Bitcoin Price Prediction: BTC Breaks Above $40,000, Prepares To Launch To $44,000

Bitcoin Price Prediction: BTC Breaks Above $40,000, Prepares To Launch To $44,000

Initially, a report by City A.M said that Amazon was in the process of integrating Bitcoin as a form of payment on the global retail platform. The media cited an unnamed insider who said that the process was almost complete. Moreover, Amazon intended to add other cryptocurrencies like Ethereum and Bitcoin.

However, the retail behemoth released a statement on Tuesday denying any such report. This news sent Bitcoin into a tailspin, where it tested support at $36,000. Other cryptocurrencies bled too, with Ethereum diving toward $2,100 and Ripple retesting support at $0.62.

Bitcoin Price Poised For A Run-up To $44,000

The flagship cryptocurrency is trading marginally above $40,000. Its immediate upside is capped by the 200 Simple Moving Average (SMA). A break above the immediate barriers will likely boost Bitcoin to $44,000 before bulls plan the next run to $48,000.

It is worth mentioning that the path with the slightest resistance is upward, especially with the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) gaining ground above the mean line. The wide divergence between the 12-day EMA and the 26-day EMA emphasizes the prevailing bullish grip.

BTC/USD four-hour chart

BTC/USD price chart
BTC/USD price chart by Tradingview

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) holds within the overbought region. On the one hand, this shows that buyers are aggressive and upward price action is intact but on the other, overbought conditions could culminate in a correction as bears battle to bring the price down. Therefore, balancing above $40,000 is key for the uptrend while jumping above the 200 SMA will cement the bulls’ position in the market.

Bitcoin Price Intraday Levels.

Spot rate: $40,000

Trend: Bullish

Volatility: Growing

Support: $36,000 and $34,000

Resistance: The 200 SMA and $44,000


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