Bitcoin (BTC) kept traders on their toes on Tuesday as a sudden price dip sparked a retest of $50,000.
BTC still “fine” at $49,000
The pair had hit $52,960 — nearly a four-month high — before consolidating and then heading lower.
The volatile conditions mark a memorable day for Bitcoin adoption, coming as El Salvador becomes the first country in history to adopt a partial “Bitcoin standard.”
For traders, the BTC price reversal, which at the time of writing had cooled at $50,500, was likely merely a technical event.
“Shaking out some late longs I’d expect,” popular social media trader Crypto Chase commented.
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