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Bitcoin suddenly retests $50K in possible ‘shakeout’ as analysts stay bullish on BTC

Bitcoin (BTC) saved merchants on their toes as throughout Sept. 7 as sudden value dip suddenly sparked a retest of $50,000. 

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

BTC nonetheless “fine” at $49,000

Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView adopted BTC/USD as it shed $2,000 in two hours Tuesday.

The pair had hit $52,960 — almost a four-month excessive — earlier than consolidating after which heading decrease.

The risky circumstances mark a memorable day for Bitcoin adoption, coming as El Salvador turns into the primary nation in historical past to undertake a partial “Bitcoin standard.”

For merchants, the BTC value reversal, which on the time of writing had cooled at $50,500, was probably merely a technical occasion.

“Shaking out some late longs I’d expect,” fashionable social media dealer Crypto Chase commented.

“Still confident we see 54.7K~ hit as long as 50K can hold as support (fairly obvious 12HR level to work with here).”

As Cointelegraph reported, funding charges this week signaled bullish bias, with expectations of worthwhile shorts offering a possible alternative for a squeeze upwards.

Cointelegraph contributor Michaël van de Poppe agreed, highlighting even $49,000 as an inexpensive goal which might nonetheless give no trigger for concern.

“Test happening!” he subsequently tweeted.

Major altcoins erase days of features

Altcoins felt the ache of Bitcoin’s retest extra acutely.

Related: These 3 altcoins mooned as Bitcoin value rallied to $52,000

Ether (ETH), the most important altcoin by market cap, was down 5.9% on the day at $3,715, whereas Cardano (ADA) shed 11.2%.

Solana (SOL) was the day’s solely winner but once more out of the highest ten cryptocurrencies, impressively gaining almost 25% in 24 hours.