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Bitcoin Magazine
2019-03-15 22:56:53

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Could Three Times Be the Charm for This Resistance Level?

Bitcoin remains in its tightly coiled range as the market continues its sideways trend for the third week in a row. While macro support has been tested three times recently, we have yet to test the overhanging macro resistance:Figure 1: BTC-USD, Daily Candles, Narrow RangeThe blue zone outlined above shows a very strong zone of support that, over the last few weeks, has seen three strong tests and has led to a slowly upward-drifting market consolidation. Since re-establishing support, the market has yet to see a meaningful retest of the overhead resistance outlined above in the red dashed and solid lines. The immediate resistance sitting overhead has, historically, been a highly volatile period where supply has manifested and stifled any bullish pressure:Figure 2: BTC-USD, Daily Candles, Three RejectionsThe black level outlined above represents the preliminary level that the market had tested prior to shoving to the red macro resistance levels. In Figure 2, we can see three clear tests followed immediately by three rejections. And now, after finding support on a major, macro level (the blue zone), we seem to be meandering upward into the immediate overhead black resistance.This current move is considerably different from the prior moves. The three prior tests occurred very violently and were matched with overwhelmingly violent selling responses. Our fourth test, however, has been a slow, persistent grind. Upward drifts like ...