Tokenised bitcoin has been the star of the DeFi show by leveraging the best of both blockchains – bitcoin’s price value along with Ethereum’s programmability – with total supply now topping $1.1 billion.
With bitcoin managing to keep its head above water (or $10,000), let’s take a look at all the latest metrics you need to inform your crypto trading. If you’re new to the world of crypto trading, take a look through our beginner’s guide to crypto trading series, starring in-depth explorations of common strategies, market analysis techniques, and more.
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We closed yesterday, 22 September, 2020, at a price of $10,538.46 – with a daily high of $10,568.08 and a low of $10,382.73.
That’s up from a closing price of $10,462.26 the day before. On the same day last year, one bitcoin would have set you back $10,024.12.
We’re 52.45% below bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (17 December 2017).
As of today, buying bitcoin has been profitable for...
93% of all days since 2013-04-28.
The volume traded yesterday was $23,621,787,804 – down from $28,884,999,244 the day before.
Bitcoin’s market capitalisation as of yesterday was $194,932,197,947, up from $193,514,327,128 the day before. To put that into context, Jeff Bezos is now worth $175 billion. This means he can only afford to buy 89.7% of all bitcoin. Better luck next time, Jeff.
Fear and Greed Index
Sentiment has remained in the fear zone at 43, up from 39 seen yesterday.
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’.
Annualised price volatility using 365 days.
Chart courtesy of IntoTheBlock.com.
Bitcoin’s market dominance
Bitcoin's market dominance stands at 61.77. Its lowest recorded dominance was 37.09 on 8 January, 2018.
Relative Strength Index (RSI)
The daily RSI is currently 42.64. 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…
“We feel pretty confident that Bitcoin is less risky than holding cash, less risky than holding gold” https://t.co/F1ORNgGU0c
— Bloomberg Crypto (@crypto) September 22, 2020
Stocks are basically just altcoins at this point, driven by the strength of the dollar instead of the strength of #Bitcoin.
— The Wolf Of All Streets (@scottmelker) September 22, 2020
Since the Halving occurred, the #Bitcoin hash rate has increased by 21.5%.
On September 17, it reached its highest level ever with 153.63m TH/s pic.twitter.com/Pjs6xtGUYi
— intotheblock (@intotheblock) September 22, 2020
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