Bitcoin Struggles Below $48.8k as Bitcoin Resumes Downward Correction – September 19, 2021
Today, BTC/USD traded as the market reached the high of $48,800 as Bitcoin resumes downward correction. The crypto faced stiff resistance as the market dropped sharply to the low of $47,800. Bitcoin bulls failed to sustain the bullish momentum to the $50,000 high. Consequently, BTC’s price dropped and recouped above the $47,800 support. Buyers have reclaimed the $48,000 support.
Resistance Levels: $50,000, $51,000, $52,000
Support Levels: $40,000, $39,000, $38,000
On September 18, buyers made a successful rally and reached the high of $48,800. Bitcoin was faced with stiff resistance at the recent high. Long candlesticks wicks are pointing in the direction of the resistance zone. The candlestick wicks indicate that there is strong selling pressure at the recent high. However, buyers resumed the second uptrend above the $47,800 support. The second uptrend was short-lived as the crypto was repelled at the $48,400 high. BTC’s price has resumed a downward move as it broke the previous support at $47,800. The current downtrend is likely to extend to the low of $47,200. Nevertheless, if the support at $47,200 holds, BTC/USD will be range-bound between $47,200 and $48,800.
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Meanwhile, Bitcoin faces rejection at the $48,800 resistance zone as Bitcoin resumes downward correction. With the rejection, the BTC price has broken below the 21-day SMA. The upward move is doubtful as Bitcoin falls below the 21-day SMA. There is a tendency for BTC prices to be range-bound between $47,200 and $48,800.
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