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With the first of the US presidential debates out the way, we’re looking at an interesting few months in the crypto markets. There’s the continued uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, the US presidential elections, and Brexit all set to impact the markets in as-yet unknown ways. What’s next?

Here’s today’s look at the metrics. If you’re new to the world of crypto trading, don’t forget to take a look through our beginner’s guide to crypto trading series, featuring in-depth explorations of common strategiesmarket analysis techniques, and more.

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All information is correct as of 09:45am BST.

Bitcoin price

We closed yesterday, 29 September, 2020, at a price of $10,848.83 – with a daily high of $10,858.94 and a low of $10,665.34.

That’s the highest closing price since 20 September, when it was $10,814.48. On the 29 September, 2019, the closing price was $8,104.19.

We’re 46.00% below bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (17 December 2017).

As of today, buying bitcoin has been profitable for…

93.8% of all days since 2013-04-28.

Bitcoin volume

The volume traded yesterday was $20,459,870,042 – down from $22,720,365,389 the day before.

Market capitalisation

Bitcoin’s market capitalisation as of yesterday was $200,742,343,863, up from $198,373,626,496 the day before. To put that into context, Jeff Bezos is currently worth $175.3 billion. This means he can only afford to buy 87.33% of all bitcoin. Better start saving, Jeff.

Fear and Greed Index

Sentiment is back down in the Neutral zone at 49, up from 45 yesterday. This is the highest we’ve been since 20 September. Extreme fear can be a sign that investors are too worried, which could be a buying opportunity. When Investors are getting too greedy, that means the market may be due for a correction. Are we set for a big move?

Global 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’.

Chart courtesy of IntotheBlock.com


Annualised price volatility using 365 days.

Chart courtesy of IntotheBlock.com

Bitcoin’s market dominance

Bitcoin’s market dominance stands at 59.27. Its lowest recorded dominance was 37.09 on 8 January, 2018.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The daily RSI is currently 49.11. Values of 70 or above indicate that an asset is becoming overbought and may be primed for a trend reversal or experience 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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