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Is Crypto Winter Here? Experts Share Their Points of View

If Bitcoin’s fall from $62,000 to the perilous $30,000 mark seems scary, then buckle up: Some analysts believe it could get even worse… And if conditions remain the same, that is very likely to be the case. The sharp drop from $60,000, the arrival of the infamous death cross, the bad news coming out of China, and the lack of institutional appetite seem to be acting together to maintain a bearish mood in the markets and laying the groundwork for a brutal, cold crypto winter....

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Bitcoin Shorts Hit 2-Year High on BitFinex: $30K Breakdown or Short Squeeze Incoming?

The number of open shorts positions on leading cryptocurrency and derivatives exchange BitFinex is at a two-year high as bitcoin price returns to the monthly lows amid $30K. The current amount of shorts is the highest since June 17, 2019, forcing more traders to wonder whether BTC is set for further dips, which may lead to a first daily close below $30K since January 1st, 2021. Bitfinex Shorts Hit 2-Year High According to recent data by TradingView, short positions on...

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Most of the New Bitcoin Buyers Didn’t Panic Sell in 2021, Glassnode Finds

The morale among bitcoin hodlers remained high during the market correction. Most of those who acquired tokens this year were unwilling to let go of them, even if Bitcoin had its worst registered price drop..A chart shared by blockchain analytics firm Glassnode revealed that most of those who bought bitcoin in 2021 have not sold them. If a strong hodl spirit in the middle of a volatile market seems odd, The SOPR (Spent Output Profit Ratio) metric could offer an explanation.HODL,...

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Mark Cuban Says The HODL Ethos of Bitcoin Traders Helped Him Support r/WallStreetBets

The billionaire investor, Shark Tank personality, and Dallas Mavericks NBA team owner, Mark Cuban; took a few hours to share his knowledge in an AMA with members of the r/WallStreetBets subreddit. He touched on several topics, mostly relating to the collapse of the stock pumping movement and the blockchain industry’s potential.Mark Cuban may have several decades of Wall Street experience, but judging him for what he said on the AMA, he is currently standing on the side of the retail traders....

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Report: Short Bitcoin Mentions At 2-Month High, Is $11,500 a Local Top?

The hype of the crypto markets after Square announced a $50 million investment in Bitcoin catapulted the token above the psychological barrier of $11k, sparking a general optimism among BTC bulls… But the bears are also rubbing their hands as they wait for a price correction. According to data from the Bitcoin metrics company, Santiment, the activity of bears in Bitcoin-focused trading channels has surpassed the peaks of 2 months ago, especially after Bitcoin broke the...

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$130 Million Bitcoin Longs Liquidated On BitMEX As Price Slipped Below $10,500

The Bitcoin (BTC) price dip seen on Thursday has triggered a cascade of forced liquidation on derivatives exchanges like BitMEX and Bitfninex. U.S. stocks have also taken a beating, with the markets experiencing its worst performance since June.Bitcoin Long Bloodbath as BTC Price Falls to $10,700According to data from the crypto derivatives analytics platform Datamish, about $131 million in Bitcoin Longs on the BitMEX exchange got liquidated, following Bitcoin’s plunge to below $10,500.As...

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Another BitMEX – FTX Exchange Clash? Or, The Reason Why Bitcoin Crashed To $3,700 Yesterday?

The last few days have been quite terrible as the cryptocurrency market shreds every single gain it has amassed since the start of the year. Bitcoin even slumped to as low as $3,700 for an hour for the first time in 12 months. The price crash left traders in dismay, with many scratching their heads and counting losses. Traders wonder what is behind the recent sell-off and the quick recovery, which was definitely abnormal, even for a volatile asset like Bitcoin. This was the worst daily drop...

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Bitcoin’s Biggest Daily Price Drop In 7 Years Led To $484 Million Liquidations On BitMEX Exchange

High volatility hit the cryptocurrency market with sharp declines from across the map. Bitcoin’s price dropped to a daily low of $5,600 in a matter of minutes. During this period, BitMEX had noted long liquidations worth almost $500 million in an hour.BitMEX Liquidation Chart Off The RoofBitcoin’s price recorded a massive dump from $7,350 to a low of $5,600 in just one hour. As a result, $484 million worth of open long positions got liquidated on the leading Bitcoin margin trading exchange,...

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Ready To Explode: Bitcoin Longs Surge 12% To a New ATH, Squeeze Might Crash Bitcoin Price

Bitcoin’s open long positions on BitFinex keep increasing rapidly and had recently set a new all-time high record on the popular cryptocurrency exchange.In the last two weeks, the total number has surged to over 43,000 BTC, bringing up the discussion within the community if this very odd behavior might end up in a cruel long squeeze, that will have Bitcoin plunge way below $7000.Bitcoin Long Positions Set a New All-Time HighThe number of Bitcoin long positions is constantly increasing, and it...

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