As per CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI), bitcoin (BTC) rose to a new all-time high of $10,831.75 at 05:35 UTC. Prices moved above $10,000 in Asian trading hours. As of writing, BTC is at $10,900. The meteoric rise has taken year-to-date gains to 1,000 percent.
Still, there is a need to be cautious, the latest price and volume activity suggests.
The above chart shows:
- A high volume price drop to near $10,000 as represented by the big bearish engulfing.
- Volumes fell as the price recovered to $10,800 from the engulfing candle low.
A bearish engulfing candle is characterized by a bearish candle, whose body – the open and close –swallows up the previous candle’s body. On the chart above the big red candle has enveloped the body of the previous two 1-hour candles…