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Buying Bitcoins Recent Dip Could Be Profitable Chart Watcher Points Out

Buying Bitcoins Recent Dip Could Be Profitable, Chart Watcher Points Out

Buying Bitcoins Recent Dip Could Be Profitable, Chart Watcher Points Out

Earlier this week, bitcoin saw its price drop nearly 12% in a single day, taking it below the $6,000 mark and breaking a longstanding support just under said mark. The day after, bitcoin hit a new yearly low under $5,500. The dip may be a profitable opportunity, according to one chart watcher.

As first reported by MarketWatch, Twitter user OddStats revealed that, throughout bitcoin’s history, large two-day sell-offs are usually followed by short rallies that can be profitable.

Using the Twitter users’ analysis it’s possible to see that in some cases it could’ve been extremely profitable to buy the dip, as long as it dropped over 10% in two days. The last time it occurred, at the end of March, BTC dropped roughly 14%, to about $6,840.

Those who bought the dip then would’ve seen their coins go up a whopping 46% in the next few weeks, as the flagship cryptocurrency then surged to nearly $10,000. As MarketWatch points out, in early February, the strategy would’ve been profitable as well.

At the time, BTC fell over 24.5% in said time period, but quickly recovered as in the next two weeks the cryptocurrency jumped roughly 72%. While in hindsight the strategy looks profitable, some of the microblogging website’s users have pointed out it would be hard to time the market, and that the data may not be representative.

Nevertheless, bitcoiners have seemingly been buying the recent dip. Data from the popular cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex shows the number of long contracts surged from about 23,700 to roughly 26,700 in a few days.

As MarketWatch points out, the outstanding long interest is currently at its highest level since October 11. The two-day sell-off strategy, however, may have its flaws.

Late last year, when bitcoin hit its all-time high close to $19,000, the criteria were met on December 19-20. Buying the cryptocurrency then would’ve set traders down a further 20%, as the cryptocurrency kept on dipping.

Alan Zibluk Markethive Founding Member

Bitcoin Prices Fall Even After Switzerland Approves World’s First Crypto ETF

Bitcoin Prices Fall Even After Switzerland Approves World's First Crypto ETF

Bitcoin Prices Fall Even After Switzerland Approves World’s First Crypto ETF

Investing.com – Bitcoin and other major crypto prices fell on Monday despite news that Switzerland’s authorities approved the world’s first cryptocurrency ETF.

Bitcoin fell 2.8% to $5,515.4 at 12:47 AM ET (05:47 GMT) on the Bitifinex exchange, while Ethereum slumped 6.2% to $168.29.

Litecoin dived 6.4% to $40.636.

Elsewhere, XRP plunged 7.4% to $0.48959 on the Poloniex exchange.

Amun AG, a crypto startup, is offering the fund that would allow investments in major cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin and Bitcoin cash in the coming days, according to various reports.

The fund will track the Amun Crypto Basket Index (HODL5), which is based on the performance of the top five cryptocurrencies.

It would start trading on SIX, a Europe-based exchange that has a market capitalisation of around $1.6 trillion.

Hany Rashwan, CEO and co-founder of Amun, said he explored 23 other destinations before Switzerland but found Swiss the most suitable.

In other news, Japan’s Financial Services Agency plans to regulate virtual coin wallets. Currently, only companies that buy and sell digital coins are required to register with the agency.

The agency argues that wallets are like bank accounts and should fall under their jurisdiction. At the moment, Japanese law does not apply to the wallet service providers because they do not trade in digital currencies.

Alan Zibluk Markethive Founding Member