Bitcoin (BTC) Surges to $49,106 as Investors Eye Long Term

Bitcoin has seen upside moves over the past sessions. The leading cryptocurrency rose by 5% to stand at $49,239.20 on Friday, increasing its previous close by $2,342.1.

Sunday’s sessions had Bitcoin trading at $49,239.20 as bullish investors target long term.

Some analysts believe that Bitcoin will overpower the $50,000 levels in the coming days. That would trigger an upside move, probably above its record high in April at $63,729.

CoinDesk analysts believe that investors are HODling again for the long term. That would remove liquidity from the market. Keep in mind that crypto has proven to be profitable for long-term investors.

Meanwhile, Glassnode data indicates that BTC illiquid supply has decoupled since May prices. That shows a renewed holding market sentiment. The illiquid value stood at its record high during the weekend, hovering at 14.447 million.

Mokovski Capital CEO Lex Moskovski tweeted about the bullish narrative in the current crypto conditions. He posted that the amount of BTC held by Bitcoin Whales surged to a record high. That is a lucrative development, supporting upside moves for the asset.

Meanwhile, a supply-side catastrophe might emerge with an extended illiquid supply rise, repeating another price chart.

Such developments had most analysts predicting a move above $50,000 for BTC in the sessions to come.

For now, Bitcoin requires a somewhat extended rally to hit the $50K target before pullbacks surface. While writing this, the crypto has its 3rd resistance sitting at $52,077.

The world’s leading cryptocurrency stays 77.4% high from its year’s low at $27,734 on 4 January.

On the other hand, Ether had its price hitting $3,281.82 on Friday after surging 3.03%. The leading altcoin added around $96.64 to its Thursday’s close.

The recent positive crypto outlook had the overall market cap standing at $2.10 trillion, following a 0.21% surge. Meanwhile, the overall cryptocurrency market volume stands at $107.43 billion.

The news that Walmart is looking for a crypto expert boosted the market boom. Keep in mind that Walmart’s revenue each year stands at around $559 billion. That is why the firm’s crypto adoption decision is a bullish move.

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