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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis: Technical Holding Pattern Continues – 19 January 2024

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis:  Technical Holding Pattern Continues – 19 January 2024

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis:  Technical Holding Pattern Continues – 19 January 2024

Bitcoin (BTC/USD) extended its recent sideways trading activity early in the Asian session as the pair was unable to test significant technical levels following recent selling pressure around the 43569.23 level.  The recent high around the 49102.29 area was BTC/USD’s strongest print since late December 2021.  Trading activity has orbited the 42715.80 area for several trading sessions, a downside price objective related to recent selling pressure around the 49102.29 and 46368.67 areas.  After BTC/USD recently depreciated and tested a downside price objective around the 41208.59 area, buying pressure emerged around the 42495 area, a test of a recent upside price objective related to recent buying activity around the 24900 and 34758.64 levels. 

Large Stops were elected above the 47934, 48466, and 48647.72 levels during the recent appreciation to multi-year highs, significant technical levels related to historical buying pressure and the all-time high of 69000.  Upside price objectives include the 51701, 52121, 52971, and 53370 levels.  Following the move to new multi-year highs, areas of technical support and potential buying pressure include the  41208, 39343, and 36329 levels.  Traders are observing that the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) is bullishly indicating above the 100-bar MA (4-hourly) and above 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 200-bar MA (4-hourly) at 43422.71 and the 100-bar MA (Hourly) 42745.39.

Technical Support is expected around 40625.68/ 37321.80/ 34950.00 with Stops expected below.

Technical Resistance is expected around 51707.77/ 52121.96/ 53370.28 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 Bearishly below MACDAverage.                                   

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