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Market Report – November 29, 2021

Market Report – November 29, 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day/8-hour comparison) After a hopeful day of price action on Thanksgiving, Bitcoin dropped from $59k to $53k late Thursday night into Friday morning.  News of a new Covid variant sent panic through legacy markets and as commodities and futures...

Market Report – November 22, 2021

Market Report – November 22, 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (1 day) It’s been an interesting week for both Bitcoin and the entire crypto market alike.  Since the last report, Bitcoin’s come back down to the mid $50k region, signaling trouble for bulls.  They showed up around $55k days ago but have since failed...

Market Report – November 15, 2021

Market Report – November 15, 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day/8-hour comparison) Bitcoin hit a new All-Time High two times last week, with a swift rejection at the $69k area.  Bulls stepped back in during the final hours of last night’s Weekly & 3D candle closes and there is a case for continuation...

Market Report – November 8, 2021

Market Report – November 8, 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (1 day) The past week has shown Bitcoin in a fairly tight range, with what appears to be further accumulation as it prepares for another round of price discovery.  Price adhered nicely to a local fib range and allowed it to gain the fuel it needed for...

Market Report – November 1, 2021

Market Report – November 1, 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day/8-hour comparison) Bitcoin wrapped up the month of October with strength and it’s looking like November will be another action-packed month for the crypto markets.  Our 3-day range has played out beautifully for the past few months, and now we...

Market Report – October 25, 2021

Market Report – October 25, 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (1-day) The bulls are back! Bitcoin’s shown tremendous strength over the past month as buyers showed up around $40k in September and never looked back.  Both institutions and retail can’t get enough and momentum hasn’t slowed.  Just last week, we saw...

Market Report August 30 2021

Market Report August 30 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-Day/8-hour Comparison) After beginning last week with a breakout past $50k, Bitcoin remained mostly flat for the week, consolidating under resistance, which is generally thought to be bullish.   Attention seems to be elsewhere, with NFTs dominating...

Market Report August 23 2021

Market Report August 23 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-Day/8-hour Comparison) It has been another interesting packed weekend for Bitcoin, with the breach of the psychological $50k level last night shortly after the weekly open. With many calling for a new ATH around the corner, and price sitting under...

Market Report August 16 2021

Market Report August 16 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-Day/8-hour Comparison) After a strong week last week, Bitcoin could be looking at some short-term bearishness.  Having cleared our macro “neutral” zone on the 3-Day chart, the price is stalling right in the resistance red zone in our 8-hour chart. ...

Market Report August 9 2021

Market Report August 9 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (12-hour) The king crypto has finally broken out of the two-month range and is showing serious strength.  The volume looks strong and holders are celebrating in hopes that the bull market has resumed.  While it’s great to see a breakout of the...

Market Report August 2 2021

Market Report August 2 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day/8-hour) After a week filled with rampant euphoria on social media and Bitcoin flirting with a breakout past the long-held $40k resistance level, we saw strong selling last night as the week came to a close.   Bulls have yet to breakout past our...

Market Report July 26 2021

Market Report July 26 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day/8-hour) Bitcoin closed out the week above $35k last night, seemingly out of nowhere.  After the close, Asian markets opened with a big jump up in the first 2 hours of the week, topping out just shy of $40k. This was exciting for most market...

Market Report July 19 2021

Market Report July 19 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day/8-hour) Bitcoin continues to dribble along support, with no signs of a reaction from our green “buy zone” boxes on either of these charts.  Beginning to suspect that this range is invalid, and we could be in store for more pain deep into the...

Market Report July 12 2021

Market Report July 12 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (1-day) Another week of tightening price action on Bitcoin is testing the patience of most participants.  While many are realizing this is a time to remain sidelined, some are weathering the storm of unpredictability in the market.  While the...

Market Report July 5 2021

Market Report July 5 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day/8-hour) Another week and Bitcoin remains in the low $30ks, dribbling along support, or “accumulating” if you’re an optimist. Nothing has changed on our macro range view, but you’d like to see more of a reaction to this green box if this range...

