Bitcoin COT & Data (Week Ending Sep 4)

Data Summary

Commitment of Traders Report

  • Dealers STILL have no Long positions
  • Leveraged Funds grow their Short position
  • Everyone other than Leveraged Funds seemed to looking at $12K breaking
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Bitcoin Hash Rate 7 Day Average

Bitcoin Hash Rate 7 day rolling average continues to consolidate near all time highs.

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Bitcoin Fear & Greed Index

Fear & Greed go absolutely smashed on this last sell off. 40’s was last seen when BTCUSD was trying to break the $9600-9800 area.

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Bitcoin COT & Data (Week Ending Aug 21)

Data Summary

Commitment of Traders Report

  • Dealers STILL have no Long positions
  • Leveraged Funds added size to their net Short this week
  • NonReportables and Reportables piled on the Longs at the same time, which doesn’t happen too often.
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Bitcoin Hash Rate 7 Day Average

Bitcoin Hash Rate 7 day rolling average continues to consolidate but there was a large hiccup in the 1 day raw data as there was a landslide that impacted miners in Sichuan Province, China.

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Bitcoin Fear & Greed Index

Fear & Greed is still in the high 70’s. Seems like traders are getting complacent, especially with Ghost Month upon us.

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Bitcoin COT & Data (Week Ending Aug 14)

Data Summary

Commitment of Traders Report:

COT Report much of the same this week.

  • Dealers STILL have no Long positions
  • Institutions cut just over half their Longs and are net Short
  • Leveraged Funds net short as always.
  • NonReportables continue to be very Long

Bitcoin Hash Rate 7 day rolling average continues to consolidate at all time highs.

Fear & Greed is still in the high 70’s. This is historically fairly high, especially since it was in the 40’s last month.

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Bitcoin Hash Rate 7 Day Average

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Bitcoin Fear & Greed Index

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Bitcoin COT & Data (Week Ending July 31)

Data Summary

Commitment of Traders Report:

COT Report is crazy this week.

  • Dealers STILL have no Long positions & continue to add to their Shorts
  • Institutions added a large amount of Short positions
  • Leveraged Funds net short as always, seems like it. A large, and equal, amount of Longs and Shorts added this week.
  • Reportables piled on the Shorts
  • NonReportables continue to be the only Chads in the room. Their growing net Long position exploded this week.

Bitcoin Hash Rate 7 day rolling average ends the week with a new all time high! Miners are continuing to feel very confident.

Fear & Greed $98XX broken with volume and now the index is sitting at 75! Bulls are getting euphoric.

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Bitcoin Hash Rate 7 Day Average

Bitcoin Fear & Greed Index

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Bitcoin COT & Data (Week Ending July 17)

Data Summary

Commitment of Traders Report:

  • Dealers still have no Long positions and are 100% Short
  • Institutions clawed back last week’s Longs
  • Nonreportable Positions cut some Longs for the first time in a while
  • Leveraged Funds added Longs and trimmed Shorts for the first time in a while

Bitcoin Hash Rate 7 day rolling average with a small pullback after making new highs last week.

Fear & Greed steady at 44 again this week. Still doubtful anything over 50 holds until $98XX is broken with volume.

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Bitcoin Hash Rate 7 Day Average

Bitcoin Fear & Greed Index

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Bitcoin COT & Data (Week Ending July 10)

Data Summary

Commitment of Traders Report:

  • Leveraged Funds continue to add to their large Short position
  • Dealers have no Long position and are 100% Short
  • Institutions continue to grow their opposing position of Dealers
  • Nonreportable Positions yet again continue to add to their Long position

Bitcoin Hash Rate 7 day rolling average has made new highs after from wild post-halving swings. Miners seems to be risk-on in the $9K’s.

Fear & Greed ticked up from 40 last week. Doubtful anything over 50 holds until $98XX is broken with volume.

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Bitcoin Hash Rate 7 Day Average

Bitcoin Fear & Greed Index

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Bitcoin COT & Data (Week Ending July 3)

Data Summary

Commitment of Traders Report:

  • Leveraged Funds continue to add to their large Short position
  • Dealers and Institutions are taking opposite sides of the trade
  • Nonreportable Positions yet again continue to be unshaken from their Long positions

Bitcoin Hash Rate continues to consolidate.

Fear & Greed is completely unchanged from last week. Indecision until $98XX is broken with volume.

Bitcoin COT Report

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Bitcoin Hash Rate 7 Day Average

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Bitcoin Fear & Greed Index

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Bitcoin COT & Data (Week Ending June 26)

Data Summary

Commitment of Traders Report:

  • Institutional’s added to their Long positions by nearly 50% this week
  • Leveraged Funds are still heavy Short and adding
  • Nonreportable Positions continue to be unshaken from their Long positions

Bitcoin Hash Rate continues to consolidate. Sustained movement under $9000 will show how confident miners are.

Fear & Greed has seen little change this week even though price has gone below $9000.

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Bitcoin Hash Rate 7 Day Average

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Bitcoin Fear & Greed Index

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Bitcoin COT & Data (Week Ending June 19)

Data Summary

Commitment of Traders Report:

  • Institutional’s added to their Short positions this week
  • Nonreportables trimmed their Longs again
  • Much like last week Leverage Funds continue to be strong to the Short side with little change

Bitcoin Hash Rate continues some wild swings on the 7 day rolling average chart. The next push under 9K should show us how confident miners feel about the market.

Fear & Greed has seen no change this week as traders are being cautious during this $9K-10K chop.

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Bitcoin Hash Rate 7 Day Average

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Bitcoin Fear & Greed Index

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ZCash HashRate

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The lower the USD price of ZCash goes the more hashrate is increasing. This shows miners are willing to speculate that ZECBTC will have good returns in an eventual bull market. Safest trade seems to be “Averaging In” a position on the weekly chart breakouts from horizontal resistances.

Disclosure. The author owns a small bag of ZEC.

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