Bitcoin Price (BTC) Is Slowly Turning Sell On Rallies

  • Bitcoin price is jumped higher recently, but it struggled to continue above $ 10,500 against the US Dollar.
  • The price is currently trading in a bearish zone and it could accelerate losses below $ 10,200 in the near term.
  • There is a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance near $ 10,450 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The price is slowly turning sell on rallies near the $ 10,450 and $ 10,500 levels.

Bitcoin price is currently trading in a range below $ 10,500 against the US Dollar. BTC could decline further if it continues to struggle below the $ 10,500 level.

Bitcoin Price Analysis

In the past few sessions, bitcoin price remained in a bearish zone below $ 10,600 against the US Dollar. The decline was such that the BTC/USD pair broke the $ 10,200 support area as well. Moreover, the price spiked below the $ 10,100 level. A new swing low was formed near the $ 10,054 and recently the price corrected higher. It spiked above $ 10,400, but the bulls failed to gain traction above the $ 10,500 level.

A swing high was formed near $ 10,529 and the price is currently correcting lower. The price broke the $ 10,400 level plus the 50% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $ 10,054 low to $ 10,529 high. Moreover, the price is trading well below the $ 10,350 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. An immediate support is near the $ 10,250 level and the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $ 10,054 low to $ 10,529 high.

If there is a downside break below the $ 10,250 support, the price could revisit the $ 10,050 support area. Any further losses could accelerate decline below the $ 10,050 and $ 10,000 levels. A clear break below the $ 10,000 level might call for a drop to $ 9,500.

On the upside, an immediate resistance is near the $ 10,350 and $ 10,400 levels. Moreover, there is a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance near $ 10,450 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair. The 100 hourly SMA is also near the $ 10,400 level. Therefore, it won’t be easy for the bulls to push the price above the $ 10,400 and $ 10,500 resistance levels.

Bitcoin Price Analysis BTC Chart

Looking at the chart, bitcoin price is facing an increase in selling interest below the $ 10,500 level. As long as the price is trading below the $ 10,500 level, there are chances of more downsides. If not, the price could surge towards the $ 11,000 level.

Technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD is about to move back into the bearish zone.

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is now just below the 50 level.

Major Support Levels – $ 10,250 followed by $ 10,050.

Major Resistance Levels – $ 10,400, $ 10,500 and $ 10,550.

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Analysis – NewsBTC

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