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BTC/USD Confined to Tight Range: Sally Ho’s Technical Analysis – 5 March 2023
Bitcoin (BTC/USD) remained in a tight range early in the Asian session as the pair continued to orbit the 22277 level, a downside price objective linked to selling pressure that strengthened around the 23999 area. A sharp depreciation recently knocked BTC/USD below some major downside price objectives around the 22988, 22943, 22832, 22770, 22587, 22277, 22210, and 22074 levels. Selling pressure slowed when BTC/USD reached the 21988.02 area, a test of the 21949 area that represents a downside price objective. Stops were elected below the 22292 and 22205 levels during the pullback, retracement levels related to an appreciating range that commenced with buying pressure around the 21366 levels. Additional downside price objectives include the 21949, 21919, 21756, 21566, 21386, 21161, 20982, 20687, 20471, 20209, 19886, 19266, 19251, 19132, and 17230 levels.
The recent multi-month high around 25288.88 represented a test of the 25455 level, an upside price objective related to historical buying pressure around the 16326.16 and 20333.33 areas. Additional upside price objectives include the 25455, 25774, 26612, 26931, 27609, 28004, 29244, and 29639 levels. Stops are cited below the 21047, 20874, 20724, and 20370 levels. Below current price activity, technically significant areas include the 15900, 15512, 15313, 14500, 14364, 13369, 10727, 10432, 9682, 8837, and 7538 levels. Traders are observing that the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) is bearishly indicating below the 100-bar MA (4-hourly) and below the 200-bar MA (4-hourly). Also, the 50-bar MA (hourly) is bearishly indicating below the 200-bar MA (hourly) and below the 100-bar MA (hourly).
Price activity is nearest the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) at 23216.31 and the 50-bar MA (Hourly) at 22579.97.
Technical Support is expected around 18390.99/ 16714.46/ 14500.15 with Stops expected below.
Technical Resistance is expected around 25455.06/ 25774.41/ 26612.64 with Stops expected above.
On 4-Hourly chart, SlowK is Bullishly above SlowD while MACD is Bearishly below MACDAverage.
On 60-minute chart, SlowK is Bearishly below SlowD while MACD is Bullishly above MACDAverage.
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