Bitcoin Plunges Towards $11,000 as Bull Trend Reverses; Factors & Trends Behind This Move
Bitcoin and the aggregated crypto markets have continued to extend the downwards movement that they incurred yesterday, and BTC is now approaching its next region of psychological importance that exists around $11,000.
Although some bulls may believe that this downwards move could simply be a flash in the pan that traps bears and fuels a short squeeze, one prominent analyst is now explaining that this move could persist for the rest of 2019.
Bitcoin Plunges as Selling Pressure Ramps Up
At the time of writing, is trading down 7% at its of $11,185, which is down significantly from its daily highs of $12,200.
This downwards descent first began on Wednesday evening when Bitcoin rapidly surged to over $13,000, which sparked a significant amount of selling pressure that has extended into today’s trading session.
It now appears that Bitcoin is going to continue dropping further in the near-term and may revisit its July lows of $9,900 before it finds any real buying support that helps it climb higher.
Don Alt, a popular cryptocurrency analyst on Twitter, spoke about Bitcoin’s price action in a recent tweet, explaining that how it finishes the week is critical, as a red weekly candle could contribute to technical weakness that leads BTC significantly lower in the near-term.