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BTC/USD Drifting Sideways Around 30000 Figure: Sally Ho's Technical Analysis 18 May 2022 BTC

BTC/USD Drifting Sideways Around 30000 Figure:  Sally Ho's Technical Analysis 18 May 2022 BTC

Bitcoin (BTC/USD) extended its sideways trading activity early in the Asian session as the pair continued to hover around the 30000 figure after recently trading as high as the 31418.35 area, representing a test of the 76.4% retracement of the wide appreciating range from 21913.84 to 61788.45.  Following the pair’s recent appreciation from multi-month lows around the 25338.53 area to the 31418.35 area, traders are eyeing potential short-term technical support around the 29095, 28378, 27661, 26773, and 26639 levels.  Traders observe that this recent low represented a test of the 23.6% retracement of a historical appreciating range from the 15708.24 level to the 28387 area, and was also above the 24365.11 area, a downside price objective related to selling pressure that emerged around the 48240 area.    

 Stops were elected below many downside price objectives during the ongoing descent, including the 30435, 29645, 28927, and 28426 areas, downside price objectives related to selling pressure that intensified around the 47469, 47200, and 48240 areas.  If BTC/USD continues to depreciate, traders are eyeing additional downside price objectives around the 25142, 24365, and 21074 areas.  Significant selling pressure hastened around the 31717, 31364, and 31289 areas, upside technical price objectives and retracement levels related to historical buying pressure around the 3858 area.  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 30303.61 and the 100-bar MA (Hourly) at 29887.74.

Technical Support is expected around 24365.11/ 21074.87/ 20495.33 with Stops expected below.

Technical Resistance is expected around 40100.93/ 41570.88/ 43443.32 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 Bullishly above SlowD while MACD is Bullishly above MACDAverage.                                                                                                                                               

 

Disclaimer: This trading analysis is provided by a third party, and for informational purposes only. It does not reflect the views of Crypto Daily, nor is it intended to be used as legal, tax, investment, or financial advice.

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