There were sharp gains in bitcoin price above the $8,000 resistance area against the US Dollar.
The price rallied above the $8,500 and $8,800 resistance levels to move into a positive zone.
There is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $8,650 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
The pair is currently trading above the $9,000 level and it could continue higher towards the $10,000 level.
Bitcoin price is gaining bullish momentum above $9,000 against the US Dollar. BTC is likely to accelerate higher and it could even break the $10,000 level in the near term.
Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis (BTC)
This past week, bitcoin price found a strong support near the $7,500 level against the US Dollar. As a result, the BTC/USD pair started a strong upward move above the $8,000 and $8,500 resistance levels. The price even settled above the $8,500 resistance and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours). Moreover, there was a clear break above the $8,800 resistance area.
Finally, the price spiked above the $9,000 level and it is currently trading with a strong bullish bias. On the downside, an initial support is near the $9,000 level. The next support is near the $8,800 and $8,780 levels. It represents the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $8,020 low to $9,027 high. Moreover, there is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $8,650 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair.
If there is a downside break below the trend line, the price could test $8,500. The 50% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $8,020 low to $9,027 high is also near the $8,520 level. On the upside, an immediate resistance is near the $9,080 and $9,100 levels. If there is an upside break above $9,100, the price could surge further higher in the coming sessions.
The next target for the bulls could be near the $9,500 level. However, there are high chances of more gains and the price might even rally towards the $10,000 level in the near term.
Looking at the chart, bitcoin price seems to be trading with a strong bullish momentum above $8,500 and $8,800. Therefore, there are high chances of more upsides above the $9,100 and $9,500 levels. On the downside, the $8,800 and $8,500 levels are likely to act as major supports for the bulls.
4 hours MACD – The MACD for BTC/USD is gaining momentum in the bullish zone.
4 hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is currently in the overbought zone, with no bearish sign.
Major Support Level – $8,500
Major Resistance Level – $9,500
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