The big crypto sell-off has actually continued this weekend as red Sunday sees Bitcoin be up to its lowest level this year.A big mental barrier was broken a few hours ago when Bitcoin plunged below $6,000 for the very first time in 2018. Analytics website is reporting a 3.7% fall on the day for Bitcoin which has actually dropped its rate to $5,900 at the time of writing. Practically $3 billion was wiped out from its market cap in just 2 hours. Currently BTC market cap is just over $100 billion, likewise its lowest level this year.The previous low point for Bitcoin this year was on February 6 when it dropped to$6,170. The last time Bitcoin was trading listed below$ 6k was in October 2017 nevertheless markets were mainly bullish at that time. Experts have actually been forecasting a fall to around$5k but that has now been revised lower as there is a real possibility of Bitcoin going back to mid-2017 cost levels.As has actually been
witnessed countless times all the other cryptocurrencies have been dragged down with it, many even further suffering big losses in double figure portions. Ethereum is at its most affordable level considering that April 7 when it dropped to an annual low of just below $370. At the moment Ether is down 5.3% on the day to $442, back to trading levels in early December.The two biggest losers of the day have been EOS and Ontology. The EOS mainnet launch did not go as well as planned with numerous issues resulting in the questioning of its decentralization, or lack of it. Currently EOS has lost 12.7%in 24 Hr and is trading at$ 7.35 inning accordance with CMC. Ontology has actually taken a huge hit and dropped 15%to$4.36 on the day. New comers Populous, Zilliqa and Aeternity are all down by over 14 %because yesterday.All other altcoins are also falling fast and much of them are reaching cost levels not seen because late 2017. The overall capitalization for all digital tokens is at its floor of the year today. Being up to$242 billion markets have lost 14%, or $40 billion, because last weekend. Over the previous month practically $100 billion has actually left the crypto scene and markets have actually plunged over 27%. We are now in the 3rd dip of the year, and the inmost so far. The huge question remains; are we at the bottom yet?The post
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