Bitcoin Fails Again, Can Bulls Save The Day?

Bitcoin has failed to break the $50,000 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC is falling and the risk is that there will be more downgrades to $47,000.

  • Bitcoin failed to break the $49,000.500 resistance in two separate attempts.
  • The stock price currently trades at below $48,500.
  • A connecting bullish trendline is seen forming, with support at $47,000. (Data feed from Kraken).
  • A clear break below the $47.500 support zone could cause the pair to fall heavily.

Bitcoin price reaches near $49,500

Bitcoin’s price began to recover above the $48,500 support zone. BTC was unable to break the $49,000.500 resistance. BTC tried twice to break the $49,500 resistance zone, but it was unsuccessful.

The price fell below $48,500, triggering a bearish response. It fell below 50% Fib Retracement of the upward movement from $46,662 swing low, to $49.512 high. The price is currently trading at $48,500, below the simple 100-hour moving average.

The Bitcoin price trades near the 76.4% Fib level of the upmove from $46,662 swing high to $49,512 low. On the hourly charts of BTC/USD, there is a bullish trend line connecting with support at $47,000.

Bitcoin Price

Source: BTCUSD at

The first major resistance lies near $48,000 and the 100 hourly SMA. Next could be $48,500. A major obstacle is $49,000. If that price rises, the market could see an upward break of $50,000 in the immediate future.

BTC Dips Limited

Bitcoin could continue its decline if it fails to break the $48,500 resistance level. Support for the downside lies near $47,000.

Near the trend line and at the $47.500 level, the first significant support appears to be in place. A downside breakout below the trendline could cause the price to fall towards $46,500. Below $45,800 there is risk of sharp falls. The nearest major support level is at $45,800.

Indicators technical

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

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

Major Support Levels – $47,500, followed by $46,500.

Major Resistance Levels – $48,500, $49,500 and $50,000.

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