Chart of price change BTC/USD

Currency pair BTCUSD represents the relation of bitcoin against the U.S. dollar. The BTCUSD pair is highly regarded among currency traders due to its high liquidity and volatility. This pair is practically not subject to the influence of fundamental factors, in particular, the publication of economic data. Dynamics of the BTCUSD pair depends on cryptocurrency news, state regulation and the actions of large investment funds operating in the cryptocurrency market.

Economic news


Bitcoin is going to be used instead of regular money in less than a decade
Bitcoin is going to be used instead of regular money in less than a decade

Virtual currencies like Bitcoin and its peers are the next phase in the evolution of money and are on the verge of turning into a chief means of pa...

Bitcoin’s value at the lowest since November
Bitcoin’s value at the lowest since November

Bitcoin fell to the least mark since last November today, as investment appetite lessened and global regulators have been coming out with slamming ...

Dollar drops to two-week weak point against yen
Dollar drops to two-week weak point against yen

The dollar slipped to a two-week nadir versus the yen on Monday as an escalating world trade worries affected investor risk appetites and pushed do...

Bitcoin is a threat to internet, BIS says
Bitcoin is a threat to internet, BIS says

The Bank for International Settlements located in Basel, encouraged by massive popularity of virtual currencies, tried to look into the benefit bit...

Bitcoin falls over 10% following South Korean cryptocurrency exchange hack
Bitcoin falls over 10% following South Korean cryptocurrency exchange hack

Cryptocurrency prices tumbled over the weekend after South Korean crypto exchange Coinrail said it was hacked and almost one-third of the coins wer...

Euro wobbles at multi-month low amid political risk in Europe
Euro wobbles at multi-month low amid political risk in Europe

The euro fluctuated at almost multi-month lows versus major currencies on Wednesday amid rising risks of an eurosceptic government in Italy due to ...

U.S. starts an inquiry into virtual currency price rigging
U.S. starts an inquiry into virtual currency price rigging

The United States has started an investigation to establish if traders are manipulating cryptocurrency prices. The country’s Justice Departme...

South Korea’s number one virtual currency exchange is suspected of fraud
South Korea’s number one virtual currency exchange is suspected of fraud

Prosecutors in South Korea conducted a search in the office of Upbit, the largest virtual currency exchange, yesterday and today suspecting fraud, ...

Brokers' Analytics


BTCUSD: breakout of the trend line

On Thursday the 6th of July, trading on bitcoin closed 0.85% down. It spent most of its time consolidating around 6,606 USD. Trading in the US opened down. There was no real appetite...

FxPro Forex Analysis: Bitcoin breaks an important level at $6,500

Bitcoin’s fall has been the main event in the cryptocurrency market in the last 24 hours. The defacto benchmark cryptocurrency broke an important support level at $6,500. This ...

FxPro Forex Analysis: It is very likely that Bitcoin could rebound to the $ 8000-9000 level

“Bloody Sunday” cost the crypto market $50 billion of market cap. In one day its market capitalization plummeted from $ 340 billion to $ 290 billion at its lowest point. ...

Daily analytical report (29/05/18)

GBPJPY has been on our radar for a while now. We were expecting the price to drop and that is exactly what is happening. This provides us with a very nice technical setup. The price ...

FxPro Forex Analysis: BTCUSD and ETHUSD Analysis – May 25, 2018

Cryptocurrencies have sold off this week with the market capitalisation dropping to $334bn. There was no clear catalyst for the massive price declines but could be related to uncerta...

FxPro Forex Analysis: Downward Trend Prevails on the Crypto Market

Bitcoin has fallen below $8,000. The major altcoins followed the “benchmark” cryptocurrency, losing between 5% and 10% of their value. Throughout the year, each time mark...

FxPro Forex Analysis: Cryptocurrencies Have a Positive Start to the Week

Cryptocurrencies have had a positive start to the week, after last week’s correction when the market cap dropped to $367 bln. The sell-off was provoked by BTC moves from Mt. Go...

FxPro Forex Analysis: Crypto Investors Uncertain if Bitcoin Will Rally Further

The cryptocurrency market is attempting to recover after a major sell-off which started on Wednesday. Bitcoin has risen 5% and is currently trading around $9,350. The sell-off began ...

GuruTrade users Blogs


Cryptocurrency Trading: Scalping and Other Strategies

Is it possible to apply the Forex trading strategies, such as scalping, in the cryptocurrency market? This is the main issue of this article.

Most significant events for financial markets to watch this week – April 23-27

The highest number of financial reports of U.S. companies for the first quarter are due to be published this week. Such tech giants as Facebook, Amazon and Google are going to post...

Key events to watch in financial markets this week – April 16-20

This week, investors will remain cautious amid geopolitical uncertainty and trade tensions - traders will assess the situation in Syria and trade conflict between the U.S. and China.

How To Calculate Cryptocurrency Market Cap?

Many of us have heard about the cryptocurrency market capitalization. Also, many of you probably paid attention to the news headlines from the category "Bitcoin lost 10% of the...

How To Trade Bitcoin? Part 2

Bitcoin trading, taking profits on price changes. Currency symbol: BTC. Due to the exotic character of ...

How To Trade Bitcoin? Part 1

The foreign exchange market is the world’s biggest and most liquid market. And for today, the already intensive forex market expands to yet another direction, offering...

How to use U.S. dollar index in Forex trading?

The U.S. Dollar Index (often marked as DXY or USDX) is widely used in Forex. The U.S. dollar index is an indicator of the U.S. currency's strength.

How Does Interest Rate Affect Currency Rate and Forex Market

The interest rates issue often appears on the agenda of various media outlets and many people are already aware that this is closely related to the global economy and finance and...

BTCUSD currency pair

BTCUSD currency pair is a completely new asset class, known as cryptocurrencies. Nowadays, Bitcoin – is the world's most popular cryptocurrency. Bitcoin trading runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on the largest cryptocurrency exchanges. Many forex brokers also offer their customers bitcoins as one of their assets.

One of the main characteristics of cryptocurrency trading instruments is high volatility. Bitcoin could be subject to potential swings in price due to the government regulation and latest news. BTCUSD currency pair is suitable for those traders who want to keep a diversified portfolio and have a good understanding of the investment risks.

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