Monday, February 18, the number of long positions on bitcoin at Bitfinex team has reached 11-month high at around 38 237 BTC. However, in the last 30 minutes (after 18:00 UTC) there is a sharp drop to 31 000 BTC.
It is noteworthy that on the background of growth in the number of long positions in a period of three weeks, the number of short almost unchanged. As a result, the ratio of longs to shorts is in the order of 1.48. In the last 30 minutes is also observed sharp reduction of positions from 25 000 to 21 000 BTC BTC.
Meanwhile, the price of bitcoin steadily approaching the psychological mark of $4000. As of 18:30 UTC, the price touched the coveted mark on the Bitfinex team. On CoinMarketCap course is in the neighborhood of $3950, and Bitstamp still not overcome the threshold of $3900.