Bitcoin (BTC/USD) weakened early in today’s Asian session as the pair depreciated to the 46000 area after trading as high as the 52107.83 area during the North American session, with the interday high representing a test of the 100-hour simple moving average, and the 23.6% retracement of the appreciating range from 32200 to 58367. The intraday low represents a test of the 38.2% retracement of the appreciating range from 41509 to 48912. Traders continue to monitor the movements of BTC/USD around the psychologically-important 50000 figure. Stops were recently elected below a series of downside retracement levels including 51473.20, 50674.71, 49674.05, 48741.27, 48371.21, and 47208.40. If BTC/USD extends its move lower, traders will pay close attention to potential areas of technical support including 44441.89, 43761.50, 42786.36, 42259.21, and 41537.23.
Stops were recently elected above many significant technical levels during the latest move to a new all-time high, including the 51732.54, 52505.24, 53194.95, 53276.47, 54400, 55266.17, 55715.92, 56761.65, and 57427.73 levels. These areas relate to historical buying pressure around the 17580, 21913.84, 27678, 16200, 27678, 21913.84, and 9819.83 levels. If BTC/USD continues its upward strength, traders will focus on upside price objectives including the 58896.80, 59724.81, 59792.54, 60,069.04, 60368.14, 60522.13, and 61064.65 levels. 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 100-bar MA (4-hourly) at 50166.59 and the 50-bar MA (Hourly) at 49745.41.
Technical Support is expected around 44441.89/ 43761.50/ 42786.36 with Stops expected below.
Technical Resistance is expected around 58896.80/ 59724.81/ 59792.54 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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