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Bitcoin has further to fall before BTC attacks $70K, says trader

Bitcoin and altcoins see retracement amid a short-term target of April’s all-time highs to act as support for BTC/USD.

Bitcoin (BTC) remains bullish but has “one more leg down” to complete before a resurgence, one trader argues.

In an analysis on Nov. 10, popular Twitter account Crypto Ed said that the pullback from this week’s all-time highs above $68,500 was turning out to be deeper than anticipated.

Target $65,000 for Bitcoin

“Going a bit deeper as I was expecting yesterday. Looks like it will do 1 more leg down to complete that ABC,” he said alongside a forecast price trajectory chart.

BTC/USD circled $66,800 at the time of writing, data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed, having bounced at $66,250 hours previously.

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Bitcoin has further to fall before BTC attacks $70K, says trader

BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView

Consolidation takes hold of major cryptocurrencies

Altcoins, meanwhile, copied Bitcoin in its modest comedown, with Ether (ETH) also correcting from all-time highs.

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None of the top 10 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization showed positive performance over the past 24 hours.

Bitcoin has further to fall before BTC attacks $70K, says trader

ETH/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView

The rout seemed to be fuelled by Tesla stock, which experienced a sudden 12% sell-off shortly after the start of trading Tuesday.

The destination of CEO Elon Musk’s 10% stock sale worth $23 billion also remained a topic of debate amid hopes that Bitcoin would see a fresh commitment from the world’s richest man.

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