Bitcoin (BTC/USD) continued to orbit the psychologically-important 50000 figure early in today’s Asian session following the pair’s recent climb back above that level to the 51527.62 level, a test of the 51322.75 area that was a downside price objective related to selling pressure that emerged around the 57670.08 level. BTC/USD has gained more than 73% year-to-date despite a depreciation of 11.4% month-to-date. Stops were recently elected above the 49502.19, 50454.94, and 50588.50 levels, representing the 61.8%, 76.4%, and 78.6% retracements of the depreciating range from 51995 to 45469.32. BTC/USD bulls are waiting to see if BTC/USD can sustain a break above the 51503.64 area, representing the 38.2% retracement of a broader depreciating range from 66339 to 42333.
Selling pressure commenced around the 59114.84 level in recent weeks and many Stops were elected below downside price objectives during the selling pressure, including the 56533, 56080, 55735, 54295, 54114, 53748, 53600, 53046, 52351, 51322, 51171, 50185, 49361, 47400, 47426, 44974, and 44667 levels. Following the pair’s recent volatility, upside retracement levels and areas of potential technical resistance include the 52706.65, 55157.38, and 55526.67 areas. 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 bullishly indicating above the 100-bar MA (hourly) and above the 200-bar MA (hourly).
Price activity is nearest the 200-bar MA (4-hourly) at 51724.29 and the 50-bar MA (Hourly) at 49371.85.
Technical Support is expected around 42151.91/ 38670.39/ 35734.12 with Stops expected below.
Technical Resistance is expected around 53046.01/ 55157.38/ 55526.67 with Stops expected above.
On 4-Hourly chart, SlowK is Bullishly above 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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