Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Supports Above $6,350

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Supports Above $6,350

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Supports Above $6,350

There was a strong support base formed above the $6,320 and $6,350 levels by bitcoin price against the US Dollar. The BTC/USD pair traded higher and formed a few lower highs at $6,800, $6,700 and $6,640. The recent swing low was formed at $6,398 before the price traded above $6,500. There was a break above the $6,600 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. The price even broke the 50% Fib retracement level of the last drop from the $6,797 high to $6,398 low.

Looking at the chart, bitcoin price seems to be preparing for the next move either above $6,640 or below $6,460. The current price action indicates that buyers may soon try to push the price above $6,640 and $6,700.

Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards.

The projected upper bound is: 7,132.48.

The projected lower bound is: 6,180.39.

The projected closing price is: 6,656.43.

Candlesticks

A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 7 white candles and 3 black candles for a net of 4 white candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 26 white candles and 24 black candles for a net of 2 white candles.

Three white candles occurred in the last three days. Although these candles were not big enough to create three white soldiers, the steady upward pattern is bullish.

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 75.4520. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a sell 15 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 52.96. 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 61 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 0 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 down -43.600 at 6,652.500. Volume was 66% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 74% narrower than normal.

Open High Low Close Volume___
6,615.1606,696.1006,572.2006,652.500 28,612

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

Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 6,584.17 6,621.32 7,283.51
Volatility: 21 46 90
Volume: 61,176 78,510 76,716

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 8.7% 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 2 periods.

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