Market Report June 28 2021

Market Report June 28 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day/8-hour) Bitcoin remains range-bound, and “choppy” with very little changed in the past weeks on the macro level.  Last week we saw our 3D green “optimal trade entry” zone hold support, with multiple tests.  The longer we see price hang out down...

Market Report June 21 2021

Market Report June 21 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (1-day) Not much has changed since last week’s report.  We see bitcoin volatility remaining high while sentiment remains low.  Interestingly enough, zooming out to the 1-day chart shows us that the store-of-value asset isn’t quite as bearish as one’s...

Market Report June 14 2021

Market Report June 14 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day/8-hour) Bitcoin had a week marked with widespread fear starting with a heavy selloff last Monday, but ultimately ended up finishing strong last night. Closing out the week with strength has primed the market for this morning’s break above $40k....

Market Report June 7 2021

Market Report June 7 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day/8-hour) Bitcoin’s first week of June was for the most part uneventful.  Price has lingered in the mid $30k’s, with support stepping in at the right times but with little to no follow-through. We can see in our 3-day chart on the left that our...

Market Report June 1 2021

Market Report June 1 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day/8-hour chart) After a rough couple of weeks for Bitcoin Bulls, some signs of hope for a reversal are beginning to appear. When we zoom out to our 3-day chart on the left, we can see that support showed up right on time in our green zone, and we...

Market Report May 24 2021

Market Report May 24 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (1-day Chart) Bitcoin bulls saw serious exhaustion in recent weeks as the market got hammered with FUD - China bans, Musk’s concerns over eco-friendliness, etc.  As market participants digested this, the sell-off continued and market sentiment shifted...

Market Report May 17 2021

Market Report May 17 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day / 8-hour Comparison) Widespread panic.  Hatred & blame thrown towards Elon.   No shortage of narratives as to “why” we saw a recent correction in Bitcoin’s $USD value.   On our 3D chart, we’ve been watching just below the current price for...

Market Report May 10 2021

Market Report May 10 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day / 8-hour Comparison) Bitcoin has continued to stay mostly sideways, frustrating over eager traders who do not abide by the “When In Doubt, Zoom Out” rule. These 3D candles tell a tale of some indecision, but overall, a bull-leaning one. We see...

Market Report May 3 2021

Market Report May 3 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day / 8-hour Comparison) Bitcoin remains on the back burner it seems, with an overall sideways movement as more attention is pointed towards ETH and alts in general. These periods of “chop” for BTC can be maddening for traders who trade primarily...

Market Report April 26 2021

Market Report April 26 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day / 8-hour Comparison) Bitcoin has been giving day traders a run for their money lately, with a lot of noise on lower time frame charts.   Crypto markets are particularly impatient since the participants are conditioned for high volatility and...

Market Report April 19 2021

Market Report April 19 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day / 8-hour Comparison) Many participants in the crypto markets were shocked by a sudden Saturday drop in Bitcoin’s price as it approached a 4hr candle close at 04:00 UTC. If you’ve been following our weekly reports, we’ve been prepping you for...

Market Report April 12 2021

Market Report April 12 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day / 8-hour Comparison) Another week has passed, and Bitcoin’s price movement has been minimal since our last market update. We’ve seen price inch upwards in the red “danger zone” we see on the 8hr chart on the right, and still no sign of...

Market Report April 5 2021

Market Report April 5 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day / 12-hour Comparison) In this side-by-side comparison of the 3-Day and 12-hour charts and bull case/bear case fib ranges, not much has changed for Bitcoin in the past week.  Confirmation remains uncertain without additional movement. Bulls...

Market Report March 29 2021

Market Report March 29 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (Weekly / 12-hour Comparison) Bitcoin is looking strong on higher time frames, but let’s entertain the possibility of a short term bear case/final shakeout comparing opposing fibonacci retracement ranges.  On the weekly chart (left), we see a nice...

