BTC price risks new sub-$29K dip as Binance fears test Bitcoin bulls

Bitcoin (BTC) dipped below $29,000 on Aug. 3 as market concerns over largest global exchange Binance reignited BTC price downside.

BTC/USD 1-hour chart. Source: TradingView

BTC price analysis “expects” support retest

Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC price action heading lower before a modest comeback into the Wall Street open.

Rumors over new United States legal action against Binance made for a disappointing 24 hours for Bitcoin bulls after a brief trip above $30,000.

With the trading range still firmly in place, monitoring resource Material Indicators forecast a further bearish support retest to come.

Want to know what changed on the #Bitcoin Daily chart in the U.S. overnight hours?

According to the #TrendPrecognition algos, the probability of a downside move in the Daily TF increased from >75% to >84%.

Expecting to test support at the trendline. #NFA

— Material Indicators (@MI_Algos) August 3, 2023

“If you’re surprised, confused or think the bi-directional volatility is over then you haven’t been paying attention,” part of prior analysis read.

Popular trader Daan Crypto Trades meanwhile suggested that current BTC price behavior was merely the continuation of an all-too-familiar pattern.

The past few weeks have been all the same.

1. Price grinds down
2. Shorts get aggressive
3. Shorts get squeezed/Price goes up
4. Spot starts selling
5. Price rolls over.

Rinse & Repeat.

Until spot starts bidding after these squeezes we’ll just keep doing these full retraces.

— Daan Crypto Trades (@DaanCrypto) August 2, 2023

“I’ve said it before but I’ll say it again… The longer price hovers around here, the bigger the move following it, will be,” he added on the day.

Others made light of the Binance narrative. Ki Young Ju, CEO of analytics platform CryptoQuant, argued that panic over solvency issues would turn out to be a non-event.

“I’ve heard about the ‘bank run/insolvency risk on Binance’ a hundred times for years, but their user balances always tell a different story,” he tweeted alongside charts showing the…



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