Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) short sellers are still in control

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) short sellers are still in control

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) short sellers are still in control

Just when investors were settling in for another round of digital asset price recovery, cryptos turn bearish again. The market is swimming in the sea of red on Thursday 30 as cryptocurrencies trim the gains that had accrued since the week began. Bitcoin (BTC) is leading the declines after dropping from the week’s high above $7,100. The majority of the altcoins have engaged reverse gears as well dropping by over 2% on the day.

Bitcoin price analysis

Recently, Bitcoin embarked on an incredible recovery journey blasting past the resistance at $7,000. The bulls were virtually unstoppable yesterday as they pulled further up above $7,100. Bitcoin formed a high at $7,130.51 before the trend turned bearish and the price about-turned below $7,100. It remained ranged bound above $7,000 but the sellers did not rest until the crypto dropped below the trendline.

Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways.

The projected upper bound is: 7,643.65.

The projected lower bound is: 6,359.09.

The projected closing price is: 7,001.37.


A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 6 white candles and 4 black candles for a net of 2 white candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 27 white candles and 22 black candles for a net of 5 white candles.

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 58.8963. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a buy 20 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 57.00. 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 22 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 93. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a sell 1 period(s) ago.


The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a buy 12 period(s) ago.

Rex Takasugi – TD Profile

FOREX BTC= closed up 69.550 at 6,984.990. Volume was 63% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 35% narrower than normal.

Open High Low Close Volume___
6,914.2707,033.7406,891.2006,984.990 32,656

Technical Outlook
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bullish
Long Term: Bearish

Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 6,749.61 6,978.23 7,889.21
Volatility: 40 59 99
Volume: 76,238 89,142 72,798

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.


FOREX BTC= is currently 11.5% below its 200-period moving average and is in an upward trend. Volatility is extremely low when compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. There is a good possibility that there will be an increase in volatility along with sharp price fluctuations in the near future. Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of BTC= at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bullish on BTC= and have had this outlook for the last 0 periods.

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