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Bitcoin Price Eyes Fresh Bullish Breakout, Can BTC Make It To $45K?

Bitcoin price corrected gains and tested the $42,650 zone. BTC is again attempting a fresh increase and eyeing a move above the $43,750 resistance.

  • Bitcoin found support above the $42,500 zone and started a fresh increase.
  • The price is trading below $43,550 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.
  • There is a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance near $43,600 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair could start a fresh increase if it clears the $43,750 and $44,300 resistance levels.

Bitcoin Price Holds Ground

Bitcoin price failed to clear the $44,300 resistance zone and started a downside correction. BTC declined below $43,500 level, but the bulls were active above the $42,500 zone.

A low was formed near $42,860 and the price is now attempting a fresh increase. There was a move above the $43,200 resistance zone. The price climbed above the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $44,429 swing high to the $42,680 low.




Bitcoin is still trading below $43,550 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average. There is also a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance near $43,600 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair.

The trend line is close to the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $44,429 swing high to the $42,680 low. On the upside, immediate resistance is near the $43,550 level. The first major resistance is forming near the trend line.

Bitcoin Price



Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com

A close above the $43,600 resistance could start a decent move toward the $44,300 level. The next key resistance could be near $45,000, above which BTC could rise toward the $46,500 level. Any more gains might send the price toward $47,200.

Another Decline In BTC?

If Bitcoin fails to rise above the $43,600 resistance zone, it could start a fresh decline. Immediate support on the downside is near the $43,000 level.


The next major support is near $42,600. If there is a move below $42,600, there is a risk of more losses. In the stated case, the price could drop toward the $42,000 support in the near term.

Technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD is now losing pace in the bearish zone.

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is now near the 50 level.

Major Support Levels – $43,000, followed by $42,600.

Major Resistance Levels – $43,600, $44,000, and $44,300.

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