Bitcoin Spikes Higher, Why Bulls Could Aim Larger Increase To $52K

Bitcoin saw an upside correction at the $48,000 resistance level against the US Dollar. If the close is above $50,000, BTC may gain momentum.

  • Bitcoin saw a steady increase over the $48,000 and $47,500 levels.
  • The current price of the stock is trading at $48,500, with the simple moving average of 100 hours.
  • The hourly BTC/USD chart showed a breakout above the connecting bearish trendline with resistance at $48,200 (data feed Kraken).
  • If the close is above $50,000, then it could be faster.

Bitcoin price starts to recover

Bitcoin prices began a rebound wave higher than the $47,000. resistance zone. BTC bulls gained power to move higher than the $48,000 resistance area.

This upward movement was so strong that it broke the Fib Retracement level for the decline from $48,762 swing highs to $46,666 lowest. A break was also observed above the connecting bearish trendline with resistance at $48,200, as shown on the hourly BTC/USD chart.

Bitcoin is trading now at above $48,500. This price also includes the 100-hourly simple moving mean. The $49,250 resistance level is being tested. The 1.236 Fib extension level at the decline of $48,762 to $46,666 seems to be acting as resistance.

Bitcoin Price

Source: BTCUSD at

Near the $49,500 mark is the first significant resistance. Next is $50,000. Breaking above the $50,000 level could allow for greater upsides. Near the $51,200 resistance, the next major resistance could be reached. If the price breaks above that level, it may rise to $52,000.

BTC Dips Limited

It could initiate a downward correction if bitcoin does not clear the $49250 resistance area. The immediate support for the downside lies near the $48,250 and 100 hourly SMA levels.

Near the $48,000 mark, there is now an initial major support. At $47,500 the main support level is at hand. The downside breaking below $47,500 may trigger a further decline. The above mentioned case could see it fall to the $45,000 support area.

Technical indicators

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

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

Major Support Levels – $48,250, followed by $47,500.

Major Resistance Levels – $49,250, $50,000 and $52,000.

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