Bitcoin (BTC) has been volatile in the past few days but the long-term investors seem to be using the current weakness to buy. 

According to Whale Alert and CryptoQuant, about 30,000 BTC left Coinbase and was deposited in an unknown wallet. It is speculated to be a genuine purchase and not an in-house transaction.

Although investors may be bullish for the long term, the short-term picture remains questionable. Stack Funds said in their recent weekly research report that they “expect sideways trading and possibly a potential dip” in the short term due to the increase in inflation and the lack of clarity regarding the conflict in Ukraine.

Daily cryptocurrency market performance. Source: Coin360

While Bitcoin has been volatile, gold-backed crypto assets have made a strong showing in 2022 as investors shunned risky assets and sought the protection of safe-havens. This has boosted the market capitalization of gold-backed crypto tokens to more than $1 billion.

Could Bitcoin and altcoins sustain the recovery or will bears reign supreme? Let’s analyze the charts of the top-10 cryptocurrencies to find out.