BTC/USD Extends Recent Comeback Higher: Sally Ho’s Technical Analysis 13 January 2021 BTC
Bitcoin (BTC/USD) extended its recent comeback higher early in today’s Asian session as the pair appreciated to the 44147.63 level, representing a test of the 50% retracement of the depreciating range from 48574.70 to 39650. Stops were elected above the 43059.24 level, representing the 38.2% retracement of the same depreciating range, and additional upside retracement levels in the same depreciating range include the 45165, 46468, and 46664 areas. Stops were also recently elected above the 42661.26 level during the appreciation higher, representing the 38.2% retracement of the recent depreciating range from 47532.89 to 39650. Following BTC/USD’s peak around the 52100 level in late December, a series of lower highs and lower lows has led to a significant reduction in risk tolerance.
Stops were also recently elected below a series of downside price objectives including the 46219.09, 45864.66, 45807.18, 44655.08, 44763.46, 43863.32, 43211.49, 43132.91, 42544.70, 42497.20, 41919.46, and 41583.39 levels. If BTC/USD extends its recent depreciation, additional downside price objectives include the 39514, 38832, 38602, 37782, 37593, 37426, 37119, and 35626 levels. Traders are observing that the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) is bearishly indicating below the 100-bar MA (4-hourly) and below the 200-bar MA (4-hourly). Also, the 50-bar MA (hourly) is bearishly indicating below the 200-bar MA (hourly) and above the 100-bar MA (hourly).
Price activity is nearest the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) at 42956.53 and the 200-bar MA (Hourly) at 42973.03.
Technical Support is expected around 39514.35/ 38670.39/ 35734.12 with Stops expected below.
Technical Resistance is expected around 53046.01/ 55157.38/ 55526.67 with Stops expected above.
On 4-Hourly chart, SlowK is Bullishly above SlowD while MACD is Bullishly above MACDAverage.
On 60-minute chart, SlowK is Bullishly above SlowD while MACD is Bullishly above MACDAverage.
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