- Bitcoin is holding gains above the $26,500 support level.
- The price is trading above $26,550 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.
- There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $26,600 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
- The pair could start another increase if it stays above the $26,500 support zone.
Bitcoin Price Eyes Another Increase
There was a strong push above the $27,000 level before the bears appeared near $27,500. A high was formed near $27,468 and the price recently corrected gains. There was a drop below the $27,000 level. The price declined below the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $26,412 swing low to the $27,468 high.
The price is now holding the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $26,412 swing low to the $27,468 high. It is consolidating gains and might eye a fresh increase. Immediate resistance on the upside is near the $26,950 level.
The first major resistance is near the $27,500 zone, above which the price could gain pace. The next key resistance could be near the $28,200 level. A clear move above the $28,200 resistance could send the price toward the $29,000 resistance.
Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com
The next major resistance is near $29,500, above which the bulls could gain strength. In the stated case, the price could test the $30,000 level.
More Downsides In BTC?
If Bitcoin fails to start a fresh increase above the $26,950 resistance, it could continue to move lower. Immediate support on the downside is near the $26,600 level and the trend line.
The next major support is near the $26,500 level. A downside break and close below the $26,500 level might send the price toward the next support at $26,000.
Hourly MACD – The MACD is now losing pace in the bullish zone.
Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is now near the 50 level.
Major Support Levels – $26,600, followed by $26,500.
Major Resistance Levels – $26,950, $27,200, and $27,500.