Bitcoin Price Fades After Spike to New Record High

Following yet another record high at the weekend, bitcoin is trading on the back foot today.

The world’s largest cryptocurrency rose to fresh all-time high of $7,601.39 on Sunday, as per CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI). However, the pop was short-lived, and prices soon fell back below the previous record high of $7,454.05 recorded Nov. 3.

Notably, this is the third time in the last week that BTC has failed to hold above $7,400, despite having clocked a new high.

So what’s stopping the bulls from attacking the $8,000 mark? Though the exact cause is unclear, the following factors could be behind the trader reticence above $7,400.

To start with, comments on social media indicate investors are seeing the likelihood of a short-term pullback, and the resulting caution may have weakened the bid tone…

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