The Bitcoin price (BTC/USD) has retreated to the low $9,000 area after seeing a steep drop in today-rsquo;s morning session.

Following a poor Monday session, the original cryptocurrency continued to decline on Tuesday, falling further below the psychological $10,000 level. The digital coin made an attempt to bounce back in early afternoon trading, rising to an intraday high of $9,462.75, but this was followed by a sharp pullback to a six-day low of $9,127.77. Bitcoin eventually finished the session at $9,234.82, down from its opening level of 9,380.87.