border-top:none; margin:0px; margin-bottom:25px; background: #f1f1f1; } .custom-author-info .author-title{ margin-top:0px; color:#3b3b3b; background:#fed319; padding:5px 15px; font-size: 20px; } .author-info .author-avatar { margin: 0px 25px 0px 15px; } .custom-author-info .author-avatar img{ border-radius: 50%; border: 2px solid #d0c9c9; padding: 3px; }
Uncategorized

Bloodbath: Bitcoin Crashed to $42K, Altcoins See Double-Digit Slumps (Market Watch)

Bitcoin went through one of its worst crashes as it dumped by $16,000 in a matter of hours to a two-month low of $42,000. Most altcoins are deep in red with double-digit price losses, and the market cap went down by $600 billion at one point.

Bitcoin Dumps to $42K

A lot can change in the cryptocurrency market in a day. Just until 24 hours ago, the most bearish case that was made for bitcoin was that it couldn’t breach $59,000 decisively, despite the three attempts in a week.

However, as the asset was preparing for another leg up towards that particular line, the bears came to play big time. The primary cryptocurrency started dumping in value hard. Firstly, it plummeted to $51,000, which was an $8,000 daily price drop, but that was not the worst.

Hours later, BTC found itself dipping to $42,000 (on Bitstamp), which became the lowest price point since late September.

After this massive $16,000 crash in a day, BTC has reclaimed some ground, but it’s still 17% down on the day as it sits around $47,000.

html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container * { -webkit-box-sizing: border-box; -moz-box-sizing: border-box; box-sizing: border-box; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container { width: 100%; margin: 10px auto; background: #fff; padding: 10px 20px 20px; border-radius: 3px; border: 2px solid #f0f4f7; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container .mo-mailchimp-interest-container { padding: 0px 30px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_middle-section { text-align: center; padding: 20px 0; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { margin-top: 30px; margin-bottom: 10px; background: #5d6d7b; border: 0; font-weight: 700; font-size: 17px; color: #fff; border-radius: 3px; padding: 10px; width: 100%; display: block; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_top-section { text-align: center; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_note { text-align: center; margin-top: 20px; color: #90a1af; font-size: 12px; font-weight: 700; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_field { width: 100%; margin-right: 10px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_sub_field { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields_wrap { display: block; padding: 0px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_description, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { font-weight: 700; line-height: 1.7; font-size: 15px; color: #444; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-weight: 400; font-size: 12px; margin-top: 5px; letter-spacing: .2px; color: #4fa9db; font-family: inherit, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; display:none; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_headline { font-weight: 700; color: #444; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields { padding: 15px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_field { background: #f0f4f7; border-radius: 3px; font-size: 15px; color: #444; border: 1px solid #f0f4f7; margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_field:focus { background: #fff; border: 1px solid #f0f4f7; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field { background: #5d6d7b; border: 0; font-weight: 700; font-size: 16px; color: #fff; border-radius: 3px; margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_top-section_inner { margin-top: 40px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-size: 15px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-size: 14px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-error { display: none; background: #F44336; color: #ffffff; text-align: center; padding: .2em; font-size: 14px; -webkit-box-sizing: border-box; -moz-box-sizing: border-box; box-sizing: border-box; } @media only screen and (min-width: 750px) { html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_inner { padding: 0px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_mini_headline { font-size: 15px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_field { width: 70%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_field { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields_wrap { display: flex; padding: 0px 30px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields_wrap, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_fields_wrap { display: block; padding: 0; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_description, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { font-size: 18px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_sub_field { width: 30%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_sub_field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_sub_field { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field { margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-optin-has-custom-field div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-has-name-email .liatris_fields.liatris_sub_field { margin-top: 20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_fields.liatris_field { font-size: 18px; } }div#qYvDRQGBKZ *, div#qYvDRQGBKZ *:before, div#qYvDRQGBKZ *:after {box-sizing: border-box;-webkit-box-sizing: border-box;-moz-box-sizing: border-box;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field:focus {outline:0}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-submit-button:focus {outline:0}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div.mo-optin-powered-by{margin:5px auto 2px;text-align:center;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div.mo-optin-powered-by a {font-size:16px !important; text-decoration: none !important;box-shadow:none !important;border-bottom-width:0px !important;cursor:pointer !important;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container .mo-acceptance-checkbox {background-color: #fff;line-height: 0;border: 1px solid #bbb;width: 16px;min-width: 16px;height: 16px;margin: 0 5px 0 0 !important;outline: 0;text-align: center;vertical-align: middle;clear: none;cursor: pointer;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container .mo-acceptance-label {cursor:pointer}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p {padding:0px !important;margin:0px !important}div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-wrapper label {color:inherit;font-weight: normal;margin: 0;padding:0;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost input[type=submit] {-webkit-appearance: none;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost_container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost input {z-index: auto;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ.mo-cta-button-flag .mo-optin-form-note .mo-acceptance-label {display:none;}div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container iframe, div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container object, div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container embed, div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mailoptin-video-container video { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; }html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.mo-optin-form-wrapper {max-width:100% !important}div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost #mo-optin-form-name-field {display: none !important;}#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-spinner { border-radius: inherit; position: absolute; width: 100%; height: 100%; background: #fff url(https://cdn.shortpixel.ai/spai/w_1920+q_lossless+ret_img/https://cryptopotato.com/wp-content/plugins/mailoptin/src/core/src/assets/images/spinner.gif) 50% 50% no-repeat; left: 0; top: 0; opacity: 0.99; filter: alpha(opacity=80); } #qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-success-close { font-size: 32px !important; font-family: “HelveticaNeue – Light”, “Helvetica Neue Light”, “Helvetica Neue”, Helvetica, Arial, “Lucida Grande”, sans-serif !important; color: #282828 !important; font-weight: 300 !important; position: absolute !important; top: 0 !important; right: 10px !important; background: none !important; text-decoration: none !important; width: auto !important; height: auto !important; display: block !important; line-height: 32px !important; padding: 0 !important; -moz-box-shadow: none !important; -webkit-box-shadow: none !important; box-shadow: none !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-success-msg { font-size: 21px; font-family: “HelveticaNeue – Light”, “Helvetica Neue Light”, “Helvetica Neue”, Helvetica, Arial, “Lucida Grande”, sans-serif; color: #282828 !important; font-weight: 300; text-align: center; margin: 0 auto; width: 100%; position: absolute !important; left: 50%; top: 50%; -webkit-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); -moz-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); -o-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); -ms-transform: translate(-50%, -50%); transform: translate(-50%, -50%); } #qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-success-msg a { color: #0000EE; text-decoration: underline; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field:not(select), html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .select-field { margin-top: 6px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .select-field { text-align: left; padding: 6px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field label, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field label { display: block; text-align: left; margin-top: 6px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .checkbox-field label input, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .radio-field label input { margin-right: 5px; vertical-align: middle; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .select-field select { width: 100%; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field:not(select), html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .mo-optin-form-custom-field.checkbox-field, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .mo-optin-form-custom-field.radio-field { padding: 0 !important; border: 0 !important; background: transparent !important; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field label { display: block !important; margin: 5px 0 !important; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field label:last-child { margin: 0; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-optin-form-container .mo-optin-form-wrapper .mo-optin-fields-wrapper .list_subscription-field input[type=checkbox] { cursor: pointer; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-headline, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container h2, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container h1 { font-size: 18px !important; }div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-description, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p { font-size: 16px !important; }div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note { font-size: 14px !important; }@media screen and (max-width: 768px) { div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-headline, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h2, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h1 { font-size: 18px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-description, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p { font-size: 16px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note { font-size: 12px !important; } }@media screen and (max-width: 480px) { div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-headline, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h2, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost h1 { font-size: 16px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-description, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div.mo-optin-form-container div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost p { font-size: 14px !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note, div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-form-note * { font-size: 12px !important; } } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-name-field::-webkit-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-name-field:-ms-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-name-field::placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-email-field::-webkit-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-email-field:-ms-input-placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } #qYvDRQGBKZ #qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .mo-optin-field.mo-optin-form-email-field::placeholder { color: #444444 !important; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-mailchimp-interest-container { margin: 0 10px 2px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-mailchimp-interest-label { font-size: 16px; margin: 5px 0 2px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ input.mo-mailchimp-interest-choice { line-height: normal; border: 0; margin: 0 5px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ span.mo-mailchimp-choice-label { vertical-align: middle; font-size: 14px; } div#qYvDRQGBKZ .mo-mailchimp-interest-choice-container { margin: 5px 0; }html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container { padding: 0px 3px 20px 3px; margin-bottom:20px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_description, html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_cta { line-height: 1.2; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost .liatris_note { margin-top:3px; } html div#qYvDRQGBKZ div#qYvDRQGBKZ_inpost.liatris-container { border: 1px solid #f0f4f7; }

