Bitcoin (BTC) price is in a downward correction as it struggles to break the 21-day line SMA.
A break above the 21-day line SMA will push the largest cryptocurrency asset into the $22,000 and $23,300 resistance area. Bitcoin will recover above the 50-day line SMA and resume its upward momentum once the resistance zones are overcome.
The cryptocurrency will rise to the high of $32,000. On the other hand, if bitcoin turns away from the 21-day line SMA, BTC/USD will decline and regain the previous low at $17,605. In the meantime, the BTC price is trading at $20,329 as of press time. The price action is characterized by small indecisive candles called doji. Buyers and sellers are indecisive as Bitcoin fluctuates above the psychological price level of $20,000.
Bitcoin is at level 40 of the Relative Strength Index for the period 14. The largest cryptocurrency asset is in a downtrend and could fall. The 21-day line SMA is the resistance line for the price bars. The 21-day line SMA and the 50-day line SMA are downtrending and indicate a downtrend. Bitcoin is above the 40% area of the daily stochastic. The market is in a bullish momentum, but it is stuck below the moving average lines.
Key resistance levels - $30,000 and $35,000
Key support levels - $20,000 and $15,000
Bitcoin is trading just above the $20,000 support. The 21-day line SMA has slowed the bulls' upward movement. The bulls and the bears are still fighting to take control of the prices. However, market conditions favor the bears as Bitcoin is trading in the downtrend zone.
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