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- The Bitcoin price continues to trend sideways and is trapped in a price range between $8,900 and $9,300.
- Some analysts expect a massive price movement in the coming days as volatility has dropped to a historic low.
Bitcoin‘s volatility has dropped to a year low, so many traders and analysts are waiting impatiently for a major price move. For several weeks, the Bitcoin price has been caught in a sideways trend channel between $8,900 and US$D 9,300. Within the last 24 hours Bitcoin has recorded a plus of 0.34% to a price of $9,194.73. The market capitalization has risen slightly to $169 billion.
As some analysts reported last week, Bitcoin must show a massive price movement in the coming days as Bitcoin faces an important point. “Big Chonis Trading” describes that Bitcoin showed a similar chart pattern in November 2018, immediately followed by a massive downward movement. He explains that now a correction is not necessarily to follow, but Bitcoin must define a new trend, up or down.
We are once again at the same pinch, the first daily close outside either band should define the dominant trend direction pic.twitter.com/ZCiHt6nSwz
— Big Chonis Trading😷 (@BigChonis) July 19, 2020
The experienced trader “CryptoBIRB” describes that Bitcoin shows no clear price movements and therefore he is waiting for a massive correction or restart of a rally. The chart he shares clearly shows that Bitcoin’s volatility has been at a low since the beginning of the year. In the past, such a development was often followed by a large price movement.
— CRYPTO₿IRB (@crypto_birb) July 19, 2020
The experienced Bitcoin trader “Teddy” explains on Twitter that Bitcoin continues to operate within a narrow price range and that he too expects a large price movement in the coming days. He points out to his followers that they should work with the right stop-loss settings in order not to be negatively surprised by a major correction.
Starting to get real boring 🙃
— Teddy (@TeddyCleps) July 19, 2020
Josh Rager is currently focusing on promising altcoins like Chainlink, as Bitcoin does not offer a good setup at the moment. The LINK price has increased by more than 90% in the last 30 days, showing the largest price increase among the 20 largest cryptocurrencies worldwide. According to Rager, it would be bullish for LINK if the price could close above the $8.12 on the daily chart, as a new support would then be established.
Want to see it reclaim $8.12 and move back on up from there
Holding support quite well so far
Would leverage trade long on LINK if it can reclaim this area
Chart via https://t.co/G53YTHoQMV