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Bitcoin Price Struggles to Reclaim $70K: Will the Bulls Prevail?

Bitcoin Price

Bitcoin price struggled to stay above $70,000 and corrected gains. BTC is now trading below $69,000 and showing a few bearish signs.

  • Bitcoin extended its downside correction below the $69,000 zone.
  • The price is trading below $69,000 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.
  • There is a key bullish trend line forming with support at $67,600 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair could start another increase unless there is a move below the $67,500 support.

Bitcoin Price Revisits Support

Bitcoin price started a downside correction after it failed to stay above the $70,000 support. BTC declined below the $69,200 and $68,500 support levels.

The price even dipped below the $67,500 support. A low has formed at $67,243 and the price is now consolidating losses. It moved above the $68,000 level and the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $70,600 swing high to the     $67,243 low.

Bitcoin is now trading below $69,000 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average. However, there is a key bullish trend line forming with support at $67,600 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair.

If there is a fresh increase, the price might face resistance near the $68,800 level. The first major resistance could be $69,000 or the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $70,600 swing high to the               $67,243 low.

Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com

The next key resistance could be $69,550. A clear move above the $69,550 resistance might send the price higher. In the stated case, the price could rise and test the $70,600 resistance. Any more gains might send BTC toward the $72,000 resistance.

More Losses In BTC?

If Bitcoin fails to climb above the $69,000 resistance zone, it could continue to move down. Immediate support on the downside is near the $67,650 level and the trend line.

The first major support is $67,500. The next support is now forming near $66,250. Any more losses might send the price toward the $65,000 support zone in the near term.

Technical indicators:

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

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

Major Support Levels – $67,500, followed by $66,250.

Major Resistance Levels – $69,000, and $70,600.

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