Bitcoin has been moving in close tandem with the stock market throughout the past few days and weeks, which has slowed its growth and caused it to see some turbulence.
The stock market is currently in a consolidation trend as investors await progress on a second round of federal stimulus.
It remains unclear as to whether or not this will come about before the election next month, but until it does, it is highly unlikely that the stock market will see any intense upwards momentum.
One analytics firm is now noting that Bitcoin’s correlation to the S&P 500 and other benchmark stock indices is “concerningly high.” They add that a break of this correlation would be overtly bullish and potentially spark a fresh uptrend.
There’s a possibility that BTC gaining status as a reserve asset could tip the scales into bulls favor and potentially kick off a fresh uptrend.
Bitcoin Consolidates Alongside Stock Market Despite Growing Buy-Side Pressure
At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading down just over 1% at its current price of $11,350.
Yesterday, it was showing some signs of strength as its price pushed up towards $11,600. This move was stopped short by news surrounding 200,000 BTC being locked within OKEx due to the founder being arrested by the Chinese authorities.
This news sent shockwaves throughout the market, but it does seem as though bulls have been able to guard against this creating