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Bitcoin Price Vying to Hit $6,000 After Reaching Another Yearly High

  • Alex Dovbnya
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    Reaching new yearly highs has become a new norm for Bitcoin as the top coin is prepping for a major bull run


Bitcoin Price Vying to Hit $6,000 After Reaching Another Yearly High
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Bitcoin has recently experienced a strong price rally that nearly pushed its price to the much-coveted $6,000 level. The total market capitalization is inching closer to $200 bln with Ethereum surging by more than 10 percent on the ETH futures rumors.  

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Inching closer to $6,000

Bitcoin has come close to surpass the psychologically important mark of $6,000. Over the span of one hour, the price of the number one coin increased by 4 percent, reaching $5,941 for the first time this year, according to the data provided by CoinMarketCap. BTC would need to touch $6,400 for the bulls to come in full force.

Despite failing to find support after breaking above several resistance levels, Bitcoin continues its streak of gains in 2019. As reported by U.Today, Bitcoin has already become the best-performing asset class this year.

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Bitcoin’s golden dreams   

Meanwhile, professional financial analysis firm Trading Shot recently highlighted the uncanny similarity between Bitcoin and gold futures market. After forming a golden cross pattern, one of the most sought-after technical indicators, the price of gold futures went through the roof.

Comparing Bitcoin to gold  
The much-anticipated Bitcoin bull run is just getting started, image by TradingView

A quick look at the two price charts shows that Bitcoin could ‘aggressively’ rise to brand-new highs after reaching that breaking point. However, considering that Bitcoin is a relatively new asset class, there is no point to blindly rely on these comparisons. On top of that, the price of gold was pushed by the launch of its first ETF in 2003.

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About the author

Alex Dovbnya (aka AlexMorris) is a cryptocurrency expert, trader and journalist with an extensive experience of covering everything related to the burgeoning industry — from price analysis to Blockchain disruption. Alex authored more than 1,000 stories for U.Today, CryptoComes and other fintech media outlets. He’s particularly interested in regulatory trends around the globe that are shaping the future of digital assets.

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