First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Stays Above $19K as US Stocks Futures Slip Ahead of Earnings Reports
Bitcoin (BTC) was trading flat on Thursday, with little movement over the last 24 hours. The world’s largest cryptocurrency briefly dropped below $19,000 early Thursday but soon stabilized back just above at around $19,150.
Ether (ETH) was down slightly on the day, at around $1,290. It is still up slightly on the week, however
Top gainers on the day were Elrond’s EGLD and Huobi’s HT token, both up 3%.
In traditional markets, European stocks fell while yields on U.K. government bonds rose. U.S. stock futures slipped. Tesla’s shares dropped 5.4% in premarket trading after the electric-car maker reported third-quarter revenue that missed analysts’ expectations.
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Crypto Volatility Meltdown in Full Swing
By Omkar Godbole
- Stocks have become more volatile than bitcoin for the first time since July 2021.
- "This has only happened on four other occasions in bitcoin’s history, each time near a significant local bottom," Noelle Acheson, author of the Crypto is Macro Now newsletter, said in a note to subscribers.
- "Obviously, patterns don’t always repeat, but it is worth noting," Acheson added.