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Bitcoin Key Indicators Suggest A Strengthening Case For Rally To $25K

12/20/2020

Bitcoin price extended its rise and traded above $24,000 against the US Dollar. BTC is currently correcting lower and it could find a strong support near $23,000 or $22,780.

  • Bitcoin rallied further and it traded to a new all-time high above the $24,000 level.
  • The price is now correcting below $23,500, but it is well above the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).
  • There was a break above a key contracting triangle with resistance near $23,100 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair is likely to find a strong buying interest near $23,000 or $22,780.

Bitcoin Price Sets New ATH

In the past few days, there was a steady rise in bitcoin price above the $20,000 resistance against the US Dollar. The BTC/USD pair broke many hurdles near $22,000 and $23,000 to extend its rally.

During the recent increase, there was a break above a key contracting triangle with resistance near $23,100 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair. The pair climbed above the $24,000 resistance and settled well above the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).

A new all-time high was formed near $24,260 and the price is currently correcting lower. There was a break below the $23,500 support level. The price even tested the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent increase from the $22,320 swing low to $24,260 swing high.

Bitcoin Price

Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com

Bitcoin is approaching a couple of key supports near the $23,000 level. The 61.8% Fib retracement level of the recent increase from the $22,320 swing low to $24,260 swing high might also act as a support at $23,060.

The next major support is near the $22,780 level. Any more losses could lead the price towards the $22,320 swing low or even $22,000.

More Upsides in BTC?

Once the current correction wave is complete in bitcoin, it could start a fresh increase from $23,000 or $22,000. An initial resistance on the upside is near the $23,650 level.

The first major resistance is near the $24,000 level. A clear break above the $24,000 resistance level could open the doors for a new all-time high above $24,260.

Technical indicators

4 hours MACD – The MACD for BTC/USD is slowly losing momentum in the bullish zone.

4 hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is correcting lower towards the 60 level.

Major Support Level – $23,000

Major Resistance Level – $24,000