Bitcoin (BTC) Creates Temporary Higher Low At $19,700

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Updated by Geraint Price
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In Brief

  • BTC is following a descending resistance line.
  • There is resistance at $23,000.
  • The six-hour RSI is bullish.
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Bitcoin (BTC) has made three attempts at breaking out from a descending resistance line. After bouncing at a short-term support level, it is making another attempt at breaking out.

BTC has been increasing since reaching a low of $17,622 on June 18. The next day, it created a bullish engulfing candlestick and proceeded to reach a high of $21,723 on June 21. 

While this created a long upper wick (red icon) and a retracement, the price seemingly began another upward movement on June 23.

If the increase continues, the closest resistance would be at $23,000. This is the 0.382 Fib retracement resistance level and also a horizontal resistance area.

Short-term movement

The six-hour chart is more bullish than the daily, since it shows that the six-hour RSI  has generated bullish divergence. Afterward, it moved above the high of the divergences, granting more legitimacy to the divergence. 

The price is also following a descending resistance line and has so far made three breakout attempts. 

A breakout from the resistance line would also cause a RSI movement above 50, confirming the reversal and taking the price towards $23,000.

The two-hour chart shows that the price has bounced at the 0.5 Fib retracement level at $19,700 (green circle) and is in the process of making its first higher low.

BTC wave count analysis

The ongoing increase since June 18 is a five wave structure (black). While it is not yet certain if it is part of an A-B-C structure or new bullish reversal, another upward movement would be expected.

The long-term wave count also indicates that a bottom is close, supporting the possibility that the increase is a new bullish impulse rather than it being an A-B-C structure.

For Be[in]Crypto’s previous bitcoin (BTC) analysis, click here

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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 several different cryptocurrency related websites as a freelancer before eventually taking on the role of BeInCrypto's Senior Analyst. (I do not have a discord and will not contact you first there. Beware of scammers)
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