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.
Source: BTCUSD at TradingView.com
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.
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.