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Bitcoin value nonetheless due $12K dip, says dealer as ETF guru backs GBTC

Bitcoin (BTC) stayed undecided on Nov. 24  as one dealer bolstered a $12,000 BTC value goal.

BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView

BTC value “most important goal” for backside $12,000-$14,000

Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView confirmed BTC/USD circling $16,500 as an eerie calm continued in the marketplace.

The pair nonetheless did not persuade analysts that higher occasions have been on the best way, and common commentator Il Capo of Crypto recommended that it was solely a matter of time earlier than draw back resumed.

On each excessive timeframes (HTF) and low timeframes (LTF), the image appeared bleak.

“Htf: lower lows and lower highs after breaking a monthly redistribution range. Below June’s low and at supply zone. Ltf: weak trend caused by a short squeeze (bull trap). Volume dying,” he summarized to Twitter followers on the day.

“12000-14000 remains the main target for a local bottom formation.”

BTC/USD annotated chart. Source: Il Capo of Crypto/ Twitter

As Cointelegraph reported, a number of BTC value forecasts proceed to name for a sub-$14,000 bear market backside.

Replying to Il Capo of Crypto, in the meantime, fellow analyst Gert van Lagen supplied a possible upside resistance/ help flip at $18,100 as a bullish cue.

BTC/USD rising from present ranges to carry there, he wrote, would make the latest two-year low of $15,480 a “triple bottom” for 2022.

“It qualifies indeed only if 18.1k gets broken,” Van Lagen confused.

Analyst: “99.9% probability” GBTC Bitcoin exists

Within crypto circles, the destiny of Digital Currency Group (DCG), its subsidiary, Grayscale and the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) continued to represent a significant speaking level.

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One of the most recent contributions got here from Bloomberg Intelligence exchange-traded fund (ETF) analyst James Seyffart, who in a devoted Twitter thread mentioned that regardless of market nerves, voluntary liquidation of the $10.5 billion GBTC was “unlikely.”

“That just doesn’t seem like its on the table to me,” he wrote.

Acknowledging frustration on the fund’s low cost to the Bitcoin spot value, Seyffart concluded that in the end, given the fabric accessible, there was a “99.9% chance” that it held the BTC it claimed through custodian Coinbase.

The GBTC spot value low cost was at 39.2% as of Nov. 24, information from monitoring useful resource Coinglass confirmed.

GBTC premium vs. asset holdings vs. BTC/USD chart. Source: Coinglass

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