FTX’s collapse dealt a major blow to the already fragile sentiment among cryptocurrency investors. Although a quick recovery is unlikely, Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis said that the crypto universe could emerge stronger from this crisis. Chainalysis’ research lead Eric Jardine arrived at the conclusion after comparing FTX’s fall to that of Mt. Gox.
Another calming statement came from Bloomberg Intelligence exchange-traded fund analyst James Seyffart, who said that there was a “99.9% chance” that the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) held the Bitcoin (BTC) it claimed. He added that GBTC was “unlikely” to be liquidated.
The negative events of the past few days do not seem to have scared away the small investors who remain on an accumulating spree. According to blockchain analytics company Glassnode, the number of wallets holding at least one Bitcoin or more soared in November and reached 950,000.
Could Bitcoin and altcoins extend their recovery in the near term? Let’s study the charts of the top-10 cryptocurrencies to find out.
Bitcoin rebounded off $15,476 on Nov. 21, indicating that lower levels are attracting buying by the aggressive bulls. The relative strength index (RSI) has formed a bullish divergence, suggesting that the bears may be losing their grip.
Buyers will try to push the price above the overhead resistance zone between the 20-day exponential moving average ($17,186) and $17,622. If they manage to do that, the BTC/USDT pair could indicate a possible change in trend.
The pair could then rise to the 50-day simple moving average ($18,718) and thereafter challenge the psychological level of $20,000.
Contrary to this assumption, if the price turns down from the current level or the overhead resistance, it willRead more on cointelegraph.com