Bitcoin new ‘worst case scenario’ puts BTC bear market bottom near $6K


Bitcoin (BTC) nonetheless dangers a drop to under $7,000 this bear market, the newest worst case state of affairs prediction warns.

In its latest livestream broadcast on Nov. 24, buying and selling platform Decentrader revealed targets for a BTC value backside.

Analyst flags “oldschool, rock-hard assist” for Bitc

The newest in a series of BTC/USD forecasts, Decentrader co-founder Filbfilb mapped out a possible sub-$10,000 dip on the playing cards for the pair.

“In my worst case state of affairs, I believe that will be in all probability the place we find yourself, like oldschool, rock-hard assist,” he mentioned a few bid zone round $6,500.

That is the place patrons would “in all probability begin refilling their baggage,” he added, noting that that stage was roughly double the 2018 bear market and March 2020 COVID-19 crash lows.

Whereas “unlikely” underneath present circumstances, Filbfilb nonetheless argued that extra important repercussions from the FTX implosion may take away bid assist increased up the order ebook, opening up the door for such a capitulation occasion.

“Till we have now additional data, that appears unlikely, and as I say, I believe the truth that we haven’t dumped more durable than we truly actually may have completed is an efficient signal for the bulls,” he continued.

Given current occasions, as Cointelegraph reported, BTC/USD has in truth managed to dip less in comparison with its earlier all-time highs than throughout earlier bear markets.

BTC/USD value drawdown from all-time highs chart. Supply: Glassnode

An related debate revolves round whether or not a deeper dive is important to match these bottoms and put an finish to the present downtrend.

Filbfilb commented that for Bitcoin to place in a backside whereas avoiding the worst case state of affairs, crypto would wish to “dodge some bullets” relating to FTX fallout, and macro markets would additionally want to remain sturdy.

BTC value navigates bear market pits

Elsewhere within the livestream, Decentrader co-founder Philip Swift, additionally the creator of information useful resource LookIntoBitcoin, defined different current chart phenomena.

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Amongst them was the growing variety of Bitcoin wallets now containing a minimum of 1 BTC, the tally quickly set to cross a million for the primary time.

It is a direct results of alternate withdrawals in light of FTX, Swift mentioned.

Though 18 months forward, the subsequent Bitcoin block subsidy halving occasion in 2024 may also turn into a significant narrative focus going ahead, he added.

That in flip may have “some constructive impact on value by way of media protection and anticipation of that subsequent halving occasion.”

A comparative chart confirmed BTC/USD at the moment working by means of the bottom a part of its four-year cycle, exhibiting sturdy correlation with 2014 and 2018.

Bitcoin bull market comparability chart (screenshot). Supply: Decentrader

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