Bitcoin
BTC$56 623.70

11.18%

Ethereum
ETH$3 257.69

7.23%

Tether
USDT$1.000464

0.05%

Binance Coin
BNB$399.17

3.71%

Solana
SOL$111.24

9.60%

XRP
XRP$0.563142

5.66%

Bitcoin dips below $47K but one trader is eyeing 'solid risk/reward' for longing BTC now


30 Dec 2021

#Bitcoin

Short-term profit opportunities are there, but so are concerns over a "panic" sell-off still absent from BTC price charts. Bitcoin (BTC) added to its losses on Dec. 29 with a fresh tumble briefly taking BTC/USD below $46,600. Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed the pair giving up ground prior to the Wall St. open to increase its 48-hour correction to 10.4%.

The latest move in a familiar pattern of behavior, the market showed that the range in which Bitcoin has acted in December remains very much in play.  As market participants resigned themselves to a lackluster end to the year, popular trader and analyst Scott Melker noticed a possible buying opportunity at current levels on short timeframes. Bitcoin's relative strength index (RSI), in addition to other bullish signals, had entered "oversold" territory during the dip in what is a classic buy-in trigger.

"If you are trading small time frames, there's very solid risk/reward of punting longs here," he wrote in one of several tweets about the opportunity. "RSI oversold, hourly about to make a bull div, at the range EQ, low conviction selling on minimal volume." 

BTC/USD subsequently bounced from the lows to return above $47,000. Melker had previously defended the retracement from $52,000, arguing that "nothing had changed" overall for rangebound Bitcoin.

Brandt: Panic sell-off "still yet to happen"

Not everyone, however, was optimistic. Peter Brandt, the veteran trader who earlier in the week had warned of "fake breakouts" in thin-liquidity markets over the holidays, now eyed room for further downside.

A phase of "panic capitulation" worse than early December appearing is nonetheless a topic of debate.

Retail investors, others argued, were likely not prone to mass selling at current levels, pointing to increases in small-balance wallets and evidence of strong hodl behavior throughout the year.


Related

NordFX Copy Trading: A Comprehensive Guide to Maximizing Profits
NordFX Copy Trading: A Comprehensive Guide to Maximizing Profits
Tips to Choose the Right Second Citizenship Program
Tips to Choose the Right Second Citizenship Program
Bitcoin’s continued slide down
Bitcoin’s continued slide down
A new round of crypto market mistrust
A new round of crypto market mistrust
Bitcoin holds its range, but pressure mounts
Bitcoin holds its range, but pressure mounts
Bitcoin unlikely to end correction
Bitcoin unlikely to end correction
Bitcoin looks set to take a severe dive
Bitcoin looks set to take a severe dive
Bitcoin set for a deeper correction
Bitcoin set for a deeper correction
Bitcoin falls under pressure
Bitcoin falls under pressure

Top Cryptocurrencies with Price Predictions

# Crypto Prediction Accuracy CVIX Price 24h 7d Market Cap 7d price change
1 Bitcoin (BTC) BTC Bitcoin predictions 62% 79 $56 623.70 11.18% 9.37% $1 112 031 470 857 BTC 7 days price change
2 Ethereum (ETH) ETH Ethereum predictions 59.2% 81 $3 257.69 7.23% 12.32% $391 423 713 721 ETH 7 days price change
3 Tether (USDT) USDT Tether predictions 92% 1 $1.000464 0.05% 0.07% $98 109 058 390 USDT 7 days price change
4 Binance Coin (BNB) BNB Binance Coin predictions 64.4% 69 $399.17 3.71% 12.77% $59 693 248 192 BNB 7 days price change
5 Solana (SOL) SOL Solana predictions 74.8% 44 $111.24 9.60% 2.08% $49 202 632 633 SOL 7 days price change
6 XRP (XRP) XRP XRP predictions 82.8% 22 $0.563142 5.66% 0.22% $30 744 319 017 XRP 7 days price change
7 USD Coin (USDC) USDC USD Coin predictions 94.4% 1 $0.999959 0% 0% $28 534 731 855 USDC 7 days price change
8 Cardano (ADA) ADA Cardano predictions 66.8% 67 $0.623028 8.17% 0.36% $22 099 890 311 ADA 7 days price change
9 Avalanche (AVAX) AVAX Avalanche predictions 73.2% 51 $39.46 8.54% 2.64% $14 884 006 901 AVAX 7 days price change
10 Dogecoin (DOGE) DOGE Dogecoin predictions 84% 18 $0.096125 13.99% 11.60% $13 769 217 373 DOGE 7 days price change
11 TRON (TRX) TRX TRON predictions 67.6% 61 $0.141372 2.82% 3.28% $12 440 780 834 TRX 7 days price change
12 Wrapped TRON (WTRX) WTRX Wrapped TRON predictions 68.8% 61 $0.140896 2.34% 2.98% $12 398 895 467 WTRX 7 days price change
13 Chainlink (LINK) LINK Chainlink predictions 74% 46 $19.25 5.91% -0.58% $11 304 080 878 LINK 7 days price change
14 Polkadot (DOT) DOT Polkadot predictions 75.2% 52 $8.14 6.70% 5.77% $10 444 466 378 DOT 7 days price change
15 Lido stETH (STETH) STETH Lido stETH predictions 93.2% 1 $2 941.39 -0.40% -3.32% $10 258 752 564 STETH 7 days price change

Be the first to receive Cryptocurrency Price Predictions and Forecasts daily

Get cryptocurrency price predictions, forecasts with analysis and news right to your inbox.

© 2015-2024 Crypto-Rating.com

The usage of this website constitutes acceptance of the following legal information. Any contracts of financial instruments offered to conclude bear high risks and may result in the full loss of the deposited funds. Prior to making transactions one should get acquainted with the risks to which they relate. All the information featured on the website, including information about the cryptocurrencies and bitcoin is intended solely for informational purposes, is not a means of advertising them, and doesn't imply direct instructions for investing. Crypto Rating shall not be liable for any loss, including unlimited loss of funds, which may arise directly or indirectly from the usage of this information. The editorial staff of the website does not bear any responsibility whatsoever for the content of the comments or reviews made by the site users about cryptocurrencies. The entire responsibility for the contents rests with the authors. Reprint of the materials is available only with the permission of the editorial staff.