Crypto Weekly (Sept. 25th, 2019)

Sep 25, 2019 • 4 Min Read

Weekly recap...

  • The crypto market crashed and no one really knows why
  • BTC SegWit adoption jumped to >50% = network throughput improving
  • With BTC below $9.3k support level, the next key support is now $7.5-8k

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1. The Four Horseman visited crypto

The Four Horseman of a crypto flash crash seen passing through

The video in this report is only accessible to members

This was a rough start to the week for crypto brought on by a confluence of "risk off" events, but it's hard to say what exactly sparked the crash.

Though, our Bitcoin Misery Index had been showing an overbought market and furthermore, our own Tom Lee has discussed the need for a a clear macro trend (S&P 500 breakout) before BTC performance improves.

These are at least four factors that we think contributed to the flash crash and destruction of the bull market that started in April (or least added fuel to the selling fire)...

1) The Bakkt launch, though a truly positive fundamental development for the space (first physically settled BTC futures contracts = improved liquidity and access to ), failed to bring a boost to the price that some may had been hoping for. This was an incorrect assumption based on the belief that institutions were simply waiting for a compliant product.

2) BitMEX marg...

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