BTC/USD Faces Rejection at $44k High as Bitcoin Consolidates Above $42k
Bitcoin Resumes a Fresh Uptrend as Bitcoin Consolidates Above $42k
Today, BTC/USD resumes upward after rebounding above the $40,000 support as Bitcoin consolidates above $42k. The crypto could not continue the upward move but faced rejection at the $44,000 resistance zone. A rejection at the recent high will mean the current fluctuation between $40,000 and $44,000 price levels will continue. Bitcoin is retracing to the $42,000 support for a possible consolidation above it.
Resistance Levels: $50,000, $51,000, $52,000Support Levels: $40,000, $39,000, $38,000
Since September 21, Bitcoin has been in a downward correction as it reached the low of $39,678. The bulls bought the dips to push the crypto to the range-bound zone. BTC’s price has been fluctuating between $40,000 and $45,000 price levels for the past week. Yesterday, the bears attempted to breach the $40,000 support as bulls bought the dips. If the bears have succeeded, the market would have declined to $37,000 low.
The bears may continue the downward push to the low of $30,000. This will create panic buying and selling as seen in previous price action. Conversely, the upside momentum will resume if buyers clear the resistance levels of $45,000 and $48,800. Bitcoin will rally to $52,750 high if the resistance levels are breached. Today, the uptrend is facing resistance at the recent high. The implication is that the market will resume a sideways move.
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Meanwhile, after a brief upward move, BTC’s price has found support above $42,000 as Bitcoin consolidates above $42k. Bitcoin is capable of rebounding above the current support to break the initial resistance at $45,000. This will pave the way for a further upward movement of crypto. Presently, the BTC price is rising after the initial retracement.
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