DE NOMBREUX ANALYSTES CONSIDÈRENT QUE 400 000 DOLLARS SONT L’ULTIME „BULL STOP“ DE BITCOIN

Une soupe d’indicateurs fondamentaux et techniques optimistes a conduit de nombreux analystes à envisager Bitcoin à une valorisation à six chiffres.

Parmi les professionnels expérimentés de la finance, on trouve le négociant chevronné Peter Brandt, le stratège en investissement Scott Minerd et la gestionnaire d’actifs Cathie Wood. Tous, venant de différents horizons, ont récemment projeté le Bitcoin à 400 000 dollars, une cryptocouronne qui a connu une hausse record depuis mars, augmentant jusqu’à 1 150 % pour atteindre un record de plus de 48 000 dollars.

POUR LES ÉTATS MEMBRES. BOIS…

…qui a fondé Ark Invest-une société de gestion d’actifs détenant des investissements d’une valeur de 29,3 milliards de dollars, le capital de suivi de Bitcoin provient d’entreprises. Elle a fait remarquer que si toutes les sociétés cotées à l’indice de référence américain S&P 500 réallouent 10 % de leurs réserves de liquidités à la cryptocarte de référence, le taux de change BTC/USD dépassera les 400 000 dollars.

Bitcoin a attiré l’attention de Wall Street dans le sillage de la pandémie de coronavirus. Des investisseurs milliardaires, dont Stan Druckenmiller et Paul Tudor Jones, et des entreprises de premier plan telles que MicroStrategy, Square, Marathon Patent Group, et d’autres ont acheté la cryptocouronne contre leurs craintes d’une dévaluation du fiat et d’une inflation plus élevée à long terme.

„Bitcoin ne représente qu’un plafond de marché d’environ 600 milliards de dollars. Donc, même la moitié de la taille d’Apple ou d’Amazon, en ce moment. Cela ne met-il pas les choses en perspective? Et pourtant, c’est une très grande idée, je pense. Une bien plus grande idée qu’Apple ou Amazon“, a déclaré Mme Wood à Yahoo Finance.

EN S’APPUYANT SUR LE MÊME RÉCIT DE BITCOIN…

…Scott Minerd, associé directeur de Guggenheim Partners, déclare que Bitcoin – pour l’instant – permet une implication institutionnelle à plus grande échelle. Néanmoins, il ajoute que la cryptocarte pourrait atteindre 400 000-600 000 dollars par unité si elle parvenait à piéger une partie du marché de l’or.

„Si vous considérez l’offre de bitcoin par rapport à l’offre d’or dans le monde, et la valeur totale de l’or, si le bitcoin devait atteindre ce genre de chiffres, vous parleriez de 400 000 à 600 000 dollars par bitcoin“, a-t-il déclaré à Julia Chatterley de CNN la semaine dernière.

La route vers des évaluations plus élevées a commencé avec appréhension avec l’investissement à grande échelle de Tesla dans le marché des bitcoins.

Lundi, le premier constructeur mondial de voitures électriques a révélé dans son dépôt de bilan qu’il a acheté pour 1,5 milliard de dollars de BTC en janvier. Son rapport a compté Bitcoin parmi les „actifs de réserve alternatifs“ à l’argent liquide, ouvrant la voie à d’autres entreprises de Wall Street pour explorer la cryptocourant comme leur couverture contre la dépréciation du dollar américain.

Néanmoins, les sceptiques, dont les stratèges de JPMorgan & Chase, considèrent que l’investissement de Tesla dans Bitcoin est une évidence pour les autres entreprises. Selon eux, la volatilité du prix de la cryptocarte obligerait les grandes entreprises à s’en tenir à leurs réserves de liquidités, en déclin mais relativement stables.

MAIS…

…M. Brandt estime que Bitcoin est „à mi-chemin“ avant que son prix n’augmente davantage. Le négociant chevronné a suivi les deux précédentes avances paraboliques de la cryptocouronne pour noter que la troisième pourrait être en cours en raison du boom des adoptions.

„La tendance haussière en 2015-2017 a connu neuf corrections supérieures à 30 %“, a déclaré M. Brandt. Le marché actuel a atteint un peu moins d’une seule correction de 30 %. Je ne prévois pas de correction de 30 à 40 %, mais je souligne simplement que nous devrions nous attendre à de fortes corrections à un moment donné“.

