BTC/USD Stalls Just Above 57000: Sally Ho’s Technical Analysis 17 March 2021 BTC

Bitcoin (BTC/USD) was slightly better early in today’s Asian session as the pair appreciated to the 57179 area after trading as low as the 53559.35 area in the European session, with the interday low just above the 61.8% retracement of the depreciating range from 58367 to 44888.08.    The 56369.13 level has emerged as being technically significant, a level that represents the 23.6% retracement of the appreciating range from 53025 to 57402.14.  BTC/USD encountered some technical resistance around this area and then the 200-hour simple moving average, and then sought to derive some technical support around this area during the Asian session.   Traders are paying close attention to see how BTC/USD trades around the psychologically-important 60000 figure.  Stops were recently elected above some important upside price objectives including the 58896.80, 59792.54, 60069.04, 60368.14, 60522.13, and 61065.64 areas, targets related to buying pressure from the 16200, 17580, 21913.84, and 9819.83 levels.

 If BTC/USD extends recent gains, additional upside price objectives include the 62026.52, 63788.17, 64436.39, and 64835.59 levels.  Some areas of potential technical support during pullbacks include 53288.70, 52378.04, 52107.83, and 51997.03.  Stronger technical support is likely in place around the 48030.38 and 46556.35 areas, with Stops likely in place below.  Traders are observing that the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) is bullishly indicating above the 100-bar MA (4-hourly) and above the 200-bar MA (4-hourly).   Also, the 50-bar MA (hourly) is bearishly indicating below the 100-bar MA (hourly) and below the 200-bar MA (hourly).

Price activity is nearest the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) at 56786.77 and the 50-bar MA (Hourly) at 56384.67.

Technical Support is expected around 53288.70/ 52378.04/ 52107.83 with Stops expected below.

Technical Resistance is expected around 62026.52/ 63788.17/ 64436.39 with Stops expected above.  

On 4-Hourly chart, SlowK is Bullishly above SlowD while MACD is Bearishly below MACDAverage.

On 60-minute chart, SlowK is Bearishly below SlowD while MACD is Bullishly above MACDAverage.                                                                                                                                                   


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