The bears even pushed the price below the $43,500 level. A low is formed near $42,505 and the price is now consolidating losses. It is trading near the $43,500 level. It is facing resistance near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the key decline from the $47,066 swing high to $42,505 low.
The 50% Fib retracement level of the key decline from the $47,066 swing high to $42,505 low is also near the $44,800 level. Besides, there is a crucial bearish trend line forming with resistance near $46,800 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair.
A clear move above the $44,800 resistance zone could send the price towards the trend line. The next major resistance is near the $45,600 pivot zone. A close above $45,600 is needed for a fresh increase in the near term.
More Losses In BTC?
If bitcoin fails to recover above $44,800, it could continue to move down. An immediate support is near the $43,000 zone. The first major support is near $42,500.
A downside break below the $42,500 level could push the price further lower. In the stated case, the price may possibly decline towards the $41,000 level in the coming sessions. The next major support is near the $40,000 level.
Hourly MACD – The MACD is now gaining pace in the bearish zone.
Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is well below the 50 level.
Major Support Levels – $43,000, followed by $42,500.
Major Resistance Levels – $44,000, $44,800 and $45,600.