Daily market update: Gold drops but Bitcoin holds steady above $15,000

Yesterday saw yet another billionaire go long on Bitcoin. US investor Stanley Druckenmiller – George Soros’ former money manager – told CNBC that while he has more money tied up in gold, he thinks Bitcoin will perform better: “Frankly, if the gold bet works the Bitcoin bet will probably work better because it’s thinner, more illiquid and has a lot more beta to it.” And with gold dropping yesterday, it seems he may have made a good bet.

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All information is correct as of 08:00am GMT.

Bitcoin price

We closed yesterday, 9 November, 2020, at a price of $15,332.32, down from $15,479.57 the day before – a decrease of 0.95%.

The daily high was $15,785.14. The daily low was $14,865.53.

We’re 23.68% below bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (17 December 2017).

As of today, buying bitcoin has been profitable for…

98.8% of all days since 2013-04-28.

Bitcoin volume

The volume traded yesterday was $34,149,115,566, up from $26,632,075,029 the day before. High volume indicates that a significant price movement has stronger support and is more likely to be sustained.

Market capitalisation

Bitcoin’s market capitalisation as of yesterday was $284,236,108,837, down from $286,955,182,899 the day before.

Fear and Greed Index

The sentiment is still in Extreme Greed at 90. Extreme fear can indicate that investors are getting too worried and there’s an opportunity for buyers, while extreme greed could mean the market is due for a correction.

In/Out of the money

For any address with a balance of tokens, ITB identifies the average price (cost) at which those tokens were purchased and compares it with the current price. If the current price is higher than average cost, address is ‘In the Money’. If the current price is lower than the average cost, the address is ‘Out of the Money’.

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Annualised price volatility using 365 days.

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Twitter sentiment

Yesterday, there were 11,600 tweets sent with a positive connotation towards bitcoin, 26,062 with a neutral connotation, and 1,764 were negative.

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Bitcoin’s market dominance

Bitcoin’s market dominance stands at 64.66. Its lowest recorded dominance was 37.09 on 8 January, 2018.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The daily RSI is currently 71.05. Values of 70 or above indicate that an asset is becoming overbought and may be primed for a trend reversal or experience a correction in price – an RSI reading of 30 or below indicates an oversold or undervalued condition.

Resistance and support

What they said yesterday…

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