Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Price Rallies to Touch $8,600

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Price Rallies to Touch $8,600

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Price Rallies to Touch $8,600

The world’s most popular crypto coin rallied from an intraday low of around $8,200 up to its current trading price near $8,600, showing impressive gains of over 5% in the past 24 hours, while a vast majority of the top 100 crypto coins are pumping in sync with BTC and are recording major double-digit gains. 

Despite today’s long-awaited break to the upside, the price of Bitcoin is still down over 22 percent from the currencies early-September high $10,800. But after losing almost a third of its value to hit a low of $7,800 on September 30, Bitcoin has since surged over 10 percent in the last 2 days to its current price of $8,640.

With the decentralized cryptocurrency now back again above its symbolic $150 billion valuation, the rest of the crypto markets did not disappoint either. Large-cap projects like Binance Coin and Ethereum have also boosted their prices by 6 percent and 10 percent—with a couple of small-cap altcoins also pumping over 20 percent on the day.

Technical Indicators

Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards.

Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside.

By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 9,266.84.

The projected upper bound is: 9,374.04.

The projected lower bound is: 7,761.12.

The projected closing price is: 8,567.58.

Candlesticks

A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 5 white candles and 5 black candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 22 white candles and 28 black candles for a net of 6 black candles.

A long lower shadow occurred. This is typically a bullish signal (particularly when it occurs near a low price level, at a support level, or when the security is oversold).

A spinning top occurred (a spinning top is a candle with a small real body). Spinning tops identify a session in which there is little price action (as defined by the difference between the open and the close). During a rally or near new highs, a spinning top can be a sign that prices are losing momentum and the bulls may be in trouble.

Momentum Indicators

Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.

Stochastic Oscillator

One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 83.7085. This is an overbought reading. However, a signal is not generated until the Oscillator crosses below 80 The last signal was a buy 10 period(s) ago.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 45.45. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a buy 3 period(s) ago.

Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is 190.This is an overbought reading. However, a signal isn’t generated until the indicator crosses below 100. The last signal was a buy 11 period(s) ago.

MACD

The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a buy 5 period(s) ago.

Rex Takasugi – TD Profile

FOREX BTC= closed up 11.780 at 8,598.900. Volume was 64% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 0% wider than normal.

Open     High      Low     Close     Volume___
8,579.8108,650.1008,423.0008,598.900 30,486
Technical Outlook 
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bearish
Long Term: Bearish
Moving Averages: 10-period     50-period     200-period
Close: 8,254.57 9,506.83 8,613.93
Volatility: 44 55 80
Volume: 83,520 80,507 85,402

Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.

Summary

FOREX BTC= is currently 0.2% below its 200-period moving average and is in an downward trend. Volatility is Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of BTC= at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish on BTC= and have had this outlook for the last 16 periods.

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