Bitcoin
BTC$19 940.57

3.80%

Ethereum
ETH$1 349.46

4.24%

Tether
USDT$1.000154

0.01%

USD Coin
USDC$0.999970

0%

Binance Coin
BNB$291.87

2.18%

XRP
XRP$0.470970

5.78%

The crypto market tests the strength of buyers


18 Aug 2022

#Bitcoin

Bitcoin has lost 4% in the past 24 hours, falling to $23.3K. Ethereum lost 5.3% to $1840. Top altcoins are down 3% (XRP) to 8% (Solana). Total crypto market capitalisation, according to CoinMarketCap, sank 3.4% to $1.12 trillion. The Crypto Fear and Greed Index fell 11 points to 30 by Thursday, tumbling deeper into "fear" territory.

Once again, Bitcoin seems to have acted as a leading indicator of risk sentiment in global markets. The former cryptocurrency had been sluggishly correcting over the previous three days but only yesterday took a decisive step down, warning of a similar move in the US indices.

Right now, BTCUSD has rolled back to the area of previous local lows and is approaching the lower boundary of the uptrend channel. A break below $22.5K in a sharp move down would be evidence of a gap in the last two months' trend and a deeper dive harbinger.

The crypto market tests the strength of buyers

News background

According to Fox Business journalist Eleanor Terrett, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) may yet charge Ethereum creators with selling unregistered securities in the US. Cryptocurrency hacking damage in 2022 was $1.9 billion, having doubled in a year and a half, according to analytics service Chainalysis.

The European Green Party has introduced legislative amendments to increase capital requirements for banks using cryptocurrencies. Stablecoins backed by the US dollar, and other fiat currencies will expand access to financial services and Web3, according to cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase.

According to Blockckdata, Alphabet, Google's parent company, has invested more than $1.5bn in four blockchain companies between September 2021 and June 2022. This is followed by Blackrock ($1.17bn) and Morgan Stanley ($1.11bn). Overall, large public companies have invested about $6 billion in crypto over this period.


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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 87.6% 20 $19 940.57 3.80% -1.66% $382 236 859 011 BTC 7 days price change
2 Ethereum (ETH) ETH Ethereum predictions 63.6% 82 $1 349.46 4.24% -3.17% $165 508 092 492 ETH 7 days price change
3 Tether (USDT) USDT Tether predictions 92.4% 1 $1.000154 0.01% 0.01% $67 959 858 423 USDT 7 days price change
4 USD Coin (USDC) USDC USD Coin predictions 94.4% 1 $0.999970 0% -0.01% $47 232 999 984 USDC 7 days price change
5 Binance Coin (BNB) BNB Binance Coin predictions 90.8% 15 $291.87 2.18% 2.56% $47 090 040 247 BNB 7 days price change
6 XRP (XRP) XRP XRP predictions 61.6% 86 $0.470970 5.78% -0.24% $23 501 695 248 XRP 7 days price change
7 Binance USD (BUSD) BUSD Binance USD predictions 92.4% 1 $0.999720 -0.07% -0.07% $21 036 338 983 BUSD 7 days price change
8 Cardano (ADA) ADA Cardano predictions 74.8% 46 $0.431681 2.42% -5.35% $14 786 421 309 ADA 7 days price change
9 Solana (SOL) SOL Solana predictions 87.6% 22 $33.62 3.77% -3.47% $11 939 451 332 SOL 7 days price change
10 Lido stETH (STETH) STETH Lido stETH predictions 92.4% 1 $2 941.39 -0.40% -3.32% $10 258 752 564 STETH 7 days price change
11 Dogecoin (DOGE) DOGE Dogecoin predictions 88.8% 14 $0.060668 0.97% -2.90% $8 048 894 841 DOGE 7 days price change
12 Polygon (MATIC) MATIC Polygon predictions 67.2% 61 $0.828976 7.27% 6.49% $7 240 542 782 MATIC 7 days price change
13 Polkadot (DOT) DOT Polkadot predictions 65.2% 68 $6.44 2.68% -4.41% $7 236 548 542 DOT 7 days price change
14 Dai (DAI) DAI Dai predictions 91.6% 1 $1.000031 0.04% 0.01% $6 786 897 014 DAI 7 days price change
15 Wrapped TRON (WTRX) WTRX Wrapped TRON predictions 93.6% 5 $0.061359 0.11% 1.47% $6 238 726 805 WTRX 7 days price change

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