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BTC price returns to $29,000 with a cascade of long liquidations fueling fresh Bitcoin downside. 12585 Total views 52 Total shares Listen to article 0:00 Market Update Own this piece of history

Collect this article as an NFT Join us on social networksBitcoin (BTC) abruptly reversed gains on April 19 as a cascade of long liquidations sent BTC/USD plummeting lower.BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingViewBitcoin sees “beautiful” retracement

Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingViewfollowed the pair as it made lows of $29,015 on Bitstamp.

The sudden move followed an equally strong rebound above the $30,000 mark the day prior, with bulls ultimately unable to preserve higher levels.

As volatility returned, Bitcoin thus fell to its lowest since April 10 as the upside saw its latest challenge.

Deep correction on the markets, as Bitcoin cant hold at $29,700-29,800 and shoots downwards through a cascade of liquidations,Michal van de Poppe, founder and CEO of trading firm Eight, reacted.BTC/USD annotated chart. Source: Michal van de Poppe/ Twitter

Hours prior, monitoring resource Material Indicators had flagged changing conditions on the Binance order book, arguing that the result could still swing both ways, with either bulls or bears profiting.

Long day. Time to get some sleep and recharge for tomorrow. Going to leave you with one more #FireChart which shows bids in the $28k – $29k range continuing to move up toward the active trading range. Watching to see if bids replenish enough to take another shot at $31k or become pic.twitter.com/ixwP1Affx9 Material Indicators (@MI_Algos) April 19, 2023

Among traders, some participants, such as bullish trader Crypto Kaleo, remained optimistic.

Remember dips are gifts, he told Twitter followers, calling the retracement beautiful for tagging the range lows.Longs squeezed as liquidations mount

Conditions were ugly for those long BTC, with liquidations stacking up rapidly.

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At the time of writing, total crypto long liquidations for April 19 stood at around $175 million on platforms monitored by data resource Coinglass.Crypto liquidations chart. Source: Coinglass

These followed a painful day for shorts as BTC/USD returned above $30,000.

This article does not contain investment advice or recommendations. Every investment and trading move involves risk, and readers should conduct their own research when making a decision. #Bitcoin #Bitcoin Price #Markets

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