Bitcoin price sold off strongly, today, and has given up almost $40 and 500 CNY, so far.
Bitcoin Price Analysis
Time of analysis: 15h00 UTC
BTCC 1-Hour Chart
From the analysis pages of xbt.social, earlier today:
A powerful sell signal formed during early trade and price was swiftly sold below its bellwether 200-period moving average (red).
At the time of writing an ascending Fib line is providing support to price, but if the bitcoin chart does what it did during a similar (but smaller) previous correction, then $390 (Bitstamp) and 2300 CNY the 100MA could be the eventual target.
The market seems to be taking profit and not selling bitcoin out of negativity or for any negative fundamental reason. In fact, with the Core developers reaching consensus on Dr Pieter Wuille’s Segregated Witness proposal, we have the prospect of a simpler, more efficient Bitcoin protocol going into 2016 – SegWit (as it is called) also allows non-contentious changes to block size, which the Core devs