Bloomberg Analyst Mike McGlone Expects Bitcoin Volatility to Continue Declining

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Thu, 07/02/2020 - 14:18
Alex Dovbnya
Bitcoin has looked similar before past gains, according to Bloomberg’s senior commodity strategist Mike McGlone
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Bloomberg’s chief commodity strategist, Mike McGlone, has taken to Twitter to predict that the ongoing price compression will likely resolve in bulls’ favor.  

The analyst says that the current setup of the leading cryptocurrency has looked similar before past gains.    

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Bitcoin’s volatility remains low 

Bitcoin’s volatility, which is measured by BitMEX’s BVOL24H index, has been sitting below 2 for the past four days.

This is almost a 97% decline from March 13, which was the most volatile day for the Bitcoin price in 2020.

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The Bollinger Bands continue to tighten on Bitcoin’s four-hour chart after many days of sideways churn.

Bitcoin is now comfortably sitting above the 20-day SMA, moving closer to the upper band after the BTC price rallied together with U.S. stocks on a better-than-expected jobs report.      

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McGlone expects the bulls to take control 

McGlone claims that Bitcoin will continue to log boring candles as it is gradually transitioning into digital gold.  

Despite this maturation, McGlone still expects Bitcoin to experience more volatility by the end of the year and take out its current all-time high by the end of the year.

As reported by U.Today, former hedge fund manager Mike Novogratz said that the price of the benchmark cryptocurrency could surge to $14,000 faster than expected after surpassing $10,000. 

About the author

Alex Dovbnya (aka AlexMorris) is a cryptocurrency expert, trader and journalist with 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, can be contacted at alex.dovbnya@u.today.


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