Bitcoin traders are at odds about where BTC price may head after it failed to flip the $40,000 level to support.
Bitcoin's surge above $40,000 boosted the bulls' advantage in this month's $1.7 billion options expiry.
RUNE, QNT and PERP continue to gather strength even as analysts expect a lower support test for Bitcoin price.
Bitcoin's defense of the $38,000 level and renewed interest from institutional investors could be a sign that the bull trend is resuming.
As Bitcoin price reversed course, a key trading indicator flashed bullish hours before TEL embarked on a sharp 82% rally.
LINA, WRX and STORJ led altcoins higher even as Bitcoin bulls encounter resistance at the $40,000 level.
Ripple's XRP token is in the middle of a bullish breakout, which could open the door to $1 next.