Bitcoin plunges once more as Musk U-turn continues to weigh


TL;DR Breakdown

  • Bitcoin drops again
  • Elon Musk and Saylor campaign to minimize energy usage in the crypto sphere 

The all-time digital currency has fallen by about 6% to slightly above 36K from Monday’s recovery.


Source; Bloomberg

This news hasn’t resonated well with the crypto investors who were antcipating an uptrend signaled by the most popular digital asset on Monday when the value of the all-time digital currency rose to $38K.

On Monday, most of the digital assets, including BTC, showed signs of healing the wounds they got in the recent market crash. However, on Tuesday, the all-time digital currency has posted a drop hours after the CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk, tweeted that they are to form a council that will regulate the amount of fuel used in the crypto world for mining. The CEO was hosted by MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor where they met with American Bitcoin miners.

The most popular digital asset traded at lower values on Tuesday in comparison with Monday’s surge. The Tuesday’s prices withdrew the double-digit surge despite Elon Musk’s efforts to restore the coin where it was before he dismissed its payments.

The value of BTC has dropped by more than 6% in the last 24 hours. The digital asset rose by 16% on Monday, while the second-largest asset also recorded a drop.

The campaigns that support the use of less fuel energy had picked from when Musk criticized the popular digital currency for its massive consumption of fossil fuels for mining. A few days after the dismissal of the coin as a payment option in Musk’s company. China’s government is trying to solve global warming, warned the crypto miners of a possible crackdown. It has been estimated that by 2030, the crypto sphere will have already been decarbonized.

Musk and Saylor decarbonization mission

The two CEOs have just started a mission to lessen the energy used in the crypto sphere. The first step on the mission was meeting with the leading American crypto miners, where they discussed the way forward concerning decarbonizing the crypto market. Saylor tweeted that the American miners agreed to form a council to regulate the energy used in the crypto space.

Nursing losses

Accordion to Coincheck, more than 7,000 digital assets are down in the recent market crash. The total market capitalization has also dropped by more than $800b from the highest peak this month. The largest digital currency is also down by $25K from its highest peak reached in mid-April.

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