Il a ajouté que le marché actuel n’avait pas connu une seule correction de plus de 30% depuis le creux de mars 2020. Il indique un soutien sous-jacent extrême et une force du marché intérieur qui pourrait propulser la CTB/USD à 400 000 dollars.

$ 50 million in venture capital raised: This company brings DeFi to 140 million users

Alameda Research, the company behind the FTX exchange, raised $ 50 million in a funding round to create a DeFi ecosystem on maps.me , an offline mapping application. The funding will make it possible to launch a multi-currency wallet on the Maps.me platform that will unlock decentralized payments for the app’s 140 million users.

Popular offline mapping app receives $ 50 million funding from major investors

The hugely popular offline mapping app, Maps.me, has just raised $ 50 million in funding to bring decentralized finance to its 140 million users. According to a press release, the funding round was led by Alameda Research, the company behind cryptocurrency exchange FTX.

Genesis Capital, a Hong Kong-based investment firm, and CMS Holdings, a major investment firm focused on the crypto industry, also participated in the round.

The funding will be used to launch an embedded multi-currency wallet on Maps.me’s mobile app that is effectively opening up the world of decentralized finance to tens of millions of new users. According to Maps.me, the wallet will be able to provide access to turn-by-turn routing, travel guides and hotel bookings, as well as „handle a wide range of payment and investment tools in the Maps.me ecosystem.“

Maps.me users should be brought closer to the world of decentralized finance

The wallet embedded in the app will enable users to save values ​​and achieve returns of up to 8 percent. Users can also use the wallet to exchange money, send money, and get cashback for transactions made through the app.

One of Maps.me’s biggest goals is to use funding to combat the high fees on foreign exchanges. The company said that third-party banks and travel booking platforms also have extremely high commissions, which make travel bookings a burden.

According to company representatives, the aim of the wallet is to enable users to make direct bookings with almost zero fees.

Alex Grebnev, Co-Founder of Maps.me, said the company looks forward to working with Alameda Research as the company has grown significantly in terms of user numbers.

Alameda Research comments that the main reason for investing in Maps.me was the platform’s potential to bring new users to the world of decentralized finance. Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder and CEO of Alameda and FTX:

„By embedding and democratizing access to high-yield finance for millions of users through an everyday app, Maps.me has the potential to really drive DeFi mainstream adoption and bring breakthrough technology to the masses.“

FTX exchange users can take part in the IEO of the MAPS token on the FTX platform. The token will be issued as an SPL token on the Solana blockchain and as an ERC-20 token on Ethereum ( see How to Buy Ethereum ).

The exchange limits the IEO to users whose accounts have KYC2 and either 1,000 FTT staked or a 30-day trading volume of at least $ 50,000.

Die Zukunft der kryptographischen Sicherheit

Die Zukunft der kryptographischen Sicherheit im Zeitalter der Quanten

Die moderne Kryptographie ist noch eine relativ junge wissenschaftliche Disziplin, aber ihre Geschichte zeigt ein signifikantes Muster. Die meisten Entwicklungen basieren auf Forschungen, die Jahre oder sogar Jahrzehnte zuvor stattgefunden haben. Es gibt einen guten Grund für dieses eisige Tempo der Entwicklung. Genauso wie Medikamente und Impfstoffe jahrelange, strenge Tests durchlaufen, bevor sie auf den Markt kommen, müssen auch Kryptoanwendungen auf bewährten und gründlich analysierten Methoden basieren.

Blockchain ist ein solches Beispiel für den Entwicklungszyklus in Aktion. Satoshi Nakamotos Arbeit an Bitcoin war die Anwendung von Prinzipien, die erstmals von David Chaum in den frühen 1980er Jahren beschrieben wurden. In ähnlicher Weise nutzen die jüngsten Anwendungen von Multiparty Computing (MPC) zur Sicherung von privaten Schlüsseln oder Auktionen laut Profit Revolution mit verdeckten Geboten Ideen, die etwa zur gleichen Zeit entwickelt wurden. Jetzt, da die Bedrohung durch Quantencomputer droht, ist der Bedarf an neueren und stärkeren Formen der Kryptografie so groß wie nie zuvor.

