Bitcoin and Ethereum continue collecting green candles today, going in the opposite direction of equities, which has historically been closely correlated to crypto markets.
Cryptocurrencies number one and two by market cap are up by 0.3% and 1.30%, respectively, with Bitcoin trading for $17,266 this morning, and Ethereum priced at $1,332.
Yesterday’s newsmakers Cardano and Solana have tempered somewhat since the showing of double-digit price gains in the last week. Solana is still in the green today and up a remarkable 37% over a week, while Cardano is in the green by 25% over the same period, albeit down by 1.85% since yesterday.
The Chair of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, is expected to deliver a speech in Sweden today, which investors will be following closely for any news on the Fed’s plans for future interest rate hikes.
Yesterday’s Crypto AM Daily in association with Luno
In the markets
The Bitcoin economy
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Total crypto market cap
The total capitalisation of the entire cryptocurrency market at time of writing is currently $851,640 billion.
What Bitcoin did yesterday
We closed yesterday, January 9, at a price of $17,196. The daily high yesterday was $17,389, and the daily low was $17,093.
Bitcoin market capitalisation
Bitcoin’s market capitalisation at time of writing is $332.49 billion. To put it into context, the market cap of gold is $12.4 trillion and Tesla is $378.2 billion.
The total spot trading volume reported by all exchanges over the last 24 hours was $16.336 billion. High volumes can indicate that a significant price movement has stronger support and is more likely to be sustained.
The price volatility of Bitcoin over the last 30 days is 23.27%.
Fear and Greed Index
Market sentiment today is 26, in Fear.
Bitcoin’s market dominance
Bitcoin’s market dominance today is 41.03. Its lowest ever recorded dominance was 37.09 on January 1 2018.
Relative Strength Index (RSI)
The daily RSI is currently 57.76. Values of 70 or above indicate that an asset is becoming overbought and may be primed for a trend reversal or experience a correction in price – an RSI reading of 30 or below indicates an oversold or undervalued condition.
Convince your Nan: Soundbite of the day
“We see Bitcoin as the internet’s potential to have a native currency.”
Jack Dorsey, CEO of Square
What they said yesterday
When infinite liquidity meets absolute scarcity…
The future is bright…
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