Bitcoin (BTC) traded sideways at the Jan. 24 Wall Street open with analysts at a loss over where price would go next.Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView tracked a day of consolidation for BTC/USD, which continued to linger near $23,000.The pair saw little reaction to the start of trading, including technical problems at the New York Stock Exchange, while United States macroeconomic data also failed to change the status quo.Bitcoin thus lacked direction after establishing a narrower trading range on Jan.
20. “Bitcoin couldn't break through a crucial resistance at $23.1K,” Cointelegraph contributor Michaël van de Poppe summarized.
A subsequent Twitter survey showed just how torn the average market participant was regarding where the market might head next.
At the time of writing, 47.8% of around 4,000 responses agreed that a correction should take place on Bitcoin, with the remaining 52.2% betting on a trip to $25,000.“Choppy price action without a clear pattern or direction,” trader Daan continued alongside a chart with targets.Read more on cointelegraph.com