‘Go to the sidelines’: Wall Street starts to see weakness emerge in bitcoin charts


Bitcoin has yet to recover from its unexplained weekend swoon, and now the investing public is on edge about the notoriously volatile token’s next move. Enter the chart watchers.Noting that “a chart is a chart is a chart,” Tallbacken Capital Advisors’s Michael Purves - weighing in on crypto for virtually the first time - sent a note on Wednesday (US time) with a technical analysis of the coin’s trading patterns. bitcoin’s recent highs weren’t confirmed by its relative strength index, among other things, and its upward momentum is fading, he said.“From purely a technical perspective, the bullish case looks highly challenged here in the near term,” after its recent rally, wrote Purves, chief executive officer at the firm.Purves’s decision to comment is the latest sign that bitcoin has become too big for Wall Street to ignore. As more firms allow customers to dabble in the asset and more institutional money…

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