Bitcoin Analysis: BTC/USD Could Fall Below $10,000

Bitcoin has trended inside a negative territory for an entire weekend.

The BTC/USD exchange rate dropped by as much as 13.35 percent in the last 48 hours. The move downhill prompted the pair to establish an intraday low of $10,263.17, according to data provided by CoinStats’ cryptocurrency portfolio management app. At the same time, the bitcoin’s market capitalization dropped to as low as $283.62 billion.

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Bitcoin Price Dropped Up to 13.35% During Weekend | Source: CoinStats’ Cryptocurrency Portfolio Management App

Bitcoin-enabled trading pairs across all the exchange reported a combined volume of $25.41 billion in the previous 24 hours. Meanwhile, the Real 10 Volume came to be around $2.01 billion.

Bitcoin to $9.7K?

Bitcoin Price Wedge Target Towards $9.7K | Source: TradingView.com, Coinbase

According to the Coinbase 4H chart above, the bitcoin price has earlier broken down from a Rising Wedge pattern. The ascending channel, wherein two trendlines starts converging into one another, is typically bearish. As so happened, the BTC/USD rate also dropped upon testing a premature apex of the Wedge.

The move downside is now targeting $9,711 as its Wedge breakout target. That is also the pullback level upon testing which bitcoin could retest local highs and – with a weekly bullish bias – could retest its year-to-date high of $13,868.44.

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Published by Yashu Gola

Globetrotter Yashu Gola has been working as a financial/crypto market journalist since 2013. He is an information technology graduate, a cryptography junkie, a filmmaking enthusiast, and an avid reader of Jon Erickson, Agatha Christie, JK Rowling, and Isaac Asimov.