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


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, ...

Dollar drops most since March on weaker U.S. inflation
Dollar drops most since March on weaker U.S. inflation

The dollar wobbled below a 4-1/2-month peak versus a basket of main currencies on Friday after cool U.S. inflation figures prompted investors to cu...

Dollar steady at 4-1/2-month high ahead of U.S. consumer price data
Dollar steady at 4-1/2-month high ahead of U.S. consumer price data

The dollar was stable on Thursday after the 10-year U.S. bond yield surged above the key 3 percent level and traders awaited U.S. consumer price fi...

Dollar flat near four-month peak, all eyes on Trump's Iran decision
Dollar flat near four-month peak, all eyes on Trump's Iran decision

The dollar fluctuated not far from a four-month top on Tuesday, enjoying support from benchmark 10-year Treasury yields and upbeat perspectives for...

Dollar remains under pressure before U.S. payrolls
Dollar remains under pressure before U.S. payrolls

The dollar struggled to extend its rally versus a basket of major currencies on Friday, having slid from four-month peaks on profit-taking ahead of...

Cryptocurrencies resume recovery with Bitcoin Cash jumps 15%
Cryptocurrencies resume recovery with Bitcoin Cash jumps 15%

Cryptocurrencies are set to reverse Tuesday’s declines with the most popular digital currency - bitcoin - soaring above $9,000. 

Dollar retreats from four-month peak
Dollar retreats from four-month peak

The dollar traded not far from a four-month peak versus a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, supported by the forecast for a firm U.S. econom...

Dollar cements its recent gain
Dollar cements its recent gain

The dollar was firm at almost four-month peak on Tuesday ahead of the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting and U.S. jobs data due later in the we...

Brokers' Analytics


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 ...

FxPro Forex Analysis: The Crypto Market Rally May Lead to Profit Taking

The total crypto market cap has exceeded the $400 billion mark for the first time since March 8. This time, the major altcoins are leading the growth, while Bitcoin has demonstrated ...

Bitcoin Breakout: Price Jumps $1K in 60 Minutes (news: 12/04/18)

Today's pressBitcoin Breakout: Price Jumps $1K in 60 Minutes Bitcoin rallied over $1,000 in an hour this morning, having spent a better part of the last two weeks trading sideway...

FxPro Forex Analysis: Crypto community fears ‘whales’ are seizing the market

The crypto market, including Bitcoin, has started the week on the front foot. According to CoinMarketCap, Bitcoin has surged 6% in the last 24 hours. It has overcome the threshold at...

FxPro Forex Analysis: Bitcoin – A Good Opportunity to Buy or the Last Chance to Sell?

The cryptocurrency market capitalisation has lost over $100 billion over the past week, with leading cryptocurrencies falling over 13% in the last 24 hours alone. What has played a m...

Daily analytical report (30/03/18)

Today, we have three occasions on some exotic instruments. First up is the GBPAUD pair, which created an upwards channel /wedge formation (red lines). This kind of pattern on local h...

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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