TA: Bitcoin Breaks Key Resistance, Why BTC Could Extend Rally

October 20, 2021 0 Comments

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Bitcoin gained pace above the $63,000 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC is rising and it may soon clear the $65,000 resistance in the near term.

  • Bitcoin is showing positive signs above the $61,000 and $62,500 levels.
  • The price is now trading above $62,500 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
  • There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $62,800 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair could extend rally and it might even clear the $65,000 level in the near term.

Bitcoin Price Eyes More Upsides

Bitcoin price started a major increase above the $62,000 resistance zone. BTC broke the key $63,000 resistance zone and settled above the 100 hourly simple moving average.

It even spiked above the $63,500 resistance and traded to a new multi-week high at $64,448. It is currently correcting lower and trading below the $64,000 level. An immediate support is near the $63,700 level. It is near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $61,320 swing low to $64,448 high.

There is also a key bullish trend line forming with support near $62,800 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair. On the upside, an initial resistance is near the $64,000 level. The first key resistance is near the $64,250 level.

Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com

A clear break above the $64,250 resistance could open the doors for more upsides. The next major resistance sits near the $65,000 level, above which the price might rise towards the $66,500 level. Any more gains could set the pace for a larger increase towards the $68,000 level.

Dips Limited In BTC?

If bitcoin fails to clear the $64,200 resistance zone, it could start a downside correction. An immediate support on the downside is near the $63,700 level.

The first major support is now forming near the $62,850 level. It is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $61,320 swing low to $64,448 high. The main support is near the trend line, below which the price might decline towards the $61,000 support and the 100 hourly SMA.

Technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD is now losing pace in the bullish zone.

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is still above the 50 level.

Major Support Levels – $61,850, followed by $62,500.

Major Resistance Levels – $64,200, $65,500 and $66,500.

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