It seems the $10,000 forecasts were not so groundless after all. Despite a short pullback of the price, BTC is going higher again. At the moment it is traded at some Bitcoin exchanges for $8103. The price is still resembling a rollercoaster with rises and falls that can barely be anticipated.
The week appeared to be quite unexpected for the Bitcoin community, namely because of the cancellation of the SegWit fork. Despite the controversial attitude toward it within the community and the obvious lack of support, no one could anticipate that it would be cancelled at the last moment.
Bitcoin reached its all-time high of $7,617 on Sunday, November 5, due to the influence of CME Group’s announcement. It proved to be a quite lasting benefit to the market. However, by the end of the day, the price had decreased to $7,175.
Bitcoin’s price managed to stand strongly against the punch from the authorities of China, who have banned ICOs, but another left hook from the head of JPMorgan Chase & Co., Jamie Dimon, who called cryptocurrencies a "fraud", has drawn Bitcoin down sharply.