What ETF rejection?
The pair had gained in the latter part of Saturday after briefly acting below $63,000 thanks to U.S. regulators rejecting what would have been the first spot-based exchange-traded fund (ETF).
Seemingly unfazed by the move, however, Bitcoin then returned to form, seeing local highs of $65,350 on Bitstamp before consolidating.
The biggest upgrade to the Bitcoin protocol since 2017, Taproot provides a host of benefits impacting everything from security to Lightning Network efficiency. It was first proposed seven years ago by developer Greg Maxwell and has now finally become reality.
“I’m very excited to see where that takes us.”
Can Bitcoin “save” the weekly close?
Sunday’s weekly close meanwhile sets up a challenge for bulls looking for a clean break above a six-month resistance level.
With Bitcoin characteristically putting in weaker price moves on Sundays and recovering on Mondays in recent weeks, the market stayed in the dark as the weekend came to a close.
Can the weekly be saved for #Bitcoin?
— Michaël van de Poppe (@CryptoMichNL) November 14, 2021
“Looking for price to hold prev ath from April and this to be a higher low,” trader Pentoshi added analyzing daily timeframes.
“The range we don’t want to go back into is the one we just came from.”
“Moonvember” still holds an increasingly controversial end-of-month price target of almost $100,000.