Bitcoin Tops At $52K, What Could Trigger A Sharp Move To $47K

Bitcoin was unable to break the $52,000 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC has started to fall and trades below $50,000.

  • Bitcoin failed to break the $51,800-52,000 resistance zone.
  • The market price trades below $50,000.
  • A break was seen below the key bullish trendline with support at $51,200 (data feed Kraken).
  • In the short term, the pair could drop below the $49 500 support zone.

Bitcoin Price Forms Bearish Pattern

Bitcoin prices attempted to break the $51,800 resistance area again. BTC surged toward the $52,000 mark, but the bears resisted. Near $52,000, it seems that there’s a double top pattern.

The price reached a high of $52,111, and then began a new decline. A break below $51,200 or $50,500 was seen. A break was also seen below a bullish trend line, with support close to $51,200 in the hourly charts of BTC/USD.

This pair was trading below 50% Fib Retracement of the uptrend from $49,477 swing high to $52,111 low. Bitcoin trades below $50,000.

Also, it is trading below the 76.4% Fib level of the upward movement from the swing low at $49.477 to the high of $52,111. Support is located in the $49,000. A support zone of $49,000 provides the initial major support.

Bitcoin Price

Source: BTCUSD from

The price could move towards $48,800 if there is a downside breakout below $49,000. A further loss could push the price to the $47,000.

BTC Recoveries

It could begin a steady increase if bitcoin can keep above the $49500 support level. A resistance area on the upside lies near the $50,000 level.

50,800 could become the next major resistance and so would the 100-hourly SMA. An increase could be initiated by a clear break above the $50,000.800 resistance level. A move above the $50,800 resistance zone could signal a new increase.

Technical indicators

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

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

Major Support Levels – $49,500, followed by $47,500.

Major Resistance Levels – $50,000, $50,800 and $51,800.

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