Bitcoin (BTC/USD) remained pressured early in the Asian session as the pair depreciated to the 43636 level after trading as high as the 44411.11 level during the European session, with the interday high just above the 50% retracement of the depreciating range from 48825.62 to 39600. Traders drove BTC/USD as low as the 43388.88 level during the North American session, representing a test of the 23.6% retracement of the appreciating range from 39600 to 44411.11. Significant Stops were recently elected below the 40992.21 and 40648.02 levels during the move lower, representing the 76.4% and 78.6% retracements of the broad appreciating range from 37300 to 52944.96. Selling pressure intensified earlier this week, and additional Stops were elected below the 42666, 42140, 41456, and 40805 levels during the downturn.
After selling pressure that intensified around the 47788 and 45832 levels earlier this week, the 42668 area emerged as an important downside price objective, and buying pressure temporarily emerged just below this area to drive BTC/USD higher to the 44250.35 level before selling pressure resumed. Following the recent selling pressure, upside retracement levels and areas of potential technical resistance include 43994, 44889, 45997, and 46164 levels. Traders are observing that the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) is bearishly indicating below the 100-bar MA (4-hourly) and below 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 45780.84 and the 50-bar MA (Hourly) at 42857.73.
Technical Support is expected around 39600/ 37401.27/ 34881.40 with Stops expected below.
Technical Resistance is expected around 53025.00/ 54088.38/ 55841.04 with Stops expected above.
On 4-Hourly chart, SlowK is Bearishly below SlowD while MACD is Bullishly above MACDAverage.
On 60-minute chart, SlowK is Bearishly below SlowD while MACD is Bearishly below MACDAverage.
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