Bitcoin
BTC$68 278.57

-0.38%

Ethereum
ETH$3 895.77

-0.31%

Tether
USDT$0.998943

-0.04%

Binance Coin
BNB$601.39

-0.01%

Solana
SOL$171.42

2.71%

USD Coin
USDC$1.000061

0.01%

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 74.8% 43 $68 278.57 -0.38% -4.32% $1 345 400 809 941 BTC 7 days price change
2 Ethereum (ETH) ETH Ethereum predictions 63.6% 70 $3 895.77 -0.31% 2.68% $468 028 945 782 ETH 7 days price change
3 Tether (USDT) USDT Tether predictions 93.2% 1 $0.998943 -0.04% -0.09% $111 847 033 976 USDT 7 days price change
4 Binance Coin (BNB) BNB Binance Coin predictions 94% 6 $601.39 -0.01% -1.98% $88 756 634 769 BNB 7 days price change
5 Solana (SOL) SOL Solana predictions 65.2% 73 $171.42 2.71% -4.55% $77 056 762 894 SOL 7 days price change
6 USD Coin (USDC) USDC USD Coin predictions 93.2% 1 $1.000061 0.01% 0.01% $32 464 668 588 USDC 7 days price change
7 XRP (XRP) XRP XRP predictions 89.6% 6 $0.531361 0.46% -2.28% $29 453 574 385 XRP 7 days price change
8 Dogecoin (DOGE) DOGE Dogecoin predictions 73.6% 50 $0.165070 -2.39% -1.61% $23 848 390 229 DOGE 7 days price change
9 Toncoin (TON) TON Toncoin predictions 69.6% 64 $6.44 -0.32% -0.23% $22 370 418 462 TON 7 days price change
10 Cardano (ADA) ADA Cardano predictions 85.2% 19 $0.459252 -0.49% -8.44% $16 392 782 942 ADA 7 days price change
11 SHIBA INU (SHIB) SHIB SHIBA INU predictions 82% 33 $0.000026 2.23% 0.87% $15 438 115 111 SHIB 7 days price change
12 Avalanche (AVAX) AVAX Avalanche predictions 71.6% 52 $37.32 -0.09% -8.04% $14 662 529 748 AVAX 7 days price change
13 Chainlink (LINK) LINK Chainlink predictions 58.4% 82 $18.18 4.79% 8.58% $10 674 965 951 LINK 7 days price change
14 Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) WBTC Wrapped Bitcoin predictions 79.2% 42 $68 436.87 -0.24% -4.17% $10 638 276 521 WBTC 7 days price change
15 Polkadot (DOT) DOT Polkadot predictions 81.6% 33 $7.38 -1.17% -2.07% $10 610 167 735 DOT 7 days price change

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