BTC Update - BTC Looking poised to test 50 day Moving Average

in #schoolofminnows2 years ago (edited)

Bitcoin Looks Poised to take on 50-day Moving Average

Hello everyone,

The current price of Bitcoin is $3630 with 24 hour volume leveling around 6.4 billion USD. Bitcoin has maintained the territory gained last week and has been seen to be consolidating in the $3575-3675 price range. It does essm that positive sentiment has returned to the crypto community since $BTC ‘s ~11% gain on the 8th of February.

There are a few indicators that suggest the market is moving in the right direction.

  1. Volume

The highest volume single-day candle in 2019 now belongs to the bulls (February 8th). When we consider where this candle occurred, in what is almost certainly now considered a falling wedge (bullish price structure) charting pattern, we can presume Bitcoin bulls were happy to step in, once again, in the low 3k’s.

https://www.tradingview.com/x/lsuN2jGP/

  1. MACD

Higher time frame analysis for Bitcoin’s MACD is printing bullish crossovers on nearly every time frame from 12hr or greater. Even the weekly MACD is seen to be attempting a crossover. The weekly MACD has not successfully crossed bullish since October of 2016 when the price of Bitcoin was ~$700.

https://www.tradingview.com/x/zNC70aQx/

  1. First Interaction with 50-day MA (D)

Bitcoin’s price interacted (February 8th, @ $3725) with the 50-day moving average for the first time since January 8th, 2018. Although $BTC was rejected on its first attempt to crack the 50-day MA, the corn has consolidated there and appear to be ready for a push upwards .

Based on these indicators, we assume $BTC could provide a show if it is able to best the 50MA. Right now, the moving average is at $3670. If $BTC manages to break that resistance and then retest the 50MA as support, the crypto market space would be looking skywards

https://www.tradingview.com/x/gJkGla2c/

Until a break of the 50MA occurs, we will hold a bearish mindset while we monitor whether $BTC can tackle the $3670-3690 price range.

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