Bitcoin
BTC$20 358.95

-1.33%

Ethereum
ETH$1 152.46

-1.93%

Tether
USDT$0.998816

-0.02%

USD Coin
USDC$1.000328

0.02%

Binance Coin
BNB$229.42

-1.07%

Binance USD
BUSD$0.999158

-0.18%

Is Bitcoin leading or following global demand for risk?


23 May 2022

#Bitcoin

Bitcoin is down 3.6% over the past week, ending near $29,900. Ethereum lost 5.8%, while other leading altcoins in the top 10 fell from 5.4% (XRP) to 9.2% (Cardano). The exception was Binance Coin (+3.3%). According to CoinMarketCap, the total capitalisation of the crypto market has changed little over the past seven days at 1.29 trillion, as the decline at the beginning of the last week was largely reversed by its end.

By Monday, the cryptocurrency fear and greed index is down 4 points to 10. Bitcoin has declined for seven consecutive weeks amid a sell-off in stock markets. Bitcoin is in its 13th day of trading through the $30K level.

Over the weekend, we saw almost traditional buying by retail investors, but their strength only allowed them to bounce back from Friday's losses. If we look at Bitcoin as a leading indicator of risk demand rather than tailing off moves in the S&P500 or Nasdaq, we may well be in a situation where the tail rules the dog. Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz said that the altcoin market will collapse by another 70% with US Fed policy and a bearish trend.

Is Bitcoin leading or following global demand for risk?

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said he only invests in assets that "deliver returns". In his view, cryptocurrencies do not fall into that category. Billy Marcus, one of the creators of Dogecoin, said the cryptocurrency market is a mix of unhealthy optimism, FOMO, panic, scams, gambling, and widespread stupidity. He said he has not been involved in the DOGE project for more than 7.5 years but describes himself as a coin supporter.

ECB head Christine Lagarde said that, unlike central bank digital currencies, cryptocurrencies have no value and are not based on anything. A group of G7 finance ministers pointed to the importance of accelerated legislation to regulate digital assets following the collapse of the UST stable coin and LUNA cryptocurrency.


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Top Cryptocurrencies with Price Predictions

# Crypto Prediction Accuracy CVIX Price 24h 7d Market Cap 7d price change
1 Bitcoin (BTC) BTC Bitcoin predictions 59.6% 92 $20 358.95 -1.33% -0.55% $388 446 303 368 BTC 7 days price change
2 Ethereum (ETH) ETH Ethereum predictions 55.2% 90 $1 152.46 -1.93% 4.48% $139 837 109 318 ETH 7 days price change
3 Tether (USDT) USDT Tether predictions 94.4% 1 $0.998816 -0.02% -0.02% $66 745 776 786 USDT 7 days price change
4 USD Coin (USDC) USDC USD Coin predictions 93.6% 1 $1.000328 0.02% 0.03% $55 820 927 466 USDC 7 days price change
5 Binance Coin (BNB) BNB Binance Coin predictions 58.4% 89 $229.42 -1.07% 5.78% $37 459 518 058 BNB 7 days price change
6 Binance USD (BUSD) BUSD Binance USD predictions 91.6% 1 $0.999158 -0.18% 0.06% $17 369 031 848 BUSD 7 days price change
7 XRP (XRP) XRP XRP predictions 62% 80 $0.336907 -1.76% 4.22% $16 287 125 919 XRP 7 days price change
8 Cardano (ADA) ADA Cardano predictions 65.6% 75 $0.474957 -1.02% 1.44% $16 117 202 321 ADA 7 days price change
9 Solana (SOL) SOL Solana predictions 68% 66 $35.68 -4.55% 1.04% $12 230 152 580 SOL 7 days price change
10 Dogecoin (DOGE) DOGE Dogecoin predictions 61.6% 80 $0.067308 -3.10% 5.51% $8 929 753 009 DOGE 7 days price change
11 Polkadot (DOT) DOT Polkadot predictions 63.2% 78 $7.42 -1.67% -1.75% $7 329 831 546 DOT 7 days price change
12 Dai (DAI) DAI Dai predictions 92% 1 $1.000154 0.06% 0.05% $6 718 496 522 DAI 7 days price change
13 TRON (TRX) TRX TRON predictions 55.6% 91 $0.066274 0.93% 2.59% $6 130 034 055 TRX 7 days price change
14 SHIBA INU (SHIB) SHIB SHIBA INU predictions 63.2% 74 $0.000010 -5.15% 3.23% $5 583 599 858 SHIB 7 days price change
15 UNUS SED LEO (LEO) LEO UNUS SED LEO predictions 76.8% 50 $5.74 -1.31% -1.91% $5 479 483 866 LEO 7 days price change

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