BTC/USD Supported Above 23311: Sally Ho’s Technical Analysis – 18 February 2023
Bitcoin (BTC/USD) remained volatile early in the Asian session as the pair sought fresh technical sentiment after finding technical support around the 23344.12 area, a move lower that represented a test of the 50% retracement of the recent appreciating range from 21366.45 to 25256.83. Traders lifted BTC/USD to the 25256.83 area, its strongest print since August 2022 and a move higher that represented a test of the 25455 level, an upside price objective related to historical buying pressure around the 16326.16 and 20333.33 areas. Stops were recently elected above a series of upside price objectives during the massive rally, including the 23980.62 and 24224.60 levels. Upside price objectives related to buying pressure around the 16326.16 area include the 25455, 25774, 27609, and 28004 levels. Upside price objectives related to buying pressure around the 15460 area include the 26612, 26931, 29244, and 29639 levels.
Following the recent move higher to multi-month highs, technical support levels and areas of potential buying pressure are around the 22944, 22717, 23171, 22236, 22201, 21523, 21514, 21416, 21366, and 20791 areas. Stops are cited below the 21047, 20874, 20724, and 20370 levels. Below current price activity, technically significant areas include the 15900, 15512, 15313, 14500, 14364, 13369, 10727, 10432, 9682, 8837, and 7538 levels. Traders are observing that the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) is bearishly indicating below 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 100-bar MA (4-hourly) at 22872.93 and the 50-bar MA (Hourly) at 24031.59.
Technical Support is expected around 18390.99/ 16714.46/ 14500.15 with Stops expected below.
Technical Resistance is expected around 25455.06/ 25774.41/ 26612.64 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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