Daily market update: With Bitcoin eyeing up $16k, are we on course for a new all-time high?

Another day, another 10% leap for bitcoin. With the bull run continuing apace and market sentiment sitting firmly in Extreme Greed, has FOMO finally returned fully to crypto? Will we see a new all-time high before the year is out? At this rate, perhaps a better question is will we see a new all-time high before the day is out?

Here’s your daily look at the latest bitcoin market movement. If you’re new to the world of crypto trading, take a look through our beginner’s guide to crypto trading series, featuring in-depth explorations of common strategies, market analysis techniques, and more.

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

Bitcoin price

We closed yesterday, 5 November, 2020, at a price of $15,579.85, up from $14,133.71 the day before – an increase of 10.23%. That’s the first time we’ve closed over $15,000 since 8 January, 2018.

The daily high was $15,706.40. The daily low was $14,102.09.

We’re 22.45% below bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (17 December 2017).

As of today, buying bitcoin has been profitable for…

99.1% of all days since 2013-04-28.

Bitcoin volume

The volume traded yesterday was $40,856,321,439, up from $35,116,364,962 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 $288,771,509,681, up from $261,954,213,176 the day before. That’s Bitcoin’s highest market cap since 6 January, 2018.

Fear and Greed Index

We’re back in Extreme Greed for the first time since 27 June, 2019. Sentiment is at 90, up from 72 the day before. That’s only the third time since the Index was created in February 2018 that it’s exceeded 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.

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’.

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Annualised price volatility using 365 days.

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Twitter sentiment

Yesterday, there were 15,097 tweets sent with a positive connotation towards bitcoin, 43,659 with a neutral connotation, and 2,962 were negative.

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Bitcoin’s market dominance

Bitcoin’s market dominance stands at 66.02. Its lowest recorded dominance was 37.09 on 8 January, 2018.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The daily RSI is currently 85.08. 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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