Market Report March 22 2021

Market Report March 22 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (4-hour) As Bitcoin closed its latest weekly candle at $57,363, it shows that the “go-to” digital store of value continues to remain bullish despite its massive 1,400% run over the past 12 months.  As we zoom into the 4-hour chart, we can clearly see...

Market Report March 15 2021

Market Report March 15 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day) Bitcoin hit a new all-time-high past $60,000 last week, and the retrace so far looks healthy, with support stepping in at this previous resistance block (yellow line). Similar to how we saw the retrace from the $41,986.37 and support stepping...

Market Report March 8 2021

Market Report March 8 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (Daily) The past week has proved strong for Bitcoin as support has held steady over the $45k zone.  We’ve seen bulls slowly grind upwards, flipping lower timeframe resistances into support along the way.  While Bitcoin bears have been quick to call it...

Market Report March 1 2021

Market Report March 1 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (Daily) For the first time in weeks, Bitcoin had its first red weekly candle.   It coincided with a monthly candle close as well.  As the majority of crypto speculators are emotional and irrationally sensitive to price declines, a week of stagnant...

Market Report February 22 2021

Market Report February 22 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (Daily) Bitcoin opened the week with heavy selling from the high of $58,000 into a key area for the bulls.  Falling into the optimal entry zone for the bullish fibonacci range caused buyers to step in heavily, creating a massive wick and spurring...

Market Report February 15 2021

Market Report February 15 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (Weekly) Bitcoin closed the week out with strength, clearing this red "fakeout level" with a solid candle body on this macro Fibonacci Level.  Confirming this breakout past the previous high at $41,986.37 (BTCUSD - Coinbase) is significant. ...

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Market Report February 8 2021

Market Report February 8 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (Weekly) Bitcoin had a nice move up this morning on news of Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) allocating almost 10% of their balance sheet, or $1.5 Billion, into the digital asset. A high time frame close above the $45,200 level should be the confirmation...

Market Report February  1 2021

Market Report February 1 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (Monthly) Bitcoin came out of the gate with a lot of steam in January but ultimately couldn't keep the momentum going for the entire month. Yesterday’s monthly close left an upper wick of $8,800, which shows an initial 21% price rejection.  Despite...

Episode 1: The history of Metal

Episode 1: The history of Metal

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Metal Heads-up — October 2019

Metal Heads-up — October 2019

Boo! 👻 🦇 🎃 Did we scare you? We know it’s the spookiest season, and we hope you’ve had a lot more treats than tricks this year. October has been one of the most thrilling months here at Metal, and we can’t wait to give you all the details. A Qtum Leap Forward This...

Metal Pay welcomes Qtum to our Marketplace

Metal Pay welcomes Qtum to our Marketplace

We’re thrilled to bring our users a new addition to our expanding crypto marketplace: Qtum (QTUM, pronounced “quantum”). Qtum is an exciting cryptocurrency that fills a unique need within the growing token economy. What is Qtum? Most cryptocurrencies are modeled after...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Introducing Metal VC

ANNOUNCEMENT: Introducing Metal VC

We’re excited to announce the creation of Metal VC – a first-of-its-kind cryptocurrency investment fund founded by Virgil Bellini, Glenn Marien, Marshall Hayner, and Erik Finman. Metal VC is built around the core idea of rapidly building fruitful and lasting...

Metal Heads-up — September 2019

Metal Heads-up — September 2019

Whoa, what happened to September? The phrase “lazy days of summer” has absolutely no meaning around here. We’ve been putting the pedal to the… well, metal on nonstop product developments, and having a ton of fun along the way. We’ll talk about all that good stuff in...

Hold more MTL, pay less in fees: our new fee structure is live.

Hold more MTL, pay less in fees: our new fee structure is live.

Metal community — it's here! Effective immediately, we have updated our fee structure, giving Metal Pay users a fee reduction for buying and selling cryptocurrency in proportion to their in-app MTL balance. Users will see fee reductions starting at holding as little...