Bitcoin
BTC$20 277.35

-2.12%

Ethereum
ETH$1 145.31

-3.04%

Tether
USDT$0.998764

-0.01%

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0.03%

Binance Coin
BNB$224.81

-4.04%

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BUSD$1.000787

0.10%

Bitcoin price bounces despite stocks rout


12 May 2021

#Bitcoin

New all-time highs for the largest altcoin combine with fresh bullishness across crypto after this week's sell-off. Bitcoin (BTC) gained 4.3% on May 12 as cryptocurrencies recovered losses despite increasing turmoil on global stock markets.

BTC price reverses upwards

Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and Tradingview showed BTC/USD erasing almost all the previous day's losses on Wednesday to trade above $57,500 at the time of writing. The move came amid concerns over froth in tech stocks, fueled by problems in Taiwan which saw the country's equities index post its biggest one-day loss in history. Bitcoin and altcoins had sold off with tech stocks more broadly earlier in the week, but the latest macro dip failed to worsen their performance.

Conversely, as has become a hallmark trait of an increasingly asymmetrical market, most major cryptocurrencies bucked the trend and returned to growth. "BTC is bouncing here and Altcoins are recovering strongly," popular Twitter commentator Rekt Capital summarized on Tuesday as the United States Federal Reserve buoyed the crypto cause by refusing to suggest that economic inventions could be lessened. 

Previously, concerns had surfaced that Bitcoin could ultimately fall through $50,000 under current conditions, opening up the path to as low as $40,000.

Ethereum all-time highs persist

In a continuation of "alt season 2.0," meanwhile, Ether (ETH) led gains once again, touching new all-time highs while maintaining support at $4,000. Gas fees, however, remain a headache for traders and Ethereum network users. Other alts also challenged record highs, among them Cardano (ADA), which at the time of writing was just four cents away from all-time highs of $1.83.

Amid continued controversy over meme coins, Dogecoin (DOGE) was flat, while "tribute" coin Shiba Inu (SHIB) lost 23% to fall out of the top twenty cryptocurrencies by market cap. Weekly gains for the coin still stood at nearly 1,500%.


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# Crypto Prediction Accuracy CVIX Price 24h 7d Market Cap 7d price change
1 Bitcoin (BTC) BTC Bitcoin predictions 56.4% 92 $20 277.35 -2.12% -0.29% $386 889 430 746 BTC 7 days price change
2 Ethereum (ETH) ETH Ethereum predictions 57.6% 90 $1 145.31 -3.04% 4.85% $138 969 035 870 ETH 7 days price change
3 Tether (USDT) USDT Tether predictions 92.4% 1 $0.998764 -0.01% -0.03% $66 742 331 401 USDT 7 days price change
4 USD Coin (USDC) USDC USD Coin predictions 90.8% 1 $1.000530 0.03% 0.05% $55 832 163 481 USDC 7 days price change
5 Binance Coin (BNB) BNB Binance Coin predictions 56.8% 89 $224.81 -4.04% 4.38% $36 706 159 546 BNB 7 days price change
6 Binance USD (BUSD) BUSD Binance USD predictions 94.8% 1 $1.000787 0.10% 0.21% $17 397 351 213 BUSD 7 days price change
7 XRP (XRP) XRP XRP predictions 63.2% 80 $0.335982 -2.23% 4.31% $16 242 394 323 XRP 7 days price change
8 Cardano (ADA) ADA Cardano predictions 66% 75 $0.471136 -2.23% 1.44% $15 987 555 258 ADA 7 days price change
9 Solana (SOL) SOL Solana predictions 67.6% 66 $35.51 -5.44% 2.11% $12 172 607 058 SOL 7 days price change
10 Dogecoin (DOGE) DOGE Dogecoin predictions 62.8% 80 $0.066802 -4.36% 6.01% $8 862 682 263 DOGE 7 days price change
11 Polkadot (DOT) DOT Polkadot predictions 63.2% 78 $7.30 -3.42% -2.45% $7 213 387 817 DOT 7 days price change
12 Dai (DAI) DAI Dai predictions 94.4% 1 $1.000157 0.01% 0.09% $6 718 514 631 DAI 7 days price change
13 TRON (TRX) TRX TRON predictions 58.4% 91 $0.065880 0.37% 2.62% $6 093 590 634 TRX 7 days price change
14 SHIBA INU (SHIB) SHIB SHIBA INU predictions 66.4% 74 $0.000010 -7.02% 4.64% $5 528 798 046 SHIB 7 days price change
15 UNUS SED LEO (LEO) LEO UNUS SED LEO predictions 71.6% 50 $5.75 -1.33% -2.42% $5 482 403 972 LEO 7 days price change

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