BTC and ETH TL;DR
- Bitcoin & Ethereum are up 0.23% and down 0.26%, respectively, over the past fortnight.
- Greythorn views that Bitcoin will trade between $25,000 & $31,000 over the upcoming week based on our option flow model.
Greythorn Option Flow Model
Greythorn’s view of markets is significantly dependent on supply & demand mechanics. As crypto markets mature & attract large flows of capital, their derivatives markets also grow. Derivatives markets tend to have a large influence on their underlying assets as market participants tend to hedge their exposure through spot & futures markets. Our proprietary option flow model has been developed in-house to inform our judgement regarding how positioning across derivatives markets may influence the movement of Bitcoin.
After the short covering that followed the Ethereum Shanghai upgrade on Apr.12th, crypto markets turned lower & eliminated the gains from the buildup. Breaking past the $30,000 support, Bitcoin opened at ~$27,600 and has been trading around this level for the past few sessions.
From the perspective of option supply, increased volatility can be expected at several price levels, including $26,000, $27,500, $29,000, $30,000 and $33,000.
If the price retreats further, two weak supports can be found at $25,000 and $22,000. If the price increases, $28,500 is the first resistance, followed by $31,000 as the second.
Gamma supply is still positive, but halved from the figure a fortnight ago, indicating more uncertainty over the following week. From the graph above, it can also be observed that the magnitude of liquidity-taking is larger than that of liquidity provision, particularly at $30,000.
Considering traditional market data points for large nations are to be released during the second half of the week, more volatility can be introduced to markets. US Crude Oil Inventories, GDP (Q1) and Initial Jobless Claims are scheduled for Thursday. The Monetary Policy for Japan along with the Unemployment Change, GDP (Q1) and CPI (Apr) of Germany are all scheduled for Friday, as well as the Manufacturing PMI of China on Sunday.
Greythorn believes that Bitcoin will trade between $25,000 and $31,000 over the upcoming week based on our option flow model.
For an introduction to Greythorn Option Flow Model, please refer to our newsletter from 8th June 2022. https://greythorn.substack.com/p/greythorn-asset-management-newsletter
The information contained within this newsletter is purely our opinion and should not be considered by readers to constitute any form of financial or investment advice. We encourage readers to conduct their own research into any financial product that they are interested in and Greythorn will not incur any liability for potential losses.