Bitcoin [BTC/USD] Price Analysis: Coin breaks from sideways movement as prices rise

Bitcoin, the king of all cryptocurrencies briefly touched the $4,000 range following which, it tumbled down again to the $3,900 range. The rally that started a few days back has brought back excitement and volatility to the once-stale cryptocurrency market.

The price of Bitcoin at press time was $3,938 and the market cap was at $69.68 billion. The 24-hour trading volume of Bitcoin crossed the $8 billion mark and was at $8.87 billion. BitMEX is the largest contributor to the total trading volume as it contributes 16.80% i.e, $1.81 billion  of it via the trading pair BTC/USD.

Although a lot of the traders expected Bitcoin to make a “Bart move,” Bitcoin followed the contrarian theory and broke to the upside.

1 Hour

Source: TradingView

The uptrend for Bitcoin in the one-hour time frame extends from $3,356 to $3,887. Since Bitcoin was in a sideways movement which was followed by an uptrend rally, there is no sight of a downtrend yet.

The support lines are seen at $3,358, $3,498, and $3,577 while the next resistance that Bitcoin has to break is at $4,043. However, considering the market sentiment, $4,000 could also act as a strong resistance point for Bitcoin.

The Parabolic SAR markers indicate bullish movement as the markers have begun forming below the price candles.

The MACD indicator for the aforementioned time frame indicates an imminent bullish crossover as the MACD and the Signal line are in close proximity to each other.

The Relative Strength Index shows that the buyers have a slight momentum due to the recent rally.

1 Day

Source: TradingView

The one-day chart for Bitcoin, which is a longer time frame, shows bullish signs as well due to the recent rally. The downtrend extends from $9,027 to $3,917. The rally needs to be much higher for the formation of a clear uptrend. The support can be seen at $3,198 while the next resistance can be seen at $4,111.

The Aroon indicator shows an Aroon green line that has struck the 100-line, indicating that the uptrend is in full swing.

The Stochastic indicator shows that the lines have crossed the oversold threshold in a bullish crossover.

The Chaikin Money Flow indicator shows that the money flow line has crossed above the zero, indicating a bullish scenario for BTC.


The one-hour time frame, confirmed by the MACD, SAR, and RSI is indicating a bullish outlook for BTC. The indicators, CMF, Stochastic and Aroon of the one-day time frame confirm the same.

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