Bitcoin (BTC/USD) continued to pare recent gains early in today’s Asian session as the pair depreciated to the 33063.12 level after trading as high as the 37239.78 level during the European session, with the interday high an extension of selling pressure that emerged earlier around the 50-hour simple moving average. During a rebound higher in the North American session, selling pressure emerged multiple times around the 23.6% retracement of the recent depreciating range from 42605 to 33501.54. Chartists observe that BTC/USD tested the 76.4% retracement of the appreciating range from 30000 to 42990 during the North American session. Stops were recently elected below some key downside price objectives including the 40418.15 and 32856 areas, levels related to selling pressure that emerged around the 64899 area. Additional Stops were elected below the 31112.66 area during the recent crash to 30000, representing the 78.6% retracement of the appreciating range from 21913.84 to 64899.
Many technical support levels related to broader historic ranges also gave way during the recent acute move lower including the 51375, 51245, 50527, 48478, 47698, 47136, 41581, 40303, and 39604 areas. Upside retracement levels and areas of potential technical resistance include 44796.10, 48287.98, 52608.44, and 53259.47. 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. Potential areas of technical support include the 29156, 28747.28, 28387, 27706.27, 27317.26, 27175.66, 26621.59, and 26249 levels. Traders are observing that the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) is bearishly indicating below the 200-bar MA (4-hourly) and below the 100-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 41654.14 and the 50-bar MA (Hourly) at 37121.05.
Technical Support is expected around 29156/ 28747.28/ 27706.27 with Stops expected below.
Technical Resistance is expected around 46000/ 51569.56/ 64899 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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