Bitcoin (BTC) is witnessing a tough tussle between the bulls and the bears near the 200-day simple moving average, which is considered as an important level by institutional investors attempting to decide whether the asset is bullish or bearish.

Along with this, crypto investors are also watching the formation of a golden cross in Bitcoin. If this bullish setup completes, it will signal a trend in favor of the bulls. For the time being, investors continue to focus on select altcoins that have continued their northward journey.

Crypto market data daily view. Source: Coin360

On the fundamental front, Bitcoin reached another milestone as miners produced the 700,000th block on Sep. 11. Bitcoin was trading near $8,000 when the 600,000th block was reached on Oct. 18, 2019.

Reaching this milestone led some Twitter users to quote Hal Finney, one of Bitcoin’s earliest pioneers who had said:

“Every day that goes by and Bitcoin hasn’t collapsed due to legal or technical problems, that brings new information to the market. It increases the chance of Bitcoin’s eventual success and justifies a higher price.”

Let’s study the charts of the top-5 cryptocurrencies that may attract trader’s attention in the short term.