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Binance’s CZ: High Inflation And Recession Fears Will Drive Bitcoin Adoption

It’s safe to say CZ is bullish on bitcoin and crypto’s future. Changpeng Zhao visited CNBC’s Squawk on the Street and flipped the prevalent bearish narrative on its head. In less than 2 minutes. Most of the things CZ said are based on common sense and a basic understanding of market forces, but still, it’s calming to hear a leader of the industry saying them. Especially in this fear-ridden stage of the cycle we’re in. .@binance CEO @cz_binance: The macroeconomics situation will be high inflation, the talk about recession…all of those things drive adoption into #Bitcoin.@CNBC — Squawk on the Street (@SquawkStreet) July 28, 2022 Notice that even though Binance’s business is dependent on altcoins’ performance, especially BNB, CZ makes a clear distinction between bitcoin and crypto in general. On the other hand, even though the interview is about bitcoin, CZ sneaks crypto here and there. In any case, let’s analyze what Binance’s CEO thinks about the current market conditions and the future of bitcoin and crypto. What Did CZ Squawked On US National TV? The first thing the interviewer was interested in was the way that bitcoin bulls have defended the “20Kish” line. According to CZ, that was “the last peak” so there’s a “psychological barrier” there. So far, bitcoin’s price had never go lower than the previous cycle’s all-time high. This time it was different, probably because of Tesla’s paper hands and the Terra collapse. However, the market ended up defending the 20K line. The interviewer then asked about other factors, like the increase in money supply or bitcoin’s correlation to Nasdaq. According to CZ, those are two relevant factors, but in the end “it’s a mass psychology market” and the last ATH is the barrier. It’s only fair that we quote Binance Academy for an explanation of the psychology of market cycles: “In short, market sentiment is the overall feeling that investors and traders have regarding the price action of an asset. When the market’s sentiment is positive, and prices are rising continuously, there is said to be a bullish trend (often referred to as a bull market). The opposite is called a bear market, when there is an ongoing decline in prices.” Recently, as we regularly do here at NewsBTC, we checked on the famed fear and greed index for insights into the current market sentiment. This is what we found: “Last week, the indicator’s value had risen up to even 34 as the coin’s price saw a recovery rally. However, as the run ended and the crypto once again slumped down, so did the sentiment among the investors. The report notes that this trend indicates participants in the BTC (and wider crypto) market believe that this recent rally was just a fakeout.” BNB price chart on BinanceUS | Source: BNB/USD on What’s the next catalyst? Back to the interview, the next question was about what factor could catapult bitcoin and crypto into their next chapter. Cautiously, CZ said that no one can..

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Solana Appreciated After Latest Development, What Are The Next Trading Levels?

Solana soared in double digits over the last 48 hours. The coin touched the $43 mark before it started to retrace on its chart again. In the last 24 hours, SOL just lost 0.1% of it value and stuck to its bullish price action. Owing to its recent development, Solana has displayed a price rally. Technical outlook of SOL was also bullish at press time. The altcoin witnessed an increase in buying strength. This has been influential in driving the price up. Solana has opened up permanent retail space in Manhattan. These stores are specifically dedicated to all things related to cryptocurrencies. Solana Spaces, CEO Vibhu Norby also mentioned that these physical Solana retail stores have an intention to introduce approximately 100,000 people each month to the Solana ecosystem. He also hinted that there are possibilities to open a virtual storefront soon in the future. A grant from the Solana Foundation has helped the Solana Spaces to set up a shop in Hudson Yards New York. Solana Price Analysis: Four Hour Chart Solana was priced at $42 on the four hour chart | Source: SOLUSD on TradingView SOL was trading at $42 at the time of writing. The altcoin was finally able to break past the $40 price level. Overhead resistance for the coin stood at $47. SOL has struggled to move past that price zone for couple of weeks now. For Solana to continue its bullish momentum, it has to trade above the $43 price ceiling level for a substantial period of time. Nearest support line for the coin was at $40 and $38. If the coin loses the $38 price floor, the next support line awaits the altcoin at $36. Trading volume of Solana registered a small decline which indicated that selling pressure might have been on the rise. Technical Analysis Solana displayed a fall in buying strength on the four hour chart | Source: SOLUSD on TradingView SOL had just touched the overbought price zone, however, as price gently moved south so did buying strength. Although there has been a fall in buyers, buying strength remained higher than selling strength at the time of writing. The Relative Strength Index was slightly below the 60-mark which meant that buyers exceeded sellers on the chart. The price of SOL was above the 20-SMA line, the reading indicated that buyers were driving the price momentum on the chart. SOL was also above the 50-SMA and 200-SMA line, that indicated bullish force in the market. Related Reading | Bitcoin Flirts With Hurdle At $24k, Why It Could Be In Early Days Of Recovery Solana flashed buy signal on the four hour chart | Source: SOLUSD on TradingView The altcoin reflected increased buying pressure on other indicators as well. Moving Average Convergence Divergence pictures price momentum and change in the same. MACD underwent bullish crossover and presented green signal bars which are tied to buy signals for the altcoin. Bollinger Bands depict price volatility and fluctuations in the same. The bands have opened up wide which indicated that price of the altc..