Torben Pryds Pedersen ist Chief Technology Officer von Concordium und war zuvor Leiter der F&E-Abteilung von Cryptomathic.

Niemand weiß genau, wann oder ob sich Quantencomputer als fähig erweisen werden, die heutigen Verschlüsselungsmethoden zu knacken. Doch allein die Bedrohung treibt derzeit die Entwicklung von Alternativen voran, die sich als robust genug erweisen, um einem Quantenangriff zu widerstehen.
Eine komprimierte Zeitleiste

Einen Ersatz für bestehende Verschlüsselungsmethoden zu finden, ist keine triviale Aufgabe. Seit drei Jahren arbeitet das National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) an der Erforschung und Weiterentwicklung alternativer Algorithmen, dem Rückgrat eines jeden kryptographischen Systems. Im Juli dieses Jahres gab es eine Auswahlliste von 15 Vorschlägen in einem laufenden Projekt bekannt, das nach quantenresistenten Verschlüsselungsstandards sucht.

Aber viele dieser Vorschläge sind aufgrund nicht praktikabler Schlüsselgrößen oder der Gesamteffizienz unattraktiv. Darüber hinaus müssen diese Alternativen ausreichend getestet und geprüft werden, um sicherzustellen, dass sie dem Test der Zeit standhalten.

Ich bin sicher, dass wir weitere Entwicklungen in diesem Bereich sehen werden. Die Entwicklung besserer kryptographischer Algorithmen ist jedoch nur ein Teil des Puzzles. Sobald eine Alternative definiert ist, besteht eine viel größere Aufgabe darin, sicherzustellen, dass alle bestehenden Anwendungen auf den neuen Standard aktualisiert werden. Der Umfang dieser Aufgabe ist gewaltig und umfasst praktisch jeden Anwendungsfall im gesamten Internet, im gesamten Finanzwesen und in Blockchains.

Angesichts des Umfangs der Aufgabe müssen Pläne und Maßnahmen zur Migration bestehender Daten vorhanden sein, lange bevor die Quantenbedrohung Realität wird.

Digitale Signaturen für selbstsouveräne Daten

Regierungen und Bankinstitute sind nicht naiv. Laut der UN E-Government-Umfrage 2020 denken 65 % der Mitgliedsregierungen ernsthaft über die Verwaltung im digitalen Zeitalter nach, so die eigene Statistik der Organisation. Der Schutz persönlicher Daten ist ein wachsendes Anliegen, was sich in der Aufnahme von Datenschutzmechanismen und Methoden für digitale Signaturen auf die Entwicklungsagenda für E-Government-Anwendungen widerspiegelt.

Die Technologie, die hinter digitalen Signaturen steht, wird von Regierungen im Allgemeinen gut verstanden. In Europa zum Beispiel verpflichtet die eIDAS-Verordnung die Organisationen in den Mitgliedsstaaten, einheitliche Standards für elektronische Signaturen, qualifizierte digitale Zertifikate und andere Authentifizierungsmechanismen für elektronische Transaktionen zu implementieren. Die Europäische Union hat jedoch auch erkannt, dass Aktualisierungen zum Schutz vor der Bedrohung durch Quantencomputer erforderlich sein werden.

Es scheint wahrscheinlich, dass zukünftige Methoden zum Schutz persönlicher Daten von dem Prinzip gesteuert werden, dass die Nutzer ihre eigenen Daten besitzen. In der Bankenwelt war PSD2, eine Zahlungsrichtlinie für den Umgang von Finanzinstituten mit Daten, ein Katalysator für dieses Prinzip. Sobald die Nutzer die Rechte besitzen, ihre eigenen Daten zu teilen, wird es einfacher, die gemeinsame Nutzung von Daten über mehrere Bankinstitute hinweg zu ermöglichen.

Die Kryptografie spielt heute eine wichtige Rolle beim Prinzip der selbstverwalteten Daten, aber ich glaube, dass sich dieses Konzept in Web 3.0-Anwendungen noch stärker durchsetzen wird. Im Idealfall haben die Benutzer die Kontrolle über ihre Daten in jeder Web 3.0-Anwendung, so dass vollständige Interoperabilität und Benutzerfreundlichkeit gewährleistet sind.

Bitcoin bull run according to plan B

Bitcoin bulls are on a roll.

