Daily market update: BTC spends another weekend in “Greed” zone

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All information is correct as of 10:00 SAST

Bitcoin price

We closed yesterday, 30 August 2020, at a price of $11,701.00 – with a daily high of $11,714.93 and a low of $11,557.60

On the same date last year, the closing price was $9,598.17

We’re 41.75% below bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (17 December 2017).

As of today, buying bitcoin has been profitable for…

95.7% of all days since 2013-04-28.

Bitcoin volume

The volume traded yesterday was $18,415,439,614 – down from $19,271,253,871 the day before.

Market capitalisation

Bitcoin’s market capitalisation as of yesterday was $212,114,842,612, down from $212,799,723,685 the day before. To put that into context, Jeff Bezos’s net worth is $196,000,000,000, which means he could only buy 92.40% of all Bitcoin. You can’t have everything, Jeff!

Fear and Greed Index

We’re down 3 points from 78 to 75, moving down from Extreme Greed to the general Greed zone. 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.

Bitcoin’s market dominance

Bitcoin’s market dominance stands at 60.73. Its lowest recorded dominance was 37.09 on 8 January, 2018.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The daily RSI is currently 52.62. 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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