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Bitcoin clips $58K as Dogecoin stalls and adoption news fuels bulls


06 May 2021   #Bitcoin

New allocations from big business come as momentum behind the latest altcoin rally seems to shift away from familiar names. Bitcoin (BTC) touched $58,000 on Thursday as the latest phase of its comeback seemed to come at the expense of altcoins.

Bitcoin claws back lost limelight

Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD’s return to battle familiar resistance near old all-time highs on Thursday. The move builds on strength from earlier in the week. As Cointelegraph reported, Wednesday saw $57,000 and 5% daily gains.

As analysts began to note, however, altcoins are facing increasing pressure from a newly invigorated Bitcoin, which just days before had been left in the shade by their performance. Thursday, thus, saw 4.4% growth on BTC/USD, while Binance Coin (BNB) and Dogecoin (DOGE), previously the week’s high flyers, were both flat. Other altcoins did manage to deliver impressive returns and beat Bitcoin on the day, notably Cardano (ADA) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH), which were up 16% and 22%, respectively, at the time of writing.

“Good start of the day: both ETHUSD and BTC bouncing from the expected levels,” popular trader Crypto Ed summarized about the state of the market. The largest cryptocurrency thus again faced final resistance beginning at just under $60,000. 

Bank BTC adoption strikes a chord

Bitcoin had benefited from a major United States bank adoption announcement, which was followed by news that the largest e-commerce company in Latin America, MercadoLibre, had added $7.6 million of BTC to its balance sheet.

“As part of our treasury strategy this quarter we purchased $7.8 million in bitcoin, a digital asset that we are disclosing within our indefinite-lived intangible assets,” a filing with U.S. regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission confirmed.

There are now six companies with at least $11.4 million in Bitcoin on their balance sheets, corresponding to at least 8,027 BTC. MicroStrategy, which only entered the market last August, is still by far the largest player with over 91,000 BTC.


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1 Bitcoin (BTC) BTC Bitcoin predictions 83.6% 24 $48 023.28 -0.71% 3.44% $903 705 648 774 $30 868 405 829
2 Ethereum (ETH) ETH Ethereum predictions 71.6% 52 $3 563.80 -1.89% 4.12% $418 950 530 113 $18 493 669 977
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