Its market capitalization, which was near $1.1 trillion yesterday, is now down to well below $900 billion.
Somewhat expectedly, the 24-hour liquidations have skyrocketed to $2.5 billion following this enhanced volatility, with 400,000 traders liquidated.

BTCUSD_2021-12-04_10-09-08
BTC/USD, Bitstamp. Source: TradingView

Altcoins See Nothing but Red

As it typically happens when BTC dumps hard, so do the altcoins. Ethereum, for example, went from a daily high of $4,670 all the way down to $3,500. After this massive dump, ETH has now stalled below $3,900 and is 15% down on the day.

The situation with the rest of the alts is similar, if not worse, as double-digit price drops are evident left and right.

Some of the examples include Binance Coin (-13%), Solana (-18%), Cardano (-20%), Ripple (-26%), Polkadot (-25%), Avalanche (-15%), Terra (-20%), Dogecoin (-25%), and Shiba Inu (-15%).

With almost all lower- and mid-cap alts also in such an adverse state, the cumulative market cap of all assets dumped from above $2.6 trillion to just over $2 trillion on CoinMarketCap. As of now, it’s around $2.2 trillion, which still means a $400 billion decline in a day.

Cryptocurrency Market Overview. Source: Quantify Crypto
Cryptocurrency Market Overview. Source: Quantify Crypto
SPECIAL OFFER (Sponsored)
Binance Free $100 (Exclusive): Use this link to register and receive $100 free and 10% off fees on Binance Futures first month (terms).

PrimeXBT Special Offer: Use this link to register & enter POTATO50 code to get 50% free bonus on any deposit up to $1750.

Disclaimer: Information found on CryptoPotato is those of writers quoted. It does not represent the opinions of CryptoPotato on whether to buy, sell, or hold any investments. You are advised to conduct your own research before making any investment decisions. Use provided information at your own risk. See Disclaimer for more information.

Cryptocurrency charts by TradingView.


.custom-author-info{ border-top:none; margin:0px; margin-bottom:25px; background: #f1f1f1; } .custom-author-info .author-title{ margin-top:0px; color:#3b3b3b; background:#fed319; padding:5px 15px; font-size: 20px; } .author-info .author-avatar { margin: 0px 25px 0px 15px; } .custom-author-info .author-avatar img{ border-radius: 50%; border: 2px solid #d0c9c9; padding: 3px; }