Bitcoin (BTC) is still in a corrective phase but Ether (ETH) has attracted strong buying, which pushed it to a new all-time high on Oct. 29. The successful Altair Beacon chain upgrade seems to have boosted sentiment and it also paves way for the merge with the Ethereum mainnet and the change to proof-of-stake.

Meanwhile, MicroStrategy has continued to add to its already impressive Bitcoin stack. The company’s Q3 report shows that it added 8,957 Bitcoin, taking its haul to 114,042 Bitcoi as of Sept. 30, purchased at an average price of $27,713.

The software firm’s appetite does not seem to have been satisfied yet and CEO Michael Saylor said the company “will continue to evaluate opportunities to raise additional capital to execute” its Bitcoin strategy.

Daily cryptocurrency market performance. Source: Coin360

The bullish trend in the crypto sector seems to have increased the demand for employees with experience in crypto or blockchain. A recent report by LinkedIn editor Devin Banerjee cited data from LinkedIn’s Economic Graph team, which showed that postings for jobs that included terms such as “blockchain” or “crypto” surged 615% in August, compared to a year earlier.

Could the sharp rally in Ether be the start of a new altseason? Let’s analyze the charts of the top-10 cryptocurrencies to find out.