Bitcoin (BTC/USD) awaited fresh technical sentiment early in the Asian session as the pair hovered around the 20500 level after trading as high as the 20893.73 level, representing a test of the 61.8% retracement of the depreciating range from 22974.10 to 17567.45. Stops were elected above the 20691.27 area during the ascent, representing a test of the depreciating range from 22490.54 to 18892. Additional upside retracement levels in this depreciating range include the 21115, 21641, and 21720 areas. If BTC/USD is able to extend some recent positive momentum, upside retracement levels and areas of potential selling pressure in recent depreciating ranges include the 22940, 24209, 25778, 26014, 26208, 28429, and 28557 areas.
One area of technical support and potential buying power is around the 17787 areas. Downside risks persist with one price objective being the 16990.14 area that is related to historical selling pressure around the 48240 level. Traders are also eyeing the 14500.15 area as potential technical support, a level that represents the 50% retracement of a historic upside range from 3858 to 31717.02, with another bearish price objective around the 10432.73 area. Traders are observing that the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) is bearishly indicating below the 200-bar MA (4-hourly) and above the 100-bar MA (4-hourly). Also, the 50-bar MA (hourly) is bearishly indicating below the 100-bar MA (hourly) and below the 200-bar MA (hourly).
Price activity is nearest the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) at 20665.76 and the 200-bar MA (Hourly) at 20647.97.
Technical Support is expected around 16990.14/ 14500.15/ 10432.73 with Stops expected below.
Technical Resistance is expected around 24365.11/ 27455.20/ 32383.96 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 Bearishly below SlowD while MACD is Bullishly above MACDAverage.
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