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Bitcoin Surges to Two-Year Highs on Valentine’s Day Rally

Bitcoin surged to new two-year highs on February 14, delighting enthusiasts with a Valentine’s Day surprise.

Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView revealed a robust rebound in BTC prices from the previous day’s lows of $48,400.

During the Asian trading session, Bitcoin not only recovered from a sudden 4% decline but also soared to long-term highs, aiming for $52,000 at the time of writing.

Typical bullish behaviour saw BTC/USD gaining $1,000 within a single hourly candle, while the overall crypto market capitalisation approached the $2 trillion mark with Bitcoin’s surpassing $1 trillion.

Analysing the short-term setup, renowned trader Skew identified an ongoing reversal of resistance/support levels on the four-hour chart.

He highlighted key trendlines involving exponential moving averages (EMAs) and the relative strength index (RSI) score.

“I think so far this trend is fairly straightforward as long as the market sustains current bullish momentum,” he stated in part of his latest post on X (formerly Twitter).

“4H EMAs will provide nice & concise trend confirmations along with RSI for momentum with current trend, as well when its clear current momentum is lost.

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Key closes often with these trends are daily open & weekly open.”

On Binance, Skew additionally observed that spot buyer interest had anticipated institutional inflows via the United States spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

As reported by Cointelegraph, these ETFs continue to gain traction, with nine providers acquiring more BTC daily.

Taking a broader perspective, popular trader and analyst Rekt Capital suggested that events were unfolding in accordance with the classic bull markets for Bitcoin.

The timing of the BTC price resurgence towards all-time highs was “right on schedule,” he informed X followers this week.

Drawing parallels to 2020, Rekt Capital highlighted the cathartic impact of the block subsidy halving, with BTC/USD typically commencing a “pre-halving rally” two months in advance.

The next halving is anticipated in mid-April.

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