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Here’s What’s Next for Bitcoin and One Ethereum Competitor, According to Crypto Analyst Michaël van de Poppe

A popular crypto analyst is digging into the charts to see what’s next for Bitcoin (BTC) as well as one enterprise-grade blockchain platform. In a new post, Michaël van de Poppe alerts his 602,500 Twitter followers that he’s eyeing $29,300 as a key make-or-break indicator for Bitcoin. “Still watching the level at $29,300 for Bitcoin. […]

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MicroStrategy Will Not Dump Any Of Its Bitcoin, CFO Reveals

MicroStrategy has become a major player in the crypto realm since it began purchasing Bitcoin. Its holdings have seen it solidify its place as the public company with the largest bitcoin holdings in the world. A notable fact is that the company had bought a good chunk of its BTC during the bull rallies of 2021. So as the price of the digital asset has begun to decline, there have been speculations regarding whether MicroStrategy plans to begin dumping its BTC. MicroStrategy Will Not Sell BTC MicroStrategy recently appointed a new Chief Financial Officer, Andrew Kang, who so far looks to be committed to the company’s strategy. The firm has revealed in the past that it would hold its BTC for the long term and had no plans to sell. Kang has reiterated this strategy in a recent interview amid many speculations. Related Reading | More Stress For El Salvador As Bitcoin Dips To $29,000 Kang spoke with The Wall Street Journal where he revealed that MicroStrategy was still committed to holding its bitcoin. More importantly, the CFO explained that the company has not been facing any kind of pressure from its shareholders to actually sell off any of its BTC. BTC starts another recovery trend | Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com Even with its BTC investment currently in the loss, it remains steadfast in its resolve to hold its Bitcoin. This has also been echoed by CEO Michael Saylor who took to Twitter to assure investors that MicroStrategy will not dump any of its BTC even through the bear market. Adding that the firm continues to stand with bitcoin. BTC Will Be Worth Millions CEO Michael Strategy is a bitcoin maximalist whose personal investment had been one of the basis for convincing the board to invest in BTC. Saylor has always been vocal about the fact that he believes the digital asset will be worth a lot of money in the future, putting it at over a million dollars. Saylor revealed in an interview with Yahoo Finance that he sees the pioneer digital asset touching as high as $1 million in the future. He also called it the “currency of the future” while emphasizing its superiority over other cryptocurrencies in the space. Related Reading | Exchange Inflows Rock Bitcoin, Ethereum As Market Struggles To Recover As for MicroStrategy, the CEO explained that when it comes to buying BTC, there is no “pricing goal”. He believes that the company will continue to buy the coin at its local peaks. Interestingly, the CEO has also said that he sees the market cap of bitcoin reaching as high as $100 trillion one day. MicroStrategy currently holds 129,218 BTC on its balance sheet. The total entry value for all of its bitcoin is $3.97 billion. While the current value of its holdings is $3.924 billion, putting the company at about $46 million in the loss. Featured image from Onewsonline, chart from TradingView.com Follow Best Owie on Twitter for market insights, updates, and the occasional funny tweet… 

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Long Liquidations Continue To Rock Market As Bitcoin Struggles To Settle Above $30,000

The effects of the long liquidations that rocked bitcoin after the digital asset had fallen to $25,000 continue to be felt even now. Bitcoin which has since managed to recover above $30,000 once more remains a prime liquidation target in the market. Even now, a week after the crash that had seen it record its largest liquidation event in six, long traders are still being rekt in the markets. Bitcoin Liquidations Touch $61 Million Bitcoin long liquidations may have slowed down but they are far from over. In the last 24 hours, the market has seen more than 61 traders liquidated which has come out to more than $257 million liquidations in the last 24 hours. Naturally, bitcoin liquidations make up a large portion of this and long traders have been the worse hit in the market.  Related Reading | Exchange Inflows Rock Bitcoin, Ethereum As Market Struggles To Recover Bitcoin liquidations touched above $61 million on Friday after a particularly brutal day of trading on Thursday. The majority of these had taken place in the mid-afternoon to early evening of Thursday that saw traders liquidate more than $30 million. This had been a result of bitcoin falling below the $30,000 level, a level which it will ultimately retake in the early hours of Friday. Indicators had turned bullish for the digital asset after this recovery. Even though long traders had seen the most losses for the 24-hour period, it was beginning to turn in their favor as short traders started taking more of the heat with time. BTC recovers above $30,000 | Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com Crypto Market Still Red Liquidations across other cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum had also been significant in this same 24-hour period, although not to the same extent as bitcoin. In total, there have been $29 million in Ethereum liquidations over the last 24 hours and $7.16 million on the 12-hour chart. Related Reading | More Stress For El Salvador As Bitcoin Dips To $29,000 The broader crypto market liquidations touched as high as $258 million as of the time of this writing. Data from Coinglass shows that 73.55% of this figure has been made up of long liquidations. 40.28% of these liquidations have come from crypto exchange Binance, where long liquidations were of a similar percentage. On Okex, 81.54% has been from long liquidations and has made up the majority across various exchanges as well. Other digital assets that have seen large liquidations including GMT, SOL, and APE, are all being driven by the recent downtrend. Bitcoin has recovered above $30,000, ETH is back above $2,000, and this is facilitating a change. The most recent liquidations on the 4-hour chart have been made up of shorts as sentiment begins to turn positive among investors. Featured image from The Indian Express, chart from TradingView.com Follow Best Owie on Twitter for market insights, updates, and the occasional funny tweet…