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Peter Schiff Reveals Key Support Level for Bitcoin (BTC)

Published 04/15/2024, 05:09 AM
Updated 04/15/2024, 08:30 AM
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U.Today - Outspoken gold supporter and Bitcoin skeptic Peter Schiff has made yet another bold prediction regarding Bitcoin's future price trajectory, highlighting $60,000 as a crucial support level. He asserts that a decisive break below this threshold could establish a "triple top" pattern, paving the way for a decline to $20,000. This figure would signify significant losses for companies like MicroStrategy, which holds substantial Bitcoin investments.

However, Schiff's dire prognosis of a fall to $20,000 is not only strange but somewhat disconnected from current market trends and the institutional support Bitcoin has gained after the approval of the first Bitcoin ETF. Since Schiff's track record on Bitcoin predictions has been pretty inaccurate, his assessment should not be considered a standard among analysts.

MicroStrategy's Bitcoin holdings have indeed faced unrealized losses when the market dips. Yet, the company's strategy is typically long-term, with its CEO Michael Saylor consistently advocating for Bitcoin as a revolutionary asset class.

It is clear that while Bitcoin has experienced volatility, its price remains in a relatively strong position. The chart does show a descent toward the $60,000 level that Schiff identifies as critical. However, the narrative does not necessarily point toward a catastrophic drop to $20,000. The support levels at the 50-day EMA (around $58,000) and the 200-day EMA (around $49,900) offer substantial support for the price.

If Bitcoin sustains above these EMAs, it could invalidate Schiff's triple top doom scenario. A recovery above $60,000 can easily revive bullish sentiments, while a breakthrough past recent highs near $67,500 will be a clear signal about the market recovery and the potential return of bullish sentiment to the cryptocurrency market.

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