Bitcoin struggled to gain pace above the $48,000 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC is correcting gains, but dips might be limited below $46,000.
- Bitcoin gained pace above $47,500 and traded as high as $48,200.
- The price is trading above $46,500 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
- There is a key breakout pattern forming with support near $46,300 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
- The pair could start a fresh increase if it stays above the $46,000 support zone.
Bitcoin Price Remains Supported
Bitcoin price extended increase above the $47,500 resistance zone. BTC even broke the $48,000 resistance zone and traded as high as $48,200.
Recently, there was a downside correction from the $48,200 high. The price declined below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $44,468 swing low $48,200 high. However, it is still trading above the 100 hourly simple moving average.
There is also a key breakout pattern forming with support near $46,300 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair. On the upside, the price is facing resistance near the $47,600 level.
Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com
The next major resistance could be near the $47,800 zone and the triangle trend line. A successful break and close above the triangle resistance might push the price towards $48,200. The next major hurdle on the upside might be near the $49,000 level. Any more gains could send the price towards the key the $50,000 level.
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