Bitcoin Price Could See “Liftoff” if It’s Able to Hold One Crucial Level


Bitcoin price is attempting a fresh increase from the $42,000 support. BTC could gain bullish momentum if it clears the $43,300 resistance zone.

Bitcoin Price Remains Supported

Bitcoin price formed a base above the $42,000 level and started a steady increase. BTC was able to climb above the $42,200 and $42,500 resistance levels.

There was a move above the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward wave from the $43,740 swing high to the $41,888 low. The bulls were able push the price above the $43,000 resistance. There is now a short-term rising channel forming with support near $42,950 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair.

Bitcoin is now trading above $42,800 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average. Immediate resistance is near the $43,300 level. It is near the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the downward wave from the $43,740 swing high to the $41,888 low.

The next key resistance could be $43,750, above which the price could start a decent increase. The next stop for the bulls may perhaps be $44,000.

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A clear move above the $44,000 resistance could send the price toward the $44,200 resistance. The next resistance is now forming near the $44,500 level. A close above the $44,500 level could push the price further higher. The next major resistance sits at $45,000.

Another Decline In BTC?

If Bitcoin fails to rise above the $43,300 resistance zone, it could start another decline. Immediate support on the downside is near the $43,000 level and the channel trend line.

The first major support is $42,800 and the 100 hourly SMA. The main support could be $42,350. If there is a close below $42,350, the price could gain bearish momentum. In the stated case, the price could dive toward the $41,800 support.

Technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD is now gaining pace in the bullish zone.

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

Major Support Levels – $42,800, followed by $42,350.

Major Resistance Levels – $43,300, $43,800, and $44,500.

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