Bitcoin
BTC$22 994.25

-3.54%

Ethereum
ETH$1 687.91

-5.10%

Tether
USDT$1.000205

0%

USD Coin
USDC$1.000033

0.02%

Binance Coin
BNB$322.84

-0.68%

Binance USD
BUSD$1.000068

0%

The crypto market is melting before our eyes


20 Dec 2021

#Bitcoin

The crypto market's capitalisation has fallen 2.8% in the last 24 hours to $2.166 trillion. Methodical pressure on the significant coins persists along with wary trading in traditional equity markets. The bitcoin price has been losing 2.5% in the last 24 hours and is 5.6% lower than it was exactly a week ago. Ether is down 3.4% and 4%, respectively. Some other top coins are also under severe pressure, but we cannot say that the dynamics are unambiguous. For example, XRP is up 5.5%, AVAX is up 22%, and Luna is up 30.7% in the last seven days.

At the beginning of the year, institutional and investment bank interest provided cryptocurrencies with overperformance but now lowered demand for safety is becoming their Achilles' heel. The most methodical, albeit relatively measured, pressure has been seen in Bitcoin and Ether, which have been under bearish control for the past month and a half.

According to equity and commodity market definitions, BTCUSD and ETHUSD have crossed the bear market threshold, having lost more than 20% of their peaks in early November. Bitcoin, meanwhile, is not gaining meaningful support on the decline towards the 200-day average. These are all signs that the bear market is entering its rights, as enthusiasts can no longer buy out any drawdowns. Generally speaking, a modest downside amplitude is not typical of cryptocurrencies, so short-term traders should be prepared for an explosion of volatility on a decline below meaningful levels.

We assume that crucial support is concentrated near $40K for Bitcoin, a resistance level in January and a support level in October. Falling below this level could dramatically increase the coin's volatility and affect the entire market. For Ether, relatively measured volatility could continue up to the level of the 200-day moving average (just above 3300), which coincides with the area of extended consolidation in August and September and the start of the latest rally in October.

Suppose Ether and Bitcoin fail to find strong buying below these levels as well. In that case, we risk seeing a true capitulation of the entire cryptocurrency market and a revision of the outlook to a more bearish one.


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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 80.8% 35 $22 994.25 -3.54% 0.01% $439 591 538 662 BTC 7 days price change
2 Ethereum (ETH) ETH Ethereum predictions 66% 68 $1 687.91 -5.10% 3.56% $205 761 571 724 ETH 7 days price change
3 Tether (USDT) USDT Tether predictions 96% 1 $1.000205 0% 0% $66 531 586 544 USDT 7 days price change
4 USD Coin (USDC) USDC USD Coin predictions 93.2% 1 $1.000033 0.02% -0.01% $54 021 851 086 USDC 7 days price change
5 Binance Coin (BNB) BNB Binance Coin predictions 69.2% 62 $322.84 -0.68% 11.75% $52 086 335 344 BNB 7 days price change
6 Binance USD (BUSD) BUSD Binance USD predictions 90.8% 1 $1.000068 0% 0.01% $17 752 502 175 BUSD 7 days price change
7 XRP (XRP) XRP XRP predictions 80.4% 36 $0.363424 -3.65% -1.50% $17 569 045 535 XRP 7 days price change
8 Cardano (ADA) ADA Cardano predictions 75.2% 50 $0.511389 -4.25% 1.61% $17 253 774 183 ADA 7 days price change
9 Solana (SOL) SOL Solana predictions 78% 44 $39.74 -6.33% 3.54% $13 844 600 613 SOL 7 days price change
10 Lido stETH (STETH) STETH Lido stETH predictions 94.8% 1 $2 941.39 -0.40% -3.32% $10 258 752 564 STETH 7 days price change
11 Polkadot (DOT) DOT Polkadot predictions 69.6% 62 $8.71 -4.69% 9.10% $9 626 327 113 DOT 7 days price change
12 HEX (HEX) HEX HEX predictions 64% 70 $0.054592 -1.19% 18.95% $9 466 937 752 HEX 7 days price change
13 Dogecoin (DOGE) DOGE Dogecoin predictions 84% 28 $0.068228 -6.49% 1.79% $9 051 914 563 DOGE 7 days price change
14 Avalanche (AVAX) AVAX Avalanche predictions 70% 55 $27.42 -3.30% 17.24% $7 814 089 843 AVAX 7 days price change
15 Dai (DAI) DAI Dai predictions 93.6% 1 $0.999863 0.05% 0.03% $7 525 054 582 DAI 7 days price change

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