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New Milestone May Be The Kick Dogecoin Needs To Break $0.1

Dogecoin has been enjoying the love being shown to it by prominent figures in the space, such as Elon Musk and Mark Cuban. However, the digital asset has not been faring well since hitting its all-time high of $0.7 in the middle of 2021. The decline in price that followed has seen Dogecoin lose more than 90% of its value since then. But a new development has begun to paint a bullish picture for the digital asset. New Dogecoin Addresses Soar One of the reasons that Dogecoin’s price has continued to suffer has been the lack of interest from the crypto community. Despite its community still pushing the meme coin, it was not seeing enough adoption to push the value of the asset back up. That is, until now, when Dogecoin is beginning to experience a significant uptick in interest. Related Reading | Ripple (XRP) Is Up 190% From Cycle Low, But Will It Ever Reach $3? New data shows that the adoption of Dogecoin is up, given the number of addresses that are transacting on the network. Data from IntoTheBlock shows that the number of new daily DOGE addresses had grown by a whopping 256% in the last day. DOGE price continues to struggle | Source: DOGEUSD on Dogecoin has now hit its highest point in terms of new daily addresses, rising from its 14.4k point to the new 38.43k number. This increase in the number of people using DOGE on the network points to healthy growth for the meme coin. So despite the fact that the price of the digital asset is down by a large margin, it is enticing investors who likely see the current price of the digital asset as a prime entry point. Better Days Ahead Dogecoin has been seeing some good events happen in the last week. Besides seeing a significant jump in its daily addresses, it has also undergone an upgrade that has brought more good publicity to the meme coin. Related Reading | Why Cardano (ADA) May Breakout In A Bull Run To $1 The team announced recently that the Dogecoin website had received an overhaul. Since the meme coin has been getting a lot of bad publicity lately, leading to FUD in its community, it has pulled out all the stops in an effort to combat this. Dogecoin Core also received an upgrade with the software version 1.14.6 going live this week. This was done in a bid to strengthen the network and make transactions more efficient. On the investor side, Dogecoin holders are not faring too badly compared to others in the space. Data shows that the majority of DOGE holders are still seeing profit at 52%. This put 45% in the red and 4% of holders currently sitting in neutral territory. Long-term holder composition also continues to dominate, with 65% holding their coins for more than a year. Featured image from MarketForces Africa, chart from Follow Best Owie on Twitter for market insights, updates, and the occasional funny tweet…

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Price analysis 7/29: BTC, ETH, BNB, XRP, ADA, SOL, DOGE, DOT, MATIC, AVAX

Bitcoin (BTC) hit a six-week high above $24,000 on July 29, extending its rally that picked up momentum after the United States Federal Reserve hiked rates by 75 basis points on July 27. If the rally sustains for the next two days, Bitcoin could be on target to close the month of July with gains of more than 20%, according to data from Coinglass. It is not only the crypto markets that have seen a post-Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) rally. The U.S. equities markets are on track for big monthly gains in July. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite are up about 8.8% and 12% in July, on track to their best monthly gains since November 2020. Daily cryptocurrency market performance. Source: Coin360The crypto and equities markets have risen in the expectation that the pace of rate hikes by the Fed will slow down in the future. Arthur Hayes, ex-CEO of derivatives platform BitMEX, believes that the Fed will not increase rates further and may eventually return to an accommodative monetary po..

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