The Crypto Daily – Movers and Shakers – August 9th, 2020

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Bitcoin, BTC to USD, rose by 1.59% on Saturday. Reversing a 1.52% fall from Friday, Bitcoin ended the day at $11,764.

It was a mixed start to the day. Bitcoin fell to an early morning intraday low $11,523 before finding support.

Steering clear of the first major support level at $11,304, Bitcoin rose to a mid-day intraday high $11,796.

Falling short of the first major resistance level at $11,878, Bitcoin fell back to a low $11,601.

Avoiding sub-$11,600 levels, Bitcoin moved back through to $11,700 levels to deliver the upside on the day.

The near-term bullish trend remained intact, supported by the latest move through to $11,000 levels. For the bears, Bitcoin would need to slide through the 62% FIB of $6,400 to form a near-term bearish trend.

The Rest of the Pack

Across the rest of the majors, it was a bullish day for the majors on Saturday.

Cardano’s ADA and Tezos led the way, with gains of 5.74% and 9.84% respectively.

Binance Coin (+2.64%), Ethereum (+4.67%), Litecoin (+2.15%), and Tron’s TRX (+3.19%) also found strong support.

Bitcoin Cash ABC (+1.61%), Bitcoin Cash SV (+1.25%), EOS (+1.89%), Monero’s XMR (+1.08%), Ripple’s XRP (+0.40%), and Stellar’s Lumen (+0.97%) trailed the pack.

In the current week, the crypto total market cap rose from a Monday low $322.88bn to a Thursday high $355.09bn. At the time of writing, the total market cap stood at $349.48bn.

Bitcoin’s dominance fell to a Tuesday low 61.24% before rising to a Friday high 63.16%. At the time of writing, Bitcoin’s dominance stood at 62.15%.

This Morning

At the time of writing, Bitcoin was down by 0.08% to $11,755. A mixed start to the day saw Bitcoin rise to an early morning high $11,777.1 before falling to a low $11,746.0.

Bitcoin left the major support and resistance levels untested early on.

Elsewhere, it was a mixed start to the day.

Cardano’s ADA and Tezos led the way down, with losses of 1.23% and 1.38% respectively.

Binance Coin (-0.75%), EOS (-0.11%), Litecoin (-0.21%), Monero’s XMR and Stellar’s Lumen (-0.44%) also saw red.

Bitcoin Cash ABC (+0.80%), Bitcoin Cash SV (+0.80%), Ethereum (+0.06%), Ripple’s XRP (+0.09%), and Tron’s TRX (+0.47%) found early support.

For the Bitcoin Day Ahead

Bitcoin would need to avoid a fall through the $11,694 pivot to support a run at the first major resistance level at $11,866.

Support from the broader market would be needed, however, for Bitcoin to break out from Saturday’s high $11,796.

Barring an extended crypto rally, the first major resistance level and Saturday’s high would likely cap any upside.

In the event of a crypto breakout, Bitcoin could eye the second major resistance level at $11,967.

A fall through the $11,694 pivot level would bring the first major support level at $11,593 into play.

Barring another extended crypto sell-off, however, Bitcoin should steer clear of sub-$11,400 support levels. The second major support level at $11,421 should limit the downside.

This article was originally posted on FX Empire

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