Major currencies fell sharply on Monday evening as the global cryptocurrency market cap fell 5.9% to $979.9 billion at press time.
|Currency||24 hours||7 days||price|
|Bitcoin Bitcoin / US Dollar||-5.8%||-5.8%||USD 21287.58|
|Ethereum ETH / USD||-9.8%||-9%||USD 1442.71|
|Dogecoin DOGE / USD||-7.9%||-8.3%||0.06 dollars|
|Cryptocurrency||Change by 24 hours (+/-)||price|
|Trust the wallet token (TWT)||+ 3.7%||$0.9|
|true USD (TUSD)||+ 0.05%||1 dollar|
|American dollar (American dollar)||+ 0.04%||1 dollar|
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Why it matters: Bitcoin And the Ethereum It fell sharply as investor sentiment remained weak ahead of the major policy meeting in the US Federal Reserve and earnings data from major tech giants.
Cryptocurrencies reversed the tech-heavy Nasdaq, which finished 0.4% lower on Monday. S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures are down 0.4% and 0.5%, respectively at press time then Walmart Corporation WMT He cut the guidance and said the increase in inflation has affected consumer spending.
This week’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting is likely to end with a 100 basis point rate hike, according to some economists.
CME FedWatch put the probability of a rate hike of 75 basis points at 77.5%, while the rate was 100 basis points at 22.5% at the time of writing.
Target Rate Prospects for July 27 FOMC Meeting – Courtesy CME Group
The specter of higher interest rates and a looming recession has also not escaped the dollar, which has been inversely correlated with cryptocurrencies lately. The Dollar Index, a measure of the dollar’s strength against a basket of currencies, is trading down 0.08% at 106.40 at press time.
Edward MoyaA senior market analyst at OANDA, pointed out the group of macroeconomic fundamentals working against Bitcoin in a note seen by Benzinga.
“Cryptocurrencies are broadly weaker as investors await the FOMC decision which is likely to end with a 75 basis point increase in price and reaffirm commitment to fighting inflation.”
Delphi Digital He said that from now on, there are two levels of timeframe that are important to investors. If Bitcoin breaks out of the current price range of $20,000 to $24,000, “high time frame resistance” will be activated around the $28,000-$30,000 region, she said.
“if [Bitcoin] “In the event of a break below the current range, we would likely look to the $10,000-12K price range, with some potential forward in the $14,000-$16K region,” Delphi Digital said in a note.
Cryptocurrency Dealer Michael van de Poppe “People are really expecting the worst” from Wednesday — the last day of the FOMC meeting — “but perhaps the worst has already been priced significantly,” he said.
People are really expecting the worst on Wednesday, but the worst may have already been priced heavily.
– Michael van de Poppe (@CryptoMichNL) 25 July 2022
An indicator that determines a turning point in the direction of an asset’s price has been used before Ali Martinez On the daily chart of Ethereum. The analyst said TD Sequential is providing a “sell signal”.
‘Rising in profit taking [ETH] Below $1550 could lead to a correction to $1300. “
– Ali Martinez (@ali_charts) 25 July 2022
Ethereum’s dominance of gas consumption through non-fungible token activity has risen 6.2% since November, while the share of decentralized finance applications has fallen from 27.5% to 15.1%. glassa data-focused on-chain company.
# Ethereum The dominance of NFT activities over relative gas consumption has grown by 6.2% since November, demonstrating continued market preference for NFT transactions.
Meanwhile, the dominance of DeFi apps fell from 27.5% to 15.1%.
Live Chart: https://t.co/2UTVHIyjhm pic.twitter.com/2aAIQ39l2n
– glassnode (glassnode) 25 July 2022
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