Bitcoin price regained strength for a fresh increase and it broke $35,000 against the US Dollar. BTC is likely to accelerate higher towards $36,500 or even $37,000.
- Bitcoin started a fresh increase above the $34,000 and $35,000 resistance levels.
- The price is now trading nicely above $34,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
- There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $33,500 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
- The pair is showing positive signs and it could even rise towards the $37,000 level in the near term.
Bitcoin Price is Gaining Pace
Bitcoin formed a base above the $32,000 zone to start a fresh increase. BTC broke the $33,500 resistance the 100 hourly simple moving average to move into a positive zone.
The upward move gained strength above the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $36,200 swing high to $28,850 zone. There was also a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $33,500 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair.
The pair is now trading nicely above $34,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. Bitcoin is now trading above the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $36,200 swing high to $28,850 zone.
It is showing a lot of positive signs and it could continue to rise above $36,000. On the upside, an initial resistance is near the $36,200 level. The main resistance is now near the $37,000 zone. Any more gains could lead the price towards the $38,000 zone.
Dips Limited in BTC?
If bitcoin fails to clear the $36,200 resistance or the $37,000 resistance, it could start a downside correction. An immediate support on the downside is near the $34,500 level.
The next major support is near the $34,000 level. The main support is now forming near the $33,500 level and the 100 hourly SMA. A downside break below the 100 hourly SMA could open the doors for a fresh drop towards the $32,000 zone in the coming sessions.
Hourly MACD – The MACD is now gaining pace in the bullish zone.
Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is now well above the 50 level.
Major Support Levels – $34,400, followed by $33,500.
Major Resistance Levels – $36,200, $37,000 and $38,000.