Bitcoin price is up 4% and trading above $28,000. BTC must clear the $28,500 resistance zone to continue higher in the near term.
- Bitcoin is gaining pace above the $27,500 and $27,800 resistance levels.
- The price is trading above $28,000 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.
- There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $27,700 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
- The pair could correct lower but the bulls might be active near $27,700 and $27,500.
Bitcoin Price Recovers Over 4%
Bitcoin price managed to stay above the $26,000 support zone. BTC formed a base and started a recovery wave above the $27,000 resistance.
There was a steady increase once the price cleared the $27,500 resistance zone. It is up over 4% and there was a break above the $28,000 resistance. A high is formed near $28,450 and the price is now consolidating gains. It is trading near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $27,143 swing low to the $28,450 high.
Bitcoin price is now trading above $28,000 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average. There is also a key bullish trend line forming with support near $27,700 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair.
Immediate resistance on the upside is near the $28,320 level. The next major resistance is near the $28,500 level. A close above the $28,500 resistance zone might send the price toward the $29,200 resistance zone.
Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com
The next key resistance is near $29,500, above which the price might rise toward the $30,000 resistance. Any more gains might send the price toward the $31,200 resistance level.
Are Dips Limited in BTC?
If Bitcoin’s price fails to clear the $28,500 resistance, it could start a downside correction. Immediate support on the downside is near the $28,000 level.
The next major support is near the $27,700 zone or the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $27,143 swing low to the $28,450 high, below which the price might test the $27,500 support. Any more losses might take Bitcoin toward the $27,200 level in the near term.
Hourly MACD – The MACD is now losing pace in the bullish zone.
Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is in the overbought zone.
Major Support Levels – $28,000, followed by $27,700.
Major Resistance Levels – $28,320, $28,500, and $29,200.