Omkar Godbole

Omkar Godbole is the market reporter for CoinDesk, the global leader in blockchain news, where he produces technical chart-based price updates on Bitcoin and other alternative currencies.

Down 50%: Q1 Was Bitcoin’s Second Worst Quarter Ever

| Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin fell by 50 percent in the first three months of 2018 – a drop that marks the cryptocurrency's worst Q1 performance on record.

Acid Test: Bitcoin Must Break $7,800 for Bull Reversal

| Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin's recovery is gathering pace, but only an upside break of the falling channel would confirm a bullish trend reversal

How Bad Was Q1? Just Two Top-Tier Cryptos Saw Gains

| Omkar Godbole

The crypto markets had a rough ride in the first quarter of 2018, with just two tokens bucking the downtrend.

Above $7K: Bitcoin Eyes Gains After Death Cross Fails

| Omkar Godbole

Despite having witnessed a so-called "death cross" over the weekend, bitcoin is now eyeing gains above the $7,000 mark.

Winner-Turned-Loser ICON Tanks 40 Percent as Crypto Markets Falter

| Omkar Godbole

It's been a bad week for the wider cryptocurrency market, and one token alone in the top 25 by market cap has registered moderate gains.

Sell-Off Over? Bitcoin’s Price May Be Nearing Bottom

| Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin prices dropped to a 50-day low of $6,630 today, but a bottom may be in sight, chart analysis suggests.

Major Cryptocurrencies Are Hitting 2018 Lows Today

| Omkar Godbole

Ripple's XRP, ether and bitcoin cash have all hit fresh lows for the year, amid broader crypto market weakness.

$7K Next? Bitcoin Bears Pull Off Downside Break

| Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin bears have come out victorious in the two-day tug of war with the bulls and may push prices down to $7,000.

Bitcoin Cash Bull Failures Could See Traders Move to Bitcoin

| Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin is likely to outperform its rival bitcoin cash in the short-run, the technical charts indicate.

Why Bitcoin’s ‘Death Cross’ May Be a Bear Trap

| Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin risks entering a technical "death cross" soon, but the bearish signal will likely not be as severe as has been made out in reports.