The NYSE Bitcoin Index (.NYXBT) Bitcoin is the best bet for cryptocurrency

The NYSE Bitcoin Index (.NYXBT) Bitcoin is the best bet for cryptocurrency

The NYSE Bitcoin Index (.NYXBT) Bitcoin is the best bet for cryptocurrency

Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has been just one of many digital coins in the crypto universe that has been under increased scrutiny in recent months as regulators try to determine how cryptocurrency should be used.

But the fact that bitcoin has established use cases is what gives it the competitive advantage over other cryptocurrencies.

Bitcoin was priced around $6,300 Tuesday evening, 5:30 p.m. ET. Bitcoin fell below $6,000 in June — a 60 percent loss for 2018. At its high, in December 2017, it was priced around $19,500.

Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards.

Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside.

The projected upper bound is: 7,146.66.

The projected lower bound is: 5,506.02.

The projected closing price is: 6,326.34.

Candlesticks

WARNING: These prices only contain closing prices. Thus, the candlestick analysis in this expert will be invalid (including the alerts, symbols, and this commentary). To detach this expert, right-click on the NYSE BitcoinIndx chart, choose Expert Advisor, and then choose Detach.

During the past 10 bars, there have been 0 white candles and 0 black candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 1 white candles and 0 black candles for a net of 1 white candles.

A falling window occurred (where the bottom of the previous shadow is above the top of the current shadow). This usually implies a continuation of a bearish trend. There have been 27 falling windows in the last 50 candles–this makes the current falling window even more bearish.

A gravestone doji occurred. This often signifies a top (the longer the upper shadow, the more bearish the signal).

Momentum Indicators

Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.

Stochastic Oscillator

One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 25.1045. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a sell 0 period(s) ago.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 42.36. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a buy 6 period(s) ago.

Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is -6. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a buy 6 period(s) ago.

MACD

The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a buy 6 period(s) ago.

Rex Takasugi – TD Profile

NYSE BitcoinIndx closed down -339.674 at 6,377.089. Volume was -0% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 64% narrower than normal.

Open High Low Close Volume___
6,377.0896,377.0896,377.0896,377.089 0

Technical Outlook
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bullish
Long Term: Bearish

Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 6,424.38 7,446.71 9,121.29
Volatility: 83 72 125
Volume: 0 0 0

Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.

Summary

NYSE BitcoinIndx gapped down today (bearish) on normal volume. Possibility of a Runaway Gap which usually signifies a continuation of the trend. Four types of price gaps exist – Common, Breakaway, Runaway, and Exhaustion. Gaps acts as support/resistance.
NYSE BitcoinIndx is currently 30.1% below its 200-period moving average and is in an upward trend. Volatility is low as compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. Our volume indicators reflect very strong flows of volume into .NYXBT (bullish). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bullish on .NYXBT and have had this outlook for the last 2 periods.

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