The BTC technical analysis exhibit a prolonged bearish trend with RSI at 33 and MACD below the signal line indicating high selling pressure, as BTC still consolidates between $18K and $16K. The Bitcoin (BTC) price actions display that the token is still on a bearish trend, falling over 4.09% in the last 7 days. The token struggled to stay above the crucial mark of $17,000 as it registered a 1.12% drop in the last 24 hours with a daily high of $17,098.29. Currency trading at $16,706.06, BTC dropped as low as $16,610.11 in the last 24 hours. At $34.1 billion the BTC trading volume plunged by 17.11% indicating low enthusiasm among traders while they are waiting for a bullish breakout to get an entry opportunity. Since BTC plunged below $19,000 last week, it has been consolidating between $18,000 and $16,000, unable to deliver a bullish breakout.
- The BTC price actions display a prolonged bearish trend with no signs of reversal
- The BTC daily chart shows multiple high-price rejections on the resistance trendline
- The intraday trading volume in BTC is $ 34.09 billion
BTC Technical Analysis
The BTC price actions moving far below the 200-day SMA shows a strong bearish trend in the market. The downtrend is confirmed by the repeated high-price rejection candles on the daily chart. The 0.63% fall in market cap to $321.09 billion also supports the bearish sentiments in the market due to high price volatility. Sideline traders have to wait for the price to show reversal signs with a bullish breakout before making a position. If BTC witnesses a bullish breakout it may break above the $17,200 resistance, offering entry opportunities. On the other hand, if it fails to break through the 38.2% Fibonacci retracement level to gain bullish momentum, it could fall below $15,965.
Due to high selling pressure, RSI struggles to break above the range of 50, making multiple bearish divergences while diving below the 14-day SMA to approach the oversold boundary. On a bearish histogram, MACD makes a bearish crossover twice far below the halfway line, indicating a bearish momentum in the market. The technical indicators show a strong bearish trend due to high volatility in the market with RSI at 33 showing high selling pressure supporting the downward trendline.