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Bitcoin Price Aims Higher But 100 SMA Is The Key

Bitcoin price is attempting a fresh increase from the $30,000 zone. BTC could gain bullish momentum if it clears $30,500 and the 100 hourly SMA.

  • Bitcoin is holding gains above the $30,000 support zone.
  • The price is trading below $30,500 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.
  • There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $30,500 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair could start a fresh increase if it clears $30,500 and the 100 hourly SMA.

Bitcoin Price Holds Key Support

Bitcoin price started a downside correction below the $30,500 support. BTC even spiked below the $30,000 support zone but the downsides were limited.

A low is formed near $29,914 and the price is now slowly moving higher. It traded above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent downside correction from the $31,435 swing high to the $29,914 low. It is now trading above the $30,250 level.

Bitcoin price seems to be facing resistance near $30,500 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average. There is also a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $30,500 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair, above which the bulls might attempt a fresh increase in the coming sessions.

The first major resistance is near the $30,850 level. It is close to the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the recent downside correction from the $31,435 swing high to the $29,914 low, above which the price might revisit the $31,400 resistance zone.

Bitcoin Price

Source: BTCUSD on inew.news

The next major resistance is near the $32,000 level. A close above the $32,000 resistance might send BTC toward $32,500. Any more gains could send the price toward the $33,200 resistance zone.

More Losses in BTC?

If Bitcoin’s price fails to clear the $30,500 resistance, it could continue to move down. Immediate support on the downside is near the $30,000 level or the $29,914 low.

The next major support is near the $29,550 level, below which there could be a drop toward the $29,200 support. Any more losses might send the price toward $28,500 in the near term.

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 above the 50 level.

Major Support Levels – $30,000, followed by $29,550.

Major Resistance Levels – $30,500, $30,850, and $31,400.

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