On Dec. 17, the No. 1 cryptocurrency broke the sound barrier at $23,000 for the first time, continuing its lunar journey. With the price gains, the bullish forecasts also know no stopping. Opinion ECHO.

In the days following Bitcoin all-time highs, Twitter is a fun place to be. I-told-you-so slogans are being bandied about like there’s no tomorrow. Understandable, after all, it took the No. 1 cryptocurrency a whopping three years to get to the level it was trading at in late 2017.

To be best prepared for the coming bull run, it may be worth taking a look at past bitcoin cycles. Accordingly, an old acquaintance has put the gains from past bull markets on top of the price level. It is, you guessed it, PlanB.

PlanB is the originator of the stock-to-flow model. An uber-bullish price model that ties Bitcoin prices to the scarcity of the commodity. With each halving, BTC becomes scarcer, leading to exorbitant price swings in the medium term. Meanwhile, the question that is troubling the Bitcoin community is whether each halving reduces the returns, or price gains, compared to the previous cycle. While BTC made up about 10,000 percent from November 2012 to July 2016, it was „only“ 2,000 percent in the second halving epoch.

However, if BTC were to rise to PlanB’s predicted value of $288,000 by the end of 2021, that would mean a gain of about 2,800 percent from the underlying $10,000. However, this is not compatible with the narrative of diminishing returns.

Still, PlanB stands by its price prediction, writing on Twitter that people can get over the idea that cycles are getting longer and less profitable:

R.I.P. „lengthening cycles“ and „diminishing returns.“
PlanB

Let’s wait and see.

Guggenheim Partners: bitcoin’s fair value is $400,000

The continued bullish behavior of Guggenheim Partners also caused a stir. The asset manager had only recently announced that it wanted to invest up to 10 percent from the Macro Opportunities Fund capitalized with 5.3 billion US dollars in BTC. To some extent, this has already been done. The accumulation has begun since BTC stood at 10,000 US dollars.

Now Scott Minerd, chief strategist at Guggenheim, also explains why Bitcoin is considered a great opportunity. Internal analyses have shown a fair value of no less than 400,000 US dollars per Bitcoin, Minerd told Bloomberg. He said he was „delighted“ by the recent price rally.

Minerd links his daring price prediction of 400,000 US dollars to Bitcoin’s similarity to gold.

According to some analysts, $55,000 will be Bitcoin’s next goal

BTC has broken through another important resistance range: according to Willy Woo, on-chain analyst, $100,000 is an easily reachable target

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has broken through the resistance range of $21,000-$22,000 and reached a new All-Time High at $23,000 on 17 December. Meanwhile, on-chain analyst Willy Woo argues that $100,000 is a „ridiculously low“ target.

Weekly BTC/USD pair chart (Bitstamp). Source: Tradingview
Breaking above $21,000 was particularly important for Bitcoin so it could continue its short-term rally. Exchange heatmaps showed a wall of sell orders at around $21,000 to $21,500, which BTC’s price had to break through to sustain a broader bullish trend.

The Bitcoin Top Cap model frames $100,000 as a conservative target. Source: Woobull.com
Bitcoin enters price discovery phase
Exchange heatmaps show no visible resistance levels and areas with large sell orders above $22,000. This means that, in the short term, the probability of BTC continuing its rally is high.

Due to the optimistic market sentiment and the sales slump, Woo said BTC’s Top Cap Model considers $100,000 to be a „ridiculously low target“:

„We are not at the peak where the BTC Top Cap Model starts to curve upwards. Let’s see where it will go in 2021. $100,000 is a ridiculously low target according to the current trajectory. $55,000 is the next benchmark -> Bitcoin becomes a $1 trillion macro asset.“
Woo cited $55,000 as the next benchmark for Bitcoin, as it would mean the cryptocurrency would have reached 10% of gold’s market cap, currently estimated at around $9 trillion. Above $50,000, Bitcoin would begin to nibble away at a relatively large portion of the gold market cap, which remains the dominant asset in the safe haven space.

Order books and volume trends also show that traders have been moving their sell orders higher, expecting Bitcoin to rise to $30,000 after the $20,000 mark was finally breached yesterday.

If futures, options and spot markets continue to do well in the coming days, the probability of BTC reaching $30,000 as the first local top remains high.

