Bitcoin (BTC) bounced off a predicted floor on June 4 as the dust settled on the latest market collision with Elon Musk.

Biểu đồ nến 1 giờ BTC / USD (Bitstamp). Nguồn: TradingView

Bitcoiners poke fun at Musk’sbreak-up

Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView tracked BTC/USD as the pair recovered to levels nearer $37,000 vào thứ Sáu.

Previous strength this week, which had seen a push toward $40,000, abruptly ended in defeat after Musk released another cryptic tweet. Trong đó, the Tesla CEO appeared to suggest that he had moved on from Bitcoin to some form of alternative.

The market sold off, but the biggest casualties this time were altcoin traders. Bitcoin only fell by $2,000 — significantly less than during other episodes involving Musk’s tweets.

For popular trader Crypto Ed, who predicted that Bitcoin would need to hit $36,000 again anyway before continuing higher, the bottom was now in.

“Just need to reclaim some levels and we’re good to go again,” he said in comments on the market on Friday.

Most reactions among Bitcoiners, Tuy nhiên, were tongue-in-cheek, part of a wider narrative that reminds spectators that Musk is of no importance to Bitcoin’s strength.

Short-term barriers to a recovery nonetheless remained. Of particular interest to traders were funding rates on the day, these flipping positive after previously favoring longs.

In an ironic twist, Musk’s favorite token, Dogecoin (DOGE), lost more than most in the top fifty cryptocurrencies by market cap, trading down 14% tại thời điểm viết bài.

DOGE/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bittrex). Nguồn: TradingView

Bloomberg favors $100,000 kết thúc $20,000

As ever, seasoned market participants called for a longer-term perspective on Bitcoin.

Veteran trader Peter Brandt, who said that $21,000 would be the ultimate floor for BTC/USD under current circumstances, was firmly in favor of a bullish continuation.

“Why would someone bail out of non-leveraged longs when the market already had 80% of worst-case drop?” he argued earlier in the week.

Another publicly bullish opinion came from Bloomberg Intelligence, which in its latest monthly report described cryptocurrencies en masse as “discounted and refreshed.”

“Bitcoin có nhiều khả năng sẽ tiếp tục tăng giá theo hướng $100,000 resistance rather than sustaining below $20,000,” it summarized.

Fundamentals remained stable for Bitcoin, with hash rate — and therefore miners — unresponsive to Musk.