Bitcoin price is struggling to clear the $27,500 resistance zone. BTC is sliding and there could be a sharp decline toward $25,550 in the coming sessions.
- Bitcoin is still struggling to stay above the $27,000 support zone.
- The price is trading below $27,200 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.
- There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $27,100 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
- The pair could revisit the $26,550 support and might continue to decline.
Bitcoin Price Faces Resistance
Bitcoin price started a minor upside correction from the $26,550 support zone. BTC climbed above the $27,000 resistance zone and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.
There was a move above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the key decline from the $28,450 swing high to the $26,571 low. However, the bears were active near the $27,500 resistance zone. There was no convincing move above the $27,350 resistance zone.
Bitcoin price stayed below the 50% Fib retracement level of the key decline from the $28,450 swing high to the $26,571 low. It is now trading below $27,200 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.
Immediate resistance on the upside is near the $27,200 level and the 100 hourly Simple moving average. The next major resistance is near the $27,350 level. The main resistance sits near the $27,500 level.
Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com
An upside break and close above $27,500 could start a decent increase toward $28,000. Any more gains above the $28,000 resistance zone might send the price toward the $28,500 resistance zone. If there is a close above the $28,500 resistance, there could be a move toward the $30,000 resistance zone in the near term.
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If Bitcoin’s price fails to clear the $27,350 resistance, it could continue to move down. Immediate support on the downside is near the $26,800 level.
The next major support is near the $26,550 zone, below which the price might start a strong decline. In the stated case, the price could drop toward the $25,500 support in the coming sessions.
Hourly MACD – The MACD is now gaining pace in the bearish zone.
Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is below the 50 level.
Major Support Levels – $26,800, followed by $26,550.
Major Resistance Levels – $27,200, $27,350, and $27,500.