Bitcoin Holds Near $5,100 as US Stocks Stand Still

Friday, April 12 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting slight to moderate gains on the day by press time, as Bitcoin (BTC) approaches the $5,100 mark.

Market visualization courtesy of Coin360

Market visualization courtesy of Coin360

Bitcoin’s price is up close to half a percent on the day, trading at around $5,085 by press time, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, the current price is close to two percent higher than the price at which Bitcoin started the week.

Bitcoin 7-day price chart

Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap

Today Fundstrat Global Advisors founder Thomas Lee