Bitcoin Signals Fresh Decline, Why Dips Could Be Limited In BTC

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Bitcoin price extended its upward move above the $37,500 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC failed to clear $38,500 and it is now correcting lower.

  • Bitcoin traded above $38,000, but it failed to continue higher above $38,500.
  • The price is currently well above $35,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
  • There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $36,500 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair could extend its decline, but the bulls are likely to remain active near $35,000.

Bitcoin Price Correcting Gains

Bitcoin settled well above the $35,000 and extended its upward move. BTC even broke the $37,500 resistance, but the bulls failed to gain strength for a break of the $38,500 hurdle.

A high was formed near $38,425 and the price is now moving lower. It broke the $37,000 support level to start the current correction. There was a break below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward wave from the $31,052 swing low to $38,423 high.

Besides, there was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $36,500 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair. However, the pair is still well above $35,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com

On the upside, an initial resistance is near the $37,000 level. The first major resistance is near the $37,500 level, above which the price likely to revisit the $38,500 resistance zone in the near term. The main resistance is still near the $40,000 level.

Dips Supported in BTC?

If bitcoin fails to clear the $37,500 resistance, it could extend its decline. An initial support on the downside is near the $36,000 level.

The first major support is near the $35,500 level. The main support is now forming near the $35,000 level and the 100 hourly SMA. It is close to the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward wave from the $31,052 swing low to $38,423 high. A downside break below the $35,000 support zone could push the price back into a bearish zone.

Technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD is now losing pace in the bullish zone.

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is now below the 50 level.

Major Support Levels – $36,000, followed by $35,000.

Major Resistance Levels – $37,500, $38,500 and $40,000.

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Stephen Phillips
He is a complete nerd and a graduate of computer science. He talks about cryptocurrency and blockchain.
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