Bitcoin Reclaims Key Level Following Yesterday’s Wild “Pump and Dump”

Bitcoin Reclaims Key Level Following Yesterday’s Wild “Pump and Dump”

Bitcoin has seen some wild price action throughout the past few days, with the crypto seeing a “pump and dump” rally that led it to $39,000 before it plummeted to $32,000 This price action shows that there’s a significant number of bears looking to fade BTC’s price action at the moment It has recovered from its lows and is not showing any signs of wanting to collapse much lower, but its price action has been […]

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