Bitcoin rallied above the $42,000 resistance zone yesterday. The price even spiked above the $42,500 level and settled above the 100 hourly simple moving average. A high was formed near $42,547 before the price started a downside correction, and then began to plummet again.
The price even slumped below the $40,000 level and settled below the 100 hourly simple moving average. It is now consolidating near the $39,000 level. There is also a key bearish trend line forming with support near $38,800 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USDT pair.
On the upside, an immediate resistance is near the $41,250 level. The next major resistance is near the $42,000 level. If there is a clear move above the $42,000 resistance zone, the price might gain bullish momentum. In the stated case, the price could rise towards the $42,500 zone. If the bulls remain in action, they might attempt a new weekly high above the $42,500 zone. The next major resistance sits near the $43,200 level.
If bitcoin fails to clear the $41,650 resistance zone, it could continue to move down. An immediate support on the downside is near the $38,800 zone. The next major support is seen near the $38,500 level. If there is a downside break below the $38,500 support, the price might gain more bearish momentum.
Hourly MACD – The MACD is now slowing pace in the bearish zone.
Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI is now below the 50 level.
Major Support Levels – $38,800 followed by $38,500.
Major Resistance Levels – $41,250, $41,650 and $42,500.
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