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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Dips Again, Why Bears Remain In Control


  • Bitcoin price started a fresh decline below the $19,500 zone against the US Dollar.

  • The price is now trading below $19,500 and the 55 simple moving average (4-hours).

  • There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $18,940 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Coinbase).

  • The pair remains at a risk of more losses below the $18,500 level in the near term.


Bitcoin price is struggling below $19,200 against the US Dollar. BTC might extend losses if it stays below the $19,800 and $20,000 resistance levels.


Bitcoin Price Analysis


Bitcoin price started a fresh decline below the $20,000 support zone. There was a steady decline below the $19,500 and $19,200 support levels.


The decline gained pace below the $19,000 level and the 55 simple moving average (4-hours). Besides, there was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $18,940 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair. The bears even pushed the price below the $19,000 level.


The price tested the $18,500 support zone and is now consolidating losses. An immediate resistance on the upside is near the $19,000 level. It is near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $20,383 swing high to $18,487 low.


The first major resistance is near the $19,440 level. It is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $20,383 swing high to $18,487 low.


A clear move above the $19,500 level might send the price towards $20,000. Any more gains might push the price towards the $20,550 zone. If there is no upside break, the price might continue to decline below $18,500. The next key support is near the $18,260 level, below which the price might accelerate lower.


In the stated case, the price could decline towards the $17,500 level. Any more losses might send the price towards the $17,200 level.


Bitcoin Price

Bitcoin Price


Looking at the chart, bitcoin price is clearly trading below $20,000 and the 55 simple moving average (4-hours). Overall, the price remains at a risk of more losses below the $18,500 level in the near term.


Technical Indicators


4 hours MACD – The MACD is now gaining momentum in the bearish zone.


4 hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI is now below the 50 level.


Key Support Levels – $18,500 and $18,260.


Key Resistance Levels – $19,200, $19,450 and $20,000.


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