14-day crypto predictions: As cryptocurrencies retreat, sentiment shifts to slightly bearish on Bitcoin
Our crypto prediction panel remains slightly bearish overall on six popular cryptocurrencies through the week of August 8.
Bitcoin trades around $21,000. Macroeconomic factors still weigh down on the crypto market, so any move higher is likely to be short-lived.
The next catalyst, however, comes in the form of the Fed’s interest rate decision and the GDP numbers coming out Wednesday.
Finder’s crypto prediction panel turned slightly bearish on Bitcoin in the most recent survey looking out through the week of August 8.
Finder’s cryptocurrency prediction panel comprises 15 experts in the field. Five of them rotate to share their predictions for the following two weeks on six major cryptocurrencies each week.
Finder’s experts remain slightly bearish
Our experts are bearish on six popular cryptocurrencies, the same as last week.
Where our crypto prediction panel stands
|This week||Last week|
|Litecoin||Slightly bearish||Slightly bearish|
|XRP||Slightly bearish||Slightly bearish|
|Overall||Slightly bearish||Slightly bearish|
The panel’s outlook on Bitcoin (BTC) is slightly bearish, a change from the week before when it was neutral. Bitcoin hovers around $21,000, which is the new support price. If BTC holds, we could see a move to $25,000 soon. However, the downward pressure remains.
The panel’s verdict on Ethereum (ETH) is slightly bullish, a change from the week before when it was neutral. Ether trades around $1,500, mostly pushed by the Ethereum Merge due in September. If this level holds, $1,700 could be next.
The panel’s outlook on Dogecoin (DOGE) is neutral, a change from the week before when it was bearish. DOGE held above $0.06. The next target to keep an eye on is $0.07.
The panel’s verdict on Litecoin (LTC) is slightly bearish, the same as the week before. LTC bounced off $53. Depending on what Bitcoin does next, we could either test $50 soon or try to break $60 once again.
The panel’s outlook on Ripple (XRP) is slightly bearish, the same as the week before. XRP held at $0.35, which is a strong support price. We may see an attempt at $0.38 if Bitcoin moves higher.
The panel’s verdict on Solana (SOL) is neutral, a change from the week before when it was slightly bearish. SOL still trades in a narrow range of between $35 and $45.
Finder’s experts hold long-term bullish sentiment on Bitcoin
Finder asked 33 fintech specialists in July to offer price predictions for Bitcoin by year’s end. The majority predict Bitcoin will trade for around $25,473 at the end of 2022.
At the time of publication, Kliment Dukovski owns cryptocurrencies.