Bitcoin Holds $40K Support, Initial Resistance at $47K

Oversold conditions could stabilize the pullback toward $47K resistance.

AccessTimeIconSep 21, 2021 at 11:18 a.m. UTC
Updated Dec 28, 2022 at 9:00 p.m. UTC

Bitcoin (BTC) is stabilizing as buyers defended support at the $40,000-$42,000 breakout range. The cryptocurrency is oversold on intraday charts, which could encourage further upside toward the $47,000 resistance level.

BTC was trading at about $43,000 at press time and is roughly flat over the past 24 hours.

  • The relative strength index (RSI) on the four-hour chart is deeply oversold, which typically precedes short-term price increases.
  • Bitcoin faces initial resistance at its 100-period moving average on the four-hour chart at about $47,000, and then at $50,000, where buyers have continuously taken profits.


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Damanick Dantes

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