The Taylor Report-Bitcoin vs Gold vs Ethereum (9/28/18)

BITCOIN (+$150), ETH (+$8), GOLD (+$7) All Have a Solid Up Day To End the 3rd Quarter

Bill Taylor

By Bill Taylor, Contributor/Fintek Capital

We compare the price of Bitcoin, Ethereum, & Gold, using the CME Bitcoin Indexes (BRR & BRTI) and the CME Ethereum Indexes (ETH_RR_USD) & (ETH_RTI_USD) for reference.

9/28/18 Closing Prices:

Bitcoin: 6,647.80 (+$148) 
Ethereum: $225.86 (+$7.79)
Gold: $1,192 (+$7.00) 
Dow Jones Industrials: 26,458.31 (+18.38)
S&P 500: 2,913.98 (-0.02)
Nasdaq Composite: 8,046.35 (+4.39)

CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate & CME CF Bitcoin Real Time Index
CME ETH_RR_USD Ethereum Reference Rate & CME ETH_RTI_USD Ethereum Real Time Index

Trading Summary Notes for Friday, 9/28/2018

  • Buyers returned to BITCOIN, ETH and GOLD and all posted solid gains
  • Quietly a very solid floor is being put in place in the cryptos; The GOLD floor is kind of a work in process
  • To again point out, the risk/reward in these areas are very positive
  • BITCOIN downside support at $6,000, upside target $8,500
  • ETH downside at $200, upside target $300
  • GOLD under $1,200 is a super long term risk/reward play. Support at $1,175-$1,180 with an upside target of $1,350
  • Long term bullish on BITCOIN and GOLD. Short term bullish on ETH


Bill Taylor is Managing Partner at Fintek Capital & a frequent contributor