Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Primed For More Declines

bitcoin price analysis

Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Primed For More Declines

Bitcoin price formed a short-term top near $4,275 and declined recently against the US Dollar. BTC/USD is currently at a risk of a downside break below $3,980 and $3,900.

Important Points:

    • Bitcoin price struggled to move past $4,300 recently and declined.
    • BTC/USD is testing a key contracting triangle pattern with support at $4,000 on the 2-hours chart.
    • BTC price is clearly at a risk of a downside break below $4,000 and $3,900 in the short term.

Bitcoin Price Analysis

There was a downside break recently from the $4,454 swing high in bitcoin price against the US Dollar. BTC/USD declined below the $4,100 support and tested the $3,980-4,000 support area.

The 2-hr chart indicates that the price bounced back later after forming a support above the $3,980 level. There was a break above the $4,100 and $4,200 resistance levels, but the price struggled to clear the $4,275-4,300 resistance zone.

btc/usd price analysis

Chart sourced by TradingView, Binance

A swing high was formed at $4,275 and later the price declined. There was a break below the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $3,695 swing low to $4,450 swing high.

The price even traded below the $4,100 support and the 100 simple moving average (2-hours). More importantly, the price is now testing a key contracting triangle pattern with support at $4,000 on the same chart.

A close below the $4,000 support and the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $3,695 swing low to $4,450 swing high is needed for sellers to push the price further lower.

The next main support on the downside is at $3,880, below which the price could test the $3,600 support area. On the upside, an initial resistance is at $4,075 and the 100 simple moving average (2-hours).

Therefore, to rebound in a positive way toward $4,500, bitcoin price must initially break the $4,075 resistance. Above the $4,100 resistance, the key barrier for BTC buyers is near the $4,275 swing high, above which the price is likely to accelerate above $4,400 in the near term.

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