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Bitcoin Analysis for 2019-10-22 [Premium]

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Updated by Adam James
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Bitcoin is trading inside a descending wedge. It has been trading without significant volatility for the past three weeks. In a long-term view, we believe we are approaching the bottom. We do not believe the price will break down from this descending wedge.


  • The cross between the 100- and 200-day moving averages (MA) will determine the direction of the trend.
  • Currently, the MAs have made a bullish cross.
  • There is support at $8000 and $8130.
  • Bitcoin is following a short-term ascending support line.

Bitcoin Daily Analysis

The Bitcoin price is trading inside a descending wedge. The short-term 10- and 20-day MAs are in line with each other, so every short-term price movement causes a bearish or bullish cross. On the contrary, the 100- and 200-day MAs hold more importance. At the current time, they are both above the price and close to making a bearish cross. Bitcoin MA These two MAs have been instrumental in determining the direction of the trend. The bearish cross in April 2018 confirmed that we were in a downtrend — which lasted until April of the next year. Bitcoin Long-Term MA In my opinion, we will not make a bearish cross. It is much more likely that we have a rejection of the cross which is succeeded by upward movement, similar to what we had in May and December 2016.  

Short-Term Movement

Looking at the short-term, we can see several things. First, the price is following an ascending support line and has been doing so since September 30. The line is currently slightly above $8000. BTC Resistance and Support Also, there is one support area at $8130, which previously acted as a resistance. The closest resistance area is currently at $8400. Currently, we are expecting the price to drop to the support area before resuming its upward movement. A breakdown below the short-term support line would likely take us to the support line of the descending wedge. Good luck and happy trading! For yesterday’s analysis click here.
Disclaimer: This article is not trading advice and should not be construed as such. Always consult a trained financial professional before investing in cryptocurrencies, as the market is particularly volatile.


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Valdrin Tahiri
Valdrin discovered cryptocurrencies while he was getting his MSc in Financial Markets from the Barcelona School of Economics. Shortly after graduating, he began writing for...