Bitcoin (BTC/USD) gained some ground early in today’s Asian session as the pair appreciated to the 55949.71 level after trading as low as the 54187.85 level during the North American session, with the interday low representing a test of the 50% retracement of the appreciating range from 51300 to 57600, and also the 23.6% retracement of the wider depreciating range from 64899 to 51300. Traders lifted BTC/USD as high as the 57600 area during the European session before selling pressure knocked the pair to interday lows. Several Stops were elected during the recent sharp move lower including below the 59734.61, 56539.69, and 53957.50 areas. The recent lifetime high of 64899 represented a test of the 64835.59 area, an upside price objective that is technically significant based on buying pressure that emerged around the 16200 area. Stops were elected above the 63788.16 level and 64436.39 level during the ascent, upside price objectives related to the 27678 area.
Significant Stops were also recently elected above multiple upside price objectives during the sharp climb including the 61065.64, 61463.38, 61732.54, and 62026.52 areas, levels related to buying pressure that originated around the 9819.83, 17580, and 16200 areas. Additional upside price objectives include the 66200, 66739.76, 68674.28, and 68973.24 levels, areas related to buying pressure that originated around the 16200, 17580, and 9819.83 levels. Potential technical support areas during pullbacks include the 48180.39 and 47698.96 areas. 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 200-bar MA (4-hourly) at 58073.84 and the 50-bar MA (Hourly) at 56733.04.
Technical Support is expected around 48180.39/ 47698.96/ 43016 with Stops expected below.
Technical Resistance is expected around 64899/ 66200/ 66739.76 with Stops expected above.
On 4-Hourly chart, SlowK is Bearishly below SlowD while MACD is Bearishly below MACDAverage.
On 60-minute chart, SlowK is Bullishly above SlowD while MACD is Bearishly below MACDAverage.
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