Bitcoin remained in a bearish zone below $39,000. BTC could recover only if it manages to clear the $40,000 resistance zone.
Bitcoin price settled below the $40,000 pivot level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. BTC even broke the $38,000 support level and traded as low as $37,159. The bulls managed to protect the $37,000 support zone. It is now recovering losses and trading above $37,500. There was a move above the $38,000 resistance zone.
On the upside, bitcoin price might face resistance near the $38,800 level. There is also a key triangle pattern forming with resistance near $39,000 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USDT pair. The next major resistance is near the $39,200 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. A clear move above the $39,200 level might open the doors for a test of $40,000. A close above $40,000 could set the pace for more upsides in the near term.
If bitcoin fails to clear the $39,200 resistance zone, it could continue to move down. An immediate support on the downside is near the $38,000 zone. The next major support is seen near the $37,200 level. If there is a downside break below the $37,200 support, the price might start another decline. In the stated case, there is a risk of a move towards the $35,500 level.
Hourly MACD – The MACD is now losing pace in the bearish zone.
Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI is now near the 50 level.
Major Support Levels – $38,000, followed by $37,200.
Major Resistance Levels – $38,800, $39,200 and $40,000.
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