Options markets show big institutions remain bullish
According to Deribit Insights, a subsidiary Bitcoin Compass of the largest crypto options exchange that focuses on research and data analysis, institutional funds remain bullish on Bitcoin.

In the options market, call options represent buy orders while put options refer to sell orders. Thus, when buyers of call spreads increase, it suggests that experts predict an even bigger rally for Bitcoin.

On Twitter, Deribit Insights claims that its parent company has identified large buyers of call spreads, which is indicative of a bullish trend.

However, a threat to Bitcoin in the near future could be whale influx. Data from CryptoQuant suggests that whale deposits on exchanges have risen to levels not seen since March 2020:

$BTC: median inflow (calculated at the end of the day) on all exchanges reached the highest levels in nine months. Such figures have not been seen since the huge sell-off in March.

Considering that Bitcoin has grown despite the increase in whale deposits and given that we are still in the early stages of institutional buying, BTC could still have a sustainable rally towards $30,000.

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Study: Bitcoin investors are more bearish than expected

In a study, Genesis Mining examines the bullishness of Bitcoin investors. But the results suggest that the majority of those surveyed tend to have conservative to bearish price prospects.

Genesis Mining is actually known for gigantic mining farms in Scandinavia as well as its cloud mining services

However, the company founded by the German Marco Streng has now turned to mapping the Bitcoin sector. In a recently published study, the company examines market sentiment among 1,000 Bitcoin investors. Mind you, the study participants were all Bitcoin Superstar review investors with different allocations in BTC. A quarter has invested more than half of their assets in BTC, another 25 percent between 10 percent and 50 percent, 25 percent between one and ten percent and the rest less than one percent.

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The results are mixed and more bearish than expected. After all, 45.5 percent of those surveyed believe that the stock market will deliver better returns than Bitcoin in the next 5-10 years. There is also a wide range among the study participants in terms of the exact characteristics of upcoming bull runs. 16 percent believe that BTC will be between $ 10,000 and $ 20,000 by 2030. A full 10 percent even expect prices to fall and see BTC somewhere between USD 1,000 and 5,000.

About half see the exchange rate over USD 20,000 – with some drastic differences. About 7 percent believe BTC will be anywhere between $ 40,000 and $ 50,000. However, only a small proportion of those surveyed are ultra-bullish: 4.8 percent see BTC at USD 500,000 in 2030.

Half of the respondents are bearish

It is astonishing for market observers that almost half of the study participants assume that the “Orange Coin” will be worth less than or the same as this year. After all, BTC grew 160 percent in 2020. If you also consider that the respondents are Bitcoin investors who have been in the market for more or less a long time, the inclined Bitcoin can actually only wonder if the bearishness.

Because even if BTC just continued to grow at the same rate as before, the cryptocurrency will be at least USD 400,000 by the end of 2030. After all, the average annual growth is around 200 percent.

The overwhelming majority of the study participants see BTC as below 50,000. In other words: 81 percent believe that BTC will only increase in value by 40 percent in the next ten years, although the cryptocurrency has risen many times that year alone. That is amazing.

Fear of a ban is the main reason for negative price forecasts?

The main reasons for more conservative price estimates are perceived dangers such as impending regulations and a ban on Bitcoin and other crypto currencies.

However, the study allows some conclusions. First of all, information and price forecasts like the stock-to-flow model don’t seem to be very common even among Bitcoin fans. There is hardly any other explanation for the bearish stance. For bullish Bitcoiners, however, the study is good news. It shows how much room there is still upstairs. If investors outside of the Bitcoin scene had also been asked, the results would probably have been even more sobering.

«Bitcoin est notre meilleur espoir» – PDG de MicroStrategy

Le PDG de Microstrategy, Micheal Saylor, a déclaré que Bitcoin offrait à l’entreprise une opportunité en tant que réserve de valeur. Selon lui, la peur de tout perdre en raison des menaces d’inflation peut être annulée en investissant dans Bitcoin, qui peut agir comme un refuge de réserve du Trésor.

Pour la raison ci-dessus, le PDG a déclaré que «Bitcoin est notre meilleur espoir» dans l’un de ses récents tweets

Saylor a ajouté que Microstrategy se négociait en actions comme toutes les autres entreprises. Mais la différence ici est que ce sur quoi ils négocient est Bitcoin qui se trouve dans leurs réserves de trésorerie.

