Traders hate uncertainty; hence, the settlement between Binance, Changpeng “CZ” Zhao and the United States Department of Justice is likely to be viewed as a positive for the cryptocurrency space. Analysts largely remained positive on the deal, but a few sounded cautious due to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s pending lawsuit against Binance.
Bitcoin (BTC) and several major altcoins fell sharply on Nov. 21 following the Binance news but are finding support at lower levels. This suggests that traders stepped in after the initial knee-jerk reaction, and are buying at lower levels. After the initial bounce, the bulls are likely to head into stiff opposition from the bears.
Buying on dips and selling on rallies results in a range-bound action as both the bulls and the bears battle it out for supremacy. Generally, a consolidation near the 52-week high is considered a bullish sign, but traders should wait for an upside confirmation before jumping in to buy.
Will Bitcoin and select altcoins remain stuck inside a range for the next few days? What are the important levels to watch out for?
Let’s analyze the charts of the top 10 cryptocurrencies to find out.
The bears pulled Bitcoin below the 20-day exponential moving average ($35,948) on Nov. 21 but could not sustain the lower levels. Strong buying by the bulls pushed the price back above the 20-day EMA on Nov. 22.
The BTC/USDT pair has been consolidating between $34,800 and $38,000 for several days. This indicates a balance between supply and demand. A minor positive in favor of the bulls is that the 20-day EMA is sloping up, and the relative strength index (RSI) remains in the positive zone.
If bulls propel the price above $38,000, the pair could start the next leg of theRead more on cointelegraph.com