European markets have now shut for the day, and it’s the turn of US volume to control the bitcoin price. In this morning’s analysis, our primary focus was the volatility we had seen across the last seven or eight days, and the opportunity afforded to us by this volatility from a get in and out of the markets perspective. We hoped that the volatility would continue into today’s session, and to some extent it did. Unfortunately, however, the way in which the volatility affected price meant we got chopped out of a relatively short term trade for a stop loss hit, and that we are now net flat in the market.
There’s plenty of opportunity to pick up a profit going forward, however, so let’s take a look at how we expect things to play out this evening. First up, take a quick look at the chart below to get an idea of the levels in focus. The chart is a fifteen-minute candlestick chart showing the last twenty-four hours’ worth of action in the bitcoin price.