Après avoir ajouté le pari actuel de 650 millions de dollars sur Crypto Code aux avoirs de Microstrategy, la société détenant BTC est passée à plus d’un milliard de dollars.

La société avait d’abord acheté BTC pour une valeur de 250 millions de dollars en août, puis elle en a acheté un autre d’une valeur de 175 millions de dollars avant d‘ acheter récemment un autre cycle de l’actif cryptographique pour 50 millions de dollars.

Microstrategy pari récent de 650 millions de dollars sur Bitcoin

MicroStrategy a finalisé la vente de billets convertibles de 650 millions de dollars au taux d’intérêt de 0,750%. Les fonds générés par cette vente devraient servir à l’achat de plus de Bitcoin pour l’entreprise.

Dans un article de blog, la société a poursuivi en disant qu’elle avait l’intention d’investir les revenus générés dans Bitcoin. Cependant, la société supprimerait d’abord ses besoins en capital et les autres fonds qui pourraient être nécessaires pour ses opérations.

L’offre initiale était de 400 millions de dollars, mais elle a ensuite été augmentée à 550 millions de dollars. Les analystes de Citi avaient lancé un appel baissier à la société pour son réseau Bitcoin, mais cela ne les a pas découragés, car il reste encore 100 millions de dollars supplémentaires à gagner.

Hedge fund qui s’est fait un nom pour sa capacité à générer des rendements énormes, Renaissance Technology achète des actions de Microstrategy depuis le début de l’année.

Predicción de precios de Bitcoin: El BTC/USD se sitúa por debajo de la línea de tendencia alcista clave mientras que el precio se mueve a 18.615$.

Predicción de precios de Bitcoin (BTC) – 8 de diciembre

Los toros de BTC/USD han tenido el control total de la acción del precio de la cripto moneda ya que están perdiendo su ventaja sobre los vendedores.
Tendencia a largo plazo del BTC/USD: Alcista (Gráfico diario)

  • Niveles clave:
  • Niveles de resistencia: 20.500, 20.700, 20.900 dólares.
  • Niveles de apoyo: 17.500, 17.300, 17.100 dólares.
    BTCUSD – Gráfico diario

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La última reducción de precios ha hecho que el precio de 1k Daily Profit vea un fuerte recorte de más de 500 dólares, lo que supone una pérdida del 2,2% a medida que se mueve hacia el sur. En el tiempo que ha seguido a esta subida, BTC/USD ha estado haciendo un esfuerzo por borrar las ganancias acumuladas hace unos días, con la cripta cayendo en picado a mínimos de 18.600 dólares antes de subir ligeramente a su precio actual de 18.755 dólares.

En el momento de escribir este artículo, el BTC/USD está bajando un 2,2% a su precio actual de 18.755 dólares. Este es el punto donde la moneda ha estado operando durante los últimos días, con la presión de venta que se ha visto en la región de 19.000 dólares resultando significativa. Además, el lugar donde la moneda puede ir a continuación podría depender de si los toros pueden o no tomar el control de la misma antes de que baje de 18.600 o 18.400 dólares.

Sin embargo, las correcciones de precios de hoy han trazado una caída de la bandera que ha sido violada muy recientemente. Mientras tanto, mirando el gráfico diario, 17.500, 17.300 y 17.100 dólares son los principales niveles de soporte, dejando espacio para que el BTC/USD caiga aún más. El RSI (14) de la moneda acaba de caer en picado hasta el nivel 55. Por el contrario, el BTC/USD puede ver niveles de resistencia de 20.500, 20.700 y 20.600 dólares si sube por encima de las medias móviles.

Tendencia a medio plazo del BTC/USD: Rango (Gráfico 4H)

En el gráfico de 4 horas, podemos ver que los osos están volviendo al mercado, operando por debajo de los promedios móviles de 9 y 21 días, pero romper por debajo del límite inferior del canal puede causar una mayor caída. Mientras tanto, los 18.200 dólares y menos pueden ser visitados si el BTC/USD rompe la barrera mencionada.

