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