Bitcoin (BTC/USD) remained volatile early in the Asian session as the pair was unable to sustain recent gains that saw it lifted as high as the 60070 level before selling pressure knocked it lower below the 58000 figure. This selling pressure represented a test of the 78.6% retracement of the recent appreciation from 57653.88 to 69000, a bearish indication that may lead to additional short-term weakness. The 60734.25 level remains important technical resistance for BTC/USD, representing the 38.2% retracement of the recent depreciating range from 69000 to 55625. Strong selling pressure emerged last week after BTC/USD traded as high as the 66339.90 level, representing a test of the 23.6% retracement of the appreciating range from 57653.88 to 69000.
Stops were elected below many retracement levels and areas of potential technical support during the recent pullback, including the 65430, 64562, 63515, 63221, 61985, 61436, 60436, 59652, and 58887 levels. Following the pair’s recent volatility, downside retracement levels and areas of potential technical support include the 53835, 53150, 52598, 49409, and 49150 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 200-bar MA (hourly) and above the 100-bar MA (hourly).
Price activity is nearest the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) at 60488.20 and the 100-bar MA (Hourly) at 58520.01.
Technical Support is expected around 53997.15/ 51245.86/ 49022.22 with Stops expected below.
Technical Resistance is expected around 69000/ 69449.40/ 77565.60 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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