Bitcoin (BTC/USD) was unable to sustain recent gains early in today’s Asian session as the pair depreciated from the 52100 level, its strongest print since peaking around the 51995 area in early December. Stops were elected below the 50535.16, 49567.08, and 48784.66 levels during the pullback, representing the 23.6%, 38.2%, and 50% retracements of the recent appreciating range from 45469.32 to 52100. Additional retracement levels in the appreciating range include the 48002, 47034, and 46888 areas. BTC/USD has gained more than 73% year-to-date despite a depreciation of 11.4% month-to-date.
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 200-bar MA (4-hourly) and above the 100-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 49121.24 and the 200-bar MA (Hourly) at 49089.54.
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 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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