Bitcoin [BTC] Price Fills Month Old CME Gap, as One More Remains at $10,200

By Nivesh Rustgi
Published April 30, 2020 Updated April 30, 2020
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Bitcoin [BTC] Price Fills Month Old CME Gap, as One More Remains at $10,200

By Nivesh Rustgi
Published April 30, 2020 Updated April 30, 2020

Yesterday, Bitcoin [BTC] gained 13.4% on the spot exchanges as the price a formed high at $8900 on spot exchanges. Moreover, the top also filled a month old CME gap which was recorded on the week of the ‘Black Thursday’ crash.

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BTC/USD Futures Daily Price on CME (TradingView)

A derivatives and crypto traders, CryptoFibonacci, noted on about the next gap which was also left unfilled during the previous bull run at $11,795. He tweeted,

Blew right thru resistance, filled a gap and is now getting close to testing another Fib cluster zone. Still another gap close to 12,000 to fill. But, let’s just enjoy this first run for now. #BTC

On a daily scale, the price broke above the 200-Day Moving Average at $7980. In bull trends, the price has had a strong tendency to hold above this indicator. While a $1000+ rise on the daily could have traders looking for a pullback, continuation wouldn’t be a surprise for it’s traders.

Furthermore, on higher time-frames, the price is en-route 7th weekly consecutive positive weekly close. Crypto trader and analyst, Josh Rager. tweeted,

The last time Bitcoin had seven weeks in a row of green was the run up from $3500 to $5100+ in March-April 2019

Prior to that was June 2017. Higher time frames have looked good

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The sentiments of traders are also significantly similar to the March-April 2019 levels. It began with the disbelief of a bullish run as investors were looking for a pullback to $1000. Moreover, in an expectation of a pullback after a swift rise from $3,500 to $6,000, the short orders began compiling which further escalated the price to yearly highs around $14,000.

Currently, given the COVID-19 crisis, since March traders have been expected an escape from the risk asset after the swift fall in the stock and crypto markets. However, neither have have turned in favor of the bears.

The SPX index broke above the 61.8% Fibonacci Retracement level around $2930 as the price topped at $2965.

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S&P 500 Index Daily Chart (TradingView)

The correlation with Bitcoin [BTC] price is still at 0.45, and a continued uptrend in the stock market is likely to favor Bitcoin bulls as well.

Do you think that we witness another parabolic run? Please share your views with us. 

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Nivesh from Engineering Background is a full-time Crypto Analyst at Coingape. He is an atheist who believes in love and cultural diversity. He believes that Cryptocurrency is a necessity to deter corruption. He holds small amounts of cryptocurrencies. Faith and fear are two sides of the same coin. Follow him on Twitter at @nivishoes or mail him at nivesh(at)

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