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Bitfinex Whales That Marked the August Highs Suggest Bitcoin to Top

Nick Chong

Nick Chong | Oct 29, 2020 | 01:07

Bitcoin Price

Bitfinex Whales That Marked the August Highs Suggest Bitcoin to Top

Nick Chong

Nick Chong | Oct 29, 2020 | 01:07


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  • Bitcoin has undergone a strong drop since the highs yesterday.
  • Order book trends indicate that the coin may proceed its reversal in the weeks ahead.
  • Analyst Cole Garner shared a chart showing Bitcoin’s recent price action, along with the order book data from Bitfinex.
  • This data suggests that the cryptocurrency is likely reaching a trend high and may see a reversal as it did at the end of August and the start of September.

Bitcoin Could Soon Top, Order Book Trends Show

Bitcoin has undergone a strong drop since the highs yesterday. The coin dropped from the highs of $13,850 to lows around $12,900. This was a $1,000 correction.

Some think the coin will resume its uptrend soon. But according to order book data shared by Cole Garner, a crypto-asset analyst, a medium-term top may be in the midst of forming despite the bullish expectations of some.

Garner shared the chart below on October 28th. It shows Bitcoin’s price action over the past few months along with order book data overlayed on the chart.

This data suggests that the cryptocurrency is likely reaching a trend high and may see a reversal as it did at the end of August and the start of September. This chart does suggest that Bitcoin has room to rally, potentially towards $15,000, but it also implies that a correction will eventually be had.

Bitcoin’s recent weakness only adds to the potential that this plays out.

The leading cryptocurrency has been weak over the past few days as a result of a correction in the S&P 500, which is down 3% on Wednesday alone. This is the greatest daily loss in many months for the leading index.

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Chart of BTC's price action over the past few months with analysis of the on-chain order book by Cole Garner (@ColeGarnerBTC on Twitter).
Source: BTCUSD from TradingView.com

Technical Trends Suggest Upside is Likely

Technical trends suggest that the macro trend remains bullish for Bitcoin.

One analyst said that Bitcoin’s weekly close above the “strong resistance” of $12,000 will trigger a move towards all-time highs. As reported by this outlet previously:

“keeping it simple here with $btc, the weekly chart looks phenomenal. now firmly above all downtrends from the 2017 20k top and this week just closed on its highs above key 12.5k resistance. the sky is the limit now imo, and this market is not for shorting!”

Underscoring this positive sentiment is institutional and retail adoption of Bitcoin that is likely to drive the coin even higher in the long run. For one, corporate treasuries are buying Bitcoin as they look to hedge inflation risks. Retail investors, too, are expected to get involvement with PayPal and other firms launching crypto-asset support.

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Bitfinex Whales That Marked the August Highs Suggest Bitcoin to Top

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