Bitcoin price remained strong above the $25,500 zone. BTC could soon attempt a recovery wave above the $26,500 resistance zone in the near term.
Bitcoin is still consolidating above the $25,500 support zone.
The price is trading near $26,050 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average.
There was a break above a connecting bearish trend line with resistance near $25,900 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
The pair could start a decent increase if there is a clear wave above the $26,500 resistance.
Bitcoin Price Eyes Recovery
Bitcoin price started another decline below the $25,800 zone. BTC spiked below the $25,600 and $25,500 levels. However, downsides were limited below the $25,350 level.
A low was formed near $25,359 and the price started a fresh increase. There was a move above the $25,500 and $25,600 levels. The price climbed above the $26,000 level and tested $26,150. Besides, there was a break above a connecting bearish trend line with resistance near $25,900 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair.
Bitcoin is now trading near $26,050 and the 100 hourly Simple moving average. It is also above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent increase from the $25,359 swing low to the $26,155 high.
Immediate resistance is near the $26,150 level. The next major resistance is near $26,250. A close above the $26,250 resistance might send the price toward the $26,500 resistance zone.
Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com
If the bulls push the price above $26,500, there could be a move toward the $27,000 resistance zone. Finally, to start a decent increase, the price must settle above the $27,000 zone. A close above the $27,000 resistance could start a decent increase toward the $27,800 resistance zone. Any more gains might set the pace for a larger increase toward $28,150.
Another Decline In BTC?
If Bitcoin fails to clear the $26,250 resistance, it could start another decline. Immediate support on the downside is near the $25,850 zone.
The next major support is near the $25,550 level or the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the recent increase from the $25,359 swing low to the $26,155 high. A downside break below the $25,550 level might push the price again into a bearish zone. In the stated case, the price could drop toward $25,000.
Hourly MACD – The MACD is now gaining pace in the bullish zone.
Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is now above the 50 level.
Major Support Levels – $25,850, followed by $25,550.
Major Resistance Levels – $26,250, $26,500, and $27,000.