Bitcoin price traded above the $12,000 resistance yesterday and later corrected lower sharply. The BTCUSD pair is currently climbing higher after it tested the key $11,200 support area.
Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis
Yesterday, August 6, Bitcoin (BTC) price was in the bullish trend zone after breaking above the $12,000 overhead resistance. BTC bulls broke above the 12 and 26-day Exponential Moving Averages (EMAs) to reach the bullish trend zone. At the time of writing, the price of BTC is trading at $11,549 after the price corrected lower sharply. The downward trend was corrected at the support of the $11,200 price level.
On the upside, Bitcoin price will resume another bullish trend to retest or successfully break above the $12,000 overhead resistance. In the meantime, the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) line and the signal line are below the zero line which is an indication of a sell signal. On the downside, if the price of Bitcoin fails to break above the $12,000 level, there could be another decline towards the $11,500 or even the $11,200 price levels.
BTCUSD Price Short-term Analysis
Looking at the 1-hour chart, BTCUSD price is in the bullish trend zone. Yesterday, there was a downward trend correction that saw the price of BTCUSD declined to a low of $11,200 level. The price of BTCUSD is now facing an uphill task near the $11,549 for a continuation of the bullish momentum. In the meantime, the MACD line and the signal line are below the zero line, indicating a buy signal.
- Resistance Levels – $11,850, $12,000, $12,200
- Support Levels – $11,500, $11,200
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