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Exclusive Bitcoin (BTC) Stops Bleeding with Bounce from Support

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Updated by Kyle Baird
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In Brief

  • Bitcoin has broken out from a descending wedge.
  • There is minor support at $47,700 and major support at $44,600
  • There is resistance between $50,650-$52,450.
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On Mar. 1, Bitcoin (BTC) bounced at the minor $44,600 support area, nearly reaching a high of $50,000 after.

It’s possible that this is the beginning of an upward move that will carry Bitcoin above the current resistance range of $50,650-$52,450.


Bitcoin Bounces at Support

On Mar. 1, Bitcoin bounced at the minor $44,600 support area and created a bullish engulfing candlestick, reaching a high of $49,790. The bounce also coincided with a daily RSI bounce at the 50-line.

While this is a strong bullish sign, technical indicators have yet to confirm the bullish trend reversal. 

The MACD is still decreasing and has failed to generate a higher momentum bar. The Stochastic oscillator has made a bearish cross.

The next support area is found at $38,600.

BTC Daily Movement
BTC Chart By TradingView

Wedge Breakout

The six-hour chart shows that BTC has broken out from a descending wedge and is currently approaching the 0.5-0.618 Fib retracement resistance area at $50,650-$52,450. 

Technical indicators have turned bullish. The MACD has given a bullish reversal signal and the RSI has crossed above 50.

BTC Wedge
BTC Chart By TradingView

While the two-hour chart shows some weakness in the form of a bearish divergence, it is relatively small. The bearish divergence is insignificant relative to the bullishness from the price action and higher time-frames. 

Therefore, while BTC could drop to the minor $47,700 area and validate it as support, it would be expected to move higher after.

BTC Short-Term
BTC Chart By TradingView

Wave Count

The wave count suggests that BTC is in sub-wave five of a bullish impulse (white) that began in March 2020. 

The top of the movement has a target of $63,900-$66,550, found by a combination of Fib projections and external Fib retracements

BTC Long-Term Count
BTC Chart By TradingView

A closer look at the movement shows that the increase looks impulsive. This makes it likely that it’s the beginning of the aforementioned upward movement. 

Therefore, while a short-term drop could occur, BTC would be expected to continue moving higher after.

BTC Impulse
BTC Chart By TradingView 


While a short-term drop could potentially transpire, Bitcoin is expected to continue increasing towards the $50,650-$52,450 range before eventually breaking out.

For BeInCrypto’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.