Bitcoin (BTC/USD) gave back some recent gains early in today’s North American session as the pair depreciated to the 46300 area after trading as high as the 48200 area during the Asian session, with the intraday high right around a recent previous all-time high. Stops were elected below the 46916.43 area during the pullback, representing the 23.6% retracement of the recent depreciating range from 48912 to 46300. Traders also drove BTC/USD below the 100-hour simple moving average, triggering additional Stops, and chartists observe the pair has remained above the 46188.41 area during the pullback, representing the 23.6% retracement of the recent appreciating range from 37371.35 to 48912. Many traders are now focused on the psychologically-important 50000 figure following this week’s acute upward move that saw Stops elected above the 44961.99, 45285.67, 46057.20, 46338.25, 46884.52, 47100, 47738.63, and 47966.77 levels. If BTC/USD continues its upward strength, traders will focus on upside price objectives including the 49818.47, 49994.09, 50270.14, 59394.69, 51312.54, 51594.32, 51732.54, and 52052.19 levels.
Following the recent surge of BTC/USD, traders are carefully watching potential areas of technical support including the 43705.62, 40925.19, 38678, 36430.81, 33650.38, and 33231.42 levels. Traders also note that Stops were recently elected above the 35943.73, 36480.83, and 36854.45 areas as well, upside price objectives related to previous buying pressure around the 17580, 16200, and 9819.83 levels and the sell-off intensified below these areas during the recent depreciation. 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 bullishly indicating above the 100-bar MA (hourly) and above the 200-bar MA (hourly).
Price activity is nearest the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) at 43694.07 and the 100-bar MA (Hourly) at 46694.32.
Technical Support is expected around 43705.62/ 40925.19/ 38678 with Stops expected below.
Technical Resistance is expected around 49818.47/ 49994.09/ 50270.14 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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