Bitcoin gained pace above the $47,000 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC is showing positive signs and might rally towards the $50,000 resistance zone.
- Bitcoin saw a major technical breakout above the $45,500 resistance zone.
- The price is trading above $46,500 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
- There is a crucial bullish trend line forming with support near $46,200 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
- The pair could continue to rise and might trade towards the $50,000 resistance zone.
Bitcoin Price Breaks $48K
Bitcoin price remained strong above the $45,500 resistance zone. BTC started a fresh increase and was able to clear the $46,500 resistance zone.
The upward move gained pace above the $46,500 level and the price settled above the 100 hourly simple moving average. Finally, it spiked above the $48,000 level. A high was formed near $48,200 and the price is now consolidating gains.
There was a minor drop below the $48,000 level. Bitcoin traded below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $44,470 swing low $48,200 high. Besides, there is a crucial bullish trend line forming with support near $46,200 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair.
On the upside, the price is facing resistance near the $48,000 level. The next major resistance could be near the $48,200 zone. A successful break and close above the $48,200 level might push the price towards $49,000.
Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com
The next major resistance could be near the $49,500 level. Any more gains could open the doors for a move towards the $50,000 level.
Dips Limited in BTC?
If bitcoin fails to clear the $48,200 resistance zone, it could start a downside correction. An immediate support on the downside is near the $47,000 zone.
The next major support is seen near the $46,350 level. It is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $44,470 swing low $48,200 high. The main support is near the $46,000 level and the trend line. A downside break below the $46,000 support zone could send the price to $45,000.
Hourly MACD – The MACD is slowly gaining pace in the bearish zone.
Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is now above the 50 level.
Major Support Levels – $47,000, followed by $46,000.
Major Resistance Levels – $48,200, $49,000 and $50,000.