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Bitcoin price still due $12K dip, says trader as ETF guru backs GBTC

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Bitcoin (BTC) stayed undecided on Nov. 24  as one dealer bolstered a $12,000 BTC value goal.

BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Supply: TradingView

BTC value “fundamental goal” for backside $12,000-$14,000

Information from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView confirmed BTC/USD circling $16,500 as an eerie calm continued available on the market.

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The pair nonetheless didn’t persuade analysts that higher occasions had been on the best way, and standard commentator Il Capo of Crypto steered that it was solely a matter of time earlier than draw back resumed.

On each excessive timeframes (HTF) and low timeframes (LTF), the image regarded bleak.

“Htf: decrease lows and decrease highs after breaking a month-to-month redistribution vary. Under June’s low and at provide zone. Ltf: weak development attributable to a brief squeeze (bull entice). Quantity dying,” he summarized to Twitter followers on the day.

“12000-14000 stays the principle goal for a neighborhood backside formation.”

BTC/USD annotated chart. Supply: Il Capo of Crypto/ Twitter

As Cointelegraph reported, a number of BTC value forecasts proceed to name for a sub-$14,000 bear market backside.

Replying to Il Capo of Crypto, in the meantime, fellow analyst Gert van Lagen provided a possible upside resistance/ assist flip at $18,100 as a bullish cue.

BTC/USD rising from present ranges to carry there, he wrote, would make the latest two-year low of $15,480 a “triple backside” for 2022.

“It qualifies certainly provided that 18.1k will get damaged,” Van Lagen burdened.

Analyst: “99.9% probability” GBTC Bitcoin exists

Inside crypto circles, the destiny of Digital Forex Group (DCG), its subsidiary, Grayscale and the Grayscale Bitcoin Belief (GBTC) continued to represent a significant speaking level.

Associated: Cathie Wood’s ARK Invest adds more Bitcoin exposure as GBTC, Coinbase stock hit new lows

One of many newest contributions got here from Bloomberg Intelligence exchange-traded fund (ETF) analyst James Seyffart, who in a devoted Twitter thread stated that regardless of market nerves, voluntary liquidation of the $10.5 billion GBTC was “unlikely.”

“That simply would not look like its on the desk to me,” he wrote.

Acknowledging frustration on the fund’s low cost to the Bitcoin spot value, Seyffart concluded that in the end, given the fabric out there, there was a “99.9% probability” that it held the BTC it claimed by way of custodian Coinbase.

The GBTC spot value low cost was at 39.2% as of Nov. 24, information from monitoring useful resource Coinglass confirmed.

GBTC premium vs. asset holdings vs. BTC/USD chart. Supply: Coinglass

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