BTC/USD Upside Momentum Rallies: Sally Ho’s Technical Analysis – 15 December 2022
Bitcoin (BTC/USD) worked to sustain recent upside gains early in the Asian session as the pair retained its bullish short-term outlook after trading as high as the 17999.99 area before coming off. Bids emerged around the 17611.25 area when BTC/USD pulled back, above the 50% retracement of the recent appreciating range from 17089.17 to 17999.99. Stops were recently elected above the 17221.04, 17302.51, and 17434.51 levels during the ascent, upside price objectives related to buying pressure that emerged around the 16875.83 and 17089.17 areas. Price activity accelerated above additional Stops that were triggered above the 17779.81 and 17872.75 levels. Additional technically significant upside retracement levels include the 18495, 19199, 20070, and 20201 levels. Following recent gains from two-year lows around the 15460 area, areas of potential technical support and buying pressure include the 17400.55, 17029.71, 16730, 16430.28, 16059.44, and 16003.56 areas.
Below current price activity, BTC/USD bears are eyeing a possible test of recent two-year lows around the 15460 area, established after Stops were elected below the 15512 area. Notably, the 15512 level represented an exact bearish price objective based on selling pressure that strengthened around the 21478.80 and 18495.50 areas. Below these areas, technically significant levels include the 14613, 14500.15, 13369, 10432.73, 10727, 9682, 8837, and 7538 levels. Traders are observing that the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) is bullishly indicating above the 1200-bar MA (4-hourly) and above the 200-bar MA (4-hourly). Also, the 50-bar MA (hourly) is bullishly indicating above the 100-bar MA (hourly) and above the 200-bar MA (hourly).
Price activity is nearest the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) at 17111.21 and the 50-bar MA (Hourly) at 17281.67.
Technical Support is expected around 14500.15/ 13369.11/ 10727.75 with Stops expected below.
Technical Resistance is expected around 18495.40/ 19199.48/ 20070.64 with Stops expected above.
On 4-Hourly chart, SlowK is Bearishly below SlowD while MACD is Bullishly above MACDAverage.
On 60-minute chart, SlowK is Bearishly below SlowD while MACD is Bearishly below MACDAverage.
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