Bitcoin (BTC/USD) extended recent weakness early in today’s Asian session as the pair weakened to the 55507 level after trading as high as the 58630 level during the European session, representing a test of the 100-hour simple moving average. Significant Stops were elected below the 57340.15 level during the descent, an area that represents the 61.8% retracement of the depreciating range from 61688.73 to 50305. Chartists are observing that the interday low was right around a downside price objective related to selling pressure that emerged around the 58630 area during the European session. Recent buying pressure pushed BTC/USD above the 52166, 54003, and 55841 areas, representing the 61.8%, 50%, and 38.2% retracements of the appreciating range from 46219.32 to 61788.45. If BTC/USD extends recent gains, additional upside price objectives include the 62026.52, 63788.17, 64436.39, and 64835.59 levels.
Stops were recently elected below the 52402, 52166, 52107, 51997, and 50485 levels during the depreciation. Following the recent weakness, some downside levels of potential technical support include 50187, 49962, 49551, 49322, 48972, and 48634. Traders have lifted BTC/USD more than 90% year-to-date, pushing the pair as high as the 61788.45 level, a fresh all-time high. 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 56206.91 and the 50-bar MA (Hourly) at 57940.33.
Technical Support is expected around 50187/ 49962/ 49551 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 Bearishly below SlowD while MACD is Bearishly below MACDAverage.
On 60-minute chart, SlowK is Bearishly below SlowD while MACD is Bearishly below MACDAverage.
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