Consensys 2018 is over. History did not repeat itself as several forecasters were predicting. Instead we went the other way and dumped nearly $40b of the total crypto market capitalization this week. We cover some of the reasons analysts are claiming for the dump below. However one thing can be made certain, predicting the way Bitcoin will move in the short term is similar to flipping a coin. There are certainly no absolutes in this space. Which is why in the courses we teach at ProButterfly we always build and trade according to a plan. One which has three independent reasons of taking every trade.
Consensys 2018 Predictions Gone Bad
Tom Lee of Fundstrat Global made a bold and very public prediction prior to the start of Consensys 2018 that we are going to be seeing the beginnings of a summer rally. Unfortunately there was no rally, rather the markets took a considerable dump this last week. After being asked about why he thought his prediction had gone awry he mentioned...
Last week we discussed how Bitcoin was approaching key levels. It hit the resistance line at $10k and unfortunately didn’t have the momentum to pull through. As a result we did see a substantial fall in price of nearly 18% on some exchanges. The timing of this pullback is interesting as well. The big news in the coming week is the largest crypto conference held in New York. We will explore the history of this conference and it’s impact on price below. Rest assured that the summer season is incoming and price is keeping everyone guessing which way this is going to break out.
Consensys is an annual conference held by popular crypto publication CoinDesk. This is going to be their 4th annual blockchain technology summit, May 14-16, 2018 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Over 4,500 attendees are going to be a part of it including the big companies such as Microsoft, IBM, Procter & Gamble, and Siemens, huge investors like CME Ventures, banks such as AMRO,...
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