Further to our previous article, Bitcoin dropped markedly late in the trading day yesterday and is trading around $26,500. For the current week, the cryptocurrency is down 9.65%. The drop followed an article in The Wall Street Journal that reported that SpaceX wrote down its bitcoin holdings to the value of $373m in 2022 and 2021 and has sold its holdings.
SpaceX is headed by Elon Musk, who has historically been a general supporter of cryptocurrencies. Nevertheless, Tesla which Musk also heads, sold nearly 75% of its bitcoin holdings in 2022. The initial investment totalled $1.5bn.
The current support for bitcoin is near the psychologically important $25,000 level (red line):
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