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Bitcoin Price about to Drop to New Lows, Traders Believe

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 11:26
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Yuri Molchan
Despite the recent attempts of Bitcoin to get over the $9,000 level, some crypto experts believe that the market is in for new lows that BTC may hit in the short term
Bitcoin Price about to Drop to New Lows, Traders Believe
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After the Bitcoin price declined from slightly under $11,000 and lost over a thousand dollars within a few hours recently, it has so far recovered to the level of $8,334 and has been holding around that point, as per CoinMarketCap.

Many optimists are expecting the BTC price to surge soon and at least regain the ATH achieved in late 2017.

However, some crypto traders believe that the bears are about to gain control of the Bitcoin market.

Bitcoin price is likely to fall, traders say

The crypto trader @TheCryptomist reckons that the Bitcoin price is likely to decline, judging by the indicators on the chart, and BTC will hit new lows soon. Anyway, the trader remains bullish in the long run.

Another trader, @888Velvet, is of a similar opinion, simply posting a BTC price chart and leaving a bearish comment.

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Jihan Wu doubts the halving will make BTC price spike

As per a recent Forbes article, the founder of the Bitmain mining giant, Jihan Wu, does not believe that the BTC halving expected in May 2020 will have a bullish effect on the BTC price.

Many crypto experts and ordinary ‘hodlers’ strongly believe that the cut down of miners’ rewards will make BTC more scarce and thus would let its price soar.

Jihan Wu says that if the BTC price does not pump after the halvening, miners will have to ‘balance efficiency and computing power”.

Do you believe that the upcoming Bitcoin halving in 2020 will trigger a new bull market? Share your view in the comments section!

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Yuri is a crypto journalist interested in technology and technical innovations. He has been in crypto since 2017. Believes that blockchain and cryptocurrencies have a potential to transform the world in the future in many of its aspects. ‘Hodls’ major cryptocurrencies and has written for multiple crypto media outlets. 

His articles have been quoted by such crypto influencers as Tyler Winklevoss, John McAfee, CZ Binance, Max Keiser, etc.

Currently Yuri is a news writer at U.Today and can be contacted at