The mammoth asset manager with some $8 trillion in investments is seemingly planning to start investing in bitcoin futures.
“Certain Funds may engage in futures contracts based on bitcoin,” they say. “The only bitcoin futures in which the Funds may invest are cash-settled bitcoin futures traded on commodity exchanges registered with the CFTC.”
Futures expire monthly so this seems to be some short term trading, perhaps incorporating bitcoin as a hedge against fiat movement or other assets.
The restriction to futures however potentially makes such trading limited as they can’t hedge their own position with spot prices.
Making it somewhat unclear what exactly they plan to do, with the mammoth just stating that they may engage in bitcoin futures.
This clearly indicates they’re planning some sort of bitcoin strategy as last month they began looking for a crypto investment manager.
They’re thus moving towards incorporating bitcoin in their wider framework as the adoption of digital gold by institutional investors continues.
Bitcoin Price Prediction: BTC freefall to $42,000 beckons amid extremely drained bullish front
Bitcoin rejection from $52,000 leads to unstoppable declines under $50,000. Technical indicators flip bearish for Bitcoin, adding weight to the impending price drop. The IOMAP model reveals immense resistance ahead of BTC and robust support, hinting at a potential consolidation. Bitcoin continues to explore price levels under $50,000 following a recent rejection at $52,000. Initially,
Bitcoin rejection from $52,000 leads to unstoppable declines under $50,000.
Technical indicators flip bearish for Bitcoin, adding weight to the impending price drop.
The IOMAP model reveals immense resistance ahead of BTC and robust support, hinting at a potential consolidation.
Bitcoin continues to explore price levels under $50,000 following a recent rejection at $52,000. Initially, traders anticipated support at the 100 Simple Moving Average (SMA) and the 50 SMA on the 4-hour chart, but the gravitational force seems extremely hard to stop.
Meanwhile, the bellwether cryptocurrency is trading slightly above $47,000. Short-term technical analysis shows that the least resistance path is downwards. This is emphasized by the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) on the same 4-hour chart.
The trend momentum indicator has also flipped bearish following the MACD line (blue) cross under the signal line. Additionally, the technical indicator is falling toward the midline and may extend the action into the negative region.
Bitcoin is expected to secure support at the 200 SMA to halt the losses. However, if push comes to shove, BTC will extend the bearish leg to $42,000 due to the lack of a robust support area.
BTC/USD 4-hour chart
The In/Out of the Money Around Price (IOMAP) model by IntoThepBlock bolsters the massive resistance ahead of the flagship cryptocurrency. Recovery from the current price levels to $50,000 will not come easy, especially with the selling pressure between $48,450 and $49,816. Here, nearly 1.1 million addresses had bought 504,000 BTC.
On the flip side, the same on-chain model reveals that Bitcoin’s downside is also strongly supported, which means that losses as far as $42,000 may not come into the picture. Consolidation may take place owing to the support running from $45,660 and $47,026. Here, approximately 739,000 had purchased 445,000 BTC.