However, the price struggled to extend gains above the $58,000 level. It traded as high as $57,837 and recently corrected lower. There was a break below the $57,000 level. The price even spiked below the $56,000 level and the 100 hourly SMA.
Bitcoin found support near $54,019 and recently started an upward move. It climbed above the $55,000 level. There was a break above the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $57,837 swing high to $54,019 low.
It is now trading above $56,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is also a major bullish trend line forming with support near $55,200 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair.
On the upside, the bulls are facing resistance is near the $56,350 level. It is near the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $57,837 swing high to $54,019 low. The first key resistance is near the $57,000 level and a connecting bearish trend line on the same chart.