Bitcoin price is showing positive signs above $20,000 against the US Dollar. BTC could start a strong surge if it clears the $20,500 resistance.
- Bitcoin is gaining pace above the $19,800 and $20,000 resistance levels.
- The price is trading above $20,100 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
- There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $20,150 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
- The pair could gain bullish momentum if there is a clear move above the $20,500 resistance.
Bitcoin Price Remains Supported
Bitcoin price attempted an upside break above the $20,500 resistance zone. However, BTC struggled near the $20,450 zone and started a downside correction.
There was a move below the $20,000 support zone, but the price remained supported well above the 100 hourly simple moving average. It traded as low as $19,754 and recently started a fresh increase. There was a clear move above the $20,000 and $20,200 resistance levels.
Bitcoin price climbed above the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $20,475 swing high to $19,754 low. It is now trading above $20,100 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. Besides, there is also a key bullish trend line forming with support near $20,150 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair.
It also cleared the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $20,475 swing high to $19,754 low. On the upside, an immediate resistance is near the $20,450 level. The next major resistance sits near the $20,500 zone.
Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com
A proper close above the $20,500 resistance might start another increase. In the stated case, the price could even surpass the $21,000 resistance zone. In the stated case, the bulls might aim a move towards the $22,000 level.
Dips Supported in BTC?
If bitcoin fails to rise above the $20,450 resistance zone, it could start a downside correction. An immediate support on the downside is near the $20,200 zone.
The next major support is near the $20,100 zone and the trend line. A downside break below the trend line might send the price towards $19,750. The main support is near $19,500, below which the price might start a steady decline.
Hourly MACD – The MACD is now gaining pace in the bullish zone.
Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is now above the 50 level.
Major Support Levels – $20,200, followed by $20,000.
Major Resistance Levels – $20,500, $21,200 and $22,000.