Bitcoin (BTC) continues to struggle after failing to hold an all-time-high around $60,000 over the weekend. On the hourly chart, resistance is around $57,000 with short-term support around $53,000.
- Traders continue to experience limited upside intraday, with oversold moves capped around the 50-period volume weighted moving average since the March 15 sell-off.
- “Short-term momentum remains positive, but far less so than in February,” writes Katie Stockton, managing partner of Fairlead Strategies.
From a long-term perspective, the outlook for bitcoin remains constructive, although drawdowns can be sharp and fast during the late stage of a rally, as seen in the chart below. This suggests tighter stops should be used, especially until short-term trend signals improve.
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