Bitcoin Price Nosedives, Can Bulls Save The Key Support at $60K?

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Bitcoin price took a hit and even spiked below $60,000. BTC could gain bearish momentum if there is a daily close below the $60,000 support zone.

  • Bitcoin started another decline and traded below the $61,200 zone.
  • The price is trading below $62,000 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.
  • There is a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance at $60,400 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair could accelerate lower if it fails to recover above $60,400 and then $62,000 this week.

Bitcoin price started another decline below the $62,500 support level. BTC dropped below the $61,200 level as the bears took control. They even managed to push the price below $60,000.

A low was formed at $59,110 and the price is now consolidating losses. There was a minor increase above the $60,000 level and the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $64,738 swing high to the $59,110 low.

Bitcoin is now trading below $61,500 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average. Immediate resistance is near the $60,400 level. There is also a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance at $60,400 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair.

The first major resistance could be $61,200. The next key resistance could be $62,000 or the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $64,738 swing high to the $59,110 low.

Bitcoin Price

Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com

A clear move above the $62,000 resistance might send the price higher. The next resistance now sits at $62,500. If there is a clear move above the $62,500 resistance zone, the price could continue to move up. In the stated case, the price could rise toward $64,000.

More Downsides In BTC?

If Bitcoin fails to rise above the $60,400 resistance zone, it could continue to move down. Immediate support on the downside is near the $59,500 level.

The first major support is $59,100. If there is a close below $59,100, the price could start to drop toward $58,000. Any more losses might send the price toward the $56,400 support zone in the near term.

Technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD is now gaining pace in the bearish zone.

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is now below the 50 level.

Major Support Levels – $59,500, followed by $59,100.

Major Resistance Levels – $60,400, $61,200, and $62,000.

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