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Bitcoin – The comeback kid

Bitcoin making a comeback

Bitcoin is on the rise again on Tuesday, breaking back above $11,000 is hitting new highs for the year as it continues it’s remarkable comeback.

Bitcoin is now up around 50% from its lows earlier this month and if history is anything to go by, there’s no reason why it can’t continue to march higher from here. Facebook certainly looks to have done cryptocurrencies a massive favour which may make you question whether the rally is built on any kind of solid foundations.

Bitcoin (BTC=) Daily Chart

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Source – Thomson Reuters Eikon [2]

That said, I’m sure many in the community would argue that a lot of positive progress has been made over the last 18 months which has been overlooked and is now paying dividends as the Libra announcement draws attention back to the space. Where it goes from here is anyone’s guess and I’m sure we’re going to start seeing some extremely bold predictions in both directions over the coming weeks.

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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam [17]

Senior Currency Analyst at OANDA [18]
Based in London, England, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Market Analyst. With more than five years' experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while conducting macroeconomic commentary. He has been published by The Financial Times, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and The Telegraph, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on networks including Sky News, Bloomberg, CNBC and BBC. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and he is recognized as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.