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Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – BTC/USD Offers Trade Opportunities

Key Points

  • Bitcoin price gained momentum this past week against the US Dollar, and moved above $1000.
  • There is a crucial bullish trend support in the form of as ascending channel on the 4-hours chart (data feed from SimpleFX) of BTC/USD.
  • On the downside, the $$1050 support area is the key and may act as a buy area.

Bitcoin price is back in the bullish zone above $1000 against the US Dollar, and BTC/USD looks set for more gains possibly towards $1080.

Bitcoin Price Bullish Trend

This past week was positive for Bitcoin price, as it broke the $980 resistance against the US Dollar. The upside move gained pace, and as a result, there was a break above the $1000 level. The price also managed to break the 1.618 extension of the last drop from the $980 high to $920 low. It opened the doors for more gains in the short term, and the price recently traded as high a $1076 (data feed from SimpleFX).

The price at the moment correcting lower, and likely heading towards the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last leg from the $979 low to $1076 high. The same fib level also coincides with a crucial bullish trend support in the form of as ascending channel on the 4-hours chart at $1053. So, we can say that the price remains supported on the downside near $1050-1053.

Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis

Only a close below the channel support area may call for more declines. In that case, a test of the 38.2% Fib retracement level of the last leg from the $979 low to $1076 high is possible. On the upside, the next major resistance could be near $1080.

Looking at the technical indicators:

4-hours MACD – The MACD is in the bullish zone with positive momentum.

4-hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI is steady above the 70 level, and correcting lower.

Major Support Level – $1050

Major Resistance Level – $1080

Charts courtesy – SimpleFX

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