Things are looking up for Bitcoin and altcoins on Thursday, but the chance of a breakdown remains, one analyst warns.
Bitcoin (BTC) volatility is again overdue and one analyst is favoring an “impulsive” move towards $50,000.BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingViewTrader: “Chill and wait” for Bitcoin breakoutData from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD continuing to circle $46,000 on Sep. 9 as an eerie calm lingered over the market. Tuesday saw mass upheaval as a cascade of unwound positions sparked a huge $9,000 daily loss for Bitcoin, something analysts have since pinned on overleveraged traders.While the event’s lows of $42,800 have not been retested, a breakdown is not off the cards, popular trader Crypto Ed says.”Looks like a bullish pennant to me…Impulsive bounce followed by consolidation,” he summarized alongside an updated chart Wednesday. “Chill and wait for the break out. Wrong when it breaks down.”BTC/USD scenario. Source: Crypto Ed/ TwitterWith expectations thus skewed to the upside, fellow trader and analyst Rekt Capital eyed an ongoing retest of Bitcoin’s 50-day exponential moving average (EMA) as a potential game-changer.”This is the first time that BTC is retesting the blue 50-day EMA as support, after having reclaimed it as support in late July,” he noted. “The 50-day EMA is useful for understanding bullish momentum as it tends to support established uptrends. BTC/USD 1-day candle chart (Bitstamp) with 50-day EMA. Source: TradingViewAltcoins recover as Solana passes $200Improved performance across major altcoins meanwhile is giving hope to the bullish short-term case for Bitcoin.Related: Price analysis 9/8: BTC, ETH, ADA, BNB, XRP, SOL, DOGE, DOT, UNI, BCHWhile BTC/USD has stayed broadly flat overnight, all of the top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap have posted solid gains of at least 4%.Ether (ETH), added 4.5% to circle $3,470 at the time of writing, while Cardano (ADA) recovered above $2.50.Still outshining the pack, however, is Solana (SOL), now trading above $200 on 32% gains in just 24 hours.SOL/USD 1-hour candle chart (FTX). Source: TradingView
Original Source: cointelegraph Bitcoin price in line for 'impulsive bounce' as Solana (SOL) leads altcoin surge