Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin

$BTCUSD $CME, $CBOE

Commentary: Most currencies to go quiet until after 1 January 2018. PE

Last week, Bitcoin dropped from nearly $20,000 to a low of below $12,000. The sell-off was unexpected to some, leading civilian participants to call it Armageddon.

On Christmas Eve, it started to rise and then fall again, it is trading flat to unchanged now at: 14,260.8252, -4.5352, or -0.03%, as of 8:17a GMT, the market is open.

Wednesday, I reported that Israel indicated that the country was about to ban listed companies dealing with Bitcoin.

Also, a Morgan Stanley report stated that Bitcoin could be worth Zero. According to them, Bitcoin retained no value if retailers and other sellers failed to accept it.

Bitcoin could continue to do well even if no retailer accepted it.

The Big Q: Why?

The Big A: Because of the large market that exists in the dark areas of the Internet. And considering that cybercrime is on the rise, Bitcoin might continue to soar as criminals seek ransom in form of Bitcoin. Other heavily sanctioned countries like NKorea could use Bitcoin to do business without the USD.

As shown above, Bitcoin’s ADX is currently at 34, an indication that a new bullish trend is forming. This is further enhanced by the upward moving, narrow Bollinger bands.

No one knows what the future holds for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

So, meantime, LaSalle Street (CME, CBOE) traders may be skeptical on any moves to short the currencies. Instead, perhaps remaining biased towards buying the dips.

We will see.

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Stay tuned..,

 

 

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Paul Ebeling

Paul A. Ebeling, polymath, excels in diverse fields of knowledge. Pattern Recognition Analyst in Equities, Commodities and Foreign Exchange and author of “The Red Roadmaster’s Technical Report” on the US Major Market Indices™, a highly regarded, weekly financial market letter, he is also a philosopher, issuing insights on a wide range of subjects to a following of over 250,000 cohorts. An international audience of opinion makers, business leaders, and global organizations recognizes Ebeling as an expert.

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