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Bitcoin Dominance Rate (BTCD) Finds Support Above 43%

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Updated by Ryan Boltman
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In Brief

  • BTCD has created a triple bottom pattern.
  • The weekly RSI is bullish.
  • There is resistance at 48% and 52.30%
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The Bitcoin Dominance Rate (BTCD) is trading at a confluence of support levels in both the weekly and daily timeframes. If the ongoing upward movement is to continue, the current support level would be expected to initiate a bounce.

Between May-Dec. 2021, BTCD created a triple bottom pattern at the 40% long-term support area. The triple bottom is considered a bullish pattern. Thus, it is expected to lead to breakouts the vast majority of the time.

Supporting this possibility, the weekly RSI also generated a very significant bullish divergence. The divergence trendline (green) is still intact, and the RSI is right at 50. So, the current level on the weekly chart offers a great possibility for a bounce.

So far, BTCD has been rejected by the 47.50% horizontal resistance area. If it were successful in moving above it, the next resistance is at 52.30%.

Weekly BTCD Chart
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Future BTCD movement

Well-known futures trader @peterlbrandt posted a chart of BTCD, stating that a close above 50% would be a very strong sign that BTC is moving higher.

The daily chart shows that BTCD has broken out from a descending resistance line. However, after the rejection, it fell to a confluence of support levels at 43%.

This support is created by the 0.618 Fib retracement support level and an ascending support line.

So, in alignment with the weekly chart, the daily one indicates that a bounce at the current level would be likely.

The two-hour chart supports this possibility, suggesting that a bounce is likely. The main reason for this is that the six-hour RSI has generated a very significant bullish divergence, and is now above 50. 

If an upward movement does begin, the first resistance area would be at 45%, created by the 0.382 Fib retracement resistance level.

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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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