Crypto market pullback is almost over


General overview

Market Cap: $384,204,107,562

24h Vol: $36,631,965,479


BTC Dominance: 38.8%

Crypto Market Pullback

In the past 24 hours, crypto market capitalization has plummeted down from 437 billion dollars to 382,3 billion, and spiked up. This downward channel looks like it’s the part of wider cup and handle formation that originates from 21 March at 355 billion dollars.

cryptocurrency market capitalization

Having said that, this pullback can potentially end somewhere at these levels.


News that came out in the past day are extremely positive. Analytical content is bullish, dominant headlines are about cryptocurrency adoption and use cases. Those that stand out are the following:

Philippine Gov’t To Allow Country’s First Crypto Businesses In Special Economic Zone

The Philippine government will allow 10 Blockchain and cryptocurrency companies to operate in the Cagayan Economic Zone, Reuters reports April 25.

German Securities Trading Bank Reportedly Becomes First In Country To Trade Crypto

VPE WertpapierhandelsBank AG (VPE), a German securities trading bank, has partnered with Berlin-based technology company solarisBank to launch a cryptocurrency trading service for institutional investors, according to a VPE press release April 25.

Nasdaq CEO Says Company ‘Open’ To Becoming Crypto Trading Platform When Market Matures

The CEO of Nasdaq said that the stock market could become a platform for trading cryptocurrencies in the future, if the market becomes more regulated, CNBC’s Squawk Box  reports Wednesday, April 25.




Analysis BTC/USD

In the last 24 hours Bitcoins price went down from slightly below 9700$ to 8760$ which is 9,5% decrease. Looking at the daily chart we can see that the price was repealed by 0.618 Fibonacci level and went below the 100 day EMA.

The current market sentiment for Bitcoin is positive meaning out of 146 mentions in total, 72% are positive.



crypto market capitalization

Looking at the hourly chart we see that the price went below 0.5 Fibonacci level and 50 and 100 EMA.

Overall hourly chart signal a sell.

hourly chart signal

Pivot points

S3 6109.5
S2 7355.5
S1 8134.0
P 8601.5
R1 9380.0
R2 9847.5
R3 11093.5


ETH/USD market cap

In the last 24 hours, the price of Ethereum has fallen from 702$ to 615$ where is now sitting which is 12,5% decrease. Looking at the daily chart, we see that the price has fallen below 1.618 Fibonacci level and is now sitting just below 100 day EMA.

The current market sentiment for Ethereum is positive, with 70% on the positive side.

Ethereum is positive, with 70% on the positive side


Zooming into an hourly chart we can see that the price is currently looking for support, and, judging by the lower-side wicks, there’s a lot of buying pressure.

bitcoin pullback

Overall, hourly chart signals a sell

hourly chart signals -

Pivot points:

S3 324.51
S2 450.42
S1 527.43
P 576.33
R1 653.34
R2 702.24
R3 828.15




The price of Ripple has fallen by 17% coming from 0.95$ to 0.79$ where is now sitting. The daily chart shows the amount of momentum behind the sell-off. The price has fallen below 100% Fibonacci level and is now sitting above the 100 day EMA.

The current market sentiment for Ripple is positive, but there are only 27 mentions in total.

sentiment for Ripple



Zooming at its hourly chart, we can see a similar pattern as in other cryptocurrencies. The price is looking for support, and buying pressure is imprinted on the chart as wicks.


Overall, hourly chart signals a sell

Overall, hourly chart signals a sell

Pivot points:

S3 0.20439
S2 0.50804
S1 0.68659
P 0.81169
R1 0.99024
R2 1.11534
R3 1.41899



After the steep run upward, we are currently experiencing the first retracement. This retracement seems to be over, as indicated by the buying pressure from the charts on three major cryptocurrencies.