Billion-Dollar Boost: Glassnode Founders Predict Bitcoin (BTC) Surge with Mega Short Liquidations

The co-founders of the crypto analytics firm Glassnode, Jan Happel and Yann Allemann, who are known by the Negentropic handle on the social media platform X, are optimistic about Bitcoin's recent upward movement and believe that it could potentially spark a more significant rally.

According to the Glassnode co-founders, the sudden bullishness in Bitcoin's price might lead to a phenomenon known as a short squeeze. A short squeeze occurs when traders who have borrowed an asset to sell it at a lower price to profit from the difference find themselves compelled to repurchase the borrowed assets as the market momentum turns against them. This can, in turn, trigger additional upward movements in the market.

The co-founders emphasize the importance of liquidity in this scenario, stating, “‘Liquidity is KEY.’” They provide a comprehensive analysis of the current Bitcoin situation:

  1. Bitcoin Analysis: Bitcoin has surged to $42,200, creating liquidity for long positions, and the overall impulse remains neutral.
  1. Liquidity Gap: The price is in the process of filling the liquidity gap above $42,000, suggesting potential volatility. Notably, around $659 million in liquidations have occurred.

Looking ahead, the outlook appears bullish, with the possibility of the bullish momentum triggering approximately $1 billion in short position liquidations, potentially propelling the market further upward.

Bitcoin price chart with the possibility of the bullish momentum.

The Glassnode founders recently pointed out that Bitcoin may be forming a classic descending wedge pattern. This pattern, commonly used in technical analysis, is characterized by a series of lower highs and lower lows, forming a wedge shape on the chart. As the pattern progresses, the diminishing distance between highs and lows indicates a weakening selling pressure. Traditionally, when the price breaks out of the upper trend line of the wedge, it is considered a bullish signal.

As of the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading at $43,436, showing a slight increase in the last 24 hours. The co-founders' insights provide a comprehensive perspective on the current market dynamics, suggesting the potential for further positive developments in the crypto space.

Meet Rahul Nambiampurath from Kerala, India, a skilled freelance writer specializing in cryptocurrency. Rahul, who studied finance at Sikkim Manipal University, is an expert in areas such as cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology, NFTs, and Web3, the new era of the internet. Rahul started exploring cryptocurrencies in 2014 and gained over fi ..
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