Why Bitcoin Needs To Clear $64K For Hopes of a Fresh Rally
Bitcoin price started a fresh increase from $60,000 against the US Dollar. BTC is back above $62,000, but it must clear $64,000 for hopes of a fresh rally.
- Bitcoin recovered losses and was able to climb above the $62,500 resistance.
- The price is now trading above $62,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
- There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $63,200 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
- The pair could start a steady increase if there is a close above the $64,000 resistance zone.
Bitcoin Price Eyes Fresh Rally
Bitcoin price dipped below the $60,000 level, but downsides were limited. BTC traded as low as $59,610 before starting a fresh increase. The price was able to rise above the $61,000 and $61,200 resistance levels.
There was a recovery wave above the $62,000 and $62,500 levels. Bitcoin even spiked above the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $66,980 swing high to $59,610 low. The price is now trading above $62,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
It is currently facing resistance near the $63,000 and $63,200 levels. There is also a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $63,200 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair.
The main breakout resistance is now forming near the $64,000 level. It is near the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $66,980 swing high to $59,610 low.
Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com
A clear break above the trend line resistance and then $64,000 may possibly call open the doors for a move towards the $65,000 level. The next major resistance sits near the $66,500 level.
Fresh Decline In BTC?
If bitcoin fails to clear the $64,000 resistance zone, it could start a fresh downside correction. An immediate support on the downside is near the $62,200 level.
The first major support is now forming near the $61,500 level and the 100 hourly SMA. A break below the $61,500 support may possibly push the price towards the $60,000 support zone in the near term.
Hourly MACD – The MACD is slowly gaining pace in the bullish zone.
Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is now above the 50 level.
Major Support Levels – $62,200, followed by $61,500.
Major Resistance Levels – $63,000, $63,200 and $64,000.