Daily market update: Bitcoin hits $13,000 again, is $14,000 next?

It’s Friday and we’re ending the week with a bang! Another day, another $13,000 high for bitcoin. Paul Tudor Jones is bullish (see interview below), the Winklevii are bullish, we’re bullish… are you bullish?

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All information is correct as of 09:30am BST.

Bitcoin price

We closed yesterday, 21 October, 2020, at a price of $12,965.89, with a daily high of $13,161.59 and a low of $12,717.09.

We’re 34.46% below bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (17 December 2017).

As of today, buying bitcoin has been profitable for…

98.2% of all days since 2013-04-28.

Bitcoin volume

The volume traded yesterday was $34,729,759,598 – down from $ 43,414,712,626 the day before. That’s the highest daily trading volume since 11 September. 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 $240,166,387,522, up from $237,532,386,963 the day before. That’s the highest the market cap has been since 13 January 2018.

Fear and Greed Index

The sentiment continues to rise, up from 73 to 74 today. 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.

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 provided by IntoTheBlock.com


Annualised price volatility using 365 days.

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Bitcoin’s market dominance

Bitcoin’s market dominance stands at 61.73. Its lowest recorded dominance was 37.09 on 8 January, 2018.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The daily RSI is currently 79.91. 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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