Bitcoin Price Slips Lower: Slow Descent or Opportunity Ahead?

Source Newsbtc
Jun 3, 2024 01:29

Bitcoin price extended losses and declined below the $67,200 level. BTC found support near $66,650 and now consolidating in a range.

  • Bitcoin spiked below $67,000 but the bulls are still in action.
  • The price is trading above $68,000 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.
  • There is a key rising channel forming with resistance at $68,200 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair could gain bullish momentum if it settles above the $68,400 level.

Bitcoin Price Stuck Below $70K

Bitcoin price extended its decline below the $67,500 level. BTC tested the $66,650 zone and recently started a recovery wave. The price traded as low as $66,652 before it climbed back above $67,500.

The bulls were able to push the price back above $68,000. It even spiked above the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $69,550 swing high to the $66,652 low. Bitcoin price is now trading above $68,000 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.

On the upside, the price is facing resistance near the $68,200 level. There is also a key rising channel forming with resistance at $68,200 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair.

The first major resistance could be $68,400 or the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $69,550 swing high to the $66,652 low. The next key resistance could be $68,800. A clear move above the $68,800 resistance might send the price higher.

Bitcoin Price

In the stated case, the price could rise and test the $69,500 resistance. Any more gains might send BTC toward the $70,600 resistance.

More Losses In BTC?

If Bitcoin fails to climb above the $68,400 resistance zone, it could start another decline. Immediate support on the downside is near the $67,500 level.

The first major support is $67,200. The next support is now forming near $67,000. Any more losses might send the price toward the $66,500 support zone in the near term.

Technical indicators:

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

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

Major Support Levels – $67,500, followed by $67,000.

Major Resistance Levels – $68,400, and $68,800.

Disclaimer: For information purposes only. Past performance is not indicative of future results.
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