Bitcoin price gained bearish momentum below the $29,000 support. BTC tested $28,400 and now at risk of more losses below $28,200.
- Bitcoin is trading with a bearish angle below the $29,250 resistance zone.
- The price is trading below $29,000 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.
- There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $28,850 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
- The pair could continue to move down and trade below the $28,200 support.
Bitcoin Price Takes Hit
Bitcoin price remained in a bearish zone below the $29,250 resistance zone. BTC started another decline and traded below the key $29,000 support zone.
It opened the doors for a sharp decline and the price dropped below $28,500. A low is formed near $28,350 and the price is now consolidating losses. It is trading near 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent drop from the $29,182 swing high to the $28,350 low.
Bitcoin is now trading below $29,000 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average. There is also a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $28,850 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair.
Immediate resistance is near the $28,750 level. The next major resistance is near $28,850 and the trend line. It is close to the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the recent drop from the $29,182 swing high to the $28,350 low. The main resistance is now forming near the $29,000 zone and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.
Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com
A close above the $29,000 resistance could start a decent increase toward the $29,500 resistance zone. Any more gains might set the pace for a larger increase toward $30,000.
More Losses In BTC?
If Bitcoin fails to clear the $28,850 resistance, it could continue to move down. Immediate support on the downside is near the $28,400 zone.
The next major support is near the $28,200 level. A downside break below the $28,200 level might push the price further into a bearish zone. In the stated case, the price could drop toward $27,500.
Hourly MACD – The MACD is now gaining pace in the bearish zone.
Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is now below the 50 level.
Major Support Levels – $28,400, followed by $28,200.
Major Resistance Levels – $28,750, $28,850, and $29,000.