NEW!Incredible offer for our exclusive subscribers! Read More
BTC

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Tesla's unforeseen rejection of BTC payments triggers sharp freefall

1 Mins read

Tesla, the largest manufacturer of electric vehicles, has announced that it will no longer accept payments in BTC, citing environmental issues related to the high cost of mining and processing Bitcoin transactions.

cryptonews.net

The news was relayed by Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of the company, saying that purchases using the flagship cryptocurrency had been suspended. According to Musk, the firm is “concerned about rapidly increasing use of fossil fuels for Bitcoin mining and transactions, especially coal, which has the worst emissions of any fuel.”

Bitcoin price plunges following Tesla’s rejection news

The bellwether cryptocurrency sharply dropped as the news spread across the market. Bitcoin explored under $50,000, whereby a candlestick wick touched $46,000. At the time of writing, Bitcoin is teetering marginally under $50,000. Data by CoinGecko shows that Bitcoin has lost more than 12% of its value in 24 hours. In seven days, BTC is down 13% and 16.6% in the last 30 days.

Elon added that Tesla would not sell any of its Bitcoin because it intends to use the holdings for transactions when mining transitions to sustainable energy. Tesla is also scouting for cryptocurrencies that consume at least 1% of Bitcoin’s energy needs.

The four-hour chart reveals that the slightest resistance path is downward based on various technical indicators like the MACD and the RSI. Perhaps a real break above $50,000 will encourage investors to return to the market in anticipation of another uptrend toward $60,000.

BTC/USD four-hour chart

Bitcoin intraday levels

Spot rate: $49,950

Trend: Bearish

Volatility: High

Support: $47,000 and $46,000

Resistance: $50,000, $53,000 and $57,000

Related posts
AltcoinsBTCBusinessCryptoETHMiningNewsOtherStock

Binqwix.com collaborates with Stake.com to offer Crypto services for its users

1 Mins read
Binqwix.com has collaborated with Stake.com to give crypto gamblers with a top-tier exchange where they can deposit, sell, and even convert Crypto…
AltcoinsBTCBusinessCryptoETHOther

Tradex-wallet.com staking platform with the best percentages or is it a temporary phenomenon?

1 Mins read
As it became known, tradex-wallet announced the announcement of a new staking program, rewards and large payouts for staking, the platform raffles…
AltcoinsBTCCryptoETHOther

Cryptwex & 15 More Crypto Exchanges Face Ire of South

2 Mins read
Sixteen international crypto exchanges. Including and the Mexican heavyweight MEXC. Have landed in hot water with Cryptwex.com financial regulators. For failing to comply with local guidelines….
Power your team with InHype

Add some text to explain benefits of subscripton on your services.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *