August 11, 2022

3 reasons Bitcoin fell 6% in 4 hours — Is the BTC price rally at risk?

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The price of Bitcoin (BTC) abruptly fell by nearly 6% in less than four hours as the new weekly candle opened on March 15.

Three factors contributed to the weakening momentum of Bitcoin, namely a new weekly open, high funding rates, and stablecoin inflows primarily driving the market upward.

New weekly candle and a reset pullback

When a new weekly candle opens, Bitcoin typically sees large volatility because the trend on Monday could dictate how Bitcoin might perform throughout the rest of the week.

BTC/USD 1-day chart with key levels. Source:, Rekt Capital

In the last few hours, as the pseudonymous trader “Rekt Capital” noted, Bitcoin saw an overextended pullback. As a result, the trader said BTC could be in the process of seeing a “volatile reset.” The trader said:

“BTC has pulled back towards the red area and even overextending below it – for now The day is still young so price could still resolve itself relative to this red boxed area and turn it into support Technically, $BTC is in the process of a volatileTitle: 3 reasons Bitcoin fell 6% in 4 hours — Is the BTC price rally at risk?
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Published Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 10:33:28 +0000