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Market Watch: Bitcoin Struggles to Reach $30K as Radix (XRD) Drops 13% in a Single Day

The cryptocurrency market experiences a slowdown, with Bitcoin struggling to surpass key levels and altcoins predominantly in decline.

Key Points

  • The cryptocurrency market has slowed down, with major coins struggling to make significant breakthroughs.
  • Bitcoin fails to break above $31,000 and the focus shifts to maintaining its position above $30,000.
  • Altcoins are predominantly in the red, with notable coins experiencing slight declines.
  • Stellar (XLM) sees gains, but most cryptocurrencies are currently trading in the red.


Over the past few days, the cryptocurrency market has experienced a significant slowdown, with most coins struggling to make any significant breakthroughs. In the last 24 hours alone, major cryptocurrencies have been trading slightly in the red.

Bitcoin Price Struggles to Surpass $31K

Bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency, appears to have given up on its attempts to break above the $31,000 level. The primary concern now is whether Bitcoin will manage to stay above $30,000.

Many consider $30,000 to be a critical level, making it important to observe whether Bitcoin can maintain its position above this level or not.

Source: TradingView

Looking at the chart, we can see that the slow and choppy price action continues, indicating a consolidation phase. This type of price action usually precedes a significant move in either direction. It will be interesting to observe whether the rally will continue or if a significant correction is on the horizon.

Altcoins Experience Declines

The altcoin market is predominantly in the red today, with most coins experiencing slight declines. Notable coins such as BNB, ADA, SOL, and LINK have all lost approximately 2.7%.

Radix (XRD) is currently the worst-performing cryptocurrency, experiencing a staggering 13% crash within the past day, with most of the losses occurring in the last hour. Optimism (OP) has also declined by 8.2%.

On a positive note, Stellar (XLM) has gained around 10%, followed by Kaspa’s KAS, which is up 6.5%. However, the majority of cryptocurrencies are currently trading in the red.



The cryptocurrency market is currently experiencing a slowdown, with major cryptocurrencies struggling to make significant gains. Bitcoin’s inability to surpass the $31,000 level raises concerns about its ability to remain above $30,000. Additionally, altcoins are mostly in decline, with some experiencing significant losses. Traders and investors will continue to monitor the market closely to see if a significant rally or correction is imminent.