Market Wrap: Bitcoin Pauses Losing Streak but the Trend Is Still Not Bullish

BTC was slightly higher on the day, but ETH was outpacing the largest cryptocurrency by market cap. Bitcoin’s price (BTC) increased 0.3% on Thursday, ending a streak of four consecutive negative days. Average trading volume was larger than average. Prices initially declined 0.5% as U.S. equity markets opened.Ether’s (ETH) price rose 1.5% as the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, outperformed bitcoin. Altcoins were mixed, with EOS falling 7%. while SOL and ATOM increased 0.1% and 4%, respectively.