Bitcoin Begins Recovery, Analysts Weigh in on Future Path

  • Bitcoin experienced a few dramatic days, hitting a new all-time high before dropping and slightly recovering.
  • Speculation continues around Bitcoin’s next moves and market sentiment appears to be leaning towards a potential rally followed by more corrections.
  • The upcoming Bitcoin halving event may be contributing to market volatility and historical patterns suggesting possible significant corrections ahead.

What a rollercoaster the past few days have been. First, we saw Bitcoin reach new all-time highs at USD $73,750 (AUD $112,328). Then, the largest crypto by market cap dived as low as USD $64,887 (AUD $98,829) over the weekend, only to recover to USD $67,696 (AUD $103,117) at the time of writing.

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While drawdowns of 10-12% like these are not unusual in crypto, they certainly leave many scratching their heads about what’s next for BTC. As memecoins and AI-related coins continue to rally, Solana is the only large crypto to do so.

So, will Bitcoin continue the bull run from here on or will we see further corrections? While no one can say for sure, the opinions of market analysts can give us a good idea of the overall sentiment.


Rally Coming, But No New Top?

Macroeconomist Henrik Zeberg has drawn some interesting conclusions. First, he believes we will see a rally up to around USD $72k (AUD $109k) before we see further corrections. Although he doesn’t believe this marks the end of the bull run, his prognosis doesn’t reveal when we can expect new highs.

Source: Henrik Zeberg

Notably though, in his role as a Swissblock analyst Zeberg made the correct call for a correction just hours before it happened—saying not even Bitcoin gets to rally up in a straight line and that it was time for a cool-down.

Bitcoin Halving One Month Away

Crypto trader/analyst Rekt Capital agrees with Zeberg in the sense that we may see a bit more pain short-term. The Bitcoin halving is now only a month away and Rekt reminds investors that past halvings have usually seen a deep retrace in the 2-4 weeks prior.

The analyst challenges the narrative that “this time is different,” saying even if that’s the case, that doesn’t protect BTC from a correction.

And Rekt was right in the past too, when predicting the pre-halving rally roughly 60 days before the halving. It will remain to be seen if we see further draw downs from here on or if the ETF narrative indeed changed things.

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Analyst Michaël van de Poppe for one, is drawing comparison to the 2016/17 cycle, hinting at a pre-halving 30-40% correction from the peak.

This would mean in the next four weeks we could see sub-50k (AUD $76k) Bitcoin again. Something some—like CEO of Galaxy Investment Mike Novogratz—have said we are unlikely to see again.

Aaron Feuerstein

Aaron Feuerstein

Aaron Feuerstein is a freelance writer based in Melbourne. His focus is on decentralised finance and the regulatory space surrounding blockchain. He holds a Master's in Accounting. When he is not studying the latest legal case, he enjoys his time as a modest but eager hobby cook.

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