Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis — February 22

  • The  BTC price faces resistance at the $4,145 and $4, 200 price levels.
  • If the bulls have a price breakout, the resistance level will be broken and the crypto will reach the highs of $4,500 and $5,000.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

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BTCUSD Medium-term Trend: Bullish

  • Resistance levels: $7,000, $7,200, $7,400
  • Support levels: $3,900, $3,700, $3,300

The price of Bitcoin is in the bullish trend zone. The BTC price is now trading above the $4,000 price level. Yesterday, the crypto's price was resisted at the $4,145 price level. The  BTC price faces resistance at the $4,145 and $4, 200 price levels. The bulls have not been able to break above the $ 4,200 price level since November 24, 2018. 

Any price movement will be resisted at the $4,200 price level. The crypto will be compelled to a range bound movement above the $4,000 price level. On the upside, if the bulls have a price breakout, the resistance level will be broken and the crypto will reach the highs of $4,500 and $5,000.

Meanwhile, the stochastic band is at the overbought region but above the 80% range which indicates that the crypto is in a strong bullish momentum and a buy signal.

BTC/USD Short-term Trend: Bullish

Bitcoin, BTCUSDBitcoin Chart by Trading View

On the 4-hour chart, the price of Bitcoin is in a bullish trend zone. The BTC price reached a high of $4,083.50 and was resisted. The crypto's price is now ranging and trending above the 12-day EMA. The 12-day EMA and the 26-day EMA are trending northward indicating the bullish trend.

On the downside, if the bears breaks below the EMAs, the crypto will fall and find support at the next low. Meanwhile, the stochastic band is out of the overbought region but above the 40% range which indicates that the crypto is in a  bullish momentum and a buy signal.

 

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Senate Banking Hearing on Facebook’s Libra; 0.25% of Algorand Tokens Sell for $60 Million

The top daily news from the cryptocurrency and blockchain space:

  • The Senate Banking Committee books hearing on Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency.
  • Bitcoin developers to get 50 bitcoin (BTC) in funding.
  • 0.25% of Algorand's ALGO tokens sell for $60 million.

At the time of writing, bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH) are trading at $9,294.1 (+1.5%) and $269.5 (+0.6%), respectively. As for the MVIS CryptoCompare Digital Assets 10 Index, it is currently tracking at 4,314.6 (-0.2%).

 

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Senate Banking Committee Books Hearing on Facebook

The U.S. Senate Banking Committee announced it will hold a hearing on July 16 in order to question witnesses over Facebook’s new cryptocurrency and blockchain project, Libra. As of press time, it has not yet been publicly disclosed which individuals will testify before the Committee.

The hearing – entitled ‘Examining Facebook’s Proposed Digital Currency and Data Privacy Considerations’ – was scheduled just days after the social media giant officially revealed its plans regarding Libra and its new Calibra subsidiary.

Fund to Support Bitcoin Developers with 50 BTC

Primitive Ventures’ Dovey Wan has gathered 50 BTC – roughly $450,000 – on behalf of non-profit organization Hard Core Fund in an effort to sustainably fund Bitcoin developers.

When discussing why she decided to pursue the initiative, Wan told CoinDesk, “right now, you wouldn’t believe it, there are less than 10 full-time bitcoin developers... We want to fund full-time independent bitcoin developers.”

Established in 2018, the Hard Core Fund is managed by Pan Zhibiao, a former Bitmain employee. Wan – who serves as the executive director for the fund – is the only other team member listed on its website.

0.25% of Algorand’s ALGO Tokens Sell for $60 Million

Algorand – a scalable, secure and decentralized digital currency and transactions platform – closed its first Dutch auction with a clearing price of $2.40 per Algo (ALGO) token, the native token of the Algorand blockchain platform.

The auction was administered by the Algorand Foundation, which, in a blog post on Wednesday, said that it now stands as “the first organization to conduct a fully transparent global auction on its own blockchain.”

In total, a paltry 0.25 percent of ALGO’s total supply was sold to successful bidders for $60.4 million. Notably, the Algorand Foundation will – in exactly one year’s time – offer redemptions on tokens at 90 percent of the $2.40 clearing price.

The completion of the inaugural ALGO auction signalled the mainnet launch of the Algorand, also. It was first unveiled by MIT professor and Turing Award winner, Silvio Micali, in early 2017.