Bitcoin, Ether, Ripple - Prices Slump, Rebound Weak | Webinar
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Cryptocurrency Prices, News and Technical Analysis
- Bitcoin slips below $6,000 but ratchets back.
- Ethereum breaks through noted support and may struggle on the upside.
Cryptocurrency Market Losses over $630 billion YTD
Market sentiment continues to remain weak after the latest heavy sell-off. The overall market capitalization fell to a low around $193 billion, a loss of $630+ billion during 2018. Even heavier losses were recorded in the ICO market with sellers spilling over into the main players. Ethereum in particular fell sharply as ICO holders bailed – most ICOs were bought using Ethereum – breaking noted support at $359. This now becomes resistance with support not seen until the $200 level.
Most coin charts are showing a series of lower highs this month, a negative technical set-up and one that points to further losses ahead. The recent rebound is looking shallow and weak and most coins remain stuck in a downtrend.
Ethereum (ETH) Daily Price Chart (January 22 – August 15, 2018)
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--- Written by Nick Cawley, Analyst.
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