BTCUSD – Gráfico de 4 horas

Sin embargo, si los compradores pueden empujar el mercado por encima de los promedios móviles de 9 y 21 días, los operadores pueden esperar una nueva prueba en el nivel de resistencia de 19.000 dólares. Romper la resistencia mencionada puede permitir que los toros prueben al alza los $19,200 y más, pero el RSI (14) está cruzando por debajo del nivel de 40, lo que indica señales bajistas adicionales.

Best of the Week: Bradesco closes 1,100 agencies, mega-research against pyramids and Bitcoin towards US$20,000

The best of the crypto and blockchain markets in Brazil and the world.

The crypto market witnessed another week of the intense Bitcoin rally, which this Friday tested resistance at US$16,000, the last before the maximum of US$20,000 in 2017.

Although it did not break this level, the Bitcoin Rejoin rally brought the altcoin markets to a strong high, with Ether, the second-largest currency, hitting US$456 again.

In Brazil, the historical high of the dollar brought the BTC close to R$90,000, but news of the US elections, with likely victory for Joe Biden, brought the dollar down and the currency corrected despite still being above R$80,000.

With US$16,000 resistance ahead, experts expect BTC to consolidate a few days before facing that band again. If it wins and turns the level into support, the race to the US$20,000 is free.

Bradesco closes 1,100 agencies

The most read news of the week in Cointelegraph Brasil has to do with the digital revolution in Brazil and its impact on banks. Citing „restructuring“, the bank Bradesco announced that it will close 1,100 branches by the end of the year.

With the arrival of Pix, which started to go on the air this week in a restricted way, the market should change radically. Even „safe“ investments such as savings are already viewed with suspicion, and one of the news highlights also explained the big difference between investment in savings and profits for those who decided to protect themselves by investing in Bitcoin.

Investment in real estate, which until a few years ago lived in a bubble offering huge profits, is now also in check among the population.

The week was one of scares in the Brazilian government, which suffered an immense cyber-attack that affected several agencies, including the Superior Court of Justice. The hackers gave an interview on Friday, threatening new attacks and the possibility of revealing personal data of President Jair Bolsonaro.

In one of the big news of the week in the cryptoesphere, the Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama, one of the biggest football teams in Brazil, announced a partnership with the exchange Mercado Bitcoin.

Last month alone, Brazilians traded US$7 billion in cryptomorphs.

One of the pioneers of Bitcoin in Brazil, Daniel Fraga, also reappeared in the market after three years.

Pyramids in the sights of the authorities

The Bitcoin pyramids are in the sights of authorities around the world. A mega operation was triggered this week by authorities from several countries and even subpoenaed several exchanges in Brazil.

One of the largest pyramids in the country was Indeal, which operated in Rio Grande do Sul. This week the FBI managed to block US$24 million in cryptomorphs from one of the commanders of the millionaire scheme.

Among the new pyramid suspicions, Meu Pé de Bitcoin continues to attract a shower of criticism. This Friday, the company assured that it „does not work with investments.

Rush too big? – Poloniex temporarily defaults shortly before the new Bitcoin record high

If all eyes are on Bitcoin, some crypto exchanges are probably overwhelmed by the onslaught.

While the record high for Bitcoin is getting more and more within striking distance, the cryptocurrency had to forego the support of the Poloniex crypto exchange, at least temporarily

„Poloniex is currently unavailable due to an unexpected problem“, as the customer service of the trading platform reported yesterday, Friday . „We are investigating the problem and will keep you up to date,“ the platform continues.

Bitcoin has been on a seemingly unstoppable climb in recent weeks, which is increasingly moving the cryptocurrency into the spotlight . However, this can mean that the systems of some crypto exchanges go to their knees due to the high traffic. Even large trading platforms like BitMEX and Coinbase have struggled with similar problems in the past.

A little later it was said that “Poloniex is no longer in maintenance mode”

In the meantime, normal operations have returned to the trading platform, and all crypto currencies can be traded as usual. Crypto futures can also be traded again.

Bitcoin, meanwhile, is climbing ever closer to the previous record high of $ 20,000. Many experts believe that growing interest in the mainstream is the driving force behind it. This year, in addition to major investor Paul Tudor Jones, payment service provider Square and software manufacturer MicroStrategy have already invested large amounts in the cryptocurrency.

Cointelegraph has asked Poloniex for comments, but has not received any feedback by the editorial deadline. This article will be updated as soon as there is an answer.