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Bitcoin Price Plunge Due to Binance’s Settlement Could Be ‘Buy Dips’ – Here’s Why

Bitcoin price declined over 4% and traded below the $36,500 support. BTC is still holding the key $35,650 support zone and dips might attract buyers.

  • Bitcoin started a fresh decline after reports of Binance’s settlement and CZ stepping down.
  • The price is trading below $37,000 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.
  • There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $36,980 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair could struggle in the short term, but dips might be attractive to the bulls.

Bitcoin Price Takes Hit

Bitcoin price failed to continue higher above the $37,800 resistance zone. BTC formed a short-term top and started a fresh decline after reports of Binance’s settlement and CZ stepping down.

There was a sharp decline below the $37,000 level. There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $36,980 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair. The pair even broke the $36,500 support zone. Finally, it spiked below the $36,000 level.

A low is formed near $35,645 and the price is now consolidating losses. It recovered above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $37,777 swing high to the $35,645 low.

Bitcoin is now trading below $37,000 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average. On the upside, immediate resistance is near the $36,500 level. The main resistance is now forming near the $36,700 level or the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $37,777 swing high to the $35,645 low.

Bitcoin Price

Source: BTCUSD on inew.news

A close above the $36,700 resistance might start a decent increase. The next key resistance could be near $37,000. A clear move above the $37,000 resistance could send the price further higher toward the $37,500 level. In the stated case, it could even test the $37,800 resistance.

More Losses In BTC?

If Bitcoin fails to rise above the $36,700 resistance zone, it could start a fresh decline. Immediate support on the downside is near the $36,000 level.

The next major support is $35,650. If there is a move below $35,650, there is a risk of more downsides. In the stated case, the price could drop toward the $34,700 support in the near term. The next key support or target could be $34,200.

Technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD is now losing pace in the bearish zone.

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

Major Support Levels – $36,000, followed by $35,650.

Major Resistance Levels – $36,500, $36,700, and $37,000.

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