Bitcoin Rate Faces Drop to $8.5K Soon after Consecutive Weekly Losses


  • Bitcoin’s consecutive weekly losses and numerous failures at crucial resistance have shifted risk in favor of a fall to about $8,550 and potentially as low as $8,000.
  • Daily chart indicators have turned bearish for the very first time in more than a thirty day period, supporting the case for a deeper decrease.
  • A high-volume move over $9,335 (descending trendline from 2019 high) is needed to revive the bullish check out.

Bitcoin is wanting south after again-to-again weekly losses and numerous rejections at crucial rate resistance.

The prime cryptocurrency by sector value fell 2.6 p.c and 3 p.c in the weeks finished Nov. 3 and 10, respectively.

Importantly, BTC has also unsuccessful for three straight weeks to shut (Sunday, UTC) over the 3.5-thirty day period trendline sloping downwards from the 2019 high of $13,880. Acceptance over that hurdle would have meant a revival of the bull sector established in motion by a solid break over $5,000 in early April.

The inability to go that stage (at present about $9,335) has weakened the bullish case place ahead by the high-volume increase from $7,300 to $10,300 on Oct. 25–26.

Marketplaces usually test dip demand after numerous rejections at crucial resistance and bitcoin is currently experience the pull of gravity. At press time, the cryptocurrency is trading at $8,680 on Bitstamp, representing a 1 p.c fall on a 24-hour basis.

Losses could be prolonged more with the 200-day moving common assist now breached. The barometer of very long-term sector pattern is at present situated at $9,236. Other technical indicators have also turned bearish more than the weekend.

Weekly chart

BTC is shedding altitude, owning faced rejection at the descending trendline for three straight weeks.

The 14-7 days relative strength index (RSI) continues to be in bearish territory below resistance at 53.00. It’s value noting that the 53.00–55.00 variety acted as a robust assist throughout the 2016–2017 bull operate.

As a result, a move over 55.00, if and when it happens, could be taken as a affirmation of bull sector.

Every month and day-to-day charts

Bitcoin’s failure to maintain over the descending, bearish 5-candle MA (over still left), as represented by the October candle’s higher wick, is translating into a rate fall, as envisioned.

The MACD histogram on the day-to-day chart (appropriate) has crossed below zero more than the weekend and is at present signaling at its most bearish considering the fact that Oct. 3 with a -59.00 reading through.  The RSI is at present bearish below 50.

BTC has also located acceptance below the 200-day MA – a stage that acted as robust assist in the nine days to Nov. 7.

All-in-all, BTC seems on track to test and perhaps breach the 50-day MA at $8,552. A violation there would expose the psychological assist of $8,000.

On the greater aspect, a convincing move over the 3.5-thirty day period descending trendline hurdle, at present at $9,335, is needed to validate a bullish breakout.

Disclosure: The writer holds no cryptocurrency assets at the time of creating.

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