The NYSE Bitcoin Index (.NYXBT) Price Sinks to $6,107 as Sell-Off Continues
The bitcoin price continued to barrel through support levels on Wednesday, pushing the flagship cryptocurrency within about $100 of its year-to-date low.
Bitcoin had entered the day on a downward trajectory, and — to no one’s surprise — continued to shed weight throughout the morning and early afternoon. At approximately 16:22 UTC, that decline became even more precipitous, as a series of large sell orders reduced the bitcoin price to $6,107 — its lowest mark since Feb. 5 and less than $110 from reaching a new year-to-date low.
Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards.
Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside.
By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 8,121.35.
The projected upper bound is: 7,263.61.
The projected lower bound is: 5,476.60.
The projected closing price is: 6,370.10.
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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 22 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 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.
One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 1.8707. This is an oversold reading. However, a signal is not generated until the Oscillator crosses above 20 The last signal was a sell 2 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 28.02. This is where it usually bottoms. The RSI usually forms tops and bottoms before the underlying security. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a buy 52 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 -202.This is an oversold reading. However, a signal isn’t generated until the indicator crosses above -100. The last signal was a buy 10 period(s) ago.
The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a sell 2 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
NYSE BitcoinIndx closed down -383.208 at 6,378.791. Volume was -0% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 42% narrower than normal.
Open High Low Close Volume___
Short Term: Oversold
Intermediate Term: Bearish
Long Term: Bearish
Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 7,274.35 8,071.87 8,893.62
Volatility: 83 71 127
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.
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 28.3% below its 200-period moving average and is in an downward trend. Volatility is extremely high when compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. There is a good possibility that volatility will decrease and prices will stabilize in the near term. Our volume indicators reflect very strong flows of volume into .NYXBT (bullish). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish on .NYXBT and have had this outlook for the last 15 periods. Our momentum oscillator is currently indicating that .NYXBT is currently in